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Oct 26 - Congrats to Dr. Peter Dornan on accepting a position in the process group at Amgen.
June 29 - Our asymmetric coupling of alkynes and amines appears in JACS; Congrats Qing-An and Zhiwei.
June 12 - Our desymmetrization to make quaternary centers is published in Chemical Science; congrats Jungwoo, Kevin, and Dan.
May 11- Congrats to Charles Yeung who has started a position in med chem at Merck.
April 13 - Congrats to Hasan Khan who has accepted a position in med chem at AbbVie.
April 1 - Congrats to Dr. Aaron Whittaker on his new position in process chemistry at Merck.
Feb 16 - Double whammy: Kevin Kou and Stephen Murphy are awarded postdoctoral fellowships from NSERC.
Feb 13 - Congrats to Dr. I-Hon Chen on his new position in medicinal chemistry at Chugai Pharmaceuticals.
Jan 21 - Our hydroacylation of alkