Dr. Tomas Horsten


Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Department of Chemistry
Duesbergweg 10–14
Room 1.131
55128 Mainz
Phone: +49 6131/39-24381
E-mail: thorsten@uni-mainz.de
2012–2015 Bachelor Studies in Chemistry at KU Leuven (Belgium)
2015–2017 Master Studies in Chemistry at KU Leuven (Belgium)
2017–2021 PhD studies in the Dehaen group at KU Leuven (Belgium)
2022 PostDoc in the Stevens group at Ghent University (Belgium)
Since 2023 PostDoc in the Waldvogel group at Mainz University
Research interests: electroorganic synthesis, organic synthesis, flow chemistry, renewables
Publications: R. Van Kerrebroeck, T. Horsten, C. V. Stevens, Bromide Oxidation: A Safe Strategy for Electrophilic Brominations. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2022, 2022.
[DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.202200310].

T. Horsten, T. O. A. Price; L. Van Meervelt, F. Emery, W. Dehaen, 2-Imidazolidinone benzofurans as unexpected outcome of the Lewis acid mediated Nenitzescu reaction. New J. Chem. 2022, 46, 2028-2032.
[DOI: 10.1039/D1NJ04965H]

T. Horsten, F. de Jong, D. Theunissen, M. Van der Auweraer, W. Dehaen, Synthesis and spectroscopic properties of 1,2,3-triazole BOPAHY dyes and their water-soluble triazolium salts. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 13774-13782.
[DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c01459]

T. Horsten, W. Dehaen, 4,5,6,7-Tetrahydroindol-4-one as a valuable starting point for the synthesis of polyheterocyclic structures. Molecules 2021, 26, 4596-4624.
[DOI: 10.3390/molecules26154596]

P. Winant, T. Horsten, S. M. Gil de Melo, F. Emery, W. Dehaen, A Review of the Synthetic Strategies toward Dihydropyrrolo[1,2-a]Pyrazinones. Organics 2021, 2, 118-141.
[DOI: 10.3390/org2020011]

R. Singh, T. Horsten, R. Prakash, S. Dey, W. Dehaen, Application of the Meerwein reaction of 1,4-benzoquinone to a metal-free synthesis of benzofuropyridine analogues. Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2021, 17, 977-982.
[DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.17.79]

R. Vroemans, T. Horsten, M. Van Espen, W. Dehaen, 5-Formyltriazoles as Valuable Starting Materials for Unsymmetrically Substituted Bi-1,2,3-Triazoles. Front. Chem. 2020, 8, 271.
[DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2020.00271]