Faculty and Staff

Eric John

Eric John

Graduate Student

Office: Chemistry 003
Email: eric.john@umontana.edu
Office Hours:

Tuesdays 8:00-9:00AM. See syllabus or Moodle for Zoom information.

Also available in person or remotely by appointment.

CHMY 221 Recitation 4:00PM Fridays.

Current Position

Teaching Assistant


Organic Chemistry Lab and Lecture Series (CHMY 221-224)


University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire (2012-2016)

B.S. Chemistry

Research Interests

Halogen-bonding foldamers, synthetic anion transport, and all supramolecular chemistry.


2. John, E.A.‡; Massena, C.J.‡; Berryman, O.B. "Helical Anion Foldamers in Solution." Chemical Reviews 2020, 120, 5, 2783-2810 https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.chemrev.9b00583

- ‡Both authors contributed equally.

1. John, E. A.; Heltne, M. D.; Bornowski, E. C.; Lindberg, D. J.; Carli, J. D.; Legare, S. B.; Carli, J. T.; Wiegel, K. N. Supramolecular Liquid Crystals Displaying Competitive Hydrogen Bonding: Mesogenic Associative Chain Structures Using Rigid and Flexible Pyridyl Groups. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 2019691, 35–41. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15421406.2019.1685740

Specialized Skills

1D and 2D NMR

Mass spectrometry

Organic Synthesis

Ion Transport

Abiotic Synthetic Proteins (Foldamers)

Supramolecular Interactions


Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant CHMY 222 Sept-Dec 2016

Teaching Assistant CHMY 223 Jan-May 2017

Lead Teaching Assistant CHMY 222/224 Sept 2018-May 2019

Teaching Assitant CHMY 222 Sept-Dec 2019

Professional Experience

Chair Elect Montana ACS 2019-2020


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