Atsushi Umehara

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Atsushi Umehara
Tohoku University
Job title
Assistant Professor
Ph. D.(Tohoku University)


2012 Showa University School of Pharmacy, B. S.
2016 Doctral Program Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, Ph. D.
2016 Iapan Society for the Promotion of Science, Postdoctoral Fellowships
2017 Depaetment of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Postdoctoral researcher
2019 Tohoku University, Assistant Professor

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Jan 2017
Mar 2019
Postdoctoral researcher, Depaetment of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University


Apr 2012
Mar 2016
Doctral Program Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University

Published Papers

Further Studies on Ni/Zr-mediated One-pot Ketone Synthesis/Use of a Mixture of Ni(l)- and Ni(ll)-catalysts Greatly Improves the Molar Ratio of Coupling Partners
Atsushi Umehara, Yoshito Kishi
Chemistry Letters   48 947   2019   [Refereed]
Condensation of Carboxylic Acids with Non-Nucleophilic N-Heterocycles and Anilides Using Boc2O.
Atsushi Umehara
Journal of Organic Chemistry   81 11444   2016   [Refereed]
Total Syntheses of Leuconoxine, Leuconodine B, and Melodinine E by Oxidative Cyclic Aminal Formation and Diastereoselective Ring-Closing Metathesis.
Atsushi Umehara
Organic Letters   16 2526   2014   [Refereed]
A simple proline-based organocatalyst for the enantioselective reduction of imines using trichlorosilane as a reductant.
Atsushi Umehara
Tetrahedron   68 3893   2012   [Refereed]
Stereoselective Synthesis of vic-Halohydrins via L-t-Leucine-Catalyzed syn-Selective Aldol Reaction.
Atsushi Umehara
Synlett   453   2012   [Refereed]