Faculty Profiles

Steven Malcolmson
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
1103 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1575
(919) 660-1605



Postdoctoral Fellow, Prof. Christopher Walsh, Harvard Medical School 2010 - 2013

Ph.D., Boston College 2010

B.A., Boston University 2004

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Inorganic, Organic

Hoveyda, AH, Malcolmson, SJ, Meek, SJ, and Zhugralin, AR. "Catalytic enantioselective olefin metathesis in natural product synthesis. Chiral metal-based complexes that deliver high enantioselectivity and more." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 49.1 (2010): 34-44. (Review) Full Text

Meek, SJ, Malcolmson, SJ, Li, B, Schrock, RR, and Hoveyda, AH. "The significance of degenerate processes to enantioselective olefin metathesis reactions promoted by stereogenic-at-Mo complexes." J Am Chem Soc 131.45 (November 18, 2009): 16407-16409. Full Text

Harvey, JS, Malcolmson, SJ, Dunne, KS, Meek, SJ, Thompson, AL, Schrock, RR, Hoveyda, AH, and Gouverneur, V. "Enantioselective synthesis of P-stereogenic phosphinates and phosphine oxides by molybdenum-catalyzed asymmetric ring-closing metathesis." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 48.4 (2009): 762-766. Full Text

Malcolmson, SJ, Meek, SJ, Sattely, ES, Schrock, RR, and Hoveyda, AH. "Highly efficient molybdenum-based catalysts for enantioselective alkene metathesis." Nature 456.7224 (December 18, 2008): 933-937. Full Text

Lee, A-L, Malcolmson, SJ, Puglisi, A, Schrock, RR, and Hoveyda, AH. "Enantioselective synthesis of cyclic enol ethers and all-carbon quaternary stereogenic centers through catalytic asymmetric ring-closing metathesis." J Am Chem Soc 128.15 (April 19, 2006): 5153-5157. Full Text