Michael Krout

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Educational Background

  • B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Scholarly Interests

  • Complex molecule synthesis
  • Natural products
  • Selective organic transformations
  • Catalysis

Lab website

Selected Publications

*denotes undergraduate coauthor

Krout, M. R.; Henry, C. E.; Jensen, T.; Wu, K.-L.; Virgil, S. R; Stoltz, B. M. "Wolff/Cope Approach to the AB Ring of the Sesterterpenoid Variecolin," J. Org. Chem. 2018, ASAP (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b02972).   

Huh, J. R.; Leung, M. W. L.; Huang, P.; Ryan, D. A.; Krout, M. R.; Malapaka, R. R. V.; Chow, J.; Manel, N.; Ciofani, M.; Kim, S. V.; Cuesta, A.; Santori, F. R.; Lafaille, J. J.; Xu, H. E.; Gin, D. Y.; Rastinejad, F.; Littman, D. R. "Digoxin and its derivatives suppress TH17 cell differentiation by antagonizing RORgt activity," Nature 2011472, 486-490.   

Krout, M. R.; Mohr, J. T.; Stoltz, B. M. "Preparation of (S)-tert-ButylPHOX (Oxazole, 4-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-2-[2-(diphenylphosphino)phenyl]-4,5-dihydro- (4S)-)," Org. Synth. 200986, 181-193.   

Hong, A. Y.; Krout, M. R.; Jensen, T.; Bennett, N. B.; Harned, A. M.; Stoltz, B. M. "Ring-Contraction Strategy for the Practical, Scalable, Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Versatile g-Quaternary Acylcyclopentenes," Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201150, 2756-2760.  

Levine, S. R.*; Krout, M. R.; Stoltz, B. M.  "Catalytic Enantioselective Approach to the Eudesmane Sesquiterpenoids: Total Synthesis of (+)-Carissone," Org. Lett. 200911, 289-292.