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Dr. Monissa C. Paderes

Position: Assistant Professor 7

Education: Ph.D. Chemistry, State University of New York, Buffalo
                     MS Chemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia
                     BS Chemistry, University of the Philippines, Diliman

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Marie Curie Research Fellow, Procter and Gamble, Belgium and KU Leuven
Research Fellow, National University of Singapore





Synthetic organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organo- and metal catalysis



Representative publications/book chapter/patent:

1. Paderes. M. C.; Fernandez-Prieto, S. Natural and Synthetic Polymers in Fabric and Home Care Applications. In: Bartosz, T., Wiesczycka, K. Palumbo, G. ed. Polymer Engineering. Germany: de Gruyter, 2016, manuscript submitted to the editor.

2. Paderes, M. C.; Fernandez-Prieto, S.; Dolatkhani, M.; De Borggraeve, W. M. Hydrophobically Modified Urea Ethers as Structrurants for Hydrophobic Systems. March 14, 2016. Patent No. 1616012.9-1301.
3. Paderes, M. C.; Keister, J. B.; Chemler, S. R. Mechanistic Analysis and Optimization of the Copper-Catalyzed Enantioselective Intramolecular Alkene Aminooxygenation, J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 506-515.
4. Paderes, M. C.; Belding, L.; Fonovic, B.; Dudding, T.; Keister, J. B.; Chemler, S. R. Evidence for Alkene cis-Aminocupration, an Aminooxygenation Case Study: Kinetics, EPR Spectroscopy, and DFT Calculations, Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 1711-1726.
5. Paderes, M. C.; Chemler, S. R. Stereoselective Copper-Catalyzed Intramolecular Alkene Aminooxygenation: Effects of Substrate and Ligand Structure on Selectivity, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 2011, 3679-3684.
6. Dawn, S.; Dewal, M. B.; Sobransingh, D.; Paderes, M. C.; Wibowo, A. C.; Krause, J. A.; Smith, M. D.; Pellechia, P. J.; Shimizu, L. S. Self-assembled phenylethynylene bis-urea macrocycles facilitate the selective photodimerization of coumarin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 7025-7032.
7. Paderes, M. C.; Chemler, S. R. Diastereoselective pyrrolidine synthesis via copper- promoted intramolecular aminooxygenation of alkenes: formal synthesis of (+)-monomorine. Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 1915-1918.