NMR Laboratory, Molecule Structure Research Center, Armenian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Henry Panosyan

Head of NMR Laboratory

Address:  Azatutyan Ave.,26, Yerevan, 0014, Armenia

phone:     (37410)-287423

fax:         (37410)-282267

E-mail:    henry@msrc.am

RESEARCH:   NMR of oriented molecules; NMR-Spectroscopy of organic and elementorganic compounds, routine & modern NMR Spectroscopy.


    Ad Bax, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health

    Alexander Pines (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

    Nikiolay M. Sergeyev, NMR Lab., Chemistry Department, Moscow State University


    Ph.D. in chemistry, Moscow, Institute of Elementorganic Compounds, (1979)

    M.Sc. Yerevan State University, Faculty of Physics (1970)


 2006   U.S. CRDF Award ARB2-2834-Ye-06 (US Collaborator: Dr. A. Bax, LCP, NIDDK, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA)

           " Design of Weakly Aligning Systems Suitable for 3D Biomolecular Structure Determination by NMR Spectroscopy" 

 2002     U.S. CRDF Award ACI-2304-Ye-02 (US Collaborator: Prof. A. Pines, University of California, Berkeley, USA)

           "Structure Determination of Biological Molecules Oriented in Liquid Crystalline Solvents" 

  1997     U.S. CRDF RESC 17-5 Program "NMR Facility at MSRC", Purchase Varian Mercury-300 NMR Spectrometer

  2003      U.S.CRDF Mini Grant AR2-1027-YE-03, "Strenghtenining and Modernization of RESC 17-5"

PUBLICATIONS (more then 150):


  1. Chukhajian E.H., Nalbandyan M.K., Gevorkyan H.R., Chukhajian El.H., Panosyan H.A., Ayvazyan A.G., Tamazyan R.A., Cyclization of dialkylpropyn-1-yl(allyl)(3-isopropenylpropyn-2-yl)ammonium bromides and water-base cleavage of 2,2-dialkyl-5-methyl-2,6,7,7a-tetrahydro-1H-isoindolium and 2,2-dialkyl-5-methylisoindolinium bromides. J.Heterocycl.Chem., 2008, 45, 687-692.

  2. Sahakyan A.B., Shahkhatuni A.G., Shahkhatuni A.A., Panosyan H.A., Electric field effects on one-bond indirect spin-spin coupling constants and possible biomolecular perspectives. J.Phys.Chem.A, 2008, 112, 16, 3576-3586.

  3. Sahakyan A.B., Shahkhatuni A.A., Shahkhatuni A.G., Panosyan H.A., Dielectric permittivity and temperature effects on spin spin couplings studied on acetonitrile. Magn.Reson.Chem., 2008, 46, 1, 63-68.

  4. Sahakyan A.B., Shahkhatuni A.G., Shahkhatuni A.A., Panosyan H.A., Biphenyls by NMR Spectroscopy of Oriented Molecules. Magn.Reson.Chem., 2008, 46, 2, 144-149.

  5. Shahkhatuni A.A., Shahkhatuni A.G., Panosyan H.A., Sahakyan A.B., Byeon I.-J.L., Gronenborn A.M., Assessment of solvent effects: do weak alignment media affect the structure of the solute? Magn.Reson.Chem., 2007, 45, 7, 557-563.

  6. Jokhadze G., Machaidze M., Panosyan H., Chu C.C., Katsarawa R., Synthesis and characterization of functional elastomeric poly(ester amide) co-polymers. J.Biomater.Sci.Polymer.Edn., 2007, 18, 4, 411-438.

  7. Shahkhatuni A.G., Shahkhatuni A.A., Panosyan H.A., Park G.H.J., Martin R.W., Pines A., NMR studies of 13C-iodomethane: Different behavior in thermotropic and lyotropic liquid crystals. J.Phys.Chem.A, 2004, 108, 33, 6809-6813.

  8. Park G.H.J., Martin R.W., Sakellariou D., Pines A., Shahkhatuni A.G., Shahkhatuni A.A., Panosyan H.A., Variable angle spinning (VAS) NMR study of solvent effects in liquid crystalline solutions of 13C-iodomethane. Chem.Phys.Lett., 2004, 399, 1-3, 196-199.

  9. Chukhajian E.O., Gevorkyan H.R., Chukhajian El.O., Shakhatuni K.G., Panosyan H.A., Tamazyan R.A., A new intramolecular recyclization in water-base cleaverage reaction of 2,2-dialkyl-4-hydroxymethyl benz[f] iso indolinium bromides and chlorides. J.Heterocycl.Chem., 2003, 40, 1059-1063.


Born in Yerevan on 12 March 1947. Happily married to Narine Mailyan, research scientist in field of quantum chemistry. Two daughters, Anna and Maria.

Last Update: November 22th, 2007
By: Henry Panosyan (henry@msrc.am)