Patrick Dussault

Charles Bessey Professor
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Department of Chemistry
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
809B/810 Hamilton Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0304
(402) 472-6951


Postdoctoral Research, Duke University
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
B.Sc. University of California at Irvine

Research Interests

We conduct research in multiple areas linked by the common theme of organic synthesis.  Click on an individual research area to learn more or visit the Dussault Research Group Homepage.

Keywords: Organic synthesis, peroxide, hydroperoxide, ozone, oxidations, amphiphile, nanohybrid functional materials, bioanalytical chemistry, medicinal chemistry, chemical biology.

Organic Synthesis Oxidation Chemistry Peroxide Safety New Rxns of Peroxides Nanohybrid Materials Med Chem Chemical Biology

(1) “Synthesis of S,S,O-Orthoesters and difluoroalkyl ethers via reaction of peroxide electrophiles with lithiated 1,3-dithianes” Kyasa, S. K.; Dussault, P. H. Org. Lett., 2014, 5235. DOI: 10.1021/ol502726p

(2) “Development of cyclobutene- and cyclobutane-functionalized fatty acids with inhibitory activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis.” Sittiwong, W.; Zinniel, D. K., Fenton, R. J.; Marshall, D. Story, C. B.; Kim, B.; Lee, J-Y.; Powers, R.; Barletta, R. G.; Dussault, P. H.*, ChemMedChem 2014, 9, 9, 1838. 10.1002/cmdc.201402067.

(3) “Intramolecular reaction of carbanions and peroxides: an umpoled approach to cyclic ethers” Willand-Charnley, R. W.; Puffer, B. W.; Dussault, P. H. J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 5821. 10.1021/ja5026276

(4) “Design and Synthesis of a New Class of Twin-Chain Amphiphiles for Self- Assembled Monolayer-based Electrochemical Biosensor Applications“ Dussault, P. H.; Fisher, T. J.; Cañete, S. J. P.; Lai, R. Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2013, 3263.

(5) “Synthesis of Alkyl Hydroperoxides via Alkylation of gem-Dihydroperoxides”(Kyasa, S.; Puffer, B. W.; Dussault, P. H. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 3452. DOI: 10.1021/jo4001564

(6) “Pyridine as an organocatalyst for the reductive ozonolysis of alkenes” ” R. Willand-Charnley, T. Fisher, B. Johnson, and P. H. Dussault Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 2242. 10.1021/ol300617r

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