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Recent Publications

Check, C. T.; Jang, K. P.; Schwamb, C. B.; Wong, A. S.; Wang, M. H.; Scheidt, K. A. “Ferrocene-Based Planar Chiral Imidazopyridinium Salts for Catalysis,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, Early View.

Lee, A.; Scheidt, K. A. “N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Catalyzed Enantioselective Annulations: A Dual Activation Strategy for a Formal [4+2] Addition for Dihydrocoumarins,” Chem. Comm. 2015, 51, 3407-3410.

Cohen, D. T.; Johnston, R. C.; Rosson, N. T.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Scheidt, K. A. “Functionalized cyclopentenes through a tandem NHC-catalyzed dynamic kinetic resolution and ambient temperature decarboxylation: mechanistic insight and synthetic application,” Chem. Comm. 2015, 51, 2690-2693.

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Group News

Our recent report detailing the synthesis of a unique planar chiral NHC for catalysis is featured in Chemical & Engineering News.

Former postdoctoral fellow Anna Lee joins Myongji University as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Congratulations Anna!

Ben and Antoinette's manuscript on the biomimetic synthesis of (—)-Isosilybin A appears in Organic Letters as an Editor's Choice article. Nicely done!

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Silvernman Hall, Northwestern University
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Scheidt Research Group at Northwestern University