Jacqueline Wurst, PhD

Graduate Student (2007 - 2011)
Jacqueline Wurst

Research Scientist, 2013-present
Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011–2013
with Dr. Benito Munoz
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2011
Tri-Institutional Training Program in Chemical Biology

BA, Hamline University, 2005

Thesis: Studies on the Stereoselective Synthesis of Glycal Derived Spiroketals, April 27, 2011


  1. Stereoselective synthesis of acortatarins A and B.
    Wurst, J. M.; Verano, A. L.; Tan, D. S.* Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 4442–4445.
    Abstract |PubMed | PMC ]

  2. Hydrogen-bonding catalysis and inhibition by simple solvents in the stereoselective kinetic epoxide-opening spirocyclization of glycal epoxides to form spiroketals.
    Wurst, J. M.; Liu, G.; Tan, D. S.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 7916–7925.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]

  3. Expanding the range of 'druggable' targets with natural product-based libraries: An academic perspective.
    Bauer, R. A.; Wurst, J. M.; Tan, D. S.* Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 2010, 14, 308–314.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]

  4. Stereoselective synthesis of benzannulated spiroketals: Influence of the aromatic ring on reactivity and conformation.
    Liu, G.; Wurst, J. M.; Tan, D. S.* Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 3670–3673.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]