Rich Carter

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Biography
Credentials: 
NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Oregon State University; Professor James D. White, Supervisor (1997-1999).
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin; Professor Philip D. Magnus, Supervisor (1997)
B.S., Chemistry, Gettysburg College (1993)

Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS (August 1999 - May 2002)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS (January 2000 - May 2002).
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR (June 2002 - September 2004).
  • Associate Professor of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR (September 2004 - September 2009).
  • Professor of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR (September 2009 - Current)
  • Chair - Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR (January 2012 - March 2017).
  • Co-founder and CEO, Valliscor, LLC Corvallis, OR (July 2012 - Current).

Publications

  • Magnus, P.; Carter, R.; Davies, M.; Elliott, J.; Pitterna, T. "Studies on the Synthesis of the Core Structures of the Antitumor Agents Neocarzinostatin, Kedarcidin, C-1027, and Maduropeptin." Tetrahedron 1996, 52, 6283-6306. Abstract
  • White, J. D.; Carter, R. G.; Sundermann, K. F. "A Highly Stereoselective Synthesis of Epothilone B." J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 684-685. Abstract
  • White, J. D.; Sundermann, K. F.; Carter, R. G. "Improved Synthesis of Epothilone B Employing Alkylation of an Alkyne for Assembly of Subunits." Org. Lett. 1999, 1, 1431-1434. Abstract
  • Carter, R.; Magnus, P.; Hodgetts, K.; McKenna, J.; Mitchell, I.; Wren., S. "Studies on the Stereoselective Synthesis of the Marine Antitumor Agent Eleutherobin."Tetrahedron 2000, 56, 4367-4382. Abstract
  • Carter, R. G.; Weldon, D. J. "Studies Directed Toward the Total Synthesis of Azaspiracid: Stereoselective Construction of C1-C12, C13-C19 and C21-C25 Fragments." Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 3913-3916. Abstract
  • Carter, R. G.; Bourland, T. C. " The first vanadium-catalyzed oxidation of aryl allylic selenides with in situ [2,3] sigmatropic rearrangement." Chem. Commun. 2000, 2031-2032. Abstract
  • White, J. D.; Carter, R. G.; Sundermann, K. F.; Wartmann, M. "Total Synthesis of Epothilone B, Epothilone D, and Cis and Trans 9,10-Dehydroepothilone D." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 5407-13. Abstract, Correction
  • Carter, R. G.; Graves, D. E. "Studies directed toward the total synthesis of azaspiracid. Construction of the C1-C19 carbon backbone and synthesis of the C10, C13 nonnatural transoidal bisspirocyclic ring system." Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 6035-6039. Abstract
  • White, J. D.; Carter, R. G. "Silyl Ethers." in Science of Synthesis, Ian Fleming, Ed., Thieme Publishing: Stuttgart, 2002, pp. 371-412.
  • Carter, R. G.; Bourland, T. C.; Graves, D. E. "1. Synthesis of ABC Ring System of Azaspiracid: Effect of D Ring Truncation on Bisspirocyclization." Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 2177-2179. Abstract, PubMed Free Access Note: Awarded "Hot Article" Status
  • Carter, R. G.; Graves, D. E.; Gronemeyer, M. A., Tschumper, G. S. "2. Synthesis of ABC Ring System of Azaspiracid: A Systematic Study into the Effect of C16 and C17Substitution on Bisspirocyclization." Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 2181-2184. Abstract, PubMed Free Access Note: Awarded "Hot Article" Status
  • Carter, R. G.; Bourland, T. C.; Zhou, X.-T.; Gronemeyer, M. A. "Controlling Influences in Bisspiroketal Formation: Synthesis of the ABC Ring System of Azaspiracid." Tetrahedron 2003, 59, 8963-74. Abstract, PubMed Free Access Note: Invited Symposium-in-Print article
