The Jamison Research Group


Adam Brown

  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013 - present
Postdoctoral Associate with Professor Timothy F. Jamison
Ph.D. Harvard University 2013
“Engaging Cationic Intermediates in Asymmetric Catalysis:  Enantioselective Reactions of Carbenium Ions and N,N-Dialkyliminium Ions” and "Enantioselective Catalysis of the Cope-Type Hydroamination by H-Bond Donors"
with Prof. Eric N. Jacobsen
B.Sc. University of Pennsylvania, 2007
with Prof. Gary A. Molander

Current Research:
    Epoxide-opening cascades in the total synthesis of marine ladder polyether natural products

  • Brown, A. R.; Uyeda, C.; Brotherton, C. A.; Jacobsen, E. N. “Enantioselective Thiourea-Catalyzed Intramolecular Cope-Type Hydroamination”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 6747–6749.
  • Brown, A. R.; Kuo, W.-H.; Jacobsen, E. N. “Enantioselective Catalytic α-Alkylation of Aldehydes via an SN1 Pathway”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 9286–9288.
  • Molander, G. A.; Brown, A. R.  “Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions of Potassium Vinyltrifluoroborate with Aryl and Heteroaryl Electrophiles”  J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 9681–9686.

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