Department of Chemistry
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Ryan Bethel

Department of Chemistry
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-3255

P: 979-845-3965

Current Activities

Lecturer for CHEM 101, 102, & 107

Lab Coordinator for CHEM 112

Co-developer and co-manager of the FYP reinforcement module.

Educational Background

  • Ph. D., Texas A&M University
  • B.S., Truman State University

Selected Publications

  • "The Bioorganometallic Chemistry of Hydrogenase" Bethel, R. D.; Darensbourg, M. Y.; In Bioorganometallic Chemistry: Applications in Drug Discovery, Biocatalysis, and Imaging, Vol. 2; Jaouen, G., Ed., Wiley, 2015.
  • "A Reduced 2Fe2S Cluster Probe of Sulfur- Hydrogen versus Sulfur- Gold Interactions" Crouthers, D. J.; Ding, S.; Denny, J. A.; Bethel, R. D.; Hsieh, C.-H.; Hall, M. B.; Darensbourg, M. Y.; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54(38) 11102-11106.
  • "Regioselectivity in Ligand Substitution Reactions on Diiron Complexes Governed by Nucleophilic and Electrophilic Ligand Properties" Bethel, R. D.; Crouthers, D. J.; Hsieh, C.-H.; Denny, J. A.; Hall, M. B.; Darensbourg, M. Y.; Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54(7) 3523-3535.
  • "Metallodithiolates as Ligands to Dinitrosyl Iron Complexes: Towards the Understanding of Structures, Equilbria, and Spin Coupling" Pinder, T. A.; Montalvo, S. K.; Hsieh, C.-H.; Lunsford, A. M.; Bethel, R. D.; Pierce, B. S.; Darensbourg, M. Y.; Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53(17) 9095-9105.
  • "Conformational Mobility and Pendent Base Effects on Electrochemistry of Synthetic Analogues of the [FeFe]-Hydrogenase Active Site" Crouthers, D. J.; Denny, J. A.; Bethel, R. D.; Munoz, D., G.; Darensbourg, M. Y. Organometallics 2014, (33(18) 4747-4755.