J Falck, Ph.D.

Professor

Endowed Title: Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair in Chemistry

Department: Biochemistry, Pharmacology

Graduate Programs: Biological Chemistry, Cell Regulation

Education

Undergraduate Colorado State University (1970)
Graduate School Colorado State University (1973)

Research Interests

  • medicinal chemistry
  • natural products isolation and identification
  • organometalics
  • synthetic methodology
  • total synthesis

Publications

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Steroselective Synthesis of Methyl (Z)-α-Methoxyacrylates via Two-Carbon Homologation of Aldehydes

Baati, R., Mioskowski, C., Kashinath, D., Kodepelly, S., Lu, B., and J.R. Falck. Tetrahedron Lett. 2009 50 402-405

Targeting QseC Signaling and Virulence for Antibiotic Development

Rasko, D.A., Moriera, C.G., Li, D.R., Readings, N.C., Ritchie, J.M., Waldor, M.K., William, N., Taussig, R., Wei, S., Roth, M., Hughes, D.T., Huntley, J.F., Fina, M.W., Falck, J.R., and V. Sperandio Science 2008 321 1078-1080

Synthesis of Enantioenriched α-(Hydroxyalkl)-tri-n-butylstannanes

He, A., and J.R. Falck Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008 47 6586-6589

Efficient Iridium-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization/Silylation of Heteroarenes

Lu, B., and J.R. Falck Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008 47 7508-7510

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Honors/Awards

  • American Chemical Society
    Wilfred T. Doherty Award (1996)
  • Winter Eicosanoid Conference
    Special Recognition Award (1996)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honarary Society
    (1973)
  • National Science Foundation
    Trainee (1970)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (U.K.)