Albertus Magnus Hall 319
Postdoctoral Research - Yale University (2010) and Boston University (2012)
Ph.D. - University of Pennsylvania (2009)
B.S. - University of Richmond (2004)
Area(s) of Expertise:
Organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, chemical biology, chemical education
Awards and Honors:
Jean Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions Award Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Facilitating Research at Undergraduate Institutions Award National Science Foundation Division of Chemistry
Proposal Development Award NIH RI-INBRE
Undergraduate New Investigator Award American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Faculty Early Career Development Award NIH RI-INBRE
Mulcahy, S. Varelas, J. Khanal, S. O'Donnell, M. (2015) Concise Synthesis of Annulated Pyrido[3,4-b]indoles via Rh(I)-Catalyzed Cyclization. Organic Letters.(17), 5512-5514.
Roggero, C. Giulietti, J. Mulcahy, S. (2014) Efficient synthesis of eudistomin U and evaluation of its cytotoxicity. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters.(24), 3549-3551.
Mulcahy, S. Varelas, J. (2013) Three-step synthesis of an annulated β-carboline via palladium catalysis. Tetrahedron Letters.(54), 6599-6601.
Mulcahy, S. Woo, C. Ding, W. Ellestad, G. Herzon, S. (2012) Characterization of a Reductively-Activated Elimination Pathway Relevant to the Biological Chemistry of the Kinamycins and Lomaiviticins. Chemical Science.(3), 1070-1074.
Gong, L. Mulcahy, S. Devarajan, D. Harms, K. Frenking, G. Meggers, E. (2010) Chiral Salicyloxazolines as Auxiliaries for the Asymmetric Synthesis of Ruthenium Polypyridyl Complexes. Inorganic Chemistry.(49), 7692-7699.
Mulcahy, S. Gruendler, K. Frias, C. Prokop, A. Meggers, E. (2010) Discovery of a Strongly Apoptotic Ruthenium Complex Through Combinatorial Coordination Chemistry. Dalton Transactions.(39), 8177-8182.
Mulcahy, S. Roggero, C. Giulietti, J. Thomas, S. 248th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA - "Suzuki Cross Coupling Strategy for the Synthesis of 1-Aryl and 1-Heteroaryl Eudistomin U Analogs" August, 2014
Varelas, J. O'Donnell, M. Khanal, S. Mulcahy, S. 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. American Chemical Society, Dallas, TX - "Convenient synthesis of annulated β-carbolines via transition metal-catalyzed [2+2+2] cyclization" March, 2014
Schwarzer, C. Szeto, H. Gale-Day, Z. Snyder, J. Mulcahy, S. 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. American Chemical Society, Dallas, TX - "Diastereoselective synthesis of unnatural alkaloids" March, 2014
Roggero, C. Giulietti, J. Mulcahy, S. 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. American Chemical Society, Dallas, TX - "Synthesis of β-carboline natural products via divergent palladium catalysis" March, 2014
Giulietti, J. Roggero, C. Mulcahy, S. 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. American Chemical Society, Dallas, TX - "Synthesis, cytotoxicity, and DNA-binding studies of the natural product eudistomin U" March, 2014