Timothy Gregg

Associate ProfessorOrganic Chemistry

Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Arizona
A.B., Chemistry, Brown University

greggt@canisius.edu 2259 Office: HO 210A

Dr. Gregg's interests in organic chemistry include a comprehensive coverage of basic concepts and laboratory techniques. He also teaches advanced topics relating to organic chemistry, including organic spectroscopy as well as chemical literature and writing skills. His research interests include metal-stabilized carbene reactions, synthesis and mechanisms of organic reactions.


  • 2013 Summer Research Fellowship, Canisius College
  • 2000 NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, University at Buffalo
  • 1993 Graduate Registration Scholarship, University of Arizona
  • 1989 RI Section ACS Outstanding Student, Brown University


Canisius Undergraduates in Bold

Kathryn M. Chepiga, Changming Qin, Joshua S. Alford, Spandan Chennamadhavuni, Timothy M. Gregg, Jeremy P. Olson and Huw M. L. Davies "Guide to enantioselective dirhodium(II)-catalyzed cyclopropanation with aryldiazoacetates." Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 5765-5771.

Timothy M. Gregg, Jerome B. Keister and Steven T. Diver "Inhibitory effect of ethylene in ene-yne metathesis: The case for ruthenacyclobutane resting states." Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135, 16777-16780.

Snehal V. Jadey, Prasad Purohit, Iva Bruhova, Timothy M. Gregg and Anthony Auerbach "Design and control of acetylcholine receptor conformational change." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2011, 108, 4328-4333.

Timothy M. Gregg, Russell F. Algera, John R. Frost, Furqan Hassan and Robert J. Stewart "Substituent effects on rates of rhodium-catalyzed allene cyclopropanation." Tetrahedron Letters 2010, 51, 6429-6432.

Timothy M. Gregg, Mark K. Farrugia and John R. Frost "Rhodium-mediated enantioselective cyclopropanation of allenes." Organic Letters 2009, 11, 4434-4436.