Rehana Karim

Rehana Karim



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Research interests

Dr Rehana Karim's research interests  include synthesis of bioactive heterocyclic compounds and natural products.  

Her current projects include: synthesis of analogues of natural product lactacystin and synthesis of of 2,5-dihydropyrroles/and derivatives via 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions of azomethine ylides. 

Dr Karim completed her PhD under the supervision of Professors Russ Bowman and Steve Allin (Loughborough University) followed by postdoctoral research under the supervision of Professor John Joule (The University of Manchester).  

Education/Academic qualification

Organic Chemistry, Postdoc., Synthesis of MPT (molybdenum cofactor) analogues, University of Manchester

Jan 2003Jan 2004

Award Date: 14 Aug 2018

Academic Practice, PGCert., University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 29 Nov 2013

Secondary Teaching in Science, PGCE, Loughborough University

Award Date: 10 Jul 2008

Organic Chemistry, PhD, Development of radical synthetic methodology using solid-phase organic synthesis, Loughborough University

31 Oct 200130 Sept 2030

Award Date: 10 Jul 2003

Organic Chemistry, MRes., Solid-phase [2+2] cycloaddition reactions for the synthesis of resin-bound cyclobutanone and its derivatives, University of Southampton

External positions

Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Sept 2010Jul 2014

Lecturer/Senior Demonstrator, University of East Anglia

Sept 2008Jul 2010

Research Assistant, Structural Genomics Consortium

May 2008Aug 2008

Senior Tutor in Organic/Medicinal Chemistry, University of Auckland

23 Mar 2004Dec 2005


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