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

Daniel, Paige E., et al. “Umpolung Synthesis of 1,3-Amino Alcohols: Stereoselective Addition of 2-Azaallyl Anions to Epoxides..” Organic Letters, vol. 19, no. 13, July 2017, pp. 3490–93. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01471. Full Text

Colell, Johannes F. P., et al. “Direct Hyperpolarization of Nitrogen-15 in Aqueous Media with Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 139, no. 23, June 2017, pp. 7761–67. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.7b00569. Full Text

Adamson, Nathan J., et al. “Enantioselective Intermolecular Addition of Aliphatic Amines to Acyclic Dienes with a Pd-PHOX Catalyst..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 139, no. 21, May 2017, pp. 7180–83. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.7b03480. Full Text

Colell, Johannes F. P., et al. “Generalizing, Extending, and Maximizing Nitrogen-15 Hyperpolarization Induced by Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange..” The Journal of Physical Chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and Interfaces, vol. 121, no. 12, Mar. 2017, pp. 6626–34. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b12097. Full Text

Logan, Angus W. J., et al. “Hyperpolarization of Nitrogen-15 Schiff Bases by Reversible Exchange Catalysis with para-Hydrogen..” Chemistry (Weinheim an Der Bergstrasse, Germany), vol. 22, no. 31, July 2016, pp. 10777–81. Epmc, doi:10.1002/chem.201602393. Full Text

Theis, Thomas, et al. “Direct and cost-efficient hyperpolarization of long-lived nuclear spin states on universal (15)N2-diazirine molecular tags..” Science Advances, vol. 2, no. 3, Mar. 2016. Epmc, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1501438. Full Text Open Access Copy

Malcolmson, Steven J., et al. “The posttranslational modification cascade to the thiopeptide berninamycin generates linear forms and altered macrocyclic scaffolds..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 110, no. 21, May 2013, pp. 8483–88. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1307111110. Full Text

Lichtscheidl, Alejandro G., et al. “Bipyridine Adducts of Molybdenum Imido Alkylidene and Imido Alkylidyne Complexes..” Organometallics, vol. 31, no. 12, June 2012, pp. 4558–64. Epmc, doi:10.1021/om300353e. Full Text

Walsh, Christopher T., et al. “Three ring posttranslational circuses: insertion of oxazoles, thiazoles, and pyridines into protein-derived frameworks..” Acs Chemical Biology, vol. 7, no. 3, Mar. 2012, pp. 429–42. Epmc, doi:10.1021/cb200518n. Full Text

Crawford, Jason M., et al. “Dihydrophenylalanine: a prephenate-derived Photorhabdus luminescens antibiotic and intermediate in dihydrostilbene biosynthesis..” Chemistry & Biology, vol. 18, no. 9, Sept. 2011, pp. 1102–12. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.chembiol.2011.07.009. Full Text