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Harriet Lindsay, Ph.D.

Lindsay 503C Mark Jefferson Science Complex


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B.A., Hendrix College - 1992
Ph.D., Univ of Arkansas- 2002

Organic Chemistry

Interests and Expertise

My research interests revolve around the development of new synthetic methodologies and synthesis of natural products. Current research projects include: development of microwave assisted reactions and the application of these reactions to the synthesis of natural products that mimic the biological activities of sugars.


New Aspects of the Ireland and Related Claisen Rearrangements Tetrahedron, 2002, 58, 2905-2928.

Intramolecularly Competitive Ireland Claisen Rearrangements: Scope and Potential Applications to Natural Product Synthesis J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 2042-2055.

Unusual Reagent Control of Diastereoselectivity in the 1,2-Addition of Hard Carbon Nucleophiles to C6-Heteroatom Substituted Cyclohexenones Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 4007-4010.

Professional Affiliation

American Chemical Society 

Courses Taught

Organic Chemistry (371-373)
Advanced Organic Chemistry (571)

The Department of Chemistry is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold