Dr Andre Cobb

Dr Andre Cobb

Dr. Andre Cobb is a organic chemistry researcher from East London. He studied firt at King’s College London. Andre worked with the researcher Charles Marson in UCL on the subject of organozinc catalysed processes. His postdoctoral was at University of Cambridge.

Awards: Faculty award for best research output.

Current fields of research:

  • Synthetic Organic Methodology
  • Foldamer Design
  • Chemical Biology
  • Medicinal Chemistry

Current work:

Cobb is an Associate Editor at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s New Journal of Chemistry and an Assistant Editor for Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. He is also a member of the EPSRC College and the current external examiner for the undergraduate degree at the University of Greenwich.

Recent publications:

  • Enantioselective Organocatalytic Synthesis of Bicyclic Resorcinols via an Intramolecular Friedel−Crafts-Type 1,4-Addition: Access to Cannabidiol Analogues
  • High Throughput Screen Identifies Small Molecule Effectors That Modulate Thin Filament Activation in Cardiac Muscle
  • Synthesis of an intriguing steroidal constitutional isomer
  • Organocatalytic Access to a cis-Cyclopentyl-γ-amino Acid: An Intriguing Model of Selectivity and Formation of a Stable 10/12-Helix from the Corresponding γ/α-Peptide
  • Emergent Glycerophospholipid Fluorescent Probes: Synthesis and Applications

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