Advancing society through scientific discoveries and mentoring.

Recent Publications

Wang, M. H.; Cohen, D.T.; Schwamb, C. B. Mishra, R. K.; Scheidt, K. A. “Enantioselective β-Protonation by a Cooperative Catalysis Strategy,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 5891–5894.

Younai, A.; Zeng, B.-S.; Meltzer, H. Y.; Scheidt, K. A. “Enantioselective Syntheses of Heteroyohimbine Natural Products: A Unified Approach through Cooperative Catalysis,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6900–6904.

McDonald, B. R.; Scheidt, K. A. “Pyranone Natural Products as Inspirations for Catalytic Reaction Discovery and Development,” Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48. 1172-1173.

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Group News

Graduate student Ben McDonald has received a NIH Predoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations Ben!

Our application of chemical synthesis towards the development of new therapeutics for psychiatric disorders is featured in Northwestern News.

Michael, Daniel, and Ben's work on a cooperative catalytic approach towards enantioselective β-protonation appears in JACS.

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Our Location

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