Brian Wagner

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NameBrian Wagner
PositionFaculty Member
Emailbwagner@upei.ca
Department(s)Chemistry
Phone(902) 628-4351
BuildingIrving Chemistry Centre 205
Websitehttp://www.upei.ca/science/brian-wagner

Brian Wagner

Biography

Professor

BSc (Hons), Dalhousie University (1985); PhD, University of Western Ontario (1990)

Dr. Brian Wagner researches the ability of large, hollow, cage-like “host” molecules to encapsulate other small “guest” molecules. This often increases the fluorescence, or the ability to emit light, of the guests. Real-world applications include enhanced trace analysis of pesticides and the design of molecular sensors.


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Research Interests

  • The use of fluorescence spectroscopy to study the properties and local environment of molecules
  • Supramolecular host-guest inclusion systems and their applications, including as molecular sensors and in trace analysis techniques (such as for pesticides in natural waters ).

Grants

Fluorescence based investigations of supramolecular host-guest and other systems
  • Bridge Funding Grant
  • University of Prince Edward Island

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On the spectroscopic analyses of thioindigo dye Ibrahim, M.; El-Nahass, M.M.; Kamel, M.A.; El-Barbary, A.A.; Wagner, B.D.; M.A.M., El-Mansy
Structure-binding effectsFavrelle, Audrey; Gouhier, Géraldine; Guillen, Frederic; Martin, Claudette; Mofaddel, Nadine; Petit, Samuel; Mundy, Kara M.; Pitre, Spencer P.; Wagner, Brian Douglas
Electronic absorption and luminescenceJohnston, L. J.; Wagner, Brian D.
Cyclodextrin-, UV-, and high pH-induced fluorescence enhancement of the pesticide azinphos-methylWagner, Brian D.; Sherren, A. C.; Rankin, M. A.
Fluorescence enhancement of curcumin upon inclusion into cucurbiturilRankin, M. A.; Wagner, Brian D.
N6·-. spectroscopic and theoretical studies of an unusual pseudohalogen radical anionWorkentin, Mark S.; Wagner, Brian D.; Negri, Fabrizia; Zgierski, Marek Z.; Lusztyk, Janusz; Siebrand, Willem; Wayner, Danial D. M.
Synthesis of chromium(III) bis(benzamidinate) complexes via single electron oxidationDykerman, Beth A.; Smith, Joshua J.; McCarvill, Erin M.; Gallant, Amanda J.; Doiron, Natasha D.; Wagner, Brian D.; Jenkins, Hillary A.; Patrick, Brian O.; Smith, Kevin M.
Spectroscopy and absolute reactivity of ketenes in acetonitrile studied by laser flash photolysis with time-resolved infrared detectionWagner, Brian D.; Arnold, B. R.; Brown, G. S.; Lusztyk, J.
Recovery of underlying distributions of lifetimes from fluorescence decay dataJames, D. R.; Liu, Y. S.; Petersen, N. O.; Siemiarczuk, A.; Wagner, Brian D.; Ware, W. R.
Molecular-recognition properties of a water-soluble cucurbit[6]uril analogueLagona, J.; Wagner, Brian D.; Isaacs, L.
Fluorescence studies of supramolecular host-guest inclusion complexesWagner, Brian D.
Comparison of the maximum entropy and exponential series methods for the recovery of distributions of lifetimes from fluorescence lifetime dataSiemiarczuk, Aleksander; Wagner, Brian D.; Ware, William R.
Azidyl radical reactivity -N -6(Center-dot) as a kinetic probe for the addition-reactions of azidyl radicals with olefinsWorkentin, M. S.; Wagner, Brian D.; Lusztyk, J.; Wayner, D. D. M.
Recovery of underlying distributions of lifetimes from fluorescence decay data IIJames, D. R.; Liu, Y. S.; Siemiarczuk, A.; Wagner, Brian D.; Ware, W. R.
