Tezcan Guney, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Tezcan Guney, PhD

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Research Scientist, 2020–present
Gilead Sciences
Foster City, California

Research Scientist, 2017–2019
Arcus Biosciences
Hayward, California

PhD, Iowa State University, 2014

BS, Sakarya University, 2008


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  1. Designed small-molecule inhibitors of the anthranilyl-CoA synthetase PqsA block quinolone biosynthesis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
    Ji, C.; Sharma, I.; Pratihar, I.; Hudson, L.; Maura, D.; Guney, T.; Rahme, L. G.; Pesci, E. C.; Coleman, J. P.; Tan, D. S.*; ACS Chem. Biol. 2016, 11, 3061–3067.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]
  2. First inverse electron-demand Diels–Alder methodology of 3-chloroindoles and methyl coumalate to carbazoles.
    Guney, T.; Lee. J.J.; Kraus, G.A.* Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 1124–1127.
    Abstract | PubMed ]
  3. Efficient synthesis of fluorescent rosamines: Multifunctional platforms for cellular imaging.
    Kraus, G. A.; Guney, T.; Kempema, A.; Hyman, J. M.; Parvin, B.* Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 1549–1551.
    Abstract ]
  4. Total synthesis of paracaseolide A.
    Kraus, G. A.*; Guney, T. Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 613–615.
    Abstract | PubMed ]
  5. A direct synthesis of 5-alkoxymethylfurfural ethers from fructose via sulfonic acid-functionalized ionic liquids.
    Kraus, G. A.*; Guney, T. Green Chem. 2012, 14, 1593–1596.
    Abstract ]
  6. Both alcohol and halogenated solvents soluble soft-metal sensor functional phthalocyanines: Synthesis, electrochemistry, spectroelectrochemistry
    Kandaz, G. A.; Yarasir, M. N.;Guney, T. Koca, A. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2009, 13, 712–721.
    Abstract ]