Timothy J. Peelen
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Calvin College
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin
Dr. Peelen's research focuses on the development of asymmetric reactions catalyzed by simple organic molecules (organocatalysts). The reaction mechanisms of organocatalyzed reactions are studied by using kinetics and by structural analysis of reaction intermediates.
Nelson, S. G., Dura, R. D., & Peelen, T. J. (2013). Catalytic asymmetric ketene [2 +2] and [4 + 2] cycloadditions. In S. Denmark (Ed.), Organic reactions (pp. 471-621). New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/0471264180.or082.02
Kontra, J.M., Boaz, N.C., Bowen, S.J., Peelen, T.J. Organocatalyzed reactions for the asymmetric synthesis of Fmoc-protected Beta2-amino acids, Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.