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  •    Professor
  • Organic chemistry
  • Ph.D. 1988, Stanford University
  • WEBPAGE : http://org.kaist.ac.kr
  • E-MAIL : leehy@kaist.ac.kr
  • Tel/Office : 042-350-2835 (Office), 2875 (Lab) / 4104(E6-4) (Room)

Contact information

Tel : +82-42-350-2835(Office) +82-42-350-2875(Lab)
Location: (office) Room 4104 (Bldg. E6-4), (lab) Room 4109, 4110 (Bldg. E6-4)
Fax : +82-42-350-2810
E-mail : leehy@kaist.ac.kr
Website: http://org.kaist.ac.kr

Education

1980: B.S. Seoul National University
1982: M.S. Seoul National University
1988: Ph.D. Stanford University
1988-1990: Post-Doc. Columbia University
1990-1994: Senior Research Chemist, Merck Research Labs.
1994-Present: Professor, KAIST

RESEARCH AREA


Research topics

Development of new reactions and synthetic strategies
Total synthesis of natural products
Tools for chemical biology
Medicinal chemistry

Representative publications

Tandem cycloaddition reactions of allenyl diazo compounds forming triquinanes via trimethylenemethane (TMM) diyls.", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 18050.
"Novel oxidative modifications in redox- active cysteine residues. Mol. Cell. Proteom. 2011, 10, 1-13.
Angularly Fused Triquinanes from Linear Substrates through Trimethylenemethane Diyl [2+3] Cycloaddition Reaction. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 2672
Total Synthesis of (-)-13- Acetoxymodhephene and (+)-14- Acetoxymodhephene. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 5028
Triquinanes from linear alkylidene carbenes via trimethylenemethane diyls. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003,125,10156.