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Martin Tomanik

Professional Positions.

2023 – present:  Assistant Professor of Chemistry, New York University


2021 – 2023:  Postdoctoral Fellow, The Scripps Research Institute

                        Advisor: Prof. Jin-Quan Yu

2016 – 2021:  Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Yale University

                        Advisor: Prof. Seth Herzon

2011 – 2015:  B.A. in Chemistry, Dartmouth College

                        Advisor: Prof. Jimmy Wu

Bio Sketch.

Martin was born and raised in the small town of Prerov, Czech Republic. He attended Dartmouth College for his undergraduate studies and graduated in 2015. In 2016, he began his doctoral studies at Yale University under the supervision of Prof. Seth Herzon. While at Yale, Martin completed total syntheses of the dihydro-β-agarofuran sesquiterpenoid (–)-euonyminol and the genotoxic pimarane diterpene (–)-myrocin G. In the summer of 2021, Martin moved to San Diego to pursue post-doctoral studies in the laboratory of Prof. Jin-Quan Yu at The Scripps Research Institute. While at Scripps, Martin focused broadly on the discovery of carboxylic acid and native amide-directed C–H annulation reactions. In 2023, Martin joined the faculty at New York University as an assistant professor in the department of chemistry.

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