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

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

Zhang, Wenjun, et al. “Nine enzymes are required for assembly of the pacidamycin group of peptidyl nucleoside antibiotics..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 133, no. 14, Apr. 2011, pp. 5240–43. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja2011109. Full Text

Hoveyda, A. H., et al. Catalytic Enantioselective Olefin Metathesis and Natural Product Synthesis. June 2010, pp. 343–48. Scopus, doi:10.1002/9783527629626.ch12. Full Text

Ji, J. X., et al. Asymmetric Carbon-Carbon Bond-Forming Reactions. Mar. 2010, pp. 437–770. Scopus, doi:10.1002/9780470584248.ch8. Full Text

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