Rebecca Wiles

Graduate Student


Education:

  University of Pennsylvania, 2015 - present
Graduate student with Prof. Gary A. Molander

B.S. University of Connecticut, 2015
with Prof. Nicholas E. Leadbeater
Current Research:
    Photoredox Catalysis

Publications:
  • Rapid access to diverse, trifluoromethyl-substituted alkenes using complementary strategies. Phelan, J. P.; Wiles, R. J.; Lang, S. B.; Kelly, C. B.; Molander, G. A. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 3215.
  • Photoredox Generation of Carbon-Centered Radicals Enables the Construction of 1,1-Difluoroalkene Carbonyl Mimics Lang, S. B.; Wiles, R. J.; Kelly, C. B.; Molander, G. A. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 15073.
  • Haloselective Cross-Coupling via Ni/Photoredox Dual Catalysis Model Lin, K.; Wiles, R. J.; Kelly, C. B.; Davies, G. H. M.; Molander, G. A. ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 5129.
  • Towards a Unified Mechanism for Oxoammonium Salt-Mediated Oxidation Reactions: A Theoretical and Experimental Study Using a Hydride Transfer Model Hamlin, T. A.; Kelly, C. B.; Ovian, J. M.; Wiles, R. J.; Tilley, L. J.; Leadbeater, N. E. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 8150.
  • Oxidative Cleavage of Allyl Ethers by an Oxoammonium Salt Kelly, C. B.; Ovian, J. M.; Cywar, R. M.; Gossland, T. R.; Wiles, R. J.; Leadbeater, N. E.Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 4255.
  • Oxidative Esterification of Aldehydes via an Oxoammonium Salt Kelly, C. B.; Mercadante, M. A.; Wiles, R. J.; Leadbeater, N. E. Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2222.