Dr  Robert  Hodgson

Rob joined the group in 1999, having graduated with a first class BSc degree from the University of Lancaster.  Rob was supported by EPSRC and Aventis under the 'CASE award for New Academics' scheme.  Rob devised general methods for the preparation of libraries of mono- and disaccharide mimetics which could also be applied to a two-directional synthesis of a fragment of the natural product, palytoxin.  Rob moved to a position with Lancaster Fine Chemicals.

Publications with Professor Nelson:

64 Robert  Hodgson , Andrew  Kennedy , Adam  Nelson and Alexis  Perry , "Synthesis of 3-sulfonyloxypyridines: Oxidative ring expansion of α-furylsulfonamides and N→O sulfonyl transfer", Synlett 2007, , 1043-1046
Open Access Version - provide courtesy of Georg Springer Verlag

38 Robert  Hodgson and Adam  Nelson , "A two-directional synthesis of the C58-C71 fragment of palytoxin", Org. Biomol. Chem. 2004, 2, 373-386
Open Access Version - provided courtesy of the RSC
Keywords: "Natural product synthesis"

31 Steve  Bartlett , Robert  Hodgson , Joanne  Holland , Matthew  Jones , Colin  Kilner , Adam  Nelson and Stuart  Warriner , "Exploiting predisposition in the stereoselective synthesis of mono-, bi- and tetracyclic oxygen heterocycles: Equilibration between, and trapping of, alternative di- and tetraacetals", Org. Biomol. Chem. 2003, 1, 2393-2402
Open Access Version - provided courtesy of the RSC
Keywords: "Stereochemically diverse libraries" "New strategies for asymmetric synthesis"

29 Michael  Harding , Robert  Hodgson , Tahir  Majid , Kenny  McDowall and Adam  Nelson , "A stereodivergent, two-directional synthesis of stereoisomeric C-linked disaccharide mimetics", Org. Biomol. Chem. 2003, 1, 338-349
Open Access Version - provided courtesy of the RSC
Keywords: "Stereochemically diverse libraries" "New strategies for asymmetric synthesis"

28 Michael  Harding , Robert  Hodgson and Adam  Nelson , "Sequential kinetic resolution of C2-symmetric compounds as a key step in two-directional synthesis: Structural requirements for efficient resolution of difuryl diols", J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 2002, , 2403-2413
Open Access Version - provided courtesy of the RSC
Keywords: "New strategies for asymmetric synthesis"

27 Robert  Hodgson , Tahir  Majid and Adam  Nelson , "Desymmetrisation of meso difuryl alcohols, diols and their derivatives: complementary directed and undirected asymmetric dihydroxylation reactions", J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 2002, , 1631-1643
Open Access Version - provided courtesy of the RSC
Keywords: "Stereochemically diverse libraries" "New strategies for asymmetric synthesis"

26 Robert  Hodgson , Tahir  Majid and Adam  Nelson , "Towards complete stereochemical control: complementary methods for the synthesis of six diastereoisomeric monosaccharide mimetics", J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 2002, , 1444-1454
Open Access Version - provided courtesy of the RSC
Keywords: "Stereochemically diverse libraries"

23 Robert  Hodgson , Tahir  Majid and Adam  Nelson , "Directed and undirected asymmetric dihydroxylation reactions: application in the synthesis of a C-linked analogue of allolactose", Chem. Commun. 2001, , 2076-2077
Open Access Version - provided courtesy of the RSC
Keywords: "Stereochemically diverse libraries"

Research areas

Natural product synthesis

New strategies for asymmetric synthesis

Stereochemically diverse libraries