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Dr. Genna

Dr. Doug Genna

Dr. Douglas Genna, Assistant Professor,  Organic Chemistry

Office Phone Number:  330-941-2261

Office:  WBSH 5009



B.S. Chemistry, Haverford College (Fran Blase), 2006

Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University (Gary Posner), 2011

Post. Doc: University of Michigan (Melanie Sanford)


Genna, D. T.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J.; Sanford, M. S. “Heterogenization of Homogeneous Catalysts in Metal Organic Frameworks via Cation Exchange” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 10586-10589

Genna, D. T.; Posner, G. H. “Cyanocuprates Convert Carboxylic Acids Directly into Ketones” Org. Lett. 2011, 13. 5358-5361

He, R.; Mott, B. T.; Rosenthal, A. S.; Genna, D. T.; Posner, G. H.; Arav-Boger, R. “An Artemisinin-derived Dimer has Highly Potent Anti-cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Anti- Cancer Activities.”PLoS One 2011, 6, e24334

Hencken, C. P.; Genna, D. T.; Siegler, M. A.; Posner, G. H. “Highly Stereocontrolled and Regiocontrolled Syntheses of 2,3,4-trisubstituted Alkanoates and Lactones” J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 5149-5155

Genna, D. T.; Hencken, C. P.; Siegler, M. A.; Posner, G. H. “α-Chloro-β,γ-ethylenic Esters: Enantiocontrolled Synthesis and Substitutions.” Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 4694-4697