April 2017

  • Our own postdoc, Allegra, won the “best poster award” in the Poly division at the ACS meeting! Her poster is titled “Side Chain Design in Brush Block Copolymer Photonic Crystals.”

March 2017

  • Alice was accepted to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in June!
  • Congratulations to Zainab for successfully passing her candidacy exam!
  • Professor Steven Diver from University at Buffalo was a visiting scholar during the month of March.

February 2017

  • Congratulations to TP, Alice, and Allegra on publishing a paper titled “Control of Grafting Density and Distribution in Graft Polymers by Living Ring-Opening Metathesis Copolymerization.” Check it out in JACS.
  • Congratulations to Daryl and Michael for publishing a paper

January 2017

  • Congratulations to Tonia for publishing a paper titled “Fast-Initiating, Ruthenium-based Catalysts for Improved Activity in Highly E-Selective Cross Metathesis.” Check it out in JACS.
  • Congratulations to former group members: Anton, Alexey, and Kerry for publishing a paper titled “A

December 2016

  • Anton and Kerry have published a new paper in collaboration with the Stoltz group: “Alkali Metal Hydroxide-Catalyzed C(sp)–H Bond Silylation.” Check it out in JACS.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Rosebrugh on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis, and best of

October 2016

  • Check out Jiaming’s latest paper (and first primary authorship!) in Org. Lett.: “Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Intramolecular Aminoacetoxylation of Alkenes Enabled by Catalytic Nitrate.” Congrats!
  • A successful CCE Seminar Day for the Grubbs Group! First place in the poster session went

September 2016

  • Our very own undergrad Lennon has published a first-author paper (“Z-Selective Cross-Metathesis and Homodimerization of 3E-1,3-Dienes: Reaction Optimization, Computational Analysis, and Synthetic Applications”) in JACS.
  • Check out Kelly and Jiaming’s new paper, “Catalytic Anti-Markovnikov Transformations of Hindered Terminal Alkenes