Name: Richard Garrison Kinney
Hometown: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

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Info: Garrison was born in 1992 in Winston-Salem, NC. He completed his B. Sc. in Chemistry at Campbell University in 2014. As an undergraduate, Garrison worked as a lab assistant and a lab instructor. For his senior research project he worked on the synthesis of peropyrene derivatives under the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Blue in a collaboration project with the University of North Texas. In September of 2014, he started his Ph. D in the Arndtsen lab at McGill University working on the palladium catalyzed carbonylative C-H functionalization of arenes .


Project description: Palladium Catalyzed Carbonylative C-H Functionalization of Arenes



 R. G. Kinney, J. Tjutrins, G. M. Torres, N. J. Liu, O. Kulkarni, B. A. Arndtsen* Nature Chemistry 2018,10, 193-199.