Chemistry and Biochemistry 918-631-3024
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Emory University
Ph.D., The University of Oklahoma
B.S., The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Organic Reaction Discovery and Design
Metal and Non-metal Catalysis
Biomass Deoxygenation to Produce Biofuels
Synthesis of Biologically Relevant Molecules
Art Conservation Science
Advanced Organic Reaction Mechanisms
The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.
Rogers, David et al. “Organic Dye-Catalyzed, Visible-Light Photoredox Bromination of Arenes and Heteroarenes Using N-Bromosuccinimide.” ACS Omega 3.10 (2018): 12868–12877. Print.
Hopkins, Megan et al. “Visible-Light, Iodine-Promoted Formation of N-Sulfonyl Imines and N-Alkylsulfonamides from Aldehydes and Hypervalent Iodine Reagents.” Molecules 23.8 (2018): n. pag. Print.
Hopkins, Megan et al. “Formation of N-Sulfonyl Imines from Iminoiodinanes by Iodine-Promoted, N-Centered Radical Sulfonamidation of Aldehydes.” Org. Biomol. Chem. 15.43 (2017): 9209–9216. Print.
Brueckner, Alexander et al. “Visible-Light-Mediated, Nitrogen-Centered Radical Amination of Tertiary Alkyl Halides under Metal-Free Conditions to Form [Alpha]-Tertiary Amines.” Org. Biomol. Chem. 14.19 (2016): 4387–4392. Print.
Lamar, Angus A.; Liebeskind, Lanny S. Carboxyl Activation via Silylthioesterification: One-Pot, Two-Step Amidation of Carboxylic Acids Catalyzed by Non-Metal Ammonium Salts. Tetrahedron Letters 2015, 56, 44, 6034.
Lamar, Angus A.; Nicholas, Kenneth M. Iodine-Catalyzed Aminosulfonation of Hydrocarbons by Imidoiodinanes. A Synthetic and Mechanistic Investigation. Journal of Organic Chemistry 2010, 75, 7644.
Lamar, Angus A.; Nicholas, Kenneth M. Direct Synthesis of 3-Arylindoles via Annulation of Arylhydroxylamines with Alkynes. Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 3829.
Kalita, Biswajit; Lamar, Angus A.; Nicholas, Kenneth M. Hydrous zinc halide-catalyzed aminosulfonation of hydrocarbons. Chemical Communications 2008, 4291.
American Chemical Society
Indiana Academy of Science
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