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Jamie Tomlinson

j.tomlinson(a)warwick.ac.uk

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My name is Jamie Tomlinson and I am currently a PhD student working in the Fox group. I began my undergraduate degree at Warwick University in 2010 and completed my MChem in 2014. During my research year I worked on the synthesis of a novel anti-cholesterol PCSK9 inhibitor,1 supervised by Dr Fox. I am currently about to start the third year of my PhD working on the use of a stereospecific Jocic reaction in the total synthesis of vitamin E. At this point in my research I have completed the total synthesis of both α-tocopherol and γ-tocopherol. I am currently exploring further use of the Jocic reaction on tertiary trichlorocarbinol systems.

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1. G. Lambert, B. Sjouke, B. Choque, J. J. P. Kastelein and G. K. Hovingh, J. Lipid Res., 2012, 53, 2515-2524.