Hannah Hayes


The mechanism and application of aryl-dehalogenation reactions.

Sponsored by EPSRC and Astra Zeneca.


Hannah graduated from University College Cork, Ireland with a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry of Pharmaceutical Compounds in 2017. Her final year research project involved using flow chemistry to achieve telescoped diazo transfer processes. During her degree, she attended the University of California Irvine for a study abroad year. Hannah returned to the US for an industry placement at Eli Lilly, Indianapolis working in the Small Molecule Design and Development department.

Hannah loves going rock climbing and bouldering. She enjoys spending time outdoors, camping and travelling.


172. Protodeboronation of (Hetero)Arylboronic Esters: Direct versus Pre-hydrolytic Pathways and Self/Auto-Catalysis

Hannah L. D. Hayes, Ran Wei, Michele Assante, Katherine J. Geogheghan, Na Jin, Simone Tomasi, Gary Noonan, Andrew G. Leach and Guy C. Lloyd-Jones*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 143, 14814–14826, 2021