Professor of Chemistry
Welcome new members!
We are looking for talented Organic and Inorganic students to join our group.
Postdoctoral position available! UPenn Merck Catalysis Center [read more].
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Palladium‐Catalyzed C− H Arylation of α, β‐Unsaturated Imines: Catalyst‐Controlled Synthesis of Enamine and Allylic Amine Derivatives. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 128(8), 2875.
Positional Selectivity in C–H Functionalizations of 2-Benzylfurans with Bimetallic Catalysts. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (12), 4260.
Palladium‐Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylations with Toluene Derivatives as Pronucleophiles. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 2526.
Nickel‐Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation with Diarylmethane Pronucleophiles: Reaction Development and Mechanistic Insights. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1070.
Palladium-Catalyzed Arylation of Alkyl Sulfenate Anions. JACS, 2015, 137, 13887.
Organocatalytic Synthesis of Alkynes. JACS 2015, 137, 10346.
A New Class of Organocatalysts: Sulfenate Anions. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 10755-10758.