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Alex Bissember

Senior Lecturer

Room 433, Chemistry Building, Sandy Bay Campus

03 6226 2158 (phone)

Alex.Bissember@utas.edu.au

Alex Bissember is a Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Tasmania.  His research interests span areas of organic, organometallic, inorganic, and natural products chemistry, and chemical education.

Biography

Alex received his BSc (Hons) from Australian National University in 2005, and completed his PhD with Professor Martin Banwell at the Australian National University in 2010. He was awarded the 2009 American Australian Association Merck Company Foundation Fellowship to support postdoctoral research with Professor Gregory Fu at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the California Institute of Technology. Alex was appointed as a Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Tasmania in July 2013. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Tasmania in January 2017.

Career summary

Qualifications

DegreeThesis Title University Country Date of Award
PhDNew Methods for the Synthesis of Heterocyclic CompoundsAustralian National UniversityAustralia22/10/2010
BSc (1st Class Hons)A New Approach to Annulated Isoquinolines Utilizing the Palladium-Catalyzed Ullmann Cross-Coupling ReactionAustralian National University Australia15/12/2005
BSc Australian National UniversityAustralia16/12/2004

Memberships

Professional practice

  • Royal Australian Chemical Society (RACI)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • Australian Academy of Science Early- and Mid- Career Researcher (EMCR) Forum

Teaching

Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Catalysis

Teaching responsibility

  • KRA114 Chemistry 1B
  • KRA241 Chemistry 2A Organic and Inorganic Chemistry
  • KRA341 Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry

Research Appointments

  • 2015 Visiting Associate, California Institute of Technology
  • Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports
  • Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Organic Division Representative for Tasmania

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Expertise

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry
  • Natural Product Chemistry
  • Chemical Education

Research Themes

Alex’s research interests span organic, organometallic, inorganic, and natural products chemistry, and chemical education. A particular focus of his work seeks to employ transition metal-based catalysts to develop new chemical reactions and exploring new strategies for controlling external stimuli in organic synthesis. The unifying theme underpinning much of his research is the development of new chemical reactions and methodology by specifically departing from conventional, time-honoured approaches for the synthesis (or provenance) of important organic molecules.

Awards

  • 2017 Royal Australian Chemical Society (RACI) Organometallic Chemistry Award
  • 2017 Minister’s Tasmanian STEM Innovation of the Year Award
  • Finalist, 2017 Tasmanian STEM Young Researcher of the Year Award
  • 2017 University of Tasmania Vice Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Academic Teaching
  • 2017 Collier Charitable Fund Grant
  • 2016 University of Tasmania Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • 2015 PhosAgro/ UNESCO/ IUPAC Green Chemistry for Life Grant
  • 2013 University of Tasmania Faculty of Science Engineering & Technology Early Career Researcher Award
  • 2009 American Australian Association Merck Company Foundation Fellowship

Fields of Research

  • Organic Chemical Synthesis (030503)
  • Natural Products Chemistry (030502)
  • Transition Metal Chemistry (030207)
  • Organometallic Chemistry (039904)
  • Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy (130212)
  • Biologically Active Molecules (030401)
  • Synthesis of Materials (030306)
  • Physical Chemistry of Materials (030304)
  • Polymerisation Mechanisms (030305)

Research Objectives

  • Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences (970103)
  • Syllabus and Curriculum Development (930302)
  • Organic Industrial Chemicals (excl. Resins, Rubber and Plastics) (860604)
  • Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing (869899)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences (970106)

Publications

Total publications

39

Journal Article

(33 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Olivier WJ, Smith JA, Bissember AC, 'Methods for the synthesis of annulated pyrroles via cyclisation strategies', Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 16, (8) pp. 1216-1226. ISSN 1477-0520 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1039/C7OB03144K [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Olivier WJ; Smith JA

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2018Bissember AC, Gardiner MG, Wierenga TS, 'α-Cyanocarbanion complexes and their application in synthesis', Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 869 pp. 213-226. ISSN 0022-328X (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2018.04.010 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Gardiner MG; Wierenga TS

