David Primer

Graduate Student


Education:

  University of Pennsylvania, 2012 - present
Graduate student with Prof. Gary A. Molander

B.S. Emory University, 2012
with Prof. Huw M. Davies
Current Research:
    Photoredox Cross-Coupling

Publications:
  • Single-Electron Transmetalation via Photoredox/Nickel Dual Catalysis: Unlocking a New Paradigm for sp3–sp2 Cross-Coupling Tellis, J. C.; Kelly, C. B.; Primer, D. N.; Jouffroy, M.; Patel, N. R.; Molander, G. A. Acc. Chem. Res. 2016, ASAP.
  • Base-Free Photoredox/Nickel Dual-Catalytic Cross-Coupling of Ammonium Alkylsilicates Jouffroy, M.; Primer, D. N.; Molander, G. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 475.
  • Single-Electron Transmetalation: Synthesis of 1,1-Diaryl-2,2,2-trifluoroethanes by Photoredox/Nickel Dual Catalytic Cross-Coupling Ryu, D.; Primer, D. N.; Tellis, J. C.; Molander, G. A. Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 120.
  • Photoredox Cross-Coupling: Ir/Ni Dual Catalysis for the Synthesis of Benzylic Ethers Karakaya, I.; Primer, D. N.; Molander, G. A. Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 3294.
  • Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Photoredox-Generated Radicals: Uncovering a General Manifold for Stereoconvergence in Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings Gutierrez, O.; Tellis, J. C.; Primer, D. N.; Molander, G. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 4896.
  • Single-Electron Transmetalation: An Enabling Technology for Secondary Alkylboron Cross-Coupling Primer, D. N.; Karakaya, I.; Tellis, J. C.; Molander, G. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 2195.
  • Single-electron transmetalation in organoboron cross-coupling by photoredox/nickel dual catalysis Tellis, J. C.; Primer, D. N.; Molander, G. A. Science, 2014, 345, 6195.