About the PI

Marcus Tius

Educational Background

Marcus A. Tius received his B.A. degree in 1975 from Dartmouth College (mathematics and chemistry) and his Ph.D. degree in 1980 from Harvard University (Advisor: Prof. E. J. Corey). He joined the faculty of the University of Hawaii in 1980 where his research interests are in the areas of total synthesis and the development of new synthetic methods.





  • Congmon, J.; Tius, M. A., Contiguous Quaternary Centers from a AuIÔÇÉCatalyzed Nazarov Cyclization. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 23, 2926-2930.

  • Lopez-Tapia, F.; Brotherton-Pleiss, C.; Yue, P.; Murakami, H.; Costa Araujo, A. C.; Reis Dos Santos, B.; Ichinotsubo, E.; Rabkin, A.; Shah, R.; Lantz, M.; Chen, S.; Tius, M. A.; Turkson, J., Linker Variation and Structure-Activity Relationship Analyses of Carboxylic Acid-based Small Molecule STAT3 Inhibitors. ACS Med Chem Lett 2018, 9, 250-255.
  • Ho, T. C.; Shimada, N.; Tius, M. A.; Nikas, S. P.; Zhang, W.; Makriyannis, A., C1′-Azacycloalkyl Hexahydrocannabinols. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 7839-7849.
  • Jolit, A; Dickinson, C. F.; Kitamura, K.; Walleser, P. M.; Yap, G. P. A.; Tius, M. A., Catalytic Enantioselective Nazarov Cyclization. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 40, 6067–6076.
  • Zhou, Z.; Dixon, D. D.; Jolit, A.Tius, M. A., The Evolution of the Total Synthesis of Rocaglamide. Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany) 2016, 22, 15929-15936.


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