James L. Gleason
Associate Professor
Organic Chemistry

email: jim.gleason@mcgill.ca
phone: 514-398-5596
fax: 514-398-3797
lab phone: 514-398-6225
Office: 309A, Otto Maass Chemistry Building

Department of Chemistry
McGill University
801 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, QC
H3A 0B8


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Recent Group News

2 May 2018            Welcome to USRA undergraduate Anthony Izzotti

1 May 2018            Congratulations to Yufei Wang on receiving an FRQNT fellowship.

8 February 2018    Congratulations to Jon Hughes for a successful Ph.D. defense.  Good luck at Merck!

23 January 2018    New CIHR grant with Sylvie Mader: “Mechanisms of action of antiestrogens: towards

                                    improved treatment of relapse in ER+ breast cancer”

17 December 2017  Our full paper on the synthesis of virosaine is out.  Congrats to Jon Hughes

30 August 2017       Welcome to new graduate students Donald Campbell, Hyun June Jun, David        
                                   Scarlata and Yufei Wang

25 August 2017      Our latest paper on vitamin D / HDACi hybrids is out.

15 August 2017      Congratulations to Jon Hughes and Nick Häggman for landing jobs at Merck
                                   (Rahway) and Intellisyn

12 July 2017           Our paper on the synthesis of virosaine A is out.  Congrats to Jon Hughes

                                 on a great piece of work

16 May 2017           New CIHR grant - “Bifunctional non-secosteroidal vitamin D analogues

                                  as novel cancer chemotherapeutics”

10 May 2017        Our paper on organocatalytic Michael reactions is out.  Congrats to

                                Florent, Adamo, Nick, Jon and Damien

8 May 2017          Welcome to Thomas Bräuer, visiting student from Konrad Tiefenbacher’s

                                group at U. Basel

1 May 2017          Welcome to summer students - Alexandra Lacoste, Daisy He and

                                 Dean Noutsious

23 March 2017     New NSERC Engage grant with Inception Sciences - “Development of a

                                 general approach to substituted bicyclo[1.1.1]pentanes”