THE NGUYEN RESEARCH GROUP
10/2012: Jeff, Greg, and Drew's paper-Rhodium-Catalyzed Regio- and Enantioselective Amination of Racemic Secondary Allylic Trichloroacetimidates with Acyclic N-Methyl Anilines- has been accepted to Chemical Communication(DOI: 10.1039/c2cc36961c).
09/2012: Fei Yu and Matt McConnell's paper-Nickel-Catalyzed alpha-Glycosylation of C(1)-Hydroxyl Group of Inositol Acceptors: A Strategy for Formal Synthesis of Mycothiol- has been accepted to Chemical Communication (DOI: 10.1039/c2cc35823a). This article was invited for the 2013 Emerging Investigator Issue.
09/2012: Dr. Gei Yu's paper- Studies on the Selectivity Between Nickel-Catalyzed 1,2-Cis-2-Amino Glycosylation of Hydroxyl Groups of Thioglycoside Acceptors with C(2)-Substituted Benzylidene N-Phenyl Trifluoroacetimidates and Intermolecular Aglycon Transfer of the Sulfide Group- has recently been published in Journal of Organic Chemistry,2012, 77, 7330-7343.
07/2012: Matt McKay's review article- Recent Advances in Transition Metal-Catalyzed Glycosylation- has been published in ACS Catalysis, 2012,2, 1563-1595.
07/2012: Jeff's JACS paper (2012,134, 8380)- Rhodium-Catalyzed Dynamic Kinetic Transformations of Racemic Tertiary Allylic Trichloroacetimidates with Anilines- was highlighter in SYNFACT, 2012, 8, 862.
05/2012: Our paper on Rhodium-Catalyzed Dynamic Kinetic Asymmetric Transformations of Racemic Tertiary Allylic Trichloroacetimidates with Anilines has recently been published in JACS (ASAP, 05/14/2012, DOI: ja302223p). Congratulations to Jeff!
05/2012: All of our undergraduate students receive the Department of Chemistry Awards.
04/2012: Qi Zhang and Matt McConnell pass the Comprehensive Exams and advance to the Ph.D. candidacy. Well done!
04/2012: Drew Heitz, our undergraduate student, receives a SURF award from the ACS. Congratulations Drew!
04/2012: Nate Oldenhuis, our undergraduate student, receives Honorable Mention from an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Great job, Nate!
03/2012: Kathleen White, one of our undergraduate students, receives an Amgen Summer Fellowship at MIT. Kathleen will spend the summer in the lab of Tim Swager. Congratulations, Kathleen!
02/2012:Hien was invited to give a presentation at the Carbohydrate Young Investigator Award Symposium at the International Carbohydrate Meeting in Madrid, Spain in July
11/2011: Congratulations to Enoch for getting his Ph.D. He will start his postdoctoral position at the University of Michigan in January, 2012.
11/2011: Our paper on Iridium-Catalyzed Allylic Fluorination of Trichloroacetimidates has been published in JACS (ASAP, 11/11/2011, DOI: ja2087213). Congratulations to Joe.
10/2011: Our paper on Rhodium-Catalyzed Regioselective Amination of Tertiary Allylic Trichloroacetimidates has been published in Organic Letters, 2011, 13, 5576. Congratulations to Jeff and Greg.
04/2011: Enoch, Jeff, and Matt received Graduate College Summer Fellowship
03/2011: Alex Suihkonen, a Biosciences first year grad student, joined our group
02/2011: Hien was invited to give a presentation at Organic Assistant Professors Symposium at the Fall ACS Meeting in Denver
01/2011: Hien was invited to give a presentation at the Carbohydrate Gordon Conference
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