Erin C Burger-Dunn

Erin C Burger-Dunn
  • Teaching Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Office phone:
2152C GL
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