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Organic: 80. “Dual Function of N-Iodosuccinimide for C(sp3)–B Bond Activation,”  Youn, j. H; Go, S. Y.; Chung, H.; Lee, H.; Chung, T. D.; Cheong, P.H.-Y.; Lee, H. G.
J. Org. Chem.2023. 10.1021/acs.orglett.3c03728

Organic: 79. “Investigating Substituent Interactions with Cationic Catalysts,”  BGong, Z.; Smith, A.; Farah, A, O.; Gonzalez-Montiel, G. A.; Laddusaw, J, M.; Cheong, P.H.-Y.; Wiskur, S. L.
J. Org. Chem.2023. DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.3c01721

Organic: 77. “General Hydroamination of Allenamides: Mechanistic Insights with an Acetate Adduct and 1,1,1,3,3,3-Hexafluoro-2-Propanol,” Sagar, K.; Pradhan, T. R.; Farah, A. O.; Wise, H. R.; Merja, B. C.; Srimannarayana, M.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Park, J. K.
Org. Lett.2023. DOI:10.1021/acs.orglett.3c01820

Organic: 76. "Stereospecific Acylative Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Coupling: General Access to Optically Active α-Aryl Carbonyl Compounds," Roh, B.; Farah, A. O.; Kim, B.; Feoktistova, T.; Moeller, F.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Lee, H. G.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2023.DOI: 10.1021/jacs.3c00637

Organic: 75. "Alkyl Sulfonyl Fluorides Incorporating Geminal Dithioesters as SuFEx Click Hubs via Water-Accelerated Organosuperbase Catalysis," Park, J. H.; Gonzalez-Montiel, G. A.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Bae, H. Y.
Org. Lett.2023.DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.2c04224

Organic: 74. "Synthesis and Characterization of a Highly Reactive and Robust Chlorine-Bound Ni Single-Atom-Catalyst for the Continuous Flow Ring-Opening Reaction of Epoxides," Abbas, S. A.; Cao, L., Seo, D.; Farah, A. O.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Park, J. K.; Nam, K. M.
Chem.Cat.Chem.2023.DOI: 10.1002/cctc.202201138

Organic: 73. "Regiodivergent metal-catalyzed B(4)- and C(1)-selenylation of o-carboranes," Kyungsup, L.; Harper, J.; Kim, T. T.; Noh, H. C.; Kim, D.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Lee, P. H.
Chem. Sci.2023.DOI: 10.1039/D2SC05590B


Organic: 72. "Enantioselective Copper-Catalyzed Borylative Amidation of Allenes," Byun, S.; Farah, A. O.; Wise, H. R.; Katchmar, A.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Scheidt, K. A.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022.DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c10507

Organic: 71. "Cu(II) Catalyzed Unsymmetrical Di-oxidation of gem-Difluoroalkenes to Generate α,α-Difluorinated-α-Phenoxyketones, an Unstudied Substructure," Koley, S.; Cayton, K. T.; Gonzalez-Montiel, G. A.; Yadav, M. R.; Orsi, D. L.; Intelli, A. J.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Altman, R. A.
J. Org. Chem.2022.DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.2c00925

Organic: 70. "DyKAT by DiCat: Stereoconvergent Dienamine-Catalyzed Claisen Rearrangements," De Oliveira Silva, A.; Harper, J.; Fuhr, K. N.; Lalancette, R. A.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Brenner-Moyer, S. E.
J. Org. Chem.2022.DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.2c01079

Organic: 69. "Unified Electrochemical Synthetic Strategy for [2+2+2] Cyclotrimerizations: Construction of 1,3,5- and 1,2,4-Trisubstituted Benzenes from Ni(I)-Mediated Reduction of Alkynes," Arepally, S.; Nandhakumar, P.; Gonzalez-Montiel, G.; Dzhaparova, A.; Kim, G.; Ma, A.; Nam, K. M.; Haesik, Y.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Park, J. K.
ACS Catal.,2022.DOI 10.1021/acscatal.2c01404

Inorganic/Materials: 68. "Dinuclear Pt(II) Complexes with Red and NIR Emission Governed by Ligand Control of the Intramolecular Pt-Pt Distance," Park, H. J.; Boelke, C. L.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Hwang, D.-H.
Inorg. Chem.,2022.DOI 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c03967

Organic: 67. "Silaborative Assembly of Allenamides and Alkynes: Highly Regio- and Stereocontrolled Access to Bi- and Trimetallic Skipped Dienes," Pradhan, T. R.; Paudel, M.; Feoktistova, T.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Park, J. K.
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.,2022.DOI: 10.1002/anie.202116154


Organic: 66. "Origins of Regio- and Chemoselectivity in Iron-PDAI-Catalyzed [2+2+2] Cycloaddition Syntheses of 4,6-Disubstituted 2-Aminopyridines," Harper, J.; Felten, S.; Stolley, R. M.; Hegg, A. S.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Louie, J.
ACS Catal. 2021.DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.1c03871

Organic: 65. "Scope, Limitations, and Mechanistic Analysis of the HyperBTM-Catalyzed Acylative Kinetic Resolution of Tertiary Heterocyclic Alcohols," Smith, S. M.; Greenhalgh, M. D.; Feoktistova, T.; Walden, D. M.; Taylor, J. E.; Cordes, D. B.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Smith, A. D.
Eur. J. Org. Chem.,2021.DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.202101111

Organic: 64. "Light-Driven Carbene Catalysis for the Synthesis of Aliphatic and α-Amino Ketones," Bay, A. V.; Kitzpatrick, K. P.; González-Montiel, G. A.; Farah, A. O.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Scheidt, K.
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.,2021.DOI: 10.1002/anie.202105354

Organic: 63. "In(III)-Catalyzed Direct Regioselective Syntheses of 1-Naphthaldehyde Derivatives via a Hidden Aldehyde 1,3-Translocation and Disjointed CO2 Extrusion," Sultana, S.; González-Montiel, G. A.; Pradhan, S.; Khanal, H. D.; Nale, S. D.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Lee, Y. R.
ACS Catal.,2021.DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.1c00629

Environmental: 62. "Assessing the Oxidative Potential of PAHs in Ambient PM2.5 Using the DTT Consumption Assay," Kramer, A.; Dorn, S.; Perez, A.; Roper, C.; Titaley, I., A.; Cayton, K.; Cook, R. P.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Massey Simonich, S. L.
Environmental Pollution, 2021.DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117411

Organic: 61. "Regioselective Synthesis of 1,2,3,4-Tetrasubstituted Arenes by Vicinal Functionalization of Arynes Derived from Aryl(Mes)Iodonium Salts," Nilova, A; Sibbald, P. A.; Valente, E. J.; González-Montiel, G. A.; Richardson, H. C.; Brown, K. S.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Stuart, D. R.
Chem. Eur. J., 2021.DOI: 10.1002/chem.202100201

Organic: 60. "Characterization and Utilization of the Elusive α,β-Unsaturated N-Tosyliminium: the Synthesis of Highly Functionalizable Skipped Halo Enynes," Pradhan, T. R.; Paudel, M.; Harper, J.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Park, J. K.
Org. Lett., 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c00103

Organic: 59. "Modular Counter-Fischer-Indole Synthesis through Radical-Enolate Coupling," Chung, H.; Kim, J.; González-Montiel, G. A.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Lee, H. G.
Org. Lett., 2021.DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c00003


Inorganic/Materials: 58. "Hydrolysis and Condensation of n-BuSnCl3: Enabling Deposition of Smooth Metal Oxide Photoresist Thin Films," Kenane, N.; Grove, M.A.; Perkins, C. K.; Reynolds, T. R.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Keszler, D. A.
Inorg. Chem., 2020.DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b03589

Organic: 57. "Highly Chemoselective Esterification from O-Aminoallylation of Carboxylic Acids: Metal- and Reagent-Free Hydrocarboxylation of Allenamides," Pradhan, T. R.; Lee, H. E.; González-Montiel, G. A.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Park, J. K.
Chem. Eur. J., 2020.DOI: 10.1002/chem.202000778

Inorganic/Materials: 56. "Ultrabroadband Density of States of Amorphous In-Ga-Zn-O," Vogt, K. T.; Malmberg, C. E.; Buchanan, J. C.; Mattson, G. W.; Brandt, G. M.; Fast, D. B.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Wager, J. F.; Graham, M. W.
Physical Review Research, 2020. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevResearch.2.033358