  • Bourland, T. C.; Carter, R. G.; Yokochi, A. F. T. "Vanadium-catalyzed selenide oxidation with in situ [2,3] sigmatropic rearrangement (SOS reaction): Scope and asymmetric applications." Org. Biomol. Chem. 2004, 2, 1315-1329. Abstract, PubMed Free Access
  • Zhang, W.; Carter, R. G.; Yokochi, A. F. T. "Unified Synthesis of C19-C26 Subunits of Amphidinolides B1, B2 and B3 by Exploiting Unexpected Stereochemical Differences in Crimmins’ and Evans’ Aldol Reactions." J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 2569-2572. Abstract, PubMed Free Access
  • Zhou, X.-T.; Carter, R. G. "Synthesis of the ABCD and ABCDE Ring Systems of Azaspiracid-1." Chem. Commun. 2004, 2138-2140. Abstract, PubMed Free Access Note: Issue 19 Cover Article, "Hot Paper" and Three-Page Communication.
  • Zhang, W.; Carter. R. G. "Synthetic Studies Toward Amphidinolide B1: Synthesis of the C9-C26 Fragment." Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 4209-4212. Abstract, PubMed Free Access
  • Zhou, X.-T.; Carter, R. G. "Synthesis of the C1-C26 Northern Portion of Azaspiracid-1: Kinetic versus Thermodynamic Bisspiroketal Formation." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2006, 45, 1787-1790. Abstract, PubMed Free Access
  • Ashburn, B. O.; Carter, R. G. "Diels-Alder Approach to Poly-substituted Biaryls: Rapid Entry to Tri- and Tetra-ortho-substituted Phosphorus-Containing Biaryls." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 6737-6741. Abstract
  • Zhou, X.-T.; Lu, L.; Furkert, D. P.; Wells, C. E.; Carter, R. G. "Synthesis of the Southern FGHI Ring System of Azaspiracid-1 and Investigation into the Controlling Elements of C28- and C36-Ketalization." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 7622-7626. Abstract, Correction, PubMed Free Access
  • Naffziger, M. R.; Ashburn, B. O.; Perkins, J. R.; Carter, R. G. "Diels-Alder Approach for the Construction of Halogenated, ortho-Nitro Biaryl Templates and Application to the Total Synthesis of anti-HIV Agent Siamenol." J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 9857-9865. Abstract Note: Issue 26 Cover Article
  • Ashburn, B. O.; Carter, R. G.; Zakharov, L. N. "Synthesis of Tetra-ortho-Substituted, Phosphorus-Containing and Carbonyl-Containing Biaryls Utilizing a Diels-Alder Approach." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 9109-9116. Abstract
  • Ashburn, B. O.; Carter, R. G. "Diels-Alder Approach to Tetra-ortho-Substituted Biaryls Employing Propargylic Tertiary Alcohols as Dienophiles." J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 10220-10223. Abstract
  • Ashburn, B. O.; Carter, R. G. "Diels–Alder approach to biaryls (DAB): Importance of the ortho-nitro moiety in the [4 + 2] cycloaddition." Org. Biomol. Chem. 2008, 6, 255-257. Abstract
  • Ashburn, B. O.; Rathbone, L. K.; Camp, E. H; Carter, R. G. "A Diels-Alder Approach to Biaryls (DAB): Synthesis of the Western Portion of TMC-95." Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 856-865. Abstract Note: Invited Symposium-in-Print article
  • Yang, H.; Vasudevan, S.; Oriakhi, C. O.; Shields, J.; Carter, R. G. "Scalable Synthesis of Lissamine Rhodamine B Sulfonyl Chloride and Incorporation of Xanthene Derivatives onto Polymer Supports." Synthesis 2008, 957-961. Abstract
  • Perkins, J. R.; Carter, R. G. "Synthesis of Programmable Tetra-ortho Substituted Biaryl Compounds Using Diels-Alder Cycloadditions / Cycloreversions of Di-Substituted Alkynyl Stannanes." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 3290-3291. Abstract
  • Carlson, E. C.; Rathbone, L. K.; Yang, H.; Collett, N. D.; Carter, R. G. "Improved Protocol for Asymmetric, Intramolecular Heteroatom Michael Addition Using Organocatalysis: Enantioselective Syntheses of Homoproline, Pelletierine and Homopipecolic Acid." J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 5155-5158. Abstract
  • Lu, L.; Zhang, W.; Carter, R. G. "Total Synthesis of Cytotoxic Macrolide Amphidinolide B1 and the Proposed Structure of Amphidinolide B2." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 7253-7255. Abstract, Correction, PubMed Free Access Note: Three-Page Communication and Featured in Synfacts [Synfacts 2009, (5), 474 PDF].
  • Yang, H.; Carter, R. G.; Zakharov, L. N. "Enantioselective Total Synthesis of Lycopodine." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008,130, 9238-9239. Abstract, PubMed Free Access Note: Featured in Synfacts [Synfacts 2008, (1), 7 PDF].
  • Ashburn, B. O.; Carter, R. G.; Zakharov, L. N. "Diels-Alder Approach to Biaryls (DAB): Elucidation of Competing Tandem [2+2] Cycloaddition / [1,3] Sigmatropic Shift Pathway." J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 7305-7309. Abstract
  • Yang, H. Carter, R. G. "N-(p-dodecylphenylsulfonyl)-2-Pyrrolidinecarboxamide: A Practical Proline Mimetic for Facilitating Enantioselective Aldol Reactions." Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 4649-4652. Abstract PubMed Free Access
  • Yang, H. Carter, R. G. "Enantioselective Mannich Reactions using the Practical Proline Mimetic N-(p-dodecylphenylsulfonyl)-2-Pyrrolidinecarboxamide." J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 2246-2249. Abstract
  • Yang, H. Carter, R. G. "Asymmetric Construction of Nitrogen-Containing, [2.2.2] Bicyclic Scaffolds Using N-(p-Dodecylphenylsulfonyl)-2-Pyrrolidinecarboxamide." J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 5151-5156. Abstract Note: Featured Article
  • Mahapatra, S.; Carter, R. G. "Efficient Synthesis of the C7-C20 Subunit of Amphidinolides C and F." Org. Biomol. Chem. 2009, 7, 4582-4585. Abstract Note: Hot Paper and Issue 22 Cover Article PubMed Free Access
  • Yang, H.; Carter, R. G. "Organocatalyzed, enantioselective synthesis of bicyclo- [2.2.2]-octanes containing benzylic, all-carbonquaternary centers." Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 4854-4859. Abstract Note: Invited Symposium-in-Print article
  • Yang, H.; Carter, R. G. "Synthesis of All-Carbon, Quaternary Center-Containing Cyclohexenones through an Organocatalyzed, Multi-Component Coupling." Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 3108-3111. Abstract Note: Featured in Synfacts [Synfacts 2010 (8), 944 PDF].
  • Yang, H.; Carter, R. G. "Development of an Enantioselective Route towards the Lycopodium Alkaloids: Total Synthesis of Lycopodine." J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 4929-4938. Abstract Note: Featured Article PubMed Free Access
  • Carter, R. G.; Kuiper, D. L. "2.18 Product Class 18: Spiroketals, Bisspiroketals and Spiroaminals" Stereoselective Synthesis, 2010, Volume 2, 863-914.
  • Collett, N. D.; Carter, R. G. "News and Views: Moving backwards in new ways." Nature Chem. 2010, 2, 613-614. Abstract
  • Yang, H.; Mahapatra, S.; Cheong, P. Y.-H.; Carter, R. G. "Highly Stereoselective and Scalable anti-Aldol Reactions using N-(p-dodecylphenylsulfonyl)-2-Pyrrolidinecarboxamide: Scope and Origins of Stereoselectivities." J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 7279-7290. Abstract PubMed Free Access
  • Yang, H.; Carter, R. G. "Invited Account: Proline Sulfonamides: Better Late than Never." Synlett 2010, 2827-2838. Abstract Note: Invited Account PubMed Free Access
  • Harada, K.; Imai, A.; Uto, K.; Carter, R. G.; Kubo, M.; Hioki, H.; Fukuyama, Y. "Synthesis of the ABC Ring System of Jiadifenin via Pd-Catalyzed Cyclizations." Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 988-991. Abstract
  • Harada, K.; Horiuchi, H.; Tanabe, K.; Carter, R. G.; Esumi, T.; Kubo, M.; Hioki, H.; Fukuyama, Y. "Asymmetric synthesis of (-)-chicanine using a highly regioselective intramolecular Mitsunobu reaction and revision of its absolute configuration." Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 3005-3008. Abstract
  • Collett, N. D.; Carter, R. G. "Stereoselective Synthesis of the Eastern Quinolizidine Portion of Himeradine A." Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4144-4147. Abstract PubMed Free Access
