Group Photo:  Spring 2017

   March 2017: President Fuchs makes a cameo appearance in the new chemistry building, Joseph Hernandez Hall. Pictured here with Eddie, Ashley, and Prof. Aponick.

   February 2017: Sourabh’s paper on the Enantioselective Alkyne Conjugate Addition Enabled by Readily Tuned Atropisomeric P,N-Ligands has been accepted in JACS!

   February 2017: Paulo’s paper on the Incorporation of Axial Chirality into Phosphino-Imidazoline Ligands for Enantioselective Catalysis has been accepted in ACS Catalysis!

   September 2015: Edward Laguna joins the group!

 

   August 2015: Congratulations to Lindsey DeRatt for winning W.M. Jones Award and M. A. Battiste Award!

 

   August 2015: Congratulations to Thomas Ghebreghiorgis for receiving his Doctoral Degree!

 

   August 2015: Barry’s Paper "Spiroketalization Methods and Synthesis. In Strategies and Tactics In Organic Synthesis" Get’s Page Numbers. DOI

 

   April 2015: Our Regioselectivity in the Au-catalyzed hydration and hydroalkoxylation of alkynes paper has appeared in Chem. Commun.

   January 2017: Ashley Erb joins the group!

 

   January 2017: Congratulations to Paulo Paioti for receiving his Doctoral Degree and accepting a Post Doc. position in Prof. X. Peter Zhang group at Boston College!

 

   December 2016: Congratulations to Romain Miotto for receiving his Doctoral Degree and accepting a position at Intel!

 

   December 2016: Congratulations to Thomas Ghebreghiorgis for finishing his Post Doc. and accepting a position at Adesis!

 

   November 2016: Arun Raj and Gaurav Dahiya join the group!

 

   September 2016: Our paper "Phospholipid-based prodrugs for drug targeting in inflammatory bowel disease: Computational optimization and in-vitro correlation" Get’s Page Numbers. DOI

 

   August 2016: Congratulations to Barry Butler for receiving his Doctoral Degree and accepting a position at Intel!

 

  August 2016: Emilie Wheatley joins the group!

 

   August 2016: Congratulations to Ji Liu for winning M. A. Battiste Award!

 

   April 2016: Congratulations to Mukesh Pappoppula for winning Tarrant Summer Graduate Research Scholarship!

 

   March 2016: Jim McManis joins the group!

 

   February 2016: Paulo’s paper on the Enantioselective Synthesis of Amino Skipped Diynes has been accepted in JACS!

   December 2014: Paulo’s Paper "Progress in Au-Catalyzed Dehydrative Transformations of Unsaturated Alcohols" Get’s Page Numbers. DOI

 

   October 2014: Our Controlling Regiochemistry in the Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of Unsaturated Spiroketals paper has appeared in Org. Lett.

   April 2015: Our Synthesis of the Spirastrellolide A, B/C Spiroketal: Enabling Solutions for Problematic Au(I)-Catalyzed Spiroketalizations paper has appeared in Org. Lett.

   March 2015: Our Tandem Gold-Catalyzed Dehydrative Cyclization/Diels–Alder Reactions: Facile Access to Indolocarbazole Alkaloids paper has appeared in Org. Lett.

   October 2015: Our Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (-)-Martinellic Acid paper has appeared in Angew. Chem.

   January 2016: Our enantioselective quinoline alkynylation work is highlighted in SYNFACTS!

   February 2016: Our collaborative paper with Prof. Correia at UNICAMP in Brazil has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Organic Chemistry!

   December 2015: Congratulations to Justin Goodwin for receiving his Doctoral Degree and accepting a PostDoc position in Prof. Juan R. Del Valle group at USF!

 

   November 2015: Our Diastereoselective Synthesis of Protected 1,3-Diols by Catalytic Diol Relocation paper has appeared in Org. Lett.

   September 2015: Our Enantioselective Cu-Catalyzed Quinoline Alkynylation paper has appeared in Angew. Chem.

   August 2013: Congratulations to Dr. Aponick for being awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor.

 

   August 2013: Our Nitrogen Nucleophiles in Au-Catalyzed Dehydrative Cyclization Reactions paper has appeared in Isr. J. Chem.

   January 2014: Jagadeesh and Katie join the group!

 

   August 2014: Congratulations to Flavio Cardoso for receiving his Doctoral Degree! You will be missed.

 

   May 2014: Our paper on the anti cancer effect of flavonoids has been accepted in Carcinogenesis.

 

   January 2014: Our New Ligand is highlighted in Synfacts and featured as a Synfact of the month.

 

   January 2014: Ji, Mukesh, Owen and Sourabh join the group!

 

   October 2013: Our New Ligand is Highlighted in Nature Chemistry

 

   September 2013: We welcome Will a new visiting student to the group.

 

   September 2013: Our Imidazole-Based Chiral Biaryl P,N-Ligand for Asymmetric Catalysis  paper has appeared in J. Am. Chem. Soc.