Organic: 55. "Arylation of gem-Difluoroalkenes Using a Pd/Cu Co-Catalytic System That Avoids β-Fluoride Elimination," Kedong Yuan, Taisiia Feoktistova, Paul Ha-Yeon Cheong, Ryan Altman.
Chemical Science, 2020. DOI: 10.1039/D0SC05192F

Organic: 54. "Mechanism and Origins of Selectivity in the Enantioselective Oxa-Pictet-Spengler Reaction: A Cooperative Catalytic Complex from a Hydrogen Bond Donor and Chiral Phosphoric Acid," Maskeri, M.A.; Brueckner, A. C.; Feoktistova, T.; O'Connor, M. J.; Walden, D. M.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Scheidt, K. A.
Chemical Science, 2020. DOI: 10.1039/D0SC03250F

Organic: 53. "Palladium-catalyzed synthesis of β-hydroxy compounds via a strained 6,4-palladacycle from directed C–H activation of anilines and C–O insertion of epoxides,” Thombal, R. S.; Feoktistova, T.; Gonzalez-Montiel, G. A.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Lee, R. Y.
Chemical Science, 2020. DOI: 10.1039/D0SC01462A

Organic: 52. "Connecting Remote C–H Bond Functionalization and Decarboxylative Coupling Using Simple Amines,” Azambuja, F. ; Yang, M.-H.; Feoktistova, T.; Selvaraju, M.; Brueckner, A. C.; Grove, M. A.; Koley , S.; Paul Ha-Yeon Cheong, P. H.-Y.;  Altman, R. A.
Nature Chem.,2020. DOI: 10.1038/s41557-020-0428-1

Organic: 51. "Isothiourea‐Catalyzed Atropselective Acylation of Biaryl Phenols via Sequential Desymmetrization / Kinetic Resolution,” Munday, E. S.; Grove, M. A.; Feoktistova, T.; Brueckner, A. C.; Walden, D. M.; Young, C. M.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Campbell, A. D.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Smith, A. D.
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2020. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201916480


Organic: 50. "Synthesis, Photophysical Properties, and Self-Dimerization Studies of 2-λ5-Phosphaquinolin-2-ones," Bard, J. P.; Deng, C.; Richardson, H. C.; Odulio, J. M.; Barker, J. E.; Zakharov, L. N.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Johnson, D. W.; Haley, M. M.
Org. Chem. Front.,2019, 6, 1257. DOI: 10.1039/c9qo00199a

Environmental: 49. "Infrared Ion Spectroscopy of Environmental Organic Mixtures: Probing the Composition of α-pinene Secondary Organic Aerosol," Walhout, E.; Dorn, S.; Martens, J.; Berden, G.; Oomens, J.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Kroll, J.; O'Brien, R.
Environ. Sci. Technol.2019, 53, 13, 7604. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b02077

Organic: 48. "Second Generation Synthesis of Northern Fragment of Mandelalide A: Role of Pi-Stacking on Sharpless Dihydroxylation of cis-Enynes," Ghosh, A.; Brueckner, A. C.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Carter, R.
J. Org. Chem.2019, 84, 14, 9196. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b01153

Organic: 47. "Carbene-Catalyzed Enantioselective Decarboxylative Annulations to Access Dihydrobenzoxazinones and Quinolones," Lee, A.; Zhu, J. L.; Feoktistova, T.; Brueckner, A. C.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Schedit, K. A.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 5941. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201900600

Environmental: 46. "Evaluating Computational and Structural Approaches to Predict Transformation Products of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons," Titaley, I. A.; Walden, D. M.; Dorn, S. E.; Ogba, O. M.; Simonich, S. L. M.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2019, 53, 1595. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b05198


Organic: 45. "Conformationally flexible arylethynyl bis-urea receptors bind disparate oxoanions with similar, high affinities," Eytel, L. M.; Brueckner, A. C.; Lohrman, J. A.; Haley, M. M.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Johnson, D. W.
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 13208. DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07301E

