The Jamison Research Group

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Jessica Tanuwidjaja

Education:
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012
“Bromonium-Initiated Epoxide-Opening Cascades: Total Synthesis of ent-Dioxepandehydrothyrsiferol and Synthetic Studies toward (+)-Scholarisine A”
with Professor Timothy F. Jamison
B.Sc. University of California, Berkely, 2006
with Prof. Jonathan A. Ellman

Current Research:
    Use of epoxide opening cascades in the synthesis of terpenoid polyether natural products

Publications:
  • Tanuwidjaja, J.; Ng, S.-S.; Jamison, T.F. "Total Synthesis of ent-Dioxepandehydrothyrsiferol via a Bromonium-Initiated Epoxide-Opening Cascade” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 12084-12085.
  • Tanuwidjaja, J.; Peltier, H. M.; Lewis, J. C.; Schenkel, L. B.; Ellman, J. A. "One-Pot Microwave-Promoted Synthesis of Nitriles from Aldehydes via tert-Butanesulfinyl Imines" Synthesis 2007, 3385-3389.
  • Tanuwidjaja, J.; Peltier, H. M.; Ellman, J. A. "One-Pot Asymmetric Synthesis of Either Diastereomer of tert-Butanesulfinyl-protected Amines from Ketones" J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 626-629.

Contact:
    jess_tan at mit dot edu