  • McIntosh, M. L.; Johnston, R. C.; Pattawong, O.; Ashburn, B. O.; Naffziger, M. R.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Carter, R. G. "Synthesis and Computational Analysis of Densely Functionalized Triazoles Using o-Nitrophenylalkynes." J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 1101-1112. Abstract
  • Veerasamy, N.; Carlson, E. C.; Carter, R. G. "Expedient Enantioselective Synthesis of Cermizine D." Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 1596-1599. Abstract
  • Yang, H., Banerjee, S.; Carter, R. G. "Proline Sulphonamide-Catalysed Yamada-Otani Condensation: Reaction Development, Substrate Scope and Scaffold Reactivity."Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 4851-4863. Abstract Note: Invited Web-Themed Issue on Organocatalysis and Issue 25 Cover Article
  • Pierce, M.; Johnston, R. C.; Mahapatra, S.; Yang, H.; Carter, R. G.; Cheong, P. H.-Y. "The Mechanism and Stereoselectivity of a Dual Amino-Catalyzed Robinson Annulation: Rare Duumvirate Stereocontrol." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 13624–13631. Abstract
  • Kang, J. Y.; Carter, R. G. "Primary Amine, Thiourea-Based Dual Catalysis Motif for Synthesis of Stereogenic, All-Carbon Quaternary Center-Containing Cycloalkanones."Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 3178-3181. Abstract
  • Mahapatra, S.; Carter, R. G. “Enantioselective Total Synthesis of Amphidinolide F.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 7948-7951. Abstract Note: Awarded "Hot Paper" status and Issue 32 Cover Article
  • McIntosh, M. L.; Naffizger, M. R. Ashburn, B. O.; Zakharov, L. N.; Carter, R. G. "Highly regioselective nitrile oxide dipolar cycloadditions with ortho-nitrophenyl alkynes." Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 9204-9213. Abstract
  • Saha, M.; Carter, R. G. "Toward a Unified Approach for the Lycopodines: Synthesis of 10-Hydroxylycopodine, Deacetylpaniculine and Paniculine." Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 736-739. Abstract
  • Lu, L.; Zhang, W.; Nam, S.; Horne, D. A.; Jove, R.; Carter, R. G. "Amphidinolide B: Total Synthesis, Structural Investigation and Biological Evaluation." J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 2213–2247. Abstract Note: Featured Article
  • Veerasamy, N.; Carlson, E. C.; Collett, N. D.; Saha, M.; Carter, R. G. "Enantioselective Approach to Quinolizidines: Total Synthesis of Cermizine D and Formal Syntheses of Senepodine G and Cermizine C" J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 4779-4800. Abstract
  • Mahapatra, S.; Carter, R. G. “Exploiting Hidden Symmetry in Natural Products: Total Syntheses of Amphidinolides C and F.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 10792-10803. Abstract
  • Jariyasopit, N.; McIntosh, M.; Zimmermann, K.; Arey, J.; Atkinson, R.; Cheong, P. H.-Y,; Carter, R. G.; Yu, T.-W.; Dashwood, R. H.; Simonich Massey, S. L. "4. Novel Nitro-PAH Formation from Heterogeneous Reactions of PAHs with NO2, NO3/N2O5, and OH Radicals: Prediction, Laboratory Studies, and Mutagenicity." Environ. Sci. Tech. 2014, 48, 412-419. Abstract
  • Xiao, J.-A.; Liu, Q.; Ren, J.-W.; Liu, J.; Carter, R. G.; Chen, X.-Q.; Yang, H. "Highly enantioselective construction of polycyclic spiro-oxindoles by organocatalytic 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of 2-cyclohexenone catalyzed by proline-sulfonamide." Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 2014, 5700-5704. Abstract
  • Luo, W.; Bommier, C.; Jian, Z.; Li, X.; Carter, R.; Vail, S.; Lu, Y.; Lee, J.-J.; Ji, X. "Low-Surface-Area Hard Carbon Anode for Na-Ion Batteries via Graphene Oxide as a Dehydration Agent." ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 2626-2631. Abstract
  • Harada, K.; Imai, A.; Ito, K.; Carter, R. G.; Kubo, M.; Fukuyama, Y. "Synthesis of Jiadifenin Using Mizoroki−Heck and Tsuji−Trost Reactions." Tetrahedron 2015, 71, 2199-2209. Abstract
