Alexander McLeod Professor of Chemistry
6274 Coburg Road
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax NS B3H 4R2
- Inorganic chemistry
- Organic chemistry
- Transition metals
- Ligand design
- BSc, McMaster University
- PhD, McMaster University
- PDF, University of California at Berkeley
Our research efforts are directed toward developing new classes of ancillary ligands/transition metal complexes that exhibit interesting and unusual reactivity, with the goal of incorporating such reactivity into useful substrate transformations.
Selected awards & honours
- Canadian Society for Chemistry Strem Chemicals Award for Pure or Applied Inorganic Chemistry, 2012
- Faculty of Science Killam Professorship, 2011-2016
- Synlett/Synthesis Promising Young Professor Journal Awardee, 2009
- Harry Shirreff Prize for Excellence in Research in Chemistry, 2006-2008
- Dalhousie Innovation Award, 2006
- Nickel-Catalyzed Monoarylation of Ammonia" A. Borzenko, N. L. Rotta-Loria, P. M. MacQueen, C. M. Lavoie, R. McDonald and Mark Stradiotto* (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 3773-3777).
- "Utilizing Mor-DalPhos/Palladium-Catalyzed Monoarylation in the Multicomponent One-Pot Synthesis of Indoles" N. L. Rotta-Loria, A. Borzenko, P. G. Alsabeh, C. B. Lavery and Mark Stradiotto* (Adv. Synth. Catal., 2015, 357, 100-106).
- "(N-Phosphinoamidinate)Cobalt-Catalyzed Hydroboration: Alkene Isomerization Affords Terminal Selectivity" A. J. Ruddy, O. L. Sydora,* B. L. Small, Mark Stradiotto* and L. Turculet* (Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 13918-13922).
- "Addressing Challenges in Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings of Aryl Mesylates: Monoarylation of Ketones and Primary Alkyl Amines." P. G. Alsabeh and Mark Stradiotto* (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 7242 –7246).
- "Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Aryl Chlorides and Tosylates with Hydrazine." R. J. Lundgren and Mark Stradiotto* (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 8686-8690).
- "A P,N-Ligand for Pd-Catalyzed Ammonia Arylation: Coupling of Deactivated Aryl Chlorides, Chemoselective Arylations, and Room Temperature Reactions." R. J. Lundgren, B. D. Peters, P. G. Alsabeh, and Mark Stradiotto* (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 4071-4074).