The Jamison Research Group


Sarah Tasker

  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010 - present
Graduate student with Prof. Timothy F. Jamison
B.Sc. Calvin College, 2010
with Prof. Carolyn Anderson

Current Research:
    Nickel-catalyzed Mizoroki-Heck Reactions

  • Tasker, S. Z.; Standley, E. A.; Jamison, T. F. "Recent Advances in Homogeneous Nickel Catalysis" Nature 2014, 509, 299-309.
  • Tasker, S. Z.; Gutierrez, A. C.; Jamison, T. F. “Nickel-Catalyzed Mizoroki–Heck Reaction of Aryl Sulfonates and Chlorides with Electronically Unbiased Terminal Olefins: High Selectivity for Branched Products” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 1858-1861.
  • Tasker, S. Z.; Bosscher, M. A.; Shandro, C. A.; Lanni, E. L.; Ryu, K. A.; Snapper, G. S.; Utter, J. M.; Ellsworth, B. A.; Anderson, C. E. "Preparation of N-Alkyl 2-Pyridones via a Lithium Iodide Promoted O- to N-Alkyl Migration: Scope and Mechanism" J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 8220-8230.
  • Tasker, S. Z.; Brandsen, B. M.; Ryu, K. A.; Snapper, G. S.; Staples, R. J.; DeKock, R. L.; Anderson, C. E. "Synthesis of a New Class of β-Iodo N-Alkenyl 2-Pyridones" Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 6224-6227.

    tasker at mit dot edu