■   August 2009:  Flavio Cardoso, Barry Butler, John Wynn, and  join the group!


■   December 2008:  Our synthesis of Monounsaturated Spiroketals is published in Organic  Letters.

■   September 2008:  Our PSP is published in Synthesis.    

■   January 2008 - Group receives PRF grant

■   December 2007 - Website goes online

■   November 2007 - Construction for new Web Page begins.

■   Carl and John join the group!

■   August 2008:  Lucas joins the group!  We say goodbye and many thanks to our REU students

■   June 2008:  Three new REU students join the group. Welcome Marissa, Flavio and Emerson!

■   Our paper to be highlighted in Synfacts:  Synfacts 2008, 4, 387


■   Mark Arcario was recently named a University Scholar.  This prestigious program is designed to introduce UF undergraduates to academic research.  Mark will spend the summer in our labs. Congratulations to Mark!


■   Michael Jong joins the group!

■   Jeremy Malinge joins the group!


■   January 2008 - Our first paper is published in Organic Letters.

■   Our paper to be highlighted in Synfacts:  Synfacts 2010, 1, 9


■  September 2009:  Our paper on gold-catalyzed dehydrative cyclizations of readily available, heteroatom-substituted propargylic alcohols is published in Organic Letters.

■   February 2011:  Our paper on gold-catalyzed chirality transfer in the cyclization of monoallylic diols is published in Organic Letters.

   January 2011:  Welcome Thomas Ghebreghiorgis to our group!


   August 2010:  Welcome Justin Goodwin to our group!


■   August 2010:  Our paper on gold-catalyzed synthesis of  substituted chromenes is published in Chemical Communications

■   June 2011:  Congratulations to Kinga, her Org. Biomol. Chem. paper has appeared

■   August 2011:  Our Paper is one of the Top Ten Most Accessed in June


■   June 2011:  Our Beilstein J. Org. Chem. paper has appeared


   August 2012: Congratulations to Jean Palmes for receiving her Doctoral Degree and  
accepting a PostDoc position in the Pfaltz group. 


   December 2011: Congratulations to Berenger Biannic for receiving his Doctoral Degree! You will be missed.


   September 2011:  Welcome Romain Miotto, Paulo Paioti, and Barry Butler to our group!


■   September 2011:  Our Review Article has appeared in Eur. J. Org. Chem.

   September 2012:  Our Mechanistic Study has appeared in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

   September 2012:  Our Total Synthesis of Acortatarin A has appeared in J. Org. Chem. as a Featured Article

   September 2012:  Congratulations to Jean, whose review "Strategies for Spiroketal  Synthesis Based on Transition-Metal Catalysis" has been accepted for publication in Synthesis

   May 2013:  We welcome Romain a new REU student to the group


  May 2013: Congratulations to Carl Ballesteros for receiving his Doctoral Degree! You will be missed.


   April 2013: Congratulations to Nick Borrero for receiving his Doctoral Degree and accepting a PostDoc position in the Huigens group at the University of Florida


   January 2013:  Lindsey joins the group!


   November 2012:  Our Tandem Intermolecular Hydroalkoxylation/Claisen Rearrangement has appeared in Chemical Communications.

  July 2013: Our Spiroketalization of Ketoallylic Diols paper has appeared in Chem. Eur. J.

■   July 2013: Congratulations to John Ketcham for receiving his Doctoral Degree and accepting a PostDoc position in the Krische group at UT Austin!


   July 2013: Our Mechanistic Study in Pd(II)-Catalyzed SN2' Reactions of Allylic Alcohols has appeared in J. Org. Chem.