Schultz Research Lab


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Nakamura, H.; Schultz, E. E.; Balskus, E. P. “A new strategy for enzymatic aromatic ring alkylation in cylindrocyclophane biosynthesis” Nat. Chem. Biol. 2017, 13, 916-921. 

Highlighted by Chemical and Engineering News: Halford, B. “Chemists discover biology’s version of the Friedel-Crafts alkylation” Chem. Eng. News 2017, 95, 7.

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Wallace, S.*: Schultz, E. E.*; Balskus, E. P. “Using Non-enzymatic Chemistry to Influence Microbial Metabolism” Curr. Opin. in Chem. Bio. 2015, 25, 71-79. (* Co-first Author)


Schultz, E. E.*; Lindsay, V. N. G.*; Sarpong, R. "Expedient Synthesis of Fused Azepine Derivatives using a Sequential Rh(II)-Catalyzed Cyclopropanation / 1-Aza-Cope Rearrangement of Dienyltriazoles" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 9904-9908. (* Co-first Author)


Schultz, E. E.; Sarpong, R. "Application of In Situ Generated Rh-Bound Trimethylene-methane Variants to the Synthesis of 3,4-Fused Pyrroles" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 4696–4699.


Heller, S. T.; Schultz, E. E.; Sarpong, R. "Chemoselective N-Acylation of Indoles and Oxazolidinones with Carbonylazoles" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 8304–8308.


Schultz, E. E.; Pujanauski, B. G.; Sarpong, R. "Synthetic Studies toward Lapidilectine-Type Kopsia Alkaloids" Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 648–651.



Hoye, R. C.; Anderson, G. A.; Brown, S. G.; Schultz, E. E. “Total Synthesis of Cathculins A and B” J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 7400–7403.