Borna Saeednia

Graduate Student


Education:

  University of Pennsylvania, 2017-present
Graduate Student with Professor Gary A. Molander

  University of Pennsylvania, 2016
Visiting Scholar with Professor Gary A. Molander

B.S. Sharif University Of Technology, 2013-2017
with Prof. Matloubi Moghaddam

Current Research:
    Synthesis of Azaborines

Publications:
  • 3-Boryl-2,1-borazaronaphthalene: Umpolung Reagents for Diversifying Naphthalene Isosteres. Compton, J. S.; Saeednia, B.; Kelly, C. B.; Molander, G. A. J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 9484.
  • Enhancing the Azaborine Functionalization Toolbox via Selective C-H Borylation of 2,1-Borazaronaphthalene, Davies, G. H. M.; Jouffroy, M.; Sherafat, F.; Saeednia, B.; Molander G. A. J. Org. Chem. , 2017, 82, 8072.
  • Synthesis and Structural Analysis of the Borininone Class of Azaborines, Davies, G. H. M.; Mukhtar, A.; Saeednia, B.; Sherafat, F.; Kelly, C. B.; Molander G. A. J. Org. Chem. , 2017, 82, 5380.
  • Ni-Catalyzed Synthesis of Methylenebisamides from Nitriles and Amides: Dual Role of DMSO as Both Methylene Source and Oxidant, Moghaddam, F. M.; Tavakoli, G.; Saeednia, B. ChemistrySelect 2017, 2 1316.
  • α-Arylation of oxindoles using recyclable metal oxide ferrite nanoparticles: Comparison between the catalytic activities of nickel, cobalt and copper ferrite nanoparticles, Moghaddam, F. M.; Tavakoli, G.; Latifi, F.; Saeednia, B. Catal. Commun. , 2016, 75, 37.
  • Palladium-catalyzed carbamatedirected regioselective halogenation: A route to halogenated anilines, Moghaddam, F. M.; Tavakoli, G.; Saeednia, B.; Langer, P.; Jafari, B. J. Org. Chem. , 2016, 81, 3868.