Prof. Darren J. Dixon

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Department of Chemistry
University of Oxford
United Kingdom

Scientific career

Since 2008 Professor of Organic Chemistry, University of Oxford, UK
2007 - 2008 Reader, The University of Manchester, UK
2004 - 2007 Senior Lecturer, The University of Manchester, UK
2000 - 2004 University of Cambridge, UK
1997 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cambridge, UK
1993 - 1997 D. Phil., University of Oxford, UK
1989 - 1993 M. A. Chemistry, St. Peter's College, University of Oxford, UK


Research areas

Professor Dixon's research interests lie mainly in the field of Organic Synthesis with special focus on the intersection between the discovery of new reactions and reactivity, the development of this into powerful synthetic methodology and its application to the total synthesis of natural products and molecules of biological significance.


Thematic Series

Prof. Dixon edited the Thematic Series in the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry:

Bifunctional catalysis


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