Forrest Michael

Publications

Duda, M. L.; Michael, F. E. “Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of N-Sulfonylaziridines with Boronic Acids.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 18347-18349.

 

Pierson, J.; Ingalls, E. L.; Vo, R.; Michael, F. E. “Palladium(II)-catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of 1,3-Dienes to Give Homoallylic Amines.” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13311-13313.

 

McGhee, A.; Cochran, B. M.; Stenmark, T.; Michael F. E. “Stereoselective Synthesis of 2,5-Disubstituted Morpholines using a Palladium-catalyzed Hydroamination Reaction.” Chem. Comm. 2013, 49, 6800-6802.

 

Ingalls, E. L.; Sibbald, P. A.; Kaminsky, W.; Michael, F. E. “Enantioselective Palladium-Catalyzed Diamination of Alkenes Using N-Fluorobenzenesulfonimide.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 8854-8856.

 

Okamoto, K.; Housekeeper, J. B.; Michael, F. E.; Luscombe, C. K. “Thiophene based hyperbranched polymers with tunable branching using direct arylation methods.” Polym. Chem. 2013, 4, 3499-3506.

 

Bjelic, S.; Nivon, L. G.; Celebi-Olcum, N.; Kiss, G.; Rosewall, C. F.; Lovick, H. M.; Ingalls, E. L.; Gallaher, J. L.; Seetharaman, J.; Lew, S.; Montelione, G. T.; Hunt, J. F.; Michael, F. E.; Houk, K. N.; Baker, D. “Computational Design of Enone-Binding Proteins with Catalytic Activity for the Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reaction.” ACS Chem. Biol. 2013, 8, 749-757.

 

Liskin, D. V.; Sibbald, P. A.; Rosewall, C. F.; Michael, F. E. “Palladium-Catalyzed Alkoxyamination of Alkenes with Use of N-Fluorobenzenesulfonimide as Oxidant.” J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 6294-6296.

 

Siegel, J. B.; Zanghellini, A.; Lovick, H. M.; Kiss, G.; Lambert, A. R.; St.Clair, J. L.; Gallaher, J. L.; Hilvert, D.; Gelb, M. H.; Stoddard, B.; Houk, K. N.; Michael, F. E.; Baker, D. “Computational design of an enzyme catalyst for a stereoselective bimolecular Diels-Alder reaction.” Science 2010, 329, 309-313.

 

Hoover, J. M.; DiPasquale, A.; Mayer, J. M.; Michael, F. E. “Platinum-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydrohydrazination: Evidence for Alkene Insertion into a Pt-N Bond.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 5043-5053.

 

Lovick, H. M.; Michael, F. E. “Metal-Free Highly Regioselective Aminotrifluoroacetoxylation of Alkenes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 1249-1251.

 

Sibbald, P. A.; Rosewall, C. F.; Swartz, R. D.; Michael, F. E. “Mechanism of N-Fluorobenzenesulfonimide Promoted Diamination and Carboamination Reactions: Divergent Reactivity of a Pd(IV) Species.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15945-15951.

 

Rosewall, C. F.; Sibbald, P. A.; Liskin, D. V.; Michael, F. E. "Palladium-Catalyzed Carboamination of Alkenes Promoted by N-Fluorobenzenesulfonimide via C-H Activation of Arenes." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 9488-9489.

 

Sibbald, P. A.; Michael, F. E. "Palladium-Catalyzed Diamination of Unactivated Alkenes Using N-fluorobenzenesulfonimide as Source of Electrophilic Nitrogen." Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 1147-1149.

 

Lovick, H. M.; Michael F. E. “Reversal of enantioselectivity using tethered bisguanidine catalysts in the aza-Henry reaction.” Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 1016-1019.

 

Cochran, B. M.; Michael, F. E. "Metal-free Oxidative Cyclization of Urea-Tethered Alkenes with Hypervalent Iodine." Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 5039-5042.

 

Hoover, J. M.; Freudenthal, J.; Michael, F. E.; Mayer, J. M. “Reactivity of Low-Valent Iridium, Rhodium, and Platinum complexes with Di- and Tetrasubstituted Hydrazines.” Organometallics 2008, 27, 2238-2245.

 

Sibbald, P. A.; Cochran, B. M.; Michael, F. E. “Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Chloroamination of Alkenes.” Org. Lett. 2008, 9, 793-796.

 

Cochran, B. M.; Michael, F. E. "Synthesis of 2,6-Disubstituted Piperazines by a Diastereoselective Palladium-Catalyzed Hydroamination Reaction." Org. Lett. 2008, 9, 329-332.

 

Cochran, B. M.; Michael, F. E. "Mechanistic Studies of a Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of Unactivated Alkenes: Protonolysis of a Stable Palladium Alkyl Complex is the Turnover-Limiting Step." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 2786-2792.

 

Hoover, J. M.; DiPasquale, A.; Mayer, J. M.; Michael, F. E. “Synthesis and Reactivity of a Ruthenium(III) bis(anilide) Dimer by Oxidative Addition of an N,N'-Disubstituted Hydrazine.” Organometallics 2007, 26, 3297-3305.

 

Michael, F. E.; Cochran, B. M. “Room-Temperature Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of Unactivated Alkenes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4246-4247.

 

Blum, S. A.; Rivera, V. A.; Ruck, R. T.; Michael, F. E.; Bergman, R. G. “Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies of Strained Heterocycle Opening Reactions Mediated by Zirconium(IV) Imido Complexes.” Organometallics 2005, 24, 1647-1659.

 

Michael, F. E.; Duncan, A. P.; Sweeney, Z. K.; Bergman, R. G. “Rearrangements and Stereomutations of Metallacycles Derived from Allenes and Imidozirconium Complexes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 1752-1764.

 

Hoyt, H. M.; Michael, F. E.; Bergman, R. G. “C-H Bond Activation of Hydrocarbons by an Imidozirconocene Complex.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 1018-1019.

 

Michael, F. E.; Duncan, A. P.; Sweeney, Z. K.; Bergman, R. G. “Mechanisms of Allene Stereoinversion by Imidozirconium Complexes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 7184-7185.

 

Evans, D. A.; Michael, F. E.; Tedrow, J. S.; Campos, K. R. "Application of Chiral Mixed Phosphorus/Sulfur Ligands to Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed Dehydroamino Acid Hydrogenation and Ketone Hydrosilylation Processes." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 3534-3543.

 

Evans, D. A.; Campos, K. R.; Tedrow, J. S.; Michael, F. E.; Gagne, M. R. "Application of Chiral Mixed Phosphorus/Sulfur Ligands to Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic Substitutions." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 7905-7920.

 

Evans, D. A.; Campos, K. R.; Tedrow, J. S.; Michael, F. E.; Gagne, M. R. "Chiral Mixed Phosphorus/Sulfur Ligands for Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylations and Aminations." J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 2994-2995.

 

Fitzgerald, J. J.; Michael, F. E.; Olofson, R. A. "Reaction of Benzocyclobutenoxides with Nitriles: Synthesis of Hypecumine and Other 3-Substituted Isoquinolines." Tetrahedron Lett. 1994, 35, 9191-9194.

 

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Awards & Activities

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2008)
  • Thieme Journal Award (2006)
  • National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellowship (University of California at Berkeley, 2002-04)
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1995-98)
  • National Merit Scholarship (1991-95)
  • Gold Medal (12th place), International Chemistry Olympiad, Lodz, Poland (1991)
  • Phi Beta Kappa

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