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D.Phil. (Organic Chemistry), University of Oxford, 2014
B.Sc. (Chemistry), National University of Singapore, 2009


Contact Information

Process Science & Modelling
Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences
A*STAR, 1 Pesek Road, Jurong Island

Singapore 627833

Tel: (65) 6796 3959

E-mail: benjamin-tan@ices.a-star.edu.sg



Research Interests

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Process Development (Process Intensification)

 

Representative Publications

  • Control of chemoselectivity in Dieckmann ring closures leading to tetramic acids.
    Y. Jeong, M. Anwar, T. M. Nguyen, B. S. W. Tan, C. L. L. Chai, M. G. Moloney Org. Biomol. Chem. 20119, 6663-6669. 
  • Synthesis of 3-acyltetramates by side chain manipulation and their antibacterial activity.
    S. W. B. Tan, C. L. L. Chai, M. G. Moloney Org. Biomol. Chem. 201412, 1711-1716. 
  • Synthesis of mimics of pramanicin from pyroglutamic acid and their antibacterial activity.
    S. W. B. Tan, C. L. L. Chai, M. G. Moloney, A. L. Thompson J. Org. Chem. 201580, 2661-2675.