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2018Deans BJ, Tedone L, Bissember AC, Smith JA, 'Phytochemical profile of the rare, ancient clone Lomatia tasmanica and comparison to other endemic Tasmanian species L. tinctoria and L. polymorpha', Phytochemistry, 153 pp. 74-78. ISSN 0031-9422 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2018.05.019 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Deans BJ; Tedone L; Smith JA

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2018Ho CC, Olding A, Smith JA, Bissember AC, 'Nuances in fundamental Suzuki−Miyaura cross-couplings employing [Pd(PPh3)4]: poor reactivity of aryl Iodides at lower temperatures', Organometallics, 37, (11) pp. 1745-1750. ISSN 0276-7333 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00189 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Ho CC; Olding A; Smith JA

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2018Nicholls TP, Robertson JC, Gardiner MG, Bissember AC, 'Identifying the potential of pulsed LED irradiation in synthesis: copper-photocatalysed C-F functionalisation', Chemical Communications, 54, (36) pp. 4589-4592. ISSN 1359-7345 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02244E [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Nicholls TP; Robertson JC; Gardiner MG

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2018Deans BJ, Olivier WJ, Girbino D, Bissember AC, Smith JA, 'Extraction of carboxylic acid-containing diterpenoids form Dodonaea viscosa via pressurised hot water extraction', Fitoterapia, 126 pp. 65-68. ISSN 0367-326X (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.fitote.2017.10.008 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Deans BJ; Olivier WJ; Smith JA

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2018Pullen R, Thickett SC, Bissember AC, 'Investigating the viability of a competency-based, qualitative laboratory assessment model in first-year undergraduate chemistry', Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 19 pp. 629-637. ISSN 1756-1108 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1039/C7RP00249A [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Pullen R; Thickett SC

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2018Qian D, Chen M, Bissember AC, Sun J, 'Counterion-induced asymmetric control in ring-opening of azetidiniums: facile access to chiral amines', Angewandte Chemie, 57, (14) pp. 3763-3766. ISSN 1433-7851 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201712395 [eCite] [Details]

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2018Rihak KJ, Bissember AC, Smith JA, 'Polygodial: a viable natural product scaffold for the rapid synthesis of novel polycyclic pyrrole and pyrrolidine derivatives', Tetrahedron, 74, (12) pp. 1167-1174. ISSN 0040-4020 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2017.10.015 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Rihak KJ; Smith JA

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2018Deans BJ, Kilah NL, Jordan GJ, Bissember AC, Smith JA, 'Arbutin derivatives isolated from ancient proteaceae: potential phytochemical markers present in Bellendena, Cenarrhenes, and Persoonia Genera', Journal of Natural Products, 81 pp. 1241-1251. ISSN 0163-3864 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.7b01038 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Deans BJ; Kilah NL; Jordan GJ; Smith JA

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2017Deans BJ, Just J, Chhetri J, Burt LK, Smith JN, et al., 'Pressurized hot water extraction as a viable bioprospecting tool: isolation of coumarin natural products from previously unexamined Correa (Rutaceae) species', ChemistrySelect, 2, (8) pp. 2439-2443. ISSN 2365-6549 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/slct.201602006 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Deans BJ; Just J; Chhetri J; Kilah NL; Guven N; Smith JA

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2016Deans BJ, Bissember AC, Smith JA, 'Practical Isolation of Asperuloside from Coprosma quadrifida via Rapid Pressurised Hot Water Extraction', Australian Journal of Chemistry, 69, (11) pp. 1219-1222. ISSN 0004-9425 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/CH15743 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Deans BJ; Smith JA

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2016Howard JK, Rihak KJ, Bissember AC, Smith JA, 'The oxidation of pyrrole', Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 11, (2) pp. 155-167. ISSN 1861-4728 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/asia.201500659 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 13

Co-authors: Howard JK; Rihak KJ; Smith JA

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2016Howard JK, Rihak KJ, Hyland CJT, Bissember AC, Smith JA, 'Visible light dye-photosensitised oxidation of pyrroles using a simple LED photoreactor', Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 14, (37) pp. 8873-8880. ISSN 1477-0520 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1039/c6ob01719c [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Howard JK; Rihak KJ; Hyland CJT; Smith JA

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2016Just J, Bunton GL, Deans BJ, Murray NL, Bissember AC, et al., 'Extraction of Eugenol from Cloves Using an Unmodified Household Espresso Machine: An Alternative to Traditional Steam-Distillation', Journal of Chemical Education, 93, (1) pp. 213-216. ISSN 0021-9584 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.5b00476 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Just J; Bunton GL; Deans BJ; Smith JA

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2016Nicholls TP, Constable GE, Robertson JC, Gardiner MG, Bissember AC, 'Brønsted acid cocatalysis in copper(I)-photocatalyzed α-amino C−H bond functionalization', ACS Catalysis, 6, (1) pp. 451-457. ISSN 2155-5435 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b02014 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 27Web of Science - 27

Co-authors: Nicholls TP; Constable GE; Robertson JC; Gardiner MG

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2016Nicholls TP, Leonori D, Bissember AC, 'Applications of visible light photoredox catalysis to the synthesis of natural products and related compounds', Natural Product Reports, 33, (11) pp. 1248-1254. ISSN 0265-0568 (2016) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1039/c6np00070c [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 22

Co-authors: Nicholls TP

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2016Olivier WJ, Kilah NL, Horne J, Bissember AC, Smith JA, 'ent-Labdane Diterpenoids from Dodonaea viscosa', Journal of Natural Products, 79, (12) pp. 3117-3126. ISSN 0163-3864 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.6b00858 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Olivier WJ; Kilah NL; Horne J; Smith JA

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2015Abel S-AG, Olivier WJ, Pederson RL, Bissember AC, Smith JA, 'Complete stereocontrol in the synthesis of harmonine and novel analogues facilitated by a Grubbs Z-selective cross-metathesis catalysis', Australian Journal of Chemistry, 68, (12) pp. 1815-1820. ISSN 0004-9425 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/CH15397 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Abel S-AG; Olivier WJ; Smith JA

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2015Just J, Jordan TB, Paull B, Bissember AC, Smith JA, 'Practical isolation of polygodial from Tasmannia lanceolata: a viable scaffold for synthesis', Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 13, (46) pp. 11200-11207. ISSN 1477-0520 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1039/c5ob01573a [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Just J; Jordan TB; Paull B; Smith JA

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2015Nicholls TP, Henderson LC, Bissember AC, 'Brønsted acid-mediated radical processes in organic synthesis', Australian Journal of Chemistry, 68, (12) pp. 1791-1795. ISSN 0004-9425 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/CH15389 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Nicholls TP

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2015Just J, Deans BJ, Olivier WJ, Paull B, Bissember AC, et al., 'New method for the rapid extraction of natural products: efficient isolation of shikimic acid from star anise', Organic Letters, 17, (10) pp. 2428-2430. ISSN 1523-7060 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b00936 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 16

Co-authors: Just J; Deans BJ; Olivier WJ; Paull B; Smith JA

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2014Do H-Q, Bachman S, Bissember AC, Peters JC, Fu GC, 'Photoinduced, copper-catalyzed alkylation of amides with unactivated secondary alkyl halides at room temperature', Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136, (5) pp. 2162-2167. ISSN 0002-7863 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/ja4126609 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 61Web of Science - 63

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2013Bissember AC, 'Methyl cyanoformate (Mander's reagent)', Synlett, 2009, (4) pp. 681-682. ISSN 0936-5214 (2013) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1087716 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

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2013Bissember AC, Lundgren RJ, Creutz SE, Peters JC, Fu GC, 'Transition-metal-catalyzed alkylations of amines with alkyl halides: Photoinduced, copper-catalyzed couplings of carbazoles', Angewandte Chemie: International Edition, 52, (19) pp. 5129-5133. ISSN 1433-7851 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201301202 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 69Web of Science - 69

