Mark P. Farrell

School of Pharmacy - Medicinal Chemistry
Assistant Professor
Primary office:
785-864-1610
Multidisciplinary Research Building
University of Kansas
2030 Becker Drive
Lawrence, Kansas 66047


Education

Ph.D., Synthetic Organic Chemistry, National University Ireland

B.S., Chemistry, 1st Class honours, National University Ireland

Selected Publications

Farrell, M., Melillo, B., & Smith, A. B. (2016). Type II Anion Relay Chemistry: Exploiting Bifunctional Weinreb Amide Linchpins for the One-Pot Synthesis of Differentiated 1,3-Diketones, Pyrans, and Spiroketals. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 55, 232-235.

Farrell, M., O'Reilly, C., Venkatrao Jarikote, D., & Murphy, P. V. (2014). Ultrasonic Energy Promoted Allylation to Generate 1-C-(2,3,4,6-Tetra-O-benzyl-α-D-glucopyranosyl)prop-2-ene. Carbohydrate Chemistry: Proven Synthetic Methods, 2.

Breen, E. P., Pilgrim, W., Clarke, K. J., Yssel, C., Farrell, M., Zhou, J., Murphy, P. V., & Porter, R. K. (2013). Lack of Activation of UCP1 in isolated brown adipose tissue mitochondria by glucose-O-ω-modified saturated fatty acids of various chain lengths. J. Chem. Biol, 6, 121-133.

Farrell, M., Zhou, J., & Murphy, P. V. (2013). Regiospecific anomerisation of acylated glycosyl azides and benzoylated disaccharides using TiCl4. Chem. Eur. J, 13, 14836-14851.

Gerlach, J., Kilcoyne, M., Farrell, M., Kane, M., & Joshi, L. (2012). Differential release of high mannose structural isoforms by fungal and bacterial endo-β-N-acetylglucosaminidases. Mol. BioSyst, 8, 1472-1481.

Kilcoyne, M., Gerlach, J., Farrell, M., Bhavanandan, V., & Joshi, L. (2011). Periodic acid-Schiff’s reagent assay for carbohydrates in a microtiter plate format. Anal. Boichem, 1, 18-26.

Selected Awards & Honors

Boc gas Postgraduate Student of the year
2014

Galway Graduate Symposium winner
Eli-Lilly NUI
2012

IRCSET Enterprise PhD fellowship
2010

SFI UREKA (Undergraduate Research Experience & Knowledge Award) scholarship
2009


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