Professional Background
* Temple University, Philadelphia, PA                                
 Assistant Professor of Chemistry        2015-present
* The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow; Advisor: Dr. Phil S. Baran    2012-2015
* Duke University, Durham, NC
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Advisor: Dr. Don M. Coltart  2007–2012
–    Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
B.Sc. Chemistry, Advisor: Dr. Aaron Hartel; B.Sc. Biology     2003–2007

Independent External Funding (Total: $2,253,710)
* NSF CAREER AWARD (PI) $650,000    04/2018-03/2023
Novel Synthetic Applications of (Poly)Cationic 3-Iodanes
* NIH R01-GM-123098-01 (PI) $1,493,710     04/2017-05/2022
Simplified Approaches to Medium-Sized Heterocycles for the Synthesis of Bioactive Molecules    
* PRF# 56603-DNI1 (PI) $110,000    direct     08/2016-09/2018
American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund Grant                    
* Temple University – Summer Research Award     2016
Notable Awards
Italia-Eire Teacher of the Year, Temple University        2018
Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardee        2017
National Institutes of Health – Ruth L. Kirchstein NRSA F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship     2013-2015
National Science Foundation – Graduate Research Fellowship       2008-2011
Merck Inc. – Women In Chemistry Fellowship     2007

Key Independent Publications:  7 publications in the field of hypervalent iodine chemistry; 3 in preparation

18) Xiao, X., Greenwood, N., Wengryniuk S. E.* “Dearomatization of Electron-Deficient Phenols to ortho-Quinones Enabled by Bidentate Nitrogen-Ligated I(V) Reagents. Just Accepted, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (doi: 10.1002/anie.201909868).
17) Mikhael, M., Adler, S. A., Wengryniuk S. E.* Chemoselective Oxidation of Equatorial Alcohols with N-Ligated 3-Iodanes. Org. Lett. 2019, 21(15), 5889–5893.
16) Sousa e Silva, F. C., Bloomer, B. J., Wengryniuk S. E.* Reactivity of (NNN)-Pincer Ni(II) Aryl Complex Towards Oxidative Carbon-Heteroatom Bond Formation. Tetrahedron 2018, 74, 3278–3282.
15) Walters, J. C. ‡, Tierno, A. F. ‡, Dubin, A., Wengryniuk, S. E.* (Poly)cationic 3-Iodane Mediated Oxidative Ring Expansion of Secondary Alcohols. Eur. J Org. Chem. 2018, 1460–1464.
14) Wengryniuk, S. E.*, Canesi, S. “Rearrangements and Fragmentations Mediated by Hypervalent Iodine” in Patai’s Chemistry of Functional Groups: The Chemistry of Hypervalent Halogen Compounds, Eds. Marek, I., Olofsson, B., and Rappoport, Z. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, UK.
13)  Sousa, F. C. S.; Tierno, A. F.; Wengryniuk, S. E.* Hypervalent Iodine Reagents in High Valent Transition Metal Chemistry. Molecules 2017, 22, 780.
12) Kelley, B. T.; Walters, J. C.; Wengryniuk, S. E.* Access to Diverse Oxygen Heterocycles via Oxidative Rearrangement of Benzylic Tertiary Alcohols. Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 1896-1899.