This is a 3.5 year EPSRC CASE studentship with Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Funding will cover fees and stipend (£15,009 in 2019-20).
Restricted to UK/EU applicants with 3 years residency in the UK
We expect the programme to commence in September 2020.
“Decarboxylative Suzuki–Miyaura coupling of (hetero)aromatic carboxylic acids using iodine as the terminal oxidant”, Jacob M. Quibell, Guojian Duan, Gregory J. P. Perry and Igor Larrosa Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 6445-6448. (Highlighted in Synfacts 2019,6445.)
“meta-C–H Arylation of fluoroarenes via traceless directing group relay strategy”, Marc Font, Andrew R. A. Spencer and Igor Larrosa Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 7133-7137. (Highlighted in Synfacts 2018, 7133.)
“Transition Metal-Free Decarboxylative Bromination of Aromatic Carboxylic Acids”, Jacob M. Quibell, Greg J. P. Perry, Diego M. Cannas and Igor Larrosa Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 3860-3865.
“Transition Metal-Free Decarboxylative Iodination: New Routes for Decarboxylative Oxidative Cross-Couplings”, Greg J. P. Perry, Jacob M. Quibell, Adyasha Panigrahi and Igor Larrosa J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 11527-11536. (Most downloaded article in August and September 2017).