Organic: 44. "Enantioselective Synthesis of α-Amidoboronates Catalyzed by Planar-Chiral NHC-Cu(I) Complexes," Schwamb, C. B.; Fitzpatrick, K. P.; Brueckner, A. C.; Richardson, H. C.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Scheidt, K. A.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 10644. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b05045

Organic: 43. "Chapter 5: Conformational Searching for Complex, Flexible Molecules" in Applied Theoretical Organic Chemistry. Brueckner, A. C.; Ogba, O. M.; Snyder, K. M.; Richardson, H. C.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.
World Scientific, 2018, pp 147–164. DOI: 10.1142/9781786344090_0005

Organic: 42. "Automating data analysis for two-dimensional gas chromatography/time-of-flight mass spectrometry non-targeted analysis of comparative samples," Titaley, I. A.; Ogba, O. M.; Chibwe, L.; Hoh, E.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Simonich, S. L. M.
J. Chromatogr. A., 2018, 1541, 57. DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2018.02.016

Organic: 41. "C=O•••Isothiouronium Interaction Dictates Enantiodiscrimination in Acylative Kinetic Resolution of Tertiary Heterocyclic Alcohols," Greenhalgh, M.; Smith, S.; Walden, D.; Taylor, J.; Brice, Z.; Robinson, E.; Fallan, C.; Cordes, D.; Slawin, A.; Richardson, H. C.; Grove, M.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Smith, A. D.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 3200. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201712456


Inorganic/Materials: 40. "Structural convergence properties of amorphous InGaZnO4 from simulated liquid-quench methods," Buchanan, J. C.; Fast, D.; Hanken, B.; Mustard, T. J.; Laurita, G.; Chiang, T.–H.; Keszler, D.; Subramanian, M.; Wager, J.; Dolgos, M.; Rustad, J.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.
Dalton Transactions, 2017, 46, 15311. DOI: 10.1039/C7DT02181J

Organic: 39. “A Cooperative Ternary Catalysis System for Asymmetric Lactonizations of α-Ketoesters,” Murauski, K. J. R.; Walden, D. M.; Cheong, P. H.–Y.; Scheidt, K. A.
Adv. Synth. Catal.2017, 359, 1. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201701015

Organic: 38. “On the Formation of Aza-ortho-quinone Methides Under Room Temperature Conditions: Cs2CO3 Effect,” Walden, D. M.; Jaworski, A. A.; Johnston, R. C.; Hovey, M. T.; Baker, H. V.; Meyer, M. P.; Scheidt, K. A.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
J. Org. Chem.2017, 82, 7183. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00697

Organic: 37. “A Carbene Catalysis Strategy for the Synthesis of Protoilludane Natural Products,” Hovey, M. T.; Cohen, D. T.; Walden, D. M.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Scheidt, K. A.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2017, 56, 9864. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201705308

Inorganic/Materials: 36. "Group additivity-Pourbaix diagrams advocate thermodynamically stable nanoscale clusters in aqueous environments," Wills, L. A.; Qu, X.; Chang, I.-Y.; Mustard, T. J. L.; Keszler, D. A.; Persson, K. A.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
Nature Comm.2017, 8, 15852. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15852

Inorganic/Materials: 35. "Aqueous tantalum polyoxometalate reactivity with peroxide," Fullmer, L. B.; Malmberg, C. E.; Fast, D. B.; Wills, L. A.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Dolgos, M. R.; Nyman, M.
Dalton Transactions.2017, 46, 8486. DOI: 10.1039/C7DT01478C

Organic: 34. “Computational and Experimental Evidence of Emergent Equilibrium Isotope Effects in Anion Receptor Complexes” Treska, B. W.; Brueckner, A. C.; Haley, M. M.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Johnson, D. W.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2017, 139, 3962–3965. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b00612

Organic: 33. “Catalytic Enantioselective [2,3]-Rearrangements of Allylic Ammonium Ylides: A Mechanistic and Computational Study” West, T. H.; Walden, D. M.; Taylor, J. E.; Brueckner, A. C.; Johnston, R. C.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Lloyd-Jones, G. C.; Smith, A. D.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2017, 139, 4366–4375. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b11851

Organic: 32. "Schinortriterpenoids: A Case Study in Synthetic Design," Li, X.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Carter, R. G.
Angewandte Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 1704–1718. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201609372