A fluorescent host-guest complex of cucurbituril in solutionWagner, Brian D.; Fitzpatrick, S. J.; Gill, M. A.; MacRae, A. I.; Stojanovic, N.
The fluorescence enhancement of 1-anilinonaphthalene-8-sulfonate (ANS) by modified beta-cyclodextrinsWagner, Brian D.; MacDonald, P. J.
Subpicosecond pump–probe measurements of the electronic relaxation rates of the S1 states of azulene and related compounds in polar and nonpolar solventsWagner, Brian D.; Szymanski, M.; Steer, R. P.
The effects of cyclodextrins on guest fluorescenceWagner, Brian D.
A cucurbit[6]uril analogueWagner, Brian D.; Boland, P. G.; Lagona, J.; Isaacs, L.
Perturbative treatments of pump–probe laser‐molecule interactions with applications to azulene and trimethylazuleneTran, P.; Meath, W. J.; Wagner, Brian D.; Steer, R. P.
Enhancement of the fluorescence and stability of o-phthalaldehyde-derived isoindoles of amino acids using hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrinWagner, Brian D.; McManus, G. J.
The use of coumarins as environmentally-sensitive fluorescent probes of heterogeneous inclusion systemsWagner, B. D.
Distributions of fluorescence decay times for parinaric acids in phospholipid membranesJames, D. R.; Turnbull, J. R.; Wagner, Brian D.; Ware, W. R.; Petersen, N. O.
A comparison of the host-guest inclusion complexes of 1,8-ANS and 2,6-ANS in parent and modified cyclodextrinsWagner, Brian D.; Fitzpatrick, S. J.
A calorimetric investigation of polymorphism in a layered perovskite: KAlF4White, M. A.; Wagner, Brian D.
Recovery of flourescence lifetime distributionsWagner, Brian D.; Ware, William
Fluorescence suppression of 7-methoxycoumarin upon inclusion into cyclodextrinsWagner, Brian D.; Fitzpatrick, S. J.; McManus, G. J.
The nature of ammonium ion disorder in ammonium tetrafluoroaluminate, NHAlFWhite, M. A.; Wagner, Brian D.
The effect of solvent viscosity on the population relaxation times of the S1 state of azulene and related compoundsTittelbachhelmrich, D.; Wagner, Brian D.; Steer, R. P.
A visual demonstration of supramolecular chemistryWagner, Brian D.; MacDonald, P. J.; Wagner, M.
The last classTimmons, Vianne; Wagner, Brian D.
Amination of pyridylketenesActon, A. W.; Allen, A. D.; Antunes, L. M.; Fedorov, A. V.; Najafian, K.; Tidwell, T. T.; Wagner, Brian D.
6-oxocyclohexa-2,4-dienylideneketeneLiu, R. C. -Y; Lusztyk, J.; McAllister, M. A.; Tidwell, T. T.; Wagner, Brian D.
Fluorescence lifetime distributions in homotryptophan derivativesWagner, Brian D.; James, D. R.; Ware, W. R.
Δ3-1,3,4-oxadiazolinesPezacki, J. P.; Wagner, Brian D.; Lew, C. S. Q.; Warkentin, J.; Lusztyk, J.
Recovery of fluorescence lifetime distributions generated by heterogeneous systemsSiemiarczuk, A.; Wagner, Brian D.; Ware, W. R.
Host properties of cucurbit[7]urilWagner, Brian D.; Stojanovic, N.; Day, A. I.; Blanch, R. J.
Investigations of the supramolecular host properties of a fluorescent bistren cage compoundBoland, Patricia G.; Accardi, Sara J.; Snow, Carrie A.; Wagner, Brian D.
Kinetic and theoretical studies of ring closure of unstabilized bisketenes to cyclobutenedionesAllen, Annette D.; Colomvakos, Jim D.; Egle, Ian; Lusztyk, Janusz; McAllister, Michael A.; Tidwell, Thomas T.; Wagner, Brian D.; Zhao, Da-chuan
Detection and characterization of a transient zwitterion, the 9-carboxylate-9-fluorenyl cation, and its conjugate acidLew, C. S. Q.; Wagner, Brian D.; Angelini, M. P.; LeeRuff, E.; Lusztyk, J.; Johnston, L. J.
Evidence for molecular distortion involving the carbonyl group in triplet states of carbonyl derivatives of naphthalene obtained from time resolved vibrational spectroscopic studiesVanderburgt, M. J.; Huizer, A. H.; Varma, C. A. G. O.; Wagner, Brian D.; Lusztyk, J.
UV-A photochemistry of the pesticide azinphos-methylYeasmin, Lovely; MacDougall, Shawn A.; Wagner, Brian D.
Fluorescence-Based Comparative Binding Studies of the Supramolecular Host Properties of PAMAM Dendrimers Using Anilinonaphthalene Sulfonates: Unusual Host-Dependent Fluorescence Titration BehaviorStojanovic, Natasa; Murphy, Laurel D.; Wagner, Brian D.
Isolation of the trans-I and trans-II isomers of CuII(Cyclam) via complexation with the macrocyclic host cucurbit[8]urilHart, Saskia L.; Haines, Robert I.; Decken, Andreas; Wagner, Brian D.
Subpicosecond vibrational relaxation of the S 1 states of azulene and guaiazulene in solutionTittelbachhelmrich, D.; Wagner, Brian D.; Steer, R. P.
Absolute kinetics of aminium radical reactions with olefins in acetonitrile solutionWagner, Brian D.; Ruel, G.; Lusztyk, J.
Recent applications of host-guest inclusion in fluorescence-based trace analysisWagner, Brian D.
The lattice inclusion compound of 1,8-ANS and cucurbiturilWagner, Brian D.; MacRae, A. I.
Exciplex fluorescence of {[Zn(bipy)(1.5)(NO3)(2)}]center dot CH3OH center dot 0.5pyrene}nWagner, Brian D.; McManus, G. J.; Moulton, B.; Zaworotko, M. J.
Radiationless decay of the S2 states of azulene and related compoundsWagner, Brian D.; Tittelbach-Helmrich, Dietrich; Steer, Ronald P.
Generation of 1,2-bisketenes from cyclobutene-1,2-diones by flash photolysis and ring closure kineticsAllen, A. D.; Colomvakos, J. D.; Diederich, F.; Egle, I.; Hao, X.; Liu, R.; Lusztyk, J.; Ma, J.; McAllister, M. A.; Rubin, Y.; Sung, K.; Tidwell, T. T.; Wagner, Brian D.
A spectroscopic and molecular modelling study of the nature of the association complexes of Nile Red with cyclodextrinsWagner, Brian D.; Stojanovic, N.; Leclair, G.; Jankowski, C. K.
Phenylynol, PhC.tplbond.COHWagner, Brian D.; Zgierski, Marek Z.; Lusztyk, Janusz
Fluorescence enhancement of curcumin upon inclusion into parent and modified cyclodextrinsBaglole, K. N.; Boland, P. G.; Wagner, Brian D.
Delta(3)-1,3,4-oxadiazolinesPezacki, J. P.; Wagner, Brian D.; Lew, C. S. Q.; Warkentin, J.; Lusztyk, J.
Reactivity of fluorenylideneketene towards amines. A laser photolysis study with ultraviolet and infrared detection.deLucas, N. C.; NettoFerreira, J. C.; Andraos, J.; Lusztyk, J.; Wagner, Brian D.; Scaiano, J. C.
Immunotoxic effects of oil sands-derived naphthenic acids to rainbow troutMacDonald, Gillian Z.; Hogan, Natacha S.; Köllner, Bernd; Thorpe, Karen L.; Phalen, Laura J.; Wagner, Brian D.; van den Heuvel, Michael R.
Synthesis, electrochemistry and fluorescence behavior of thiophene derivatives decorated with coumarin, pyrene and naphthalene moietiesAbd-El-Aziz, A.S. ; Dalgakiranb, S. ; Kucukkaya, I.; Wagner, B.D.
Journal of the Electrochemical SocietyAbd-El-Aziz, A. S.; Dalgakiran, S.; Vandel, M.; Owen, E. M.; Wagner, B. D.
Environmental ScienceLeclair, Liane A.; Pohler, Lani; Wiseman, Steve B.; He, Yuhe; Arens, Collin J.; Giesy, John P.; Scully, Stephen; Wagner, Brian D.; van den Heuvel, Michael R.; Hogan, Natacha S.
Novel pyrene and 8-anilino-1-naphthalenesulfonic acid-MoS2 intercalatesBissessur, Rabin; Wagner, Brian D.

