Organic Chemistry Literature Seminar Abstracts

Fall 2022 Seminars

Light-mediated Enzymatic Catalysis in Organic Synthesis
Jingying Zhang

Directed Evolution as a Tool to Expand Biocataltyic Mechanisms
Kayla Landers

Direct Formation of Vicinal Quaternary Carbon Stereocenters in Total Synthesis of Natural Product
Hyeju Jeon

Iridium-catalyzed C-H Borylation
Jamie Berry

Radically Rethinking Biocompatibility: Radical Polymerizations in Living Systems
Dylan Brandt

A Tale of Two Stereoisomers: Thianthrene-Mediated Allylic Amination
Kyle Abo*

Decarboxylative Csp3-Csp3 Cross Couplings
Hannah Way


Spring 2023 Seminars

Direct C(sp2) and C(sp3) Difluoromethylation
Matthew Albritton

Novel Strategies for the Synthesis of β-Amino Acids and their Derivatives
Samuel Albright

Current Depolymerization Methods for Post-Consumer Polyethylene
Enleyona Weir

Synthetic Applications of Transient Strained Cyclic Alkynes and Allenes
Seth Klaine

P(V) Methods for the Generation of Stereogenic Phosphorus in Bioactive Molecules
Kameron Medine

Recent Advances in Chemoenzymatic Synthesis
Hongxiang Li

Recent Designer Surfactants in Micellar Catalysis
Alfons Pineda-Knauseder*


*Winner of Beak Literature Seminar Award

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