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Department of Chemistry
Phone: (208)885-6552
Fax: (208)885-6173
Renfrew Hall
804 Rayburn, Rm 116

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr, MS 2343
Moscow, ID 83844-2343

Jakob Magolan

Jakob Magolan, Ph.D.

Office: REN 216B
Phone: 208-885-4023
Email: jmagolan@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Renfrew Hall Rm 116
PO Box 2343
Moscow, ID 83844-2343

Department of Chemistry
Assistant Professor

Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 2010

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Organic Synthesis, heterocyclic chemistry
    • Medicinal Chemistry
    • Bioactive Natural Products Synthesis and SAR
  • Selected Publications
    • Magolan, Jakob; Coster, Mark J.  Targeting the Resistance of Pancreatic Cancer Cells to Nutrient Depreviation: Anti-Austerity Compounds. Current Drug Delivery, 2010 (in press)
    • Magolan, Jakob; Coster, Mark J.  Total Synthesis of of (+)-Angelmarin. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2009, 74(14), 5083-5086
    • Magolan, Jakob; Carson Cheryl; Kerr, Michael A.  Total Synthesis of (+)-Mersicarpine. Organic Letters, 2008, 10(7), 1437-1440
    • Magolan, Jakob; Kerr, Michael A.  Expanding the Scope of Mn(OAc)3-Mediated Cyclizations: Synthesis of the Tetracyclic Core of Tronocarpine. Organic Letters, 2006, 8(17), 3777-3779

       For a complete publication list visit our group website

  • Research Projects
    • Development of methods for the synthesis of highly substituted heterocyclic compounds
    • Medicinal chemistry research focusing primarily on anti-cancer drug discovery
    • Efficient synthesis and structure-activity relationship (SAR) evaluation of heterocyclic natural products of medical interest in a wide range of therapeutic areas
  • Awards and Honors
    • Griffith University Post Doctoral Fellowship, 2008
    • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2005
    • A.C. Neish Competition, Queen's University, Canada 2002
    • TSN Dale Iwanoczko Award, AIS Canada, 2001
    • Arthur Louden Scholarship in Chemistry, Queen's University, 2000

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