Alumni

Elsa M. Hinds (Ph.D. 2018)
Thesis Title: Development of Strategies for the Synthesis of Heterocycles and Carbocycles; and Investigation of Chemistry Course Placement on Undergraduate Students.

Luke J. Peterson (Ph.D. 2017)
Thesis Title: New Developments in Heterocycle Synthesis: Applications of an Anti-Aminopalladation Mechanism.

Derick R. White (Ph.D. 2017)
Thesis Title: Palladium Catalyzed Alkene Difunctionalization Reactions for the Synthesis of Polycyclic Nitrogen Heterocycles and Functionalized Carbocycles

Jordan R. Boothe (Ph.D. 2017)
Thesis Title: Of Palladium Catalysis and Stereochemical Strategies: A Collection of Synthetic and Educational Chemistry Studies

Zachary J. Garlets (Ph.D. 2017)
Thesis Title: New Developments in Metal-Mediated Heterocycle Synthesis.

Renata K. Everett (Ph.D. 2015)
Thesis Title: Development of New Reactions Employing Boron-Enolate Wittig Rearrangements.

Brett A. Hopkins (Ph.D. 2015)
Thesis Title: Enantioselective Synthesis of Heterocycles via Palladium Catalyzed Alkene Difunctionalization Reactions.

Nicholas R. Babij (Ph.D. 2014)
Thesis Title: Stereoselective Annulation Reactions for the Asymmetric Synthesis of Tricyclic Guanidine Natural Products and Related Polycyclic Alkaloids.

Danielle M. Schultz (Ph.D. 2012)
Thesis Title: New Palladium- and Gold-Catalyzed Alkene and Alkyne Difunctionalization Reactions for the Efficient, Stereoselective Synthesis of Azabicycles and B-Alkoxy Ketones.

Amanda F. Ward (Ph.D. 2012)
Thesis Title: Method Development for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Heterocycles.

Ahleah Rohr Daniel (Ph.D. 2011)
Thesis Title: Germylene Structures, Experimental Calculations of a New Boron-Sulfur Heterocycle and Assessment of a Safety Curriculum in an Undergraduate Laboratory

Matt Leathen (Ph.D. 2011)
Thesis Title: "The Development of Reactions for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Heterocycles and Benzylic Amines, and Exploration of Bisisoxazolidines as Small Molecule Transcriptional Activation Domains"

Peter Mai (Ph.D. 2011)
Thesis Title: "Asymmetric Palladium-Catalyzed Reactions for the Synthesis of Pyrrolidines and Other Heterocycles"

Josh Neukom (Ph.D. 2011)
Thesis Title: "Method Development for the Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocycles and Mechanistic Analysis of Migratory Alkene Insertion into Pd-N Bonds"

Georgia Lemen (Ph.D. 2011)
Thesis Title: "Carboamination Methodology to the Synthesis of 2,5-trans-Pyrrolidines and Isoxazolidines"

Natalie Giampietro (Ph.D. 2010)
Thesis Title: "Development of Reactions for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Heterocycles and Enantioselective Synthesis of Diols and Amino-Alcohols"

Jonathan Fritz (Ph.D. 2009)
Thesis Title: "Pd-Catalyzed Carboamination Reactions for the Synthesis of Imidazolidin-2-ones and Related Heterocycles "

Josephine Nakhla (Ph.D. 2008)
Thesis Title: "Palladium-Catalyzed Carboamination and Carboetherification Reactions for the Synthesis of Heterocycles "

Myra Beaudoin-Bertrand (Ph.D. 2008)
Thesis Title: "Methodology Development for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Protected Pyrrolidines and alpha-Alkyl-alpha,beta-Dihydroxy Esters "

Michael Hay (Ph.D. 2007)
Thesis Title: "Scope and Mechanistic Studies Involving the Palladium-Catalyzed Olefin Carboetherification Reaction"

Joshua Ney (Ph.D. 2007)
Thesis Title: "Development of Palladium-Catalyzed Methods for the Synthesis of Substituted Pyrrolidines"