B.A.,Connecticut College, 2013
Evan Landstrom was born and raised in the Los Angeles area. He earned his B.A. from Connecticut College in 2013. Under Prof. Timo Ovaska he researched the pathways towards the total synthesis of sesquiterpene natural products liphagal and frondosin D. Evan joined the Lipshutz group in 2014 where he has worked on aqueous palladium catalyzed dehalogenations, nanoparticle catalysts for copper click reactions, and the design and synthesis of novel monophosphine ligands for ppm level palladium-catalyzed reactions under environmentally benign conditions.