Inorganic/Materials: 31. "Isomerization of Keggin Al13 Ions Followed by Diffusion Rates," Oliveri, A. F.; Colla, C. A.; Perkins, C. K.; Akhavantabib, N.; Callahan, J. R.; Pilgrim, C. D.; Smart, S. E.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Pan, L.; Casey, W. H.
Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 18682–18685. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201604640 (VIP Paper)

Organic: 30. "Non-bonding 1,5-S⋯O interactions govern chemo- and enantioselectivity in isothiourea-catalyzed annulations of benzazoles," Robinson, E. R. T.; Walden, D. M.; Fallan, C.; Greenhalgh, M. D.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Smith, A. D.
Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 6919–6927. DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00940A

Organic: 29. "MIDA boronates are hydrolysed fast and slow by two different mechanisms," Gonzalez, J. A.; Ogba, O. M.; Morehouse, G. F.; Rosson, N.; Houk, K. N.; Leach, A. G.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Burke, M. D.; Lloyd-Jones, G. C.
Nature Chemistry, 2016, 8, 1067–1075. DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2571

Biology: 28. "Peroxiredoxin Catalysis at Atomic Resolution," Perkins, A.; Parsonage, D.; Nelson, K. J.; Ogba, O. M.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Poole, L. B.; Karplus, P. A.
Structure, 2016, 24, 1668–1678. DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2016.07.012

Organic: 27. "Diastereoselective Synthesis of and Mechanistic Understanding for the Formation of 2-Piperidinones from Imines and Cyano-Substituted Anhydrides," Di Maso, M. J.; Snyder, K. M.; Fernandes, F. D. S.; Pattawong, O.; Tan, D. Q.; Fettinger, J. C.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Shaw, J. T.
Chem. Eur. J.,2016, 22, 4794–4801. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201504424

Organic: 26. "Towards theory driven structure elucidation of complex natural products: mandelalides and coibamide A," Snyder, K. M.; Sikorska, J.; Ye, T.; Fang, L.; Su, W.; Carter, R. G.; McPhail, K. L.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 5826-5831. DOI: 10.1039/C6OB00707D

Organic: 25. "Construction of Stereogenic α,α-Disubstituted Cycloalkanones via 1° Amine Thiourea Dual Catalysis: Experimental Scope and Computational Analyses," Kang, J. Y.; Johnston, R. C.; Snyder, K. M.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Carter, R. G.
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 3629–3637. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00280

Organic: 24. "Computational Insights into the Central Role of Nonbonding Interactions in Modern Covalent Organocatalysis," Walden, D. M. W.; Ogba, O. M.; Johnston, R. C.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2016, 49, 1279–1291. DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00204


Inorganic/Materials 23. "An Overview of Selected Current Approaches to the Characterization of Aqueous Inorganic Clusters," Jackson, Jr., M. N.; Kamunde-Devonish, M. K.; Hammann, B. A.; Wills, L. A.; Fullmer, L. B.; Hayes, S. E.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Casey, W. H.; Nyman, M. D.; Johnson, D. W.
Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44, 16982–17006. DOI: 10.1039/C5DT01268F

Inorganic/Materials: 22. "Solution structural characterization of an array of nanoscale aqueous inorganic Ga13xInx (0 > x > 6) clusters by H-NMR and QM computations," Oliveri, A. F.; Wills, L. A.; Hazlett, C. R.; Carnes, M. E.; Chang, I.-Y.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Johnson, D. W.
Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 4071–4085. DOI: 10.1039/C5SC00776C (Edge Article)

Organic: 21. "Catalytic Efficiency Is a Function of How Rhodium(I) (5 + 2) Catalysts Accommodate a Conserved Substrate Transition State Geometry: Induced Fit Model for Explaining Transition Metal Catalysis," Mustard, T. J. L.; Wender, P. A.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 1758–1763. DOI: 10.1021/cs501828e

Organic: 20. "Functionalized cyclopentenes through a tandem NHC-catalyzed dynamic kinetic resolution and ambient temperature decarboxylation: mechanistic insight and synthetic application," Cohen, D. T.; Johnston, R. C.; Rosson, N. T.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Scheidt, K. A.
Chem. Comm., 2015, 15, 2690–2693. DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09308A


