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Publications from Delaware

  1. (18)Stereoselective Synthesis of Trisubstituted Vinyl Bromides via Addition of Alkynes to Oxocarbenium Ions
    Ehle, A. R.; Morris, M. G.; Klebon, B. D.; Yap, G. P. A.; Watson, M. P. Synlett 2015, accepted.
    (Invited contribution to special issue highlighting 2015 EuCheMS Young Investigator Workshop participants)

  1. (17) Diastereoselective, Zinc-Catalyzed Alkynylation of alpha-Bromo Oxocarbenium Ions
    Haidzinskaya, T.; Kerchner, H. A.; Liu, J.; Watson, M. P. Org. Lett. 2015, 17, ASAP.
    doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b01838

  1. (16) Enantioselective Copper-Catalyzed Alkynylation of Benzopyranyl Oxocarbenium Ions
    Srinvias, H. D.; Maity, P.; Yap, G. P. A.; Watson, M. P. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80(8), 4003–4016.
    doi: 10.1021/acs.job.5b00364

  1. (15)Enantiospecific, Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings of Allylic Pivalates and Arylboroxines
    Srinivas, H. D.; Zhou, Q.; Watson, M. P. Org. Lett. 2014, 16(13), 3596–3599.
    doi: 10.1021/ol5016724

  1. (14) A General, Simple Catalyst for Enantiospecific Cross Couplings of Benzylic Ammonium Triflates and Boronic Acids: No Phosphine Ligand Required
    Shacklady-McAtee, D. M.; Roberts, K. M.; Basch, C. H.; Song, Y.-G.; Watson, M. P. Tetrahedron 2014, 70(27–28), 4257–4263.
    doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2014.03.039

        (Invited contribution to Symposium in Print in Honor of Prof. Sarah Reisman’s Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award – Congratulations, Sarah!)

  1. (13) Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings of Benzylic Pivalates with Arylboroxines: Stereospecific Formation of Diarylalkanes and Triarylmethanes
    Zhou, Q.; Srinivas, H. D.; Dasgupta, S.; Watson, M. P. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135(9), 3307–3310.
    doi: 10.1021/ja312087x

*Highlighted in Synfacts (Synfacts 2013, 9(6), 646)*

  1. (12)NIckel-Catalyzed Cross Couplings of Benzylic Ammonium Salts and Boronic Acids: Stereospecific Formation of Diarylethanes via C–N Bond Activation
    Maity, P.; Shacklady-McAtee, D. M.; Yap, G. P. A.; Sirianni, E. R.; Watson, M. P. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135(1), 280–285.
    doi: 10.1021/ja3089422

  1. (11)Controlling Enantioselectivity in Additions to Cyclic Oxocarbenium Ions via Transition-Metal Catalysis (SynPacts article)
    Watson, M. P.; Maity, P. Synlett 2012, 23(12), 1705–1708.
    doi: 10.1055/s-0031-1290697

  1. (10)Nickel(0)-Catalyzed Heck Cross-Couplings via Activation of Aryl C–OPiv Bonds
    Ehle, A. R.; Zhou, Q.; Watson, M. P. Org. Lett. 2012, 14(5), 1202–1205.
    doi: 10.1021/ol203322v

*One of the top 10 most read articles in Organic Letters from Jan–Mar 2012*

  1. (9) Copper-Catalyzed Enantioselective Additions to Oxocarbenium Ions: Alkynylation of Isochroman Acetal
    Maity, P.; Srinivas, H. D.; Watson, M. P. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133(43), 17142–17145.
    doi: 10.1021/ja207585p

*Highlighted in Synfacts (Synfacts 2012, 8, 78) and as a SynStory (Dec 2011)*

  1. (8)Nickel(0)-Catalyzed Cyclization of N-Benzoylaminals for Isoindolinone Synthesis
    Shacklady-McAtee, D. M.; Dasgupta, S.; Watson, M. P. Org. Lett. 2011, 13(13), 3490–3493.
    doi: 10.1021/ol201248c

Publications from Supervised Career

  1. (7)Asymmetric Intramolecular Arylcyanation of Unactivated Olefins via C–CN Bond Activation
    Watson, M. P.; Jacobsen, E. N. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130(38), 12594–12595.

  1. (6)Kinetic and Computational Analysis of the Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Trichloroacetimidate Rearrangement: Development of a Model for Enantioselectivity
    Watson, M. P.; Overman, L. E.; Bergman, R. G. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129(16), 5031–5044.

  1. (5)Preparation of the COP Catalysts: [(S)-COP-OAc]2, [(S)-COP-Cl]2, and (S)-COP-hfacac
    Anderson, C. E.; Kirsch, S. F.; Overman, L. E.; Richards, C. J.; Watson, M. P. Org. Synth. 2007, 84, 148–155.

  1. (4)Preparation of (eta5-(S)-2-(4-methylethyl)oxazolinylcyclopentadienyl)-(eta4-tetraphenylcyclobutadiene)cobalt
    Anderson, C. E.; Overman, L. E.; Richards, C. J.; Watson, M. P.; White, N. Org. Synth. 2007, 84, 139–147.

  1. (3)Asymmetric Rearrangement of Allylic Trichloroacetimidates: Preparation of (S)-2,2,2,-Trichloro-N-(1-propylallyl)acetamide
    Anderson, C. E.; Overman, L. E.; Watson, M. P. Org. Synth. 2005, 82, 134–139.

  1. (2)Monomeric Cobalt Oxazoline Palladacycles (COP). Useful Catalysis for Catalytic Asymmetric Rearrangement of Allylic Trichloroacetimidates
    Kirsch, S. F.; Overman, L. E.; Watson, M. P. J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69(23), 8101–8104.

  1. (1)Catalytic Asymmetric Rearrangement of Allylic N-Aryl Trifluoroacetimidates. A Useful Method for Transforming Prochiral Allylic Alcohols to Chiral Allylic Amines
    Overman, L. E.; Owen, C. E.; Pavan, M. M.; Richards, C. J. Org. Lett. 2003, 5(11), 1809–1812.