The Evans Group


Queen's University

P. Andrew Evans



Queen's University

Chemistry Department

90 Bader Lane

Kingston, Ontario

K7L 3N6



Marine sponge toxin analogues could hold the key to treating metastic cancers, Research, Research Publishing International, August 25, 2021  

Inspired by the sea to fight cancer metastasis, Chemical Institute of Canada, Chemistry for Health, June 2021





Recent Publications
  "Copper-catalyzed desymmetrization of prochiral 4,4-disubstituted cyclopentenes via a site-selective allylic oxidation: a concise total synthesis of untenone A" Qingwen Gui, JuanJuan Wang, Sean Ng, Anja Dancevic, Timothy B Wright and P. Andrew Evans, ChemComm, 2019, 82
"Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of Alkenyl Cyanohydrins Derived from α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes: Stereoselective Synthesis of E-Tetrasubstituted Olefins" Jadab Majhi, Ben W. H. Turnbull, Ho Ryu, Jiyong Park, Mu-Hyun Baik and P. Andrew Evans, J. Am. Chem., 2019, 141, 1770
Cover image  "Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation of β,γ-Unsaturated α-Amino Nitriles: Synthetic Homenolate Equivalents" Tim B. Wright, Ben. W. H. Turnbull and P. Andrew Evans, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 9886
  "Asymmetric Rhodium-Catalyzed Allylic Substitution Reactions: Discovery, Development and Applications to Target-Directed Synthesis" Ben. W. H. Turnbull and P. Andrew Evans, J. Org.Chem., 2018, 83, 11463