At UW (undergraduate co-authors are underlined)
  1. A General Synthesis of Cyclic Bottlebrush Polymers Facilitated by Graft-Through Ring Expansion Metathesis Polymerization
    Matthew J. Elardo, Adelaide M. Levenson, Meredith N. Pomfret, and Matthew R. Golder* Pre-Print on ChemRxiv (April 23, 2024).(equal contribution)
  2. Molecular Ball Joints: Mechanochemical Perturbation of Bullvalene Hardy-Cope Rearrangements in Polymer Networks
    Peiguan B. Sun, Meredith N. Pomfret, Matthew J. Elardo, Adhya Suresh, Angel Renteria-Gomez, Remy F. Lalisse, Sheila Keating, Chunqiao Chen, Shayna L. Hilburg, Progyateg Chakma, Yunze Wu, Rowina C. Bell, Stuart J. Rowan, Osvaldo Gutierrez, and Matthew R. Golder* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, 128, 19229.
    Pre-Print on ChemRxiv (March 27, 2024)
  3. Liquid-Assisted Grinding Enables a Direct Mechanochemical Functionalization of Polystyrene Waste
    Morgan E. Skala, Sarah M. Zeitler, and Matthew R. Golder* Chem. Sci2024, 15, 10900.
    Highlighted in ChemistryWorld

    Pre-Print on ChemRxiv (February 23, 2024)

  4. Shake, Shear, and Grind! – Recent Developments in Mechanoredox Polymerization Processes
    Sarah M. Zeitler and Matthew R. Golder* Chem. Commun. 2024, 60, 26.
    Part of ChemComm 2023 Emerging Investigators Themed Collection 

  5. Ancillary Ligand Lability Improves Control in Cyclic Ruthenium Benzylidene Initiated Ring-Expansion Metathesis Polymerizations
    Adelaide M. Levenson, Christine M. Morrison, Pin-Ruei Huang, Teng-Wei Wang, Zak Carter-Schwendler, and Matthew R. Golder* ACS Macro Lett. 202312, 1286. (equal contribution)

  6. Upcycling Polybutadiene Facilitated by Selenium-Mediated Allylic Amination
    Mercie N. Hodges, Matthew J. Elardo, Jinyoung Seo, Alexander F. Dohoda, Forrest E. Michael, and Matthew R. Golder* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62, e202303115.
    Selected as a “Hot Paper”
  7. Stochastic Bullvalene Architecture Modulates Structural Rigidity in π-Rich Macromolecules
    Meredith N. Pomfret, Peiguan B. Sun, Zheng Huang, Anna C. Freund, Toshikazu Miyoshi, and Matthew R. Golder* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed2023, 62, e202301695.
    Highlighted in Synfacts
  8. Mechanoredox Catalysis Enables a Sustainable and Versatile Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization Process
    Progyateg Chakma, Sarah M. Zeitler, Fábio Baum, Jiatong Yu, Waseem Shindy, Lilo D. Pozzo, and Matthew R. Golder* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202362, e202215733.
    Selected as a “Hot Paper”
  9. Diaryliodonium Salts Facilitate Metal-Free Mechanoredox Free Radical Polymerizations
    Sarah M. Zeitler, Progyateg Chakma, and Matthew R. Golder* Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 4131. (equal contribution)

  10. Ring-Expansion Metathesis Polymerization Initiator Design for the Synthesis of Cyclic Polymers
    Christine M. Morrison and Matthew R. Golder* Synlett, 2022, 33, 699.
    SYNPACTS Featured Article
  11. Transforming Superabsorbent Polymers to Super Sticky Notes
    Sarah M. Zeitler, Mercie N. Hodges, and Matthew R. Golder* Trends Chem. 20213, 895.
    Spotlight Article: McNeil et al. Nature Communications, 2021, 12, 4524. (equal contribution)
  12. Controlled Polymerization of Norbornene Cycloparaphenylenes Expands Carbon Nanomaterials Design Space
    Ruth L. Maust, Penghao Li, Baihao Shao, Sarah M. Zeitler, Peiguan B. Sun, Harrison W. Reid, Lev N. Zakharov, Matthew R. Golder, and Ramesh Jasti* ACS Cent. Sci. 2021, 7, 1056.