  • El-Mansy, M. F.; Kang, J. Y.; Lingampally, R.; Carter, R. G. "Proline Sulfonamide-Catalyzed, Domino Process for Asymmetric Synthesis of Amino- and Hydroxy-Substituted Bicyclo[2.2.2]octanes." Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 150-157. Abstract
  • Veerasamy, N.; Ghosh, A.; Li, J.; Watanabe, K.; Serrill, J. D.; Ishmael, J. E.; McPhail, K. L.; Carter, R. G. "Enantioselective Total Synthesis of Mandelalide A and Isomandelalide A: Discovery of a Cytotoxic Ring-Expanded Isomer." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 770-773. Abstract
  • Watanabe, K.; Li, J.; Veerasamy, N.; Ghosh, A.; Carter, R. G. "Stereoselective, Ag-Catalyzed Cyclizations To Access Polysubstituted Pyran Ring Systems: Synthesis of C1–C12 Subunit of Madeirolide A." Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 1744-1747. Abstract
  • Kang, J. Y.; Johnston, R. C.; Synder, K. M.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Carter, R. G. "Construction of Stereogenic alpha,alpha-Disubstituted Cycloalkanones Via primary Amine Thiourea Dual Catalysis: Experimental Scope and Computational Analyses." J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 3629-3637. Abstract
  • Synder, K. M.; Sikorska, J.; Ye, T.; Fang, L.; Su, W.; Carter, R. G.; McPhail, K. L.; Cheong, P. H.-Y. "Towards theory driven structure elucidation of complex natural products: mandelalides and coibamide A." Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 5826-5831. Abstract
  • Saha, M.; Li, X.; Collett, N. D.; Carter, R. G. "Unified Synthesis of 10-Oxygenated Lycopodium Alkaloids: Impact of C10-Stereochemistry on Reactivity." J. Org. Chem. 201681, 5963-5980. Abstract
  • Veerasamy, N.; Carter, R. G. "Synthesis of quinolizidine-containing lycopodium alkaloids and related natural products." Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 4989-5001. Abstract
  • Rodríquez-Pérez, I. A.; Jian, Z.; Waldenmaier, P. K.; Palmisano, J. W.; Chandrabose, R. S.; Wang, X.; Lerner, M. M.; Carter, R. G.; Ji, X. "A Hydrocarbon Cathode for Dual-Ion Batteries." ACS Energy Lett20161, 719-723. Abstract
  • Li, X.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Carter, R. G. "Schinortriterpenoids: A Case Study in Synthetic Design." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed201756, 1704-1718. Abstract
  • Saha, M.; Carter, R. G. "Lycopodium Alkaloids: An Intramolecular Michael Reaction Approach." Synlett 2017, 2212-2229. Abstract
  • Rodriguez-Perez, I. A.; Yuan, Y.; Bommier, C.; Wang, X.; Ma, L.; Leonard, D. P.; Lerner, M. M.; Carter, Rich G.; Wu, T.; Greaney, P. Alex; Lu, J.; Ji, X. “Mg-Ion Battery Electrode: An Organic Solid’s Herringbone Structure Squeezed upon Mg-Ion Insertion.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 13031-13037. Abstract
  • Wang, S.; Xiao, J.; Li, J.; Xiang, H.; Wang, C.; Chen, X.; Carter, R. G.; Yang, H. "Discovery of temperature-dependent, autoinductive reversal of enantioselectivity: palladium-mediated [3+3]-annulation of 4-hydroxycoumarins." Chem. Commun. 201753, 4441-4444. Abstract
  • Goswami, S.; Harada, K.; El-Mansy, M. F.; Lingampally, R.; Carter, R. G. "Enantioselective Synthesis of (-)-Halenaquinone." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 9117-9121. Abstract Note: Featured in Synfacts [Synfacts 2018 (14), 891 PDF]. 
  • Li, X.; Carter, R. G. "Pummerer Cyclization Revisited: Unraveling of Acyl Oxonium Ion and Vinyl Sulfide Pathways." Org. Lett. 2018, 20, Web Release September 10. Abstract
  • Li, X.; Carter, R. G. "Total Syntheses of Aromatic Abietane Diterpenoids Utilizing Advances in the Pummerer Rearrangement." Org. Lett. 2018, 20, Web Release September 10Abstract
  • Ghosh, A.; Carter, R. G. "Recent Syntheses and Strategies Toward Polycyclic Gelsemium Alkaloids." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 130, in press.

