Matthew Macauley, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Science - Chemistry

Pronouns: he/him/his


Associate Professor, Faculty of Science - Chemistry
(780) 492-5239
E5-18A Chemistry Centre - East
11227 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G2


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Matthew Macauley is currently appointed as Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.


CHEM 261 - Organic Chemistry I

The correlation of structure and chemical bonding in carbon compounds with the physical properties and chemical reactivity of organic molecules. Discussion will be based on functional groups with emphasis on hydrocarbons and derivatives that contain halogens, oxygen, sulfur, and the hydroxy group. Introduction to stereochemistry, three dimensional structure, reaction mechanisms, especially addition to double bonds, nucleophilic substitution and elimination reactions. Prerequisite CHEM 101 or 103. Note: Students who have obtained credit for CHEM 264 cannot take CHEM 261 for credit. Engineering students who take this course will receive *4.5.

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Featured Publications

Heajin Park, Jaesoo Jung, Emily Rodrigues, Elena N Kitova, Matthew S Macauley, John S Klassen

Analytical Chemistry. 2020 October; 92 (20):14012-14020

Emily Rodrigues, Jaesoo Jung, Heajin Park, Caleb Loo, Sepideh Soukhtehzari, Elena N Kitova, Fahima Mozaneh, Gour Daskhan, Edward N Schmidt, Vivian Aghanya, Susmita Sarkar, Laura Streith, Chris D St Laurent, Linh Nguyen, Jean-Philippe Julien, Lori J West, Karla C Williams, John S Klassen, Matthew S Macauley

Nature Communications. 2020 October; 11 (1):5091

Levon D Movsisyan, Matthew S Macauley

Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 2020 August; 18 (30):5784-5797

Abhishek Bhattacherjee, Emily Rodrigues, Jaesoo Jung, Matthew Luzentales-Simpson, Jhon R Enterina, Danny Galleguillos, Chris D St Laurent, Maryam Nakhaei-Nejad, Felix F Fuchsberger, Laura Streith, Qian Wang, Norihito Kawasaki, Shiteng Duan, Arjun Bains, James C Paulson, Christoph Rademacher, Fabrizio Giuliani, Simonetta Sipione, Matthew S Macauley

Communications Biology. 2019 December; 2

Pavel I Kitov, Elena N Kitova, Ling Han, Zhixiong Li, Jaesoo Jung, Emily Rodrigues, Carmanah D Hunter, Christopher W Cairo, Matthew S Macauley, John S Klassen

Communications Biology. 2019 July; 2