  13. A Cyclic Ruthenium Benzylidene Initiator Platform Enhances Reactivity for Ring-Expansion Metathesis Polymerization
    Teng-Wei Wang, Pin-Ruei Huang, Jayme L. Chow, Werner Kaminsky, and Matthew R. Golder* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 7314.
    Highlighted as a JACS Spotlight (May 19, 2021)

    JACS 2021 REMP TOC
  14. Advancing Macromolecular Hoop Construction: Recent Developments in Synthetic Cyclic Polymer Chemistry
    Teng-Wei Wang and Matthew R. Golder* Polym. Chem. 2021, 12, 958.

  15. Organic Chemistry: A Retrosynthetic Approach to a Diverse Field
    Laura K. G. Ackerman-Biegasiewicz, Daniela M. Arias-Rotondo, Kyle Biegasiewicz, Elizabeth Elacqua*, Matthew R. Golder, Laure V. Kayser, Jessica R. Lamb, Christine M. Le, Nathan A. Romero, Sidney M. Wilkerson-Hill, and Dwight A. Williams ACS Cent. Sci. 20206, 1845.

Prior to UW (MRG Undergraduate, Graduate, & Postdoctoral Work)
  1. Bottlebrush Polymers with Flexible Enantiomeric Side Chains Display Differential Biological Properties
    Nguyen, H. V.-T.; Jiang, Y.; Mohapatra, S.; Wang, W.; Barnes, J. C.; Oldenhuis, N. J.; Chen, K. K.; Axelrod, S.; Huang, Z.; Chen, Q.; Golder, M. R.; Young, K.; Suvlu, D.; Shen, Y.; Willard, A. P.; Hore, M. J. A.; Gómez-Bombarelli, R.*; Johnson, J. A.* Nat. Chem. 202214, 85. (equal contribution)
  2. Desic of BET Inhibitor Prodrugs with Superior Efficacy and Devoid of Systemic Toxicities
    Vohidov, F.; Andersen, J. N.; Economides, K. D.; Shipitsin, M. V.; Burenkova, O.; Ackley, J. C.; Vangamudi, B.; Gallagher, N. M.; Shieh, P.; Golder, M. R.; Liu, J.; Dahlberg, W. K.; Nguyen, H. V-T.; Ehrlich, D. J. C.; Kim, J.; Huh, S. J.; Neenan, A. M.; Baddour, J.; Paramasivan, S.; de Stanchina, E.; Gaaurab, K. C.; Turnquist, D. J.; Saucier-Sawyer, J. K.; Kopesky, P. W.; Brady, S. W.; Jessel, M. J.; Reiter, L. A.; Chickering, D. E.; Johnson, J. A.; Blume-Jensen, P. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 4714. (equal contribution)
    ChemRxiv Preprint  (11/16/2020)
  3. Brush-First and ROMP-out with Functional (Macro)monomers: Method Development, Structural Investigation, and Applications of an Expanded Brush-Arm Star Polymer Platform
    Golder, M. R.; Nguyen, H. V.-T.; Oldenhuis, N. J.; Grundler, J.; Park, E. J.; Johnson, J. A. Macromolecules 2018, 51, 9861.
  4. Brush-Arm Star Polymers with High Nitroxide Density Enable Metal-Free Millimetric Tumor Detection by MRI
    Nguyen, H. V.-T.; Detappe, A.; Gallagher, N.; Zhang, H.; Harvey, P.; Yan, C.; Mathieu, C.; Golder, M. R.; Jiang, Y.; Ottaviani, M. F.; Jasanoff, A.; Rajca, A.; Ghobrial, I. M.; Ghoroghchian, P. P.; Johnson, J. A.  ACS Nano 2018, 12, 11343. (equal contribution)
  5. Reduction of Liver Fibrosis by Rationally Designed Macromolecular Prodrugs
    Golder, M. R.
    ; Liu, J.; Andersen, J. N.; Shipitsin, M.; Vohidov, F.; Nguyen, H. V.-T.; Ehrlich, D. C.; Huh, S. J.; Vangamudi, B.; Economides, K. D.; Neenan, A.; Ackley, J.; Baddour, J.; Saucier-Sawyer, J. K.; Kopesky, P. W.; Chickering, D.; Blume-Jensen, P.; Johnson, J. A.  Nat. Biomed. Eng. 2018, 2, 822. ( equal contribution)
  6. Stereochemical Sequence Dictates Unimolecular Diblock Copolymer Assembly
    Golder, M. R.
    ; Jiang, Y.; Teichen, P; Nguyen, H. V.-T.; Wang, W.; Milos, N.; Freedman, S. A.; Willard, A. P.; Johnson, J. A.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 1596. ( equal contribution)
  7. Stereochemical Implications towards the Total Synthesis of Aromatic Belts
    Golder, M. R.
    *; Zakharov, L. N.; Jasti, R.  Pure Appl. Chem. 2017, 89, 1603. (* corresponding author)
  8. Iterative Exponential Growth Synthesis and Assembly of Uniform Diblock Copolymers
    Jiang, Y.; Golder, M. R.; Nguyen, H. V.-T.; Wang, Y, Zhong, M, Barnes, J. C.; Ehrlich, D. C.; Johnson, J. A.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 9369.
  9. An Iterative Ring-Closing Metathesis/Reductive Aromatization Strategy Towards Strained Aromatic Belts
    Golder, M. R.
    ; Colwell, C. E.; Wong, B. M.; Zakharov, L. N.; Zhen, J.; Jasti, R.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 6577.
  10. Synthesis and Characterization of the Smallest Carbon Nanohoops
    Golder, M. R.
    ; Jasti, R. Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48, 557.
  11. Raman-active Modes of Even-numbered Cycloparaphenylenes: Comparisons between Experiments and DFT Calculations with Group Theory Arguments
    Chen, H.; Golder, M. R.; Wang, F.; Doorn, S.; Jasti, R.; Tretiak, S.; Swan, A. K.  Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 2879.
  12. Self-Trapping of Excitons, Violation of Condon Approximation, and Efficient Fluorescence in Conjugated Cycloparaphenylenes
    Adamska, L.; Nayyar, I.; Chen, H.; Swan, A. K.; Oldani, N.; Fernandex-Alberti, S.; Golder, M. R.; Jasti, R.; Doorn, S. K.; Tretiak, S. Nano Lett. 2014, 14, 6539.
  13. Raman Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanohoops
    Chen, H.; Golder, M. R.; Wang, F.; Jasti, R.; Swan, A. K. Carbon 2014, 67, 203.
  14. Photophysical and Theoretical Investigations of the [8]Cycloparaphenylene Radical Cation and its Charge-Resonance Dimer
    Golder, M. R.
    ; Wong, B. M.; Jasti, R. “ Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 4285.
  15. Mechanism of Catalytic Nitrene Transfer Using Iron(I)-Isocyanide Complexes
    Cowley, R. E.; Golder, M. R.; Eckert, N. A.; Al-Afyouni, M. H.; Holland, P. L. Organometallics 2013, 32, 5289.
  16. Synthesis, Characterization, and Computational Studies of Cycloparaphenylene Dimers
    Xia, J.; Golder, M. R.; Foster, M, E.; Wong, B, M.; Jasti, R. J. Am. Chem Soc. 2012, 134, 19709.
  17. Selective Synthesis of Strained [7]Cycloparaphenylene: An Orange-Emitting  Fluorophore
    Sisto, T. J.; Golder, M. R.; Hirst, E. S.; Jasti, R.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 15800.