Dr. Alexa Torelli
© Kathrin Siebold
Dr. Alexa Torelli
AK Gilmour
Room 217
Corrensstrasse 36
48149 Münster
T: +49 251 83 35268
  • Curriculum Vitae

    08/2014 - 07/2018 Undergraduate Studies, Queen's University, Canada
    07/2018 - 07/2023

    Graduate Studies in the group of Prof. Dr. Mark Lautens, University of Toronto, Canada

    Since 08/2023 2023 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the group of Prof. Dr. Ryan Gilmour, Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster, Germany


  • Awards and Honours

    2023 Humboldt Research Fellowship

    2021 Merck Research Award

    2020 NSERC PGS-D

  • Publications

    Stereoselective Kinugasa/Aldol Cyclization: Synthesis of Enantioenriched Spirocyclic β-Lactams
    A. Torelli, E. S. Choi, M. Perner, A. Dupeux, M. Lautens, Org. Lett. 2023, 25, 8520 – 8525.

    Sequential Pd0 - and PdII -Catalyzed Cyclizations: Enantioselective Heck and Nucleopalladation Reactions
    A. Whyte, J. Bajohr, R. Arora, A. Torelli, M. Lautens, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 20231–20236.

    One-Pot, Three-Step Synthesis of Benzoxazinones via Use of the Bpin Group as a Masked Nucleophile
    E. M. Larin, A. Torelli, J. Loup, M. Lautens, Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 2720–2725.

    Stereoselective Construction of γ-Lactams via Copper-Catalyzed Borylacylation
    A. Torelli, A. Whyte, J. Bajohr, I. Polishchuk, M. Lautens, Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 7915–7919.

    Copper-Catalyzed Borylative Difunctionalization of π-Systems
    A. Whyte, A. Torelli, B. Mirabi, A. Zhang, M. Lautens, ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 11578–11622.

    Enantioselective Cobalt-Catalyzed Intermolecular Hydroacylation of 1,6-Enynes
    A. Whyte, J. Bajohr, A. Torelli, M. Lautens, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 16409–16413.

    Cobalt-Catalyzed Enantioselective Hydroarylation of 1,6-Enynes
    A. Whyte,* A. Torelli,* B. Mirabi, L. Prieto, J. F. Rodríguez, M. Lautens, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 9510–9517.   *These authors contributed equally

    Synthesis and Reactions of 3,3- Difluoro-2-exo-methylidene Indolines
    N. Zeidan, M. Zambri, S. Unger, C. Dank, A. Torelli, B. Mirabi, M. Lautens, Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 3688–3691.

    Enantioselective Copper-Catalyzed Borylative Cyclization with Cyclic Imides
    A. Whyte, A. Torelli, B. Mirabi, M. Lautens, Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 8873–8377.

    Asymmetric Synthesis of Boryl-Functionalized Cyclobutanols
    A. Whyte, B. Mirabi, A. Torelli, L. Prieto, J. Bajohr, M. Lautens, ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 9253–9258.