Inorganic/Materials: 19. "Solid State 69Ga and 71Ga NMR study of the nanoscale inorganic cluster [Ga133-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24](NO3)15," Ma, Z. L.; Wentz, K. M.; Hammann, B. A.; Chang, I.-Y.; Kamunde-Devonish, M. K.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Johnson, D. W.; Terskikh, V. V.; Hayes, S. E.
Chem. Mater., 2014, 26, 4978–4983. DOI: 10.1021/cm501862u

Organic: 18. "Catalyst selective and regiodivergent O- to C- or N-carboxyl transfer of pyrazolyl carbonates: synthetic and computational studies," Gould, E.; Walden, D. M.; Kasten, K.; Johnston, R. C.; Wu, J.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Mustard, T. J. L.; Johnston, B.; Davies, T.; Cheong, P. H.-Y. and Smith, A. D.
Chem. Sci.,2014, 5, 3651–3658. DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00879K

Organic: 17. "The Nature of Persistent Conformational Chirality, Racemization Mechanisms, and Predictions in Diarylether Heptanoid Cyclophane Natural Products," Pattawong, O.; Salih, M. Q.; Rosson, N. T.; Beaudry, C. M.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
Org. Biomol. Chem.2014, 12, 3303–3309. DOI: 10.1039/C3OB42550A

Organic: 16. "Catalytic Kinetic Resolution of a Dynamic Racemate: Highly Stereoselective β-Lactone Formation by N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalysis," Johnston, R. C.; Cohen, D. T.; Eichman, C. C.; Scheidt, K. A.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
Chem. Sci.2014, 5, 1974–1982. DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00317A

Organic: 15. "Asymmetric Homoenolate Additions to Acyl Phosphonates through Rational Design of a Tailored N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalyst," Jang, K. P.; Hutson, G. E.; Johnston, R. C.; McCusker, E. O.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Scheidt, K. A.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2014, 136, 76–79. DOI: 10.1021/ja410932t

Environmental: 14. "Novel Nitro-PAH Formation from Heterogeneous Reactions of PAHs with NO2, NO3/N2O5, and OH Radicals: Prediction, Laboratory Studies and Mutagenicity," Jariyasopit, N.; McIntosh, M.; Zimmermann, K.; Arey, J.; Atkinson, R.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Carter, R. G.; Yu, T.-W.; Dashwood, R. H.; Simonich, S. L. M.
Environ. Sci. Technol.2014, 48, 412–419. DOI: 10.1021/es4043808


Inorganic/Materials: 13. "Electrolytic Synthesis of Aqueous Aluminum Nanoclusters and in situ Characterization by Femtosecond Raman Spectroscopy and Computations," Wang, W.; Liu, W.; Chang, I.-Y.; Wills, L. A.; Zakharov , L. N.; Boettcher , S. W.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Fang, C.; Keszler, D. A.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA2013, 110, 18397–18401. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1315396110

Organic: 12. "Palladium-Catalyzed Completely Linear-Selective Negishi Cross-Coupling of Allylzinc Halides with Aryl and Vinyl Halides," Yang, Y.; Mustard, T. J. L.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Buchwald, S. L.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2013, 52, 14098–14102. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201308585

Organic: 11. "Stereocontrol in Asymmetric γ-Lactam Syntheses from Imines and Cyanosuccinic Anhydrides," Pattawong, O.; Tan, D. Q.; Fettinger, J. C.; Shaw, J. T.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
Org. Lett.2013, 15, 5130-5133. DOI: 10.1021/ol402561q

Organic: 10. "Stereoselective Synthesis of γ-Lactams from Imines and Cyanosuccinic Anhydrides," Tan, D. Q.; Younai, A.; Pattawong, O.; Fettinger, J. C.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Shaw, J. T.
Org. Lett.2013, 15, 5126–5129. DOI: 10.1021/ol402554n

Inorganic/Materials: 9. "Identifying Nanoscale M13 Clusters in the Solid State and Aqueous Solution: Vibrational Spectroscopy and Theoretical Studies," Jackson, M. N.; Wills, L. A.; Chang, I.-Y.; Carnes, M. E.; Scatena L. F.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Johnson, D. W.
Inorg. Chem.2013, 52, 6187–6192. DOI: 10.1021/ic400611z

