Santa Clara University

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

John C. Gilbert

Office: 408-554-4780
Fax: 866-572-9825
Daly Science 204

Degree Information

B.S., University of Wyoming
M.S., Ph.D., Yale University

Research Interests

Organic chemistry, with special emphasis on synthetic methodology and reactive intermediates


John C. Gilbert and J. Yin.  An approach towrd the synthesis of subergogic acid.  Tetrahedron, 2008, 60, 5482-5490.

John C. Gilbert and J. Yin, Interconversion of Bicyclo[2.2.1]hept-2-yne and 5-Bicyclo[2.1.1]hexylidenecarbene,”J. Org. Chem.2006, 72, 5658–5661.

JOHN C. GILBERT, and S. F. Martin, Experimental Organic Chemistry: A Miniscale & Microscale Approach, Belmont, CA:  Thomson Brooks/Cole 2006, xvi+ 927 pp.

JOHN C. GILBERT, and S. F. Martin, Student Tools, Web-Based Ancillary, Belmont, CA:  Thomson Brooks/Cole 2006.

Steven M. Bachrach and JOHN C. GILBERT, “The Reaction of Ethene with Cyclopentyne:  Concerted vs. Stepwise Mechanism?,” J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 6357–6364.

John C. Gilbert, Jiandong Yin, Fatima H. Fakhreddine, and Matthew L. Karpinski, “Facial Selectivity of the Ireland-Claisen Rearrangement of Allylic Esters of 2-Methyl- and 2-Methoxycyclopentanecarboxylates,” Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 51–60.

JOHN C. GILBERT and D.-R. Hou, “Stereochemistry of the Diels-Alder Reaction of Cyclopentyne,” Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 469–474.


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