Faculty Profiles

Steven Malcolmson
Associate 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, Amir H., et al. “Catalytic enantioselective olefin metathesis in natural product synthesis. Chiral metal-based complexes that deliver high enantioselectivity and more.Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English), vol. 49, no. 1, Jan. 2010, pp. 34–44. Epmc, doi:10.1002/anie.200904491. Full Text

Meek, Simon J., et al. “The significance of degenerate processes to enantioselective olefin metathesis reactions promoted by stereogenic-at-Mo complexes.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 131, no. 45, Nov. 2009, pp. 16407–09. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja907805f. Full Text

Sattely, Elizabeth S., et al. “Design and stereoselective preparation of a new class of chiral olefin metathesis catalysts and application to enantioselective synthesis of quebrachamine: catalyst development inspired by natural product synthesis.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 131, no. 3, Jan. 2009, pp. 943–53. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja8084934. Full Text

Harvey, James Stephen, et al. “Enantioselective synthesis of P-stereogenic phosphinates and phosphine oxides by molybdenum-catalyzed asymmetric ring-closing metathesis.Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English), vol. 48, no. 4, Jan. 2009, pp. 762–66. Epmc, doi:10.1002/anie.200805066. Full Text

Malcolmson, Steven J., et al. “Highly efficient molybdenum-based catalysts for enantioselective alkene metathesis.Nature, vol. 456, no. 7224, Dec. 2008, pp. 933–37. Epmc, doi:10.1038/nature07594. Full Text

Lee, Ai-Lan, et al. “Enantioselective synthesis of cyclic enol ethers and all-carbon quaternary stereogenic centers through catalytic asymmetric ring-closing metathesis.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 128, no. 15, Apr. 2006, pp. 5153–57. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja058428r. Full Text