Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Dr. Thomas Magauer
Natural Product Synthesis and Synthetic Methodology


Dr. Thomas Magauer
Department Chemie
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 5-13, Haus F
81377 München

Phone Office: +49 (0)89 2180-77724 Laboratory: +49 (0)89 2180-77658 / 77759 / 77872
Room-Nr. Office: F1.054 Laboratory: F1.049 / F1.051 / F1.053
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Research Interests

  • Total Synthesis of Biologically Active Natural Products
  • Synthetic Methodology
  • Asymmetric Catalysis

Short CV

  • Studied Chemistry at the University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2009 Ph.D., University of Vienna, Austria (Prof. J. Mulzer)
  • 2010–2012 Postdoctoral Research, Harvard University, USA (Prof. A. G. Myers)
  • Since 2012 Independent Research, LMU Munich

Key publications

  • Short and Efficient Synthetic Route to Methyl α-Trioxacarcinoside B and Anomerically Activated Derivatives, T. Magauer, A. G. Myers, Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 5584–5587.
  • Total Synthesis of the Antibiotic Kendomycin by Macrocyclization via Photo–Fries Rearrangement and Ring Closing Metathesis (RCM), . Magauer, H. J. Martin, J. Mulzer, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6032–6036.
  • Total Synthesis of (+)–Echinopine A and B: Determination of Absolute Stereochemistry, T. Magauer, J. Mulzer, K. Tiefenbacher, Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 5306-5309.