Chemistry & Biochemistry

Michael Gesinski

Assistant Professor of Chemistry


PhD, University of California-Irvine 2011
BS, Rice University 2005


Postdoctoral Researcher
University of California-Berkeley
August 01, 2011 - May 31, 2013


Tay, G. C.; Gesinski, M. R.; Rychnovsky, S. D. "Formation of Highly Substituted Tetrahydropyranones: Application to the Total Synthesis of Cyanolide A." Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 45364539.

Gesinski, M. R.; Rychnovsky, S. D. “Total Synthesis of the Cyanolide A Aglycon”. J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2011133, 97279729.

Gesinski, M. R.; Tadpetch, K.; Rychnovsky, S. D. “Symmetric Macrocycles by a Prins Dimerization/Macrocyclization Strategy”. Org. Lett. 200911, 5342–5345.

Gesinski, M. R.; Van Orden, L. J.; Rychnovsky, S. D. “Lewis Acid-Promoted Mukaiyama Aldol–Prins (MAP) Cyclization of Acetals, Ketals,a-Acetoxy Ethers, and Orthoesters”. Synlett 2008, 363366.