Independent Work

"Controlling Chemoselectivity of Catalytic Hydroboration

with Light"

E. Bergamaschi,+ D. Lunic,+ L. A. McLean, M. Hohenadel,

Y.-K. Chen, C. J. Teskey*

(+ authors contributed equally) 

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202261 e202114482

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"Dual Photoredox/Cobaloxime Catalysis for Cross-Dehydrogenative α-Heteroarylation of Amines"

E. Bergamaschi, C. Weike, V. J. Mayerhofer, I. Funes-Ardoiz*, 

C. J. Teskey* 

Org. Lett. 202123, 5378–5382

(3rd most read article in Org. Lett. for August 2021)

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"Using Light to Modify Selectivity of Transition Metal Catalysed Transformations"

D. Lunic,+ E. Bergamaschi,+ C. J. Teskey* 

(+ authors contributed equally)

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 20594–20605

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"Photocontrolled Cobalt Catalysis for Selective Hydroboration of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones" 

F. Beltran,+ E. Bergamaschi,+ I. Funes-Ardoiz, C. J. Teskey*

(+ authors contributed equally)

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 2117621182

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"Visible-light controlled divergent catalysis using a bench-stable cobalt(I) hydride complex" 

E. Bergamaschi,† F. Beltran,† C. J. Teskey* († authors contributed equally)

Chem. Eur.-J. 2020, 26, 5180–5184

Postdoc & PhD Work


"Alpha-functionalisation of ketones through metal-free electrophilic activation" 

W. Zawodny, C. J. Teskey, M. Mishevska, M. Völkl,

 B. Maryasin, L. González and N. Maulide*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 20935–20939

(amongst most accessed papers in Nov 2020)

"Unified Approach to the Chemoselective α-Functionalization of Amides with Heteroatom Nucleophiles" 

C. R. Gonçalves,† M. Lemmerer,† C. J. Teskey,+ P. Adler,+ D. Kaiser,+ B. Maryasin, L. González, N. Maulide*

(†, + authors contributed equally)

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 18437–18443 

(2nd most read paper in Dec 2019)


"α-Fluorination of carbonyls with nucleophilic fluorine"

P. Adler,†, C. J. Teskey,† D. Kaiser, M. Holy, H. H. Sitte, N. Maulide* (†authors contributed equally)

Nat. Chem. 2019, 11, 329–334 

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"Chemoselective α,β-Dehydrogenation of Saturated Amides"

C. J. Teskey,† P. Adler,† C. R. Gonçalves, N. Maulide*

(†authors contributed equally)

Angew. Chem Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 456–460

(a top 10% most downloaded paper in 2018-2019)


“Regioselective synthesis of pyridines by redox alkylation of pyridine N-oxides with malonates”

M. Lemmerer, C. J. Teskey, D. Kaiser, N. Maulide*

Monatsh. Chem. 2018, 148, 715–719



“Ruthenium Catalyzed meta-Carboxylation” 

H. L. Barlow, C. J. Teskey, M. F. Greaney*

Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 6662–6665

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“Domino N- / C-Arylation via in situ generation of a directing group: An atom efficient approach to using diaryliodonium salts”

C. J. Teskey,† S. M. A. Sohel,† D. L. Bunting, S. G. Modha, M. F. Greaney* (†authors contributed equally)

Angew. Chem Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5263–5266

(Hot Paper)


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“The Cross-Dehydrogenative-Coupling of Alkoxybenzenes with Toluenes: Copper(II) Halide Mediated Tandem Halo/Benzylation of Arenes” 

T. E. Storr, C. J. Teskey, M. F. Greaney*

Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 50, 18169–18178


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“Ruthenium catalysed meta-selective C–H bond bromination”

C. J. Teskey, A. W. Y. Lui, M. F. Greaney*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 11677–11680