Gary W. Morrow, Ph.D.,  Department of Chemistry

Office: SC385

Phone: 937-229-2048

Fax: 937-229-2635 (chemistry)

E-mail: gary.morrow@notes.udayton.edu

Joined UD: 1988

Rank: Professor

Education: Ph.D. – Organic Chemistry, Ohio State University, 1988
B.A. – Chemistry, Ohio State University, 1984

Research Interests: Synthetic organic chemistry: organic electrochemistry, anodic oxidation, synthesis of natural products, development of new organic synthetic methods.

Recent Publications:

"6-Endo Heck Cyclization of 3-(2-iodophenoxy)methylbenzofurans: A Useful Approach to Pterocarpenes." Katherine J. Fowler, Jillian L. Ellis and Gary W. Morrow, Synth. Commun. 2013, 43, 1676-1682.

· “Synthesis of Pterocarpan-type Heterocycles via Oxidative Cycloadditions of Phenols and Electron-rich Arenes”, Amber L. Dietz, Vincent M. Lombardo, Teresa M. Arisco and Gary W. Morrow, Synth. Commun. 2009 39, 3845-3855. 

· "Rings Containing Boron", Gary W. Morrow, in Comprehensive Heterocycle Chemistry III
(2008), Vol. 12, Ch. 37; Ed: Newkome, George R.; Elsevier, Oxford, UK.

· "1,2,5-Oxa- and Thiadiazines", Gary W. Morrow, in Comprehensive Heterocycle Chemistry III
  (
2008), Vol. 8, Ch. 6; Ed: Newkome, George R.; Elsevier, Oxford, UK.

· "Anodic Oxidation of Oxygen-containing Compounds", Gary W. Morrow, in Organic Electrochemistry, 4th Ed. (2000), Ch.16; Editors: Henning Lund and Ole Hammerich; Marcel Dekker: New York, Basel, Hong Kong, pp 589-620.

· "Oxygenated Dihydrophenanthrenes via Quinol Acetals: A Brief Synthesis Of Orchinol", Teresa J. Broering and Gary W. Morrow, Syn. Commun., 1999, 29, 1135-1143.

· "Annual Reports in Organic Synthesis-1999." Weintraub, Philip M.; Turnbull, Kenneth; Ketcha, Daniel M.; Morrow, Gary W.; Pinhas, A.; Editors. (1999) Academic Press, San Diego, 406 pp.

Recent Funding:

·  “Pterocarpan Synthesis” The Petroleum Research Fund (PRF), $50,000, (2002-06).

· "NMR Console" National Science Foundation (NSF), with Dr. Kevin Church (PI),  $13,924,
(1995)

· "Oxygenated Phenanthrenes" The Petroleum Research Fund (PRF),  $25,000, (1993-96)