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2013Ziegler DT, Choi J, Munoz-Molina JM, Bissember AC, Peters JC, et al., 'A versatile approach to Ullmann C-N couplings at room temperature: New families of nucleophiles and electrophiles for photoinduced, copper-catalyzed processes', Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135, (35) pp. 13107-13112. ISSN 0002-7863 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/ja4060806 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 83Web of Science - 79

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2012Bissember AC, Levina A, Fu GC, 'A mild, palladium-catalyzed method for the dehydrohalogenation of alkyl bromides: Synthetic and mechanistic studies', Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, (34) pp. 14232-14237. ISSN 0002-7863 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/ja306323x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 48Web of Science - 47

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2011Lange J, Bissember AC, Banwell MG, Cade IA, 'Synthesis of 2,3-dihydro-4(1H)-quinolones and the corresponding 4(1H)-quinolones via low-temperature fries rearrangement of N-arylazetidin-2-ones', Australian Journal of Chemistry, 64, (4) pp. 454-470. ISSN 0004-9425 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/CH10465 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 11

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2009Bissember AC, Banwell MG, 'Preparation of some angularly substituted and highly functionalized quinolizidines as building blocks for the synthesis of various alkaloids and related scaffolds of medicinal interest', Tetrahedron, 65, (39) pp. 8222-8230. ISSN 0040-4020 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2009.07.067 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4

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2009Bissember AC, Banwell MG, 'Microwave-assisted trans-halogenation reactions of various chloro-, bromo-, trifluoromethanesulfonyloxy- and nonafluorobutanesulfonyloxy-substituted quinolines, isoquinolines, and pyridines leading to the corresponding iodinated heterocycles', The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 74, (13) pp. 4893-4895. ISSN 0022-3263 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/jo9008386 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 16Web of Science - 17

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2009Menon RS, Findlay AD, Bissember AC, Banwell MG, 'The Au(I)-catalyzed intramolecular hydroarylation of terminal alkynes under mild conditions: Application to the synthesis of 2H-chromenes, coumarins, benzofurans, and dihydroquinolines', The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 74, (13) pp. 8901-8903. ISSN 0022-3263 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/jo902032p [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 120Web of Science - 112

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2008Bissember AC, Banwell MG, '4-iodo-6-methoxyquinoline', Organic Preparations and Procedures International, 40, (6) pp. 557-589. ISSN 0030-4948 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/00304940809458120 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2007Bissember AC, Phillis AT, Banwell MG, Willis AC, 'Base-promoted reactions of dichlorocarbene adducts of cyclic enamines: A new route to annulated pyrroles', Organic Letters, 9, (26) pp. 5421-5424. ISSN 1523-7060 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/ol7021774 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9

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Chapter in Book

(4 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Meyer AG, Bissember AC, Hyland C, Smith JA, Williams CC, et al., 'Chapter 7: Seven-Membered Rings', Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Elsevier Ltd., GW Gribble, JA Joule (ed), Netherlands, pp. 579-633. ISBN 9780081023105 (2017) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-102310-5.00016-3 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Smith JA; Abel SAG

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2016Meyer AG, Smith JA, Hyland C, Williams CC, Bissember AC, et al., 'Seven-Membered Rings', Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Elsevier, GW Gribble & JA Joule (ed), Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 579-622. ISBN 9780081007556 (2016) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-100755-6.00016-8 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Smith JA; Nicholls TP

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2015Ryan JH, Smith JA, Hyland C, Meyer AG, Williams CC, et al., 'Seven-Membered Rings', Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Elsevier, GW Gribble, JA Joule (ed), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 531-573. ISBN 978-0-08-100024-3 (2015) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-100024-3.00016-7 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3

Co-authors: Smith JA; Just J

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2014Ryan JH, Smith JA, Hyland C, Meyer AG, Williams CC, et al., 'Seven-Membered Rings', Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Elsevier, GW Gribble, JA Joule (ed), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 521-571. ISBN 978-0-08-100017-5 (2014) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-100017-5.00016-9 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Smith JA; Just J

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Other Public Output

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Desire CT, Deans R, Shellie RA, Smith JA, Bissember AC, 'Oranges, lemons and limonene: addressing surprisingly persistent and enduring myths', Chemistry in Australia, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Australia, February 2018, p. 35. (2018) [Magazine Article]

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Co-authors: Desire CT; Deans R; Shellie RA; Smith JA

2017Bissember A, 'Green chemistry is key to reducing waste and improving sustainablity', The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 27 March (2017) [Magazine Article]

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

5

Total funding

$98,433

Projects

Artificial Photosynthesis: Using Light to Sustainably Prepare Valuable Chemical Compounds (2018)$29,500
Description
This work is concerned with the development of new visible light copper photocatalysts and their applications to small molecule activation, organic synthesis, and green chemistry
Funding
Collier Charitable Fund ($29,500)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Bissember AC
Year
2018
Extraction and analysis of Plant Material (2016)$3,000
Description
Extraction of plant root and analysis of compounds. Root to be extracted using pressurised hot water extraction and the major components purified by flash chromatography and characterised.
Funding
ZoeticDevelopment Group Pty Ltd ($3,000)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Smith JA; Bissember AC
Year
2016
Synthesis of Opiate Derivatives (2015)$20,000
Funding
Tasmanian Alkaloids Pty Ltd ($20,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Smith JA; Bissember AC
Year
2015
Development of new viable and inexpensive visible light copper photocatalysts (2015)$31,433
Description
This project is concerned with the preparation of a range of copper-based visible light photocatalysts coupled with an investigation of their application in organic synthesis. The immediate aims are to demonstrate that these complexes represent viable alternatives to established metal-based photocatalysts that rely on the reactivity of expensive and toxic third-row transition metals.
Funding
United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization ($31,433)
Scheme
Grant-Green Chemistry for Young Scientists
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Bissember AC
Year
2015
Development of novel transition metal-catalyzed processes: Cascade and photochemical reactions (2014)$14,500
Funding
University of Tasmania ($14,500)
Scheme
Grant-Research Enhancement (REGS)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Bissember AC
Year
2014

Research Supervision

As a teacher/ scholar, I am particularly committed to better integrating teaching and research in chemistry and my research (and teaching) practice expressly aims to improve this situation. As part of this, I strive to integrate undergraduates into my research group and increase their participation in research more generally. I am the University of Tasmania Chemistry Undergraduate Research Coordinator.

Current

12

Completed

1

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDSynthesis of New Derivatives Targeting Mitochondrial Dysfunction2013
PhDApplications of the Controlled Oxidation of Pyrroles2014
PhDDevelopment of a Novel Pressurised Hot Water Extraction Method and its Application in Natural Product Isolation and Synthesis2014
PhDNovel Structural Motifs for Improved Catalytic Performance Featuring N-Heterocyclic Carbenes2014
PhDSynthesis of Plant Hormones2015
PhDTransition Metal NHC Complexes and Their Catalytic Applications2015
PhDDesign, Synthesis, and Study of the Physical Properties of A Range of Novel Copper and Gold Complexes and Evaluation of Their Potential Use As Photoredox Catalysts in New Reaction Development2015
PhDThe Extraction of Native Australian and Endemic Tasmanian Plants using a Pressurised Hot Water Extraction (PHWE) method: Screening for chemical scaffolds for synthesis and wider applications2015
PhDSynthesis of WEB2086 Derivatives for the Treatment of Inflammatory Diseases resulting from Respiratory Pathogens2016
PhDDevelopment of New Stereoselective Transition Metal-catalysed Reactions2017
PhDEfficient Synthesis of Complex Molecules2017
PhDDevelopment and Optimisation of Transition Metal-based Catalytic Reactions2018

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDNew Methods for the Synthesis of Nitrogen Containing, Biologically Relevant Small Molecules
Candidate: James Kenneth Howard
2015