Mark J. Kurth

Professor
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Combinatorial chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, understanding reaction mechanisms, solid phase organic synthesis, polymer chemistry, organic synthesis, reaction methodology, and structure elucidation.

mjkurth@ucdavis.edu
5467 Chemistry Annex
(530) 554-2145

Education, Awards and Professional Highlights

  • Appointed to UC Davis faculty (1988)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis (1986-1988)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis (1981-1986)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Geneva, Switzerland (1980-81)
  • Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1980)
  • Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota (1978-1980)
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota (1976-1978)
  • B.A. University of Northern Iowa (1975)

Representative Publications

  • Carpenter, Richard D.; DeBerdt, Patrick B.; Lam, Kit S.; Kurth, Mark J.. Carbodiimide-based benzimidazole library method. Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry (2006), 8(6), 907-914.
  • Dixon, Seth M.; Milinkevich, Kristin A.; Fujii, Jeffrey; Liu, Ruiwu; Yao, Nianhuan; Lam, Kit S.; Kurth, Mark J.. A Spiroisoxazolinoproline-Based Amino Acid Scaffold for Solid Phase and One-Bead-One-Compound Library Synthesis. Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry (2007), 9(1), 143-157.
  • Mills, Aaron D.; Maloney, Patrick; Hassanein, Elsayed; Haddadin, Makhluf J.; Kurth, Mark J.. Synthesis of a library of 2-alkyl-3-alkyloxy-2H-indazole-6-carboxamides. Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry (2007), 9(1), 171-177.
  • Robins, Lori I.; Fettinger, James C.; Tinti, Dino S.; Kurth, Mark J.. Selective Nucleophilic Chemistry in the Synthesis of 5-Carbamoyl-3-sulfanylmethylisoxazole-4-carboxylic Acids. Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry (2007), 9(1), 139-142.
  • Carpenter, Richard D.; Lam, Kit S.; Kurth, Mark J.. Microwave-Mediated Heterocyclization to Benzimidazo[2,1-b]quinazolin-12(5H)-ones. Journal of Organic Chemistry (2007), 72(1), 284-287.
  • Robins, Lori I.; Kurth, Mark J.. 1,3,5-Triazine-Based Mass Spectral Tagging of One-Bead One-Compound Libraries. Organic Letters (2007), 9(2), 171-173.
  • Varela, Michael C.; Dixon, Seth M.; Price, Michael D.; Merit, Jeffrey E.; Berget, Patrick E.; Shiraki, Saori; Kurth, Mark J.; Schore, Neil E. Comparison of enantioselective reductions using bead and monolith disk' polymer formulations of CBS catalysts. Tetrahedron (2007), 63(16), 3334-3339.
  • Kirchartz, T.; Rau, U.; Kurth, M.; Mattheis, J.; Werner, J. H. Comparative study of electroluminescence from Cu(In,Ga)Se2 and Si solar cells. Thin Solid Films (2007), 515(15), 6238-6242.
  • Leung, Patrick S. C.; Park, Ogyi; Tsuneyama, Koichi; Kurth, Mark J.; Lam, Kit S.; Ansari, Aftab A.; Coppel, Ross L.; Gershwin, M. Eric. Induction of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis in Guinea Pigs following Chemical Xenobiotic Immunization. Journal of Immunology (2007), 179(4), 2651-2657.
  • Meng, Liping; Fettinger, James C.; Kurth, Mark J.. Intramolecular Cycloaddition of Azomethine Ylides in the Preparation of Pyrrolidino[2',3':3,4]pyrrolidino[1,2- a]benzimidazoles. Organic Letters (2007), 9(24), 5055-5058.
  • Butler, Jeffrey D.; Solano, Danielle M.; Robins, Lori I.; Haddadin, Makhluf J; Kurth, Mark J.. A Facile Synthesis of New 5 H -Indazolo[3,2- b ]benzo[ d ]-1,3-oxazines via One-Pot Intramolecular Bis-heterocyclizations. Journal of Organic Chemistry (2007), 72(26), ASAP.