Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Chemical Engineering

The Hatton Group

Jennifer Kozak

Jennifer Kozak
Post-doctoral Fellow

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, MIT

Phone: (617) 253-4548

Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (2010)
B.S. in Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (2005)

Research Summary:

Carbon dioxide capture and conversion using catalytic methods.


Kozak, J. A.; Patrick, B. O.; Dake, G. R. "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Tandem Addition/Friedel-Crafts Reactions between Acyclic Enamides and 1-Arylalkynes." J. Org. Chem. 2010, ASAP

Kozak, J. A.; Dodd, J. M.; Harrison, T. J.; Jardine, K. J.; Patrick, B. O.; Dake, G. R. "Enamides and Enesulfonamides as Nucleophiles: Formation of Complex Ring Systems through a Platinum(II)-Catalyzed Addition/Friedel-Crafts Pathway" J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 6929-6935.

Kozak, J. A.; Dake, G. R. "Total Synthesis of (+)-Fawcettidine" Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 4221-4223.

Wood, M. C.; Leitch, D. C.; Yeung, C. S.; Kozak, J. A.; Schafer, L. L. "Chiral Neutral Zirconium Amidate Complexes for the Asymmetric Hydroamination of Alkenes" Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 354-358.

Harrison, T. J.; Kozak, J. A.; Corbella-Pane, M.; Dake, G. R. "Pyrrole Synthesis Catalyzed by AgOTf or Cationic Au(I) Complexes" J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 4525-4529.





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