Organic: 8. "C-H---O Non-Classial Hydrogen Bonding in the Stereomechanics of Organic Transformations: Theory and Recognition," Johnston, R. C.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
Org. Biomol. Chem.2013, 11, 5057–5064. DOI: 10.1039/C3OB40828K

Inorganic/Materials: 7. "[Sc2(µ-OH)2(H2O)6(NO3)2](NO3)2: Aqueous Synthesis and Characterization," Wang, W.; Chang, I-Y.; Zakharov, L.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Keszler, D.
Inorg. Chem.2013, 52, 1807–1811. DOI: 10.1021/ic301814z

Organic: 6. "Mechanism and the Origins of Stereospecificity in Copper-Catalyzed Ring Expansion of Vinyl Oxiranes: A Traceless Dual Transition-Metal-Mediated Process," Mustard, T. J. L.; Mack, D. J.; Njardarson, J. T.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2013, 135, 1471–1475. DOI: 10.1021/ja310065z

Organic: 5. "Mechanism and Stereocontrol: Enantioselective Addition of Pyrrole to Ketenes using Planar-Chiral Organocatalysts," Pattawong, O.; Mustard, T. J. L.; Johnston, R. C.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2013, 52, 1420–1423. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201208417


Organic: 4. "Synthesis and Computational Analysis of Densely Functionalized Triazoles Using o-Nitrophenylalkynes," McIntosh, M. L.; Johnston, R. C.; Pattawong, O.; Ashburn, B. O.; Naffziger, M. R.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Carter, R. G.
J. Org. Chem.2012, 77, 1101–1112. DOI: 10.1021/jo202467k

Organic: 3. "Organocatalytic Kinetic Resolution Cascade Reactions: New Mechanistic and Stereochemical Manifold in Diphenyl Prolinol Silyl Ether Catalysis," McGarraugh, P. G.; Johnston, R. C.; Martínez-Muñoz, A.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Brenner-Moyer, S. E.
Chem. Eur. J.2012, 18, 10742–10752. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201104029

Organic: 2. "Mechanism and Stereoselectivity of a Dual Amino-Catalyzed Robinson Annulation: Rare Duumvirate Stereocontrol," Pierce, M. D.; Johnston, R. C.; Mahapatra, S.; Yang, H.; Carter, R. G.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2012, 134, 13624–13631. DOI: 10.1021/ja3018219


Organic: 1. "Highly Stereoselective and Scalable anti-Aldol Reactions Using N-(p-Dodecylphenylsulfonyl)-2-pyrrolidinecarboxamide: Scope and Origins of Stereoselectivities," Yang, H.; Mahapatra, S.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Carter, R. G.
J. Org. Chem.2010, 75, 7279–7290. DOI: 10.1021/jo1015008

AB (Bowdoin College, ME), PhD, and PostDoc (UCLA)


19. "Quantum Mechanical Investigations of Organocatalysis: Mechanisms, Reactivities, and Selectivities," Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Legault, C. Y.; Um, J. M.; Çelebi-Ölçüm, N.; Houk, K. N.
Chem. Rev.2011, 111, 5042-137.


18. "Highly Stereoselective and Scalable anti-Aldol Reactions Using N-(p-Dodecylphenylsulfonyl)-2-pyrrolidinecarboxamide: Scope and Origins of Stereoselectivities," Yang, H.; Mahapatra, S.; Cheong, P. H.-Y., Carter, R.
J. Org. Chem.2010, 75, 7279–7290.

17. "Electronic and Steric Control of Regioselectivities of Rh(I)-Catalyzed (5+2) Cycloadditions of Vinylcyclopropanes and Substituted Alkynes: An Experimental and Computational Study," Liu, P.; Sirois, L. E.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Yu, Z.-X.; Hartung, I. V.; Rieck, H.; Wender, P. A.; Houk, K. N.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2010, 132, 10127–10135.


16. "The Role of Twist-Mode Asynchronicity in Exo-Selective Bimolecular Diels–Alder Reactions: A Synthetic and Computational Study," Lam, Y.-H.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Blasco Mata, J. M.; Stanway, S. J.; Gouverneur, V.; Houk, K. N.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2009, 131, 5, 1947–1957.


15. "Origins of Stereoselectivity in the Oxido-Alkylidenation of Alkynes," Canterbury, D. P.; Frontier, A. J.; Um, J. M.; Cheong, Paul H.-Y.; Goldfeld, D. A.; Huhn, R. A.; Houk K. N.
Org. Lett.2008, 10, 4597-4600.

14. "Computational Prediction of Small Molecule Catalysts," Houk, K. N.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.
Nature2008, 455, 309-313.

13. "Origins of the Double Asymmetric Induction in Proline-Catalyzed Aldol Reactions," Calderón, F.; Doyagüez, E. G.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Fernández-Mayoralas, A.; Houk, K. N.,
J. Org. Chem.2008, 73, 7916-7920.

12. "Substituent Effects, Reactant Preorganization, and Ligand Exchange Control the Reactivity in Rh1-Catalyzed (5+2) Cycloadditions between Vinylcyclopropanes and Alkynes," Liu, P.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Yu, Z. X.; Wender, P. A.; Houk, K. N.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2008, 47, 3939-3941.

11. "Gold-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of 1,5-Allenynes via Dual Activation of an Ene Reaction," Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Morganelli, P.; Luzung, M. R.; Houk, K. N.; Toste, F. D.,
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2008, 130, 4517-4526.

10. "Origins of Differences in Reactivities of Alkenes, Alkynes, and Allenes in [Rh(CO)2Cl]2-Catalyzed (5+2) Cycloaddition Reactions with Vinylcyclopropanes," Yu, Z.-X.; Cheong,P. H.-Y.; Liu, P.; Legault, C. Y.; Wender, P. A.; Houk, K. N.,
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2008, 130, 2378-2379.

9. "Catalysis of 3-Pyrrolidinecarboxylic Acid and Related Pyrrolidine Derivatives in Enantioselective anti-Mannich-Type Reactions: Importance of the 3-Acid Group on Pyrrolidine for Stereocontrol," Zhang, H.; Mitsumori, S.; Utsumi, N.; Imai, M.; Garcia-Delgado, N.; Mifsud, M.; Albertshofer, K.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Houk, K. N.; Tanaka, F.; Barbas III, C. F.,
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2008, 130, 875-886.


8. "Torsional steering controls the stereoselectivity of epoxidation in the Guanacastepene A synthesis," Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Yun, H.; Danishefsky, S. J.; Houk, K. N.,
Org. Lett.2006, 8, 1513-1516.

7. "Pipecolic acid-catalyzed direct asymmetric Mannich reactions," Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Zhang, H. L.; Thayumanavan, R.; Tanaka, F.; Houk, K. N.; Barbas, C. F.,
Org. Lett.2006, 8, 811-814.

6. "Direct asymmetric anti-Mannich-Type reactions catalyzed by a designed amino acid," Mitsumori, S.; Zhang, H.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Houk, K. N.; Tanaka, F.; Barbas, C. F.,
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2006, 128, 1040-1041.


5. "Origins and predictions of stereoselectivity in intramolecular aldol reactions catalyzed by proline derivatives," Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Houk, K. N.,
Synthesis2005, (9), 1533-1537.


4. "Origins of selectivities in proline-catalyzed alpha-aminoxylations," Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Houk, K. N.,
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2004, 126, 13912-13913.

3. "Catalysis of the Hajos-Parrish-Eder-Sauer-Wiechert reaction by cis- and trans-4,5-methanoprolines: Sensitivity of proline catalysis to pyrrolidine ring conformation," Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Houk, K. N.; Warrier, J. S.; Hanessian, S.,
Adv. Synth. Cat.2004,346, 1111-1115.

2. "Theory of asymmetric organocatalysis of aldol and related reactions: Rationalizations and predictions," Allemann, C.; Gordillo, R.; Clemente, F. R.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Houk, K. N.,
Acc. Chem. Res.2004, 37, 558-569.


1. "Identification of Jahn-Teller effects in both singlet and triplet low-energy states of [(eta(6)-benzene)Nb(CO)(3)](+)," Abu-Hasanayn, F.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Oliff, M.,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2002, 41, 2120-2122.