Erin C. Burger-Dunn

Erin C Burger-Dunn
  • Assistant Teaching Professor

Contact Info

Office phone:
2152C GL (ISB)
1567 Irving Hill Road
Lawrence, KS 66045


Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, University of Kansas, 2007
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Nebraska, 2002, Lincoln

Selected Publications

Burger, E. C.; Barron, B. R.; Tunge, J. A.  Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Cyclic a-Allylated a-Fluoroketones.  Synlett2006, (17), 2824-2826.

Burger, E. C.; Tunge, J. A. The Synthesis of Homoallylic Amines via the Palladium-catalyzed Decarboxylative Coupling of Amino Acid Derivatives. J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2006, 128, 10002-10003.

Burger, E. C.; Tunge, J. A. Ruthenium-catalyzed Stereospecific Decarboxylative Allylation of Non-stabilized Ketone Enolates.  Chem. Commun. 2005, (22), 2835-2837.

Tunge, J. A.; Burger, E. C. Transition Metal Catalyzed Decarboxylative Additions of Enolates.  Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2005, (9), 1715-1726.

Burger, E. C.; Tunge, J. A.  Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation of of Ketone Enolates:  An Asymmetric Claisen Surrogate.  Org. Lett.,  2004, 6, 4113-4115.  

Burger, E. C.; Tunge, J. A.  Ruthenium-catalyzed Allylation of Non-stabilized Ketone Enolates.  Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 2603-2605.

Awards & Honors

Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship 2002-2006

National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award 2007-2008