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Jakob Magolan

Jakob Magolan

Assistant Professor


Renfrew Hall 216B


(208) 885-4023

Mailing Address

Department of Chemistry
875 Perimeter Dr, MS 2343
Moscow, ID 83844-2343

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 2007-2010
  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 2007
  • BScH, Chemistry, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, 2002
  • BPHE, Physical and Health Education, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, 2002

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

Department of Chemistry

Physical Address:
Renfrew Hall 116

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

Phone: (208) 885-6552

Fax: (208) 885-6173


Web: Department of Chemistry