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Cyclodextrin-based biodegradable polymer starsTennekone, Gayan K.

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On the spectroscopic analyses of thioindigo dye - ir:976431915:20:38 2016-04-29
Electronic absorption and luminescence - ir:ir-batch6-135744400:37:27 2016-05-01
Cyclodextrin-, UV-, and high pH-induced fluorescence enhancement of the pesticide azinphos-methyl - ir:ir-batch6-133745506:20:30 2016-04-30
Fluorescence enhancement of curcumin upon inclusion into cucurbituril - ir:ir-batch6-133346122:28:36 2016-05-01
N6·-. spectroscopic and theoretical studies of an unusual pseudohalogen radical anion - ir:ir-batch6-257946402:03:00 2016-04-26
Synthesis of chromium(III) bis(benzamidinate) complexes via single electron oxidation - ir:ir-batch6-505242004:39:59 2016-05-01
Spectroscopy and absolute reactivity of ketenes in acetonitrile studied by laser flash photolysis with time-resolved infrared detection - ir:ir-batch6-257441709:00:02 2016-04-26
Recovery of underlying distributions of lifetimes from fluorescence decay data - ir:ir-batch6-136140113:50:37 2016-04-30
Molecular-recognition properties of a water-soluble cucurbit[6]uril analogue - ir:ir-batch6-258042903:18:31 2016-05-01
Fluorescence studies of supramolecular host-guest inclusion complexes - ir:ir-batch6-135648212:13:45 2016-05-01
Comparison of the maximum entropy and exponential series methods for the recovery of distributions of lifetimes from fluorescence lifetime data - ir:ir-batch6-257738502:01:01 2016-05-01
Azidyl radical reactivity -N -6(Center-dot) as a kinetic probe for the addition-reactions of azidyl radicals with olefins - ir:ir-batch6-134845318:33:10 2016-04-30
Recovery of underlying distributions of lifetimes from fluorescence decay data II - ir:ir-batch6-136039403:39:06 2016-05-01
A fluorescent host-guest complex of cucurbituril in solution - ir:ir-batch6-133949708:31:12 2016-04-30
The fluorescence enhancement of 1-anilinonaphthalene-8-sulfonate (ANS) by modified beta-cyclodextrins - ir:ir-batch6-134239823:19:37 2016-04-29
Subpicosecond pump–probe measurements of the electronic relaxation rates of the S1 states of azulene and related compounds in polar and nonpolar solvents - ir:ir-batch6-135944211:05:23 2016-04-30
The effects of cyclodextrins on guest fluorescence - ir:ir-batch6-505042602:08:11 2016-04-28
A cucurbit[6]uril analogue - ir:ir-batch6-257644116:34:58 2016-05-01
Perturbative treatments of pump–probe laser‐molecule interactions with applications to azulene and trimethylazulene - ir:ir-batch6-134945912:37:58 2016-04-30
Enhancement of the fluorescence and stability of o-phthalaldehyde-derived isoindoles of amino acids using hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin - ir:ir-batch6-133644901:36:41 2016-05-01
The use of coumarins as environmentally-sensitive fluorescent probes of heterogeneous inclusion systems - ir:75956716:54:41 2016-04-30
Distributions of fluorescence decay times for parinaric acids in phospholipid membranes - ir:ir-batch6-135140614:31:49 2016-04-30
A comparison of the host-guest inclusion complexes of 1,8-ANS and 2,6-ANS in parent and modified cyclodextrins - ir:ir-batch6-134044204:52:01 2016-05-01
A calorimetric investigation of polymorphism in a layered perovskite: KAlF4 - ir:ir-batch6-135342414:52:22 2016-04-28
Recovery of flourescence lifetime distributions - ir:ir-batch6-257838803:48:50 2016-05-01
Fluorescence suppression of 7-methoxycoumarin upon inclusion into cyclodextrins - ir:ir-batch6-133448013:19:32 2016-05-01
The nature of ammonium ion disorder in ammonium tetrafluoroaluminate, NHAlF - ir:ir-batch6-135440309:46:31 2016-05-01
The effect of solvent viscosity on the population relaxation times of the S1 state of azulene and related compounds - ir:ir-batch6-135038102:50:47 2016-04-28
A visual demonstration of supramolecular chemistry - ir:ir-batch6-134139913:29:22 2016-05-01
The last class - ir:ir-batch6-505139606:24:02 2016-04-30
Amination of pyridylketenes - ir:ir-batch6-256738712:54:03 2016-05-01
6-oxocyclohexa-2,4-dienylideneketene - ir:ir-batch6-256836700:46:12 2016-04-26
Fluorescence lifetime distributions in homotryptophan derivatives - ir:ir-batch6-135239313:36:50 2016-05-01
Δ3-1,3,4-oxadiazolines - ir:ir-batch6-256540101:51:40 2016-05-01
Recovery of fluorescence lifetime distributions generated by heterogeneous systems - ir:ir-batch6-135838104:28:45 2016-04-26
Host properties of cucurbit[7]uril - ir:ir-batch6-257148813:58:33 2016-05-01
Investigations of the supramolecular host properties of a fluorescent bistren cage compound - ir:ir-batch12-11144623:57:09 2016-04-30
Kinetic and theoretical studies of ring closure of unstabilized bisketenes to cyclobutenediones - ir:ir-batch6-2570112120:32:40 2016-05-01
Detection and characterization of a transient zwitterion, the 9-carboxylate-9-fluorenyl cation, and its conjugate acid - ir:ir-batch6-134542111:23:36 2016-05-01
Evidence for molecular distortion involving the carbonyl group in triplet states of carbonyl derivatives of naphthalene obtained from time resolved vibrational spectroscopic studies - ir:ir-batch6-134639814:17:27 2016-04-30
UV-A photochemistry of the pesticide azinphos-methyl - ir:83352501:30:10 2016-05-01
Fluorescence-Based Comparative Binding Studies of the Supramolecular Host Properties of PAMAM Dendrimers Using Anilinonaphthalene Sulfonates: Unusual Host-Dependent Fluorescence Titration Behavior - ir:61152515:26:49 2016-04-28
Isolation of the trans-I and trans-II isomers of CuII(Cyclam) via complexation with the macrocyclic host cucurbit[8]uril - ir:80552515:14:33 2016-04-30
Subpicosecond vibrational relaxation of the S 1 states of azulene and guaiazulene in solution - ir:ir-batch6-134738908:18:17 2016-05-01
Absolute kinetics of aminium radical reactions with olefins in acetonitrile solution - ir:ir-batch6-257236704:21:42 2016-05-01
Recent applications of host-guest inclusion in fluorescence-based trace analysis - ir:ir-batch6-554839920:29:26 2016-05-01
The lattice inclusion compound of 1,8-ANS and cucurbituril - ir:ir-batch6-256938012:14:56 2016-05-01
Exciplex fluorescence of {[Zn(bipy)(1.5)(NO3)(2)}]center dot CH3OH center dot 0.5pyrene}n - ir:ir-batch6-133840605:29:14 2016-05-01
Radiationless decay of the S2 states of azulene and related compounds - ir:ir-batch6-257540322:11:23 2016-04-26
Generation of 1,2-bisketenes from cyclobutene-1,2-diones by flash photolysis and ring closure kinetics - ir:ir-batch6-257342914:30:53 2016-05-01
A spectroscopic and molecular modelling study of the nature of the association complexes of Nile Red with cyclodextrins - ir:ir-batch6-133546415:12:01 2016-04-30
Phenylynol, PhC.tplbond.COH - ir:ir-batch6-256639715:17:47 2016-05-01
Fluorescence enhancement of curcumin upon inclusion into parent and modified cyclodextrins - ir:ir-batch6-133244301:46:30 2016-05-01
Delta(3)-1,3,4-oxadiazolines - ir:ir-batch6-134437607:07:19 2016-04-30
Reactivity of fluorenylideneketene towards amines. A laser photolysis study with ultraviolet and infrared detection. - ir:ir-batch6-134343707:29:33 2016-05-01
Structure-binding effects - ir:1429712814:08:26 2016-04-30
Novel pyrene and 8-anilino-1-naphthalenesulfonic acid-MoS2 intercalates - ir:ir-batch6-130149202:20:33 2016-04-30
Cyclodextrin-based biodegradable polymer stars - ir:726370215:53:03 2016-04-30
Immunotoxic effects of oil sands-derived naphthenic acids to rainbow trout - ir:1035139102:32:31 2016-04-29
Synthesis, electrochemistry and fluorescence behavior of thiophene derivatives decorated with coumarin, pyrene and naphthalene moieties - ir:721560116:08:14 2016-05-01
Journal of the Electrochemical Society - ir:1162319601:09:15 2016-05-01
Environmental Science - ir:1187623413:39:25 2016-05-01