     

    Patents

    • White, J. D.; Carter, R. G.; Sundermann, K. F. "Method for Synthesizing Epothilones and Epothilone Analogs." U.S. Patent No. 6,596,875.
    • White, J. D.; Sundermann, K. F.; Carter, R. G. "Method for Synthesizing Epothilones and Epothilone Analogs." U.S. Patent No. 6,906,188.
    • White, J. D.; Carter, R. G.; Sundermann, K. F. "Method for Synthesizing Epothilones and Epothilone Analogs." U.S. Patent No. 6,598,401.
    • White, J. D.; Carter, R. G.; Sundermann, K. F. "Method for Synthesizing Epothilones and Epothilone Analogs." U.S. Patent No. 7,145,018.
    • Carter, R. G.; Ashburn, B. O.; Naffziger, M. R.; Schwartz, J. P. "Method for Making Biaryl Compounds,Compounds Made by the Method, and Method for their Use." Worldwide Patent Application # WO 2008/156656 A2.
    • Carter, R. G.; Yang, H. "Sulfonamide-Based Organocatalysts and Methods For Their Use." Worldwide Patent Application # WO 2009/039181 A2.

    Service

    • Consultant, Chemica Technologies, 2003-2008.
    • NIH NIAID Peer Review Panel for Cooperative Research for the Development of Vaccines, Adjuvants, Therapeutics, Immunotherapeutics, and Diagnostics for Biodefense, 2003.
    • NIH Peer Review Panel, Medicinal Chemistry A (MCHA) June Study Section, Ad Hoc Reviewer, 2003-2004.
    • NIH Peer Review Panel, Chemical and Bioanalytical Sciences Fellowship Review Panel, Ad HocReviewer, 2005, 2006.
    • NIH Peer Review Panel, Synthetic and BIological Chemistry A (SBCA), Ad Hoc Reviewer, 2006.
    • NIH Peer Review Panel, Synthetic and BIological Chemistry B (SBCB), Ad Hoc Reviewer, February & October 2007.
    • Member, Synthetech Technology Committee, 2007-2010.
    • NIH Peer Review Panel, S10 Shared Instrumentation, 2007.
    • NSF Peer Review Panel, Organic & Macromolecular Chemistry Program - Synthesis, March / April 2008.
    • Member, Research Corporation Awards Programs Advisory Committee, 2008 - 2012.
    • NSF Peer Review Panel, Chemistry Research Instrumentation and Facilities: Departmental Multi-User Instrumentation (CRIF:MU), October 2008.
    • NSF Peer Review Panel, Organic & Macromolecular Chemistry Program - Synthesis, October 2009.
    • NIH Peer Review Panel, Synthetic and BIological Chemistry B (SBCB), Ad Hoc Reviewer, February 2010.
    • NSF Peer Review Panel, Chemical Synthesis Panel, March 2011.
    • NIH Peer Review Panel, Synthetic and BIological Chemistry A (SBCA), Ad Hoc Reviewer, June 2011.
    • Chair - Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, January 2012 - current.
    • NIH Peer Review Panel, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group (2012).
    • Organizer, Northwest Regional American Chemical Society Meeting, Corvallis, OR (2013).
