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Researcher: Olivier, WJ (Mr Wesley Olivier)

Fields of Research

Organic chemical synthesis
Natural products and bioactive compounds

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

ent-Labdane Diterpenoids from Dodonaea viscosa; Journal of Natural Products
Brønsted acid-mediated annulations of pyrroles featuring N-tethered α,β-unsaturated ketones and esters: total syntheses of (±)-tashiromine and (±)-indolizidine 209I; Tetrahedron
Complete stereocontrol in the synthesis of harmonine and novel analogues facilitated by a Grubbs Z-selective cross-metathesis catalysis; Australian Journal of Chemistry
Computational investigation into the mechanistic features of bromide-catalyzed alcohol oxidation by PhIO in water; Journal of Organic Chemistry
Exploring cyclization strategies to access stemona alkaloids: subtle effects influencing reactivity in intramolecular Michael additions; Organic Letters
Extraction of carboxylic acid-containing diterpenoids from Dodonaea viscosa via pressurised hot water extraction; Fitoterapia
Methods for the synthesis of annulated pyrroles via cyclisation strategies; Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry
New method for the rapid extraction of natural products: efficient isolation of shikimic acid from star anise; Organic Letters
Polygodial and ophiobolin A analogues for covalent crosslinking of anticancer targets; International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Revised structures of dehydrostenines A and B: total syntheses of (±)-dehydrostenine A and structure assigned to dehydrostenine B; Chemistry: A European Journal
Seven-Membered Rings; Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry
Seven-membered rings; Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry
Structural revision of parvistemoamide: informing biosynthetic proposals of Stemona alkaloids; Organic Letters
Synthesis of pyrrolidine- and γ-lactam-containing natural products and related compounds from pyrrole scaffolds; Chemical Record
Unified total syntheses of ()-sessilifoliamides B, C, and D; Organic Letters

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision