Team C-H

Through mechanistic understanding of reactive copper intermediates, we develop new reactions to directly convert sp3 C-H to C-C, C-N, C-O, and C-S bonds.  These methods offer unique synthetic opportunities for the late stage functionalization of organic molecules.

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Current Team Members

Isuri Jayasooriya

copper-catalyzed C-N and C-S bond formation

Bryan Figula

copper-catalyzed C-C bond formation

Ting-An Chen

copper-catalyzed C-C bond formation

YuJai Lin

DFT studies of C-C bond formation at copper