Articles

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Iron (III) tosylate catalyzed synthesis of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones/thiones (with Jacob T. Starcevich and Thomas J. Laughlin), Tetrahedron Letters (2013)
 

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Tetrahedron Letters (with Neil J. Baldwin, Anna N. Nord, and Brendan D. O’Donnell), Tetrahedron Letters (2012)
 

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Environmentally Friendly Organic Synthesis Using Bismuth(III) Compounds (with Scott W. Krabbe), Topics in Current Chemistry (2012)

Abstract With increasing environmental concerns, the need for environmentally friendly organic synthesis has gained increased...

 

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Applications of Bismuth(III) Compounds in Organic Synthesis (with Jason M. Bothwell and Scott W. Krabbe), Chemical Society Reviews (2011)

This review article summarizes the applications of bismuth(III) compounds in organic synthesis since 2002. Although...

 

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A mild method for the deprotection of tetrahydropyranyl (THP) ethers catalyzed by iron(III) tosylate (with Matthew R. Bockman, Veronica V. Angeles, Julia M. Martino, and Purav P. Vagadia), Tetrahedron Letters (2011)

A mild method for the deprotection of THP ethers catalyzed by iron(III) tosylate (2.0 mol...

 

Contributions to Books

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Chemoselective Synthesis of Acylals (1, 1-Diesters) from Adehydes: A Discovery-Oriented Green Organic Chemistry Laboratory Experiment (with Michael P. DeVore and Matthew G. Huddle), Experiments in Green and Sustainable Chemistry (2009)
 

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The Effect of Catalyst of the Reaction of p-Hydroxybenzaldehyde with Acetic Anhydride: A Discovery-Oriented Green Laboratory Experiment (with Matthew G. Huddle and Michael P. DeVore), Experiments in Green and Sustainable Chemistry (2009)
 

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Synthesis of Homoallyl Ethers via Allylation of Acetals and Aldehydes in Ionic Liquids (with Peter W. Anzalone), Ionic Liquids in Organic Synthesis (2007)

The TMS triflate catalyzed allylation of acetals to yield homoallyl ethers proceeds smoothly at room...

 

Faculty Advisor of Undergraduate Research

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A Comparative Study on the Utility of Metal Triflates as Catalysts for the Allyation of Aromatic Acetals and Dioxolanes (with DoHun Lee, Faculty Advisor; Brendan O'Donnell, '14; and Justin Feng, '15) (2014)
 

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New Methods for Lewis Acid Catalyzed 1,4 Conjugate Addition of Indole to Chalcones (with Joseph Krob, '14 and Nicholas Lazzara, '16) (2014)