February 2022: Well done to Mukulesh and Shubhanjan on having their article on enantioselective pyrazolidinone synthesis accepted by Chem. Eur. J. https://chemistry-europe.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/chem.202104391
2021: Congratulations to Ahmad and the rest of the team on their publications in Tetrahedron and Arkivoc! https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2020.131838
November 2020: Congrats to Nick, Mukulesh, and the rest of the team on having your paper accepted by the European Journal of Organic Chemistry! https://doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.202001233
This article describes extensive studies carried out investigating the scope and mechanism of a one-pot synthesis of gamma-lactones through the reaction of sulfoxonium ylides with aldehydes and ketenes.
September 2020: A big congratulations to Sophie on winning the ICI Judges’ Choice Poster prize!
August 2020: Well done to Manashi, Mukulesh, Ahmad, Shi and Dylan on their paper in the European Journal of Organic Chemistry! https://doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.202000976
The paper is an article describing their work on the mechanism of Pd-catalyzed hydrogenolysis of ketene heterodimer β-lactones.
December 2019: We say goodbye to Chrismae Bergado as he takes up a new position at FBA labs in Waterford.
December 2019: Well done to Shubhanjan on winning a poster prize at the CSCB Symposium!
October 2019: A big welcome to Sophie Connolly, M.Sc. student, and Shubhanjan Mitra, IRC GOI Postdoctoral Fellow, who have joined the group.
October 2019: Congrats to Mukulesh, Manashi and Nick Davis on their publication in Chem. Commun. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9CC07477E
This paper describes a novel dual catalytic system for the preparation of enantioenriched cyclopentanones from ketenes and donor-acceptor cyclopropanes.
August 2019: Congrats to Mukulesh and Manashi on their publication in the Journal of Organic Chemistry https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.joc.9b01854 (J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 11983-11991).
This paper describes a new method for accessing enantioenriched furans from ketenes and vinylcyclopropanes through Pd catalysis.
August 2019: We say goodbye to our summer internship and Naughton Fellowship students: Margaux Badufle, Nicolas Jamey, Thomas Kacius and Abbey Wood. We thank you for your efforts over the summer – you’ll be missed!
April 2019: Chrismae Bergado takes up a position as research assistant in the group. Welcome Chris!
May 2018: Welcome to Antoine Beuque and Evan Viola from INP-ENSIACET Toulouse, who join the group for the summer.
March 2018: Well done to Mukulesh and Shi on having their review describing ‘Recent Developments in Vinylsulfonium and Vinylsulfoxonium salt Chemistry’ accepted by Molecules.
March 2018: Congrats to Mukulesh on being recognised as an Outstanding Reviewer for MedChemComm.
August 2017: Nessan moves back to Ireland to take up a Lecturer position at Dublin City University.
May 2017: Sven Kaster leaves the group to attend graduate school at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Good luck Sven!
Congrats also to Nicholas Davis on being accepted into University of California Santa Barbara graduate school!
May 2017: Nicholas Peraino graduates with Ph.D. Congrats Nick!