New Reaction Methods, Enantioselective Catalysis, Natrual Product Synthesis
The Dong Research Group
Welcome to Dr. Aaron Whittaker (from the University of Washington) and Peter Becker (from Aachen University).
Congrats to Dr. Achim Bruch who has accepted a position as a research scientist at Novaled in Dresden, Germany.
The Dong Group will be presenting at Larry Overman's Birthday Symposium at Eli Lilly and the 246th ACS meeting in Indianapolis. Click
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Welcome to our administrative assistant, Carol Schwartz.
Professor Dong is awarded a JSPS Fellowship and will be lecturing in Japan this fall; congrats Vy.
The group celebrates its seven-year anniversary and other milestones. See party
Welcome Dr. Nathan Bennett who joins us from the Stoltz Lab at Caltech.
Welcome to our visiting scholars: Julien (from Paris), Audrey (from Caen), and Jan (from Dortmund).
Our Ru-catalyzed approach to ketone hydroacylation will be published in JACS; congrats Stephen.
Congrats to Diane Le on being awarded an NSF graduate fellowship.
Welcome undergraduate researchers, Melissa and Van.
Our Ag-catalyzed addition to cyclopropenes is published in special issue celebrating Melanie Sanford's Tetrahedron Award; congrats Thi.
Congrats to Dr. Max von Delius on starting his habilitation at the Universitšt Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Congrats to Tom Hsieh on accepting an associate scientist position at the Centre for Drug Research and Development in Vancouver, BC.
Congrats to Xiaodan Zhao on his new professorship at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China.
Peter defends his thesis; congrats to Dr. Dornan who will start postdoctoral work with Professor Grubbs at California Institute of Technology.
Hasan defends his thesis; congrats to Dr. Khan who will start postdoctoral work with Professor Ellman at Yale University.
Welcome new students to the team: Colin, Diane, Dan, Greg, Jeeyong, Kyle, Nate, Nick, and Vanessa. See their profiles
Prof Dong is profiled on the campus homepage. Read story
- Welcome Dr. Qing-An Chen who joins us from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics.
- Our study on preparing octaketides by hydroacylation appears in JACS; congrats to Max and Christine.
- The team heads southwest to our new academic home, the University of California at Irvine.
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