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Chemistry Department

Jaime Mueller, Ph.D.
Jaime Mueller
Chemistry - Assistant Professor

(507) 457-6935
jmueller@smumn.edu

Jaime Mueller is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Professional Organizations
American Chemical Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
National Postdoctoral Association

Education
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow/Postdoctoral Scholar, The University of Chicago, IL, 2005 to Present
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2005
B.S., ACS Certified, Chemistry, University of Green Bay, WI, 1998

Teaching Experience
2008-Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
2000-2003: Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Other Professional Experience
2005 to Present: Postdoctoral Fellow/Postdoctoral Scholar, The University of Chicago, IL
2000-2005: Research Assistant/AAUW Dissertation Fellow, University of Utah
2000: Henry Eyring Research Fellow, University of Utah
1998: Undergraduate Research Fellow, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN
1997: Intern, A.W. Research Labs, Brainerd, MN

Publications
J.A. Mueller, A. Cowell, B.D. Chandler, M.S. Sigman, "Orgin of Enantioselection in Chiral Alcohol Oxidation Catalyzed by PD[(-)-Sparteine] CI2," Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 14817-14848, 2005

J.A. Mueller, C.P. Goller, M.S. Sigman, "Elucidating the Significance of B-Hydride Elimination and the Dynamic Role of Acid/Base Chemistry in a Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols," Journal of the American Chemical Society, 126, 9724-9734, 2004

J.A. Mueller, D.R. Jensen, M.J. Schultz, M.S. Sigman, "A Well-defined Complex for Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols: Design, Synthesis, and Mechanistics Consideration," Angewandte Chemie, Intl. Ed., 42, 3810-3813, 2003

J.A. Mueller, M.S. Sigman, "Mechanistics Investigations of the Pd-catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Kinetic Resolution of Secondary Alcohols Using ( - )-Sparteine," Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125, 7005-7013, 2003

J.A. Mueller, D.R. Jensen, M.S. Sigman, "Dual Role of ( - )-Sparteine in the Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Kinetic Resolution of Secondary Alcohols," Journal of the American Chemical Society, 124, 8208-8203, 2002