Dr. Igors Sokolovs

Dr. Igors Sokolovs

Former PhD student, Scientist

igorss at osi d0t lv

Curriculum Vitae

Born

September 28th, 1986

Education

PhD in chemistry, University of Latvia, 2017
Thesis: “C-H Functionalization of (Hetero)arenes”
Supervisor: Prof. E. Suna
MSc in chemistry
, University of Latvia, 2011
Thesis: “Catalytic acetoxylation of pyrroles”
Supervisor: Prof. E. Suna

Experience

Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis
Research Scientist, 2017-present
Research Assistant, 2010-2017

University of Latvia
Laboratory Assistant, 2006-2009

Publications

  1. Sokolovs, I.; Suna, E. “Para-Selective Cu–catalyzed C–H Aryloxylation of Electron-rich Arenes and Heteroarenes” J. Org. Chem. 201681, 371–379. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b02728
  2. Berzina, B.; Sokolovs, I.; Suna, E. “Copper-Catalyzed para–Selective C–H Amination of Electron-Rich Arenes” ACS Catalysis 20155, 7008–7014.DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b01992
  3. Sokolovs, I.; Lubriks, D.; Suna, E. “Copper-Catalyzed Intermolecular C-H Amination of (Hetero)arenes via Transient Unsymmetrical lambda3-Iodanes”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014136, 6920–6928. DOI: 10.1021/ja502174d
  4. Lubriks, D.; Sokolovs, I.; Suna, E. “Indirect C–H Azidation of Heterocycles via Copper-Catalyzed Regioselective Fragmentation of Unsymmetrical λ3-Iodanes”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012134, 15436-15442.DOI: 10.1021/ja305574k
  5. Lubriks, D.; Sokolovs, I.; Suna, E.“Iodonium Salts Are Key Intermediates in Pd-Catalyzed Acetoxylation of Pyrroles” Org. Lett. 201113, 4324-4327. DOI: 10.1021/ol201665c