Transition Metal-Catalyzed Amination and Amidation Reactions

Seminar | February 13 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Prof. Kami Hull, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 College of Chemistry

Carbon–nitrogen bonds are ubiquitous in pharmaceuticals, organic materials, and natural products. These C–N bonds are often incorporated as amines or amides. Despite their prominence, they are often formed in poor atom and step economy. One of the primary goals of the Hull Group is to develop alternative syntheses of this two important functionalities. Our work towards chemo-, stereo-, and regioselective oxidative amidiation, hydroamination, oxidative amination, and carboamination will be presented.

 Light refreshments will be served at 10:50 at The Coffee Lab, 510-643-0572