Department Chair - Professor

Office: Cristol Chemistry 57
Office Phone: 303 492 8330
Lab: Cristol Chemistry 18, 20
Lab Phone: 303 492 6615
Fax: 303 492 5894
Group Website: Sammakia Lab
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Ph.D.: Yale University, 1988
Postdoctoral Fellow: NSF fellow at Harvard University, 1988-90


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 1996
American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Research Award, 1994
Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, 1990

Synthetic Methods and Total Synthesis

The Sammakia group is interested in various aspects of organic synthesis and is currently engaged in projects directed at the discovery of new catalysts for asymmetric synthesis, mechanistic investigations of reactions which proceed with high levels of selectivity, and the total synthesis of biologically active natural products. Some of our chemistry and interests are summarized below:


Selected Publications