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Michael DeCastro

Dr. Michael De Castro

Assistant Professor
Chemistry
 decastm@farmingdale.edu
 631-420-2097
 Lupton Hall Room 216L

Education
Seton Hall University. Ph.D.
Bloomfield College. B.S.

Biography
Joined FSC in 2009

Areas of Research and Teaching Expertise:

Teaching expertise: Organic Chemistry
Research: Organic Chemistry, Carbohydrate Synthesis, Glycobiology.

Previous Academic or Professional Positions:
Postdoctoral Associate: Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals (2008-2009).
Postdoctoral Associate:  University of Georgia-Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (2006-2008).
Ungerer and Company: Senior Research Scientist (2005-2008)
Hoffman-LaRoche Pharmaceuticals: Research Associate (2003-2005)

Research/Publications

Luz M. Rosado.;Terence J. Meyerhoefer.; Saba, Ilyas.;Saquib M, Brett.;Lubabalao. Bululu.; Carla A. Martin.; Troy. Joseph.; Michael. De Castro. “Direct Coupling of Amides and Urea to Glycosyl Halides using Silver Triflate”.Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 2778-2784.

Meyerhoefer, T.; Kershaw, S.; Eltayeb, S.; Caliendo, N.; Huang, V.; De Castro, M. “Synthesis of various N-glycosides using Glycal and N-trimethylsilyl reagents”. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 2457-2462.

Gratia, S.; Vigneau, E.; Eltayeb, S.; Patel, K.; Meyerhoefer, T.; Kershaw, S.; Huang, V.; De Castro, M. “A facile preparation of various N-heterocycles using amides and olefins”. Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 448-452.

Reid, E.; Vigneau, E.; Gratia, S.; Marzabadi, C.; De Castro, M. “One Pot Synthesis of Novel N-Glycooxazolines, N-Glycoaminooxazolines and N-Glycothiazolines from Glycals”.  Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 17, 3295-3303


De Castro, M.; Marzabadi, C. “Preparation and Reactions of Iodo Sugars”. Tetrahedron. 2010, 66, 3395-3404.

Courses
CHM 152
CHM 153
CHM 270
CHM 271