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Recent Publications

McDonald, B. R.; Scheidt, K. A. “Pyranone Natural Products as Inspirations for Catalytic Reaction Discovery and Development,” Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, Article ASAP.

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, 54, 4264-4268.

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.

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Group News

Graduate student Christopher Price has received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations Chris!

A comprehensive overview of our efforts in pyranone natural product synthesis appears in Accounts of Chemical Research.

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

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Silvernman Hall, Northwestern University
Our lab is located in Silverman Hall, a state of the art, LEED Gold Certified building on the Evanston Campus of Northwestern University. More »

Scheidt Research Group at Northwestern University