Independent Publications:

1) Adams, Matt R.; Tien, Chieh-Hung; Huchenski, Blake S. N.; Ferguson, Michael J.; Speed, Alexander W. H. "Diazaphospholene Precatalysts for Imine and Conjugate Reductions." Angewandte Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 6268-6271.

2) Huchenski, Blake S. N.; Adams, Matt R.; McDonald, Robert; Ferguson, Michael J.; Speed, Alexander, W. H. "Synthesis and Catalytic Reactivity of Bis(amino)cyclopropenylidene Carbene–Borane Adducts." Organometallics. 2016, 35, 3101-3104.

Publications from Training:

 1)     Shen, Xiao.; Nguyen, Thach T.; Koh, Ming Joo; Xu, Dongmin; Speed, Alexander W. H., Schrock, Richard R.; Hoveyda, Amir H. "Kinetically E-selective macrocyclic ring closing metathesis." Nature. 2017, 541, 380-385.

2)     Speed, Alexander W. H.; Mann, Tyler J.; O’Brien, Robert V. III; Schrock, Richard R.; Hoveyda, Amir H. “Catalytic Z-Selective Cross-Metathesis in Complex Molecule Synthesis: A Convergent Stereoselective Route to Disorazole C1.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 16136 – 16139.

3)     Mann, Tyler J.; Speed, Alexander W. H.; Schrock, Richard R.; Hoveyda, Amir H. “Catalytic Z- Selective Cross-Metathesis with Secondary Silyl- and Benzyl-Protected Allylic Ethers: Mechanistic Aspects and Applications to Natural Product Synthesis.” Angewandte Chem. Int. Ed. 201352, 8395- 8400.

4)     Marcoux, David; Bindsch├Ądler, Pascal; Speed, Alexander W. H.; Chiu, Anna;  Pero, Joseph, E.; Borg, George A.;  Evans, David A. “Effect of Counterion Structure on the Rates and Diastereoselectivities in a,b- Unsaturated Iminium-Ion Diels- Alder Reactions.” Org. Lett201113, 3758 - 3761.

5)     Evans, David A.; Welch, Dennie S.; Speed, Alexander W. H.; Moniz, George A.; Reichelt, Andreas.; Ho, Stephen.  “An Aldol-Based Synthesis of (+)-Peloruside A, A Potent Microtubule Stabilizing Agent.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 3840-3841.

6)     Pincock, J.A.; Speed, A.W.H. “Aromatic character and resonance stabilization energy of substituted cyclopentadienyl and indenyl cations.” Can. J. Chem., 200583, 1287-1298.