Cormac Bracken

Cormac commenced his third level education at UCD Dublin where he graduated with a BSc in Chemistry before commencing his PhD under the tutelage of Dr. Marcus Baumann.

His current research efforts centre on the development and application of continuous flow methodologies for the synthesis of novel and pre-existing organic molecules through the controlled employment of highly reactive intermediates.

 Continuous Flow Photochemistry For The Preparation Of Bioactive MoleculesMolecules 2020, 25, 2, 356.
2– Development of a continuous flow photoisomerization reaction converting isoxazoles into diverse oxazole productsJournal of Organic Chemistry 2020, 85, 4, 2607-2617.
3Development of a Continuous Photochemical Benzyne-Forming ProcessSynOpen 2021, 5, 1, 29-35. 

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Oral Presentations

Attached to the right is a presentation Cormac designed and presented to a group of 3rd year chemistry students at University College Dublin. Here he presented his work, focusing on the suitability of flow chemistry for the formation of oxazoles, isoxazole and the formation and utility of benzyne derived from precurosors in flow mode.

Poster Presentations

Cormacs poster presented at Frost8, Budapest – 2021
Cormacs poster presented at Colloquim, Dublin – 2019