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Name  Jonathan Clayden

Doctoral advisor  Stuart Warren
Books  Organolithiums
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Institutions  University of Manchester University of Cambridge
Thesis  The asymmetric epoxidation of allylic phosphine oxides: a stereocontrolled synthesis of allylic systems (1993)
Notable awards  Royal Society of Chemistry's Stereochemistry Prize Royal Society of Chemistry's Corday-Morgan Medal

Education  University of Cambridge

Jonathan Clayden (Pitchshifter)

Jonathan Paul Clayden (born 1968) is a Professor of organic chemistry at the University of Bristol.


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In 1992 he obtained his PhD at the University of Cambridge working with Dr Stuart Warren on asymmetric synthesis using phosphine oxide chemistry. He then carried out a postdoc with Prof Marc Julia and in 1994 became a lecturer in organic chemistry at the University of Manchester where he became a reader in 2000 and a Professor of Organic Chemistry in 2001. In 2015 he moved to a chair in chemistry at the University of Bristol.


His research interests encompass various areas of synthesis and stereochemistry, particularly where conformation has a role to play: asymmetric synthesis, atropisomerism, organolithium chemistry, remote stereochemical effects and dynamic foldamer chemistry. He is known for being one of the authors of the popular organic chemistry textbook - Organic Chemistry by Clayden, Greeves, & Warren. He also wrote Organolithiums: Selectivity for Synthesis, which concerns the use of organolithium compounds in organic synthetic reactions.

From 2005 to 2011 he was editor-in-chief of the Open Access Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry.


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