James L. Gleason
Associate Professor
Organic Chemistry

email: jim.gleason@mcgill.ca
phone: 514-398-5596
fax: 514-398-3797
lab phone: 514-398-6225
Office: 309A, Otto Maass Chemistry Building

Department of Chemistry
McGill University
801 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, QC
H3A 0B8

 

 
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Recent Group News


26 Sept 2019        Welcome to new Ph.D. student Zhizhong Gao, who will be working on antiestrogens.

                                Also, good luck to Adam Elmehriki who will be starting his postdoc with Varinder

                                Aggarwal at U. Bristol (UK).         


1 Sept 2019           Welcome to new Ph.D. student Anthony Izzotti (back after having spent summer

                                  2018 with us).  Anthony will be working on our organocatalysis projects.


13 Aug 2019          Our paper on aminoalkylation of [1.1.1]propellane is out. Congrats to Jon Hughes and

                                    David Scarlata


1 May 2019            Welcome to SURA undergraduate Maria Gorenflo


21 Nov 2018          Congratulations to Nicklas Häggman on a successful Ph.D. defense.


20 Nov 2018          Congratulations to Sam Plamondon on receiving an award for best oral presentation

                                    at the QOMSBOC conference in York, ON.


20 Sept 2018         Our paper on organocatalytic Diels-Alder reactions is out. Congrats to Nick, Benny
                                    June and Dainis


1 Sept 2018           Welcome to new M.Sc. student, Hayley McMillan.  Hayley will be working on our

                                    organocatalysis projects.


17 July 2018          Our paper on tamoxifen/HDACi hybrids is out.  Congrats to Anthony and Ben.


6 June 2018           Congratulations to Jon Hughes for winning the Udho-Parsini-Diwan Prize for the       
                                    best paper by a graduate student at McGill University for 2017.


2 May 2018            Welcome to USRA undergraduate Anthony Izzotti


1 May 2018            Congratulations to Yufei Wang on receiving an FRQNT fellowship.


8 February 2018    Congratulations to Jon Hughes for a successful Ph.D. defense.  Good luck at Merck!


23 January 2018    New CIHR grant with Sylvie Mader: “Mechanisms of action of antiestrogens: towards

                                    improved treatment of relapse in ER+ breast cancer”


17 December 2017  Our full paper on the synthesis of virosaine is out.  Congrats to Jon Hughes


30 August 2017       Welcome to new graduate students Donald Campbell, Hyun June Jun, David        
                                   Scarlata and Yufei Wang


25 August 2017      Our latest paper on vitamin D / HDACi hybrids is out.


15 August 2017      Congratulations to Jon Hughes and Nick Häggman for landing jobs at Merck
                                   (Rahway) and Intellisyn


12 July 2017           Our paper on the synthesis of virosaine A is out.  Congrats to Jon Hughes

                                 on a great piece of work


16 May 2017           New CIHR grant - “Bifunctional non-secosteroidal vitamin D analogues

                                  as novel cancer chemotherapeutics”


10 May 2017        Our paper on organocatalytic Michael reactions is out.  Congrats to

                                Florent, Adamo, Nick, Jon and Damien


8 May 2017          Welcome to Thomas Bräuer, visiting student from Konrad Tiefenbacher’s

                                group at U. Basel


1 May 2017          Welcome to summer students - Alexandra Lacoste, Daisy He and

                                 Dean Noutsious


23 March 2017     New NSERC Engage grant with Inception Sciences - “Development of a

                                 general approach to substituted bicyclo[1.1.1]pentanes”