Associate professor, chemistry & biochemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Bioorganic Chemistry
- Mechanism-of-action of biotin, green organic synthesis, synthesis of superconducting organic polymers
PhD - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB
"A Convenient One-step Synthesis of 1,4-Dithiin" Andrew S. Grant, Sara Faraji-Dana, Erin Graham, Journal of Sulfur Chemistry, 30(2), 135-136 (2009).
"Synthesis of a 'twisted' transition-state analogue of biotin",
A.S. Grant, K. Chaudhary, L. Stewart, A. Peters, S. Delisle and A.
Decken, Tetrahedron Letters, 45, 1777-1780 (2004).
"Bromination/Debromination of Cholesterol: A Self-Enquiry Based
Lab involving Structure Elucidation, Reaction Mechanism and 1H
NMR", A.S. Grant, D. Latimer, J. Chem. Ed. 80, 670-671
Our interest in electronic effects has taken us into the area of conducting organic polymers. We are currently examining the synthesis of novel polymers that have the potential to superconduct at liquid nitrogen temperature.
Chem 2121 - Organic Chemistry II
Chem 3111 - Intermediate Organic Chemistry
Chem 3131 - Bioorganic
Chem 4141 - Physical Organic Chemistry