Marder Group


    • Catalyzed borylations including C-H and C-X bond functionalization

      Pd-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions
      Pd-catalyzed asymmetric oxidative bis(methoxycarbonylation) of alkenes
      Cu-catalyzed oxodations

    • Fundamental studies

      Synthesis and reactivity of metal boryl complexes
      Synthesis and reactivity of Pd-complexes (with Peking nd Wuhan Univs)
      Synthesis and reactivityof model catalytic intermediates
      Kinetic studies of catalytic reactions
      Theoretical studies of reaction mechanism (with Hong Kong Univ Sci Tech)

    • Development of new catalytic processes

      Advances in one-pot procedures (with (Syngenta Ltd.)
      Arrey synthesis (with GlaxoSmithKline)

    • Applications

      Synthesis of conjugated organic materials
      Small molecules triggers of stem cell differentiation
      (with Reinnervate Ltd. and High Force esearch Ltd.)