    • NSF panelist for Chemical Synthesis 2013 CAREER-2 (2013)
    • NIH Panel ZAI1 JBS-A C1 1, Synthesis of Therapeutic Agents for Treatment of Infectious Disease, Aug 2014.
    • NIH Panel F04A-W(20)L, Postdoctoral Fellowship Panel, March 2016.
    • NSF panelist for Graduate Research Traineeship – Innovation in Graduate Education IGE Track (2017).
    • Organizer, Northwest Regional American Chemical Society Meeting, Corvallis, OR (2017).
    • OSU Advantage Accelerator Advisory Board Member (2017-current).

    Honors

    • Glenn S. Weiland Summer Research Scholarship (1992).
    • Esther Brandt Chemistry Award (1992).
    • Stine Chemistry Prize (1993).
    • Southeastern Pennsylvania Section of the American Chemical Society Outstanding Senior Chemistry Major of Gettysburg College (1993).
    • John B. Zinn Chemistry Research Award (1993).
    • David Burton Jr. Fellowship Award (1996).
    • NIH Post-doctoral Fellow (1998).
    • Hot Article Status (2 papers) from Organic Letters (2002).
    • Invited Symposium-in-Print Articles in Tetrahedron (2003, 2007, 2010).
    • Invited Speaker, 2004 National Science Foundation Workshop for Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Minary Center, Holderness, NH.
    • Awarded Early Tenure from Oregon State University (2004).
    • Hot Paper Status from Chemical Communications (2004).
    • Inside Cover of Issue 19 from Chemical Communications (2004).
    • Jorunal Awardee, Synthesis / Synlett Editorial Board - Thieme Publishers (2007).
    • Sugihara Young Faculty Research Award (2007).
    • Cover of Issue 26 from Journal of Organic Chemistry (2007).
    • Inside Cover of Issue 22 from Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry Communications (2009).
    • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Invitation Long-Term Fellowship for Research in Japan (2010).
    • Visiting Professor, Tokushima Burni University (2010).
    • Entrepreneur of the Year, OSU Advanatage Accelerator (2014).
    • Milton Harris Award for Basic Research, College of Science – Oregon State University (2015).
    • Finalist, Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Launch Stage Award (Valliscor -2015).
    • Oregon Manufacturer of the Year (1-10 employees), Portland Business Journal (Valliscor - 2015).
    • Entrepreneur of the Year, Corvallis Chamber of Commerce (2015).
    • Entrepreneur of the Year - Corvallis, Willamette Angel Conference (2016).
    • Partners for Progress and Prosperity Award, American Chemical Society – Northwest Region (2017).

    Professional Societies

    • Phi Beta Kappa (1993-current).
    • American Chemical Society (1993-current).
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