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Research Interests

Professor Scheidt’s research group is a collaborative and interdisciplinary program at the forefront of the discovery of new catalytic reactions and their application in medicine and energy. Specifically, they have pioneered the use of small organic molecules as catalysts in a multitude of high value chemical transformations. These processes provide new avenues for molecular construction and offer sustainable advantages to established transition metal catalyzed approaches. In the realm of therapeutic translational science, they are creating new routes to natural products and related analogs with promising activities against cancer and central nervous system disorders.

Education/Academic qualification

Organic Chemistry, PhD, Indiana University Bloomington

… → 1999

Chemistry, BS, University of Notre Dame

… → 1994

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    Scheidt, K. A.

    National Cancer Institute


    Project: Research project

  • Research Output

    A Concise, Enantioselective Approach for the Synthesis of Yohimbine Alkaloids

    Miller, E. R., Hovey, M. T. & Scheidt, K. A., Feb 5 2020, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 142, 5, p. 2187-2192 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Targeted Covalent Inhibition of Telomerase

    Betori, R. C., Liu, Y., Mishra, R. K., Cohen, S. B., Kron, S. J. & Scheidt, K. A., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : ACS chemical biology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Carbene-Catalyzed Enantioselective Decarboxylative Annulations to Access Dihydrobenzoxazinones and Quinolones

    Lee, A., Zhu, J. L., Feoktistova, T., Brueckner, A. C., Cheong, P. H. Y. & Scheidt, K. A., Apr 23 2019, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 58, 18, p. 5941-5945 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 12 Scopus citations

    Combined Photoredox/Enzymatic C−H Benzylic Hydroxylations

    Betori, R. C., May, C. M. & Scheidt, K. A., Nov 11 2019, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 58, 46, p. 16490-16494 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Modeling MEK4 Kinase Inhibitors through Perturbed Electrostatic Potential (ESP) Charges

    Mishra, R. K., Deibler, K. K., Clutter, M. R., Vagadia, P. P., O'Connor, M., Schiltz, G. E., Bergan, R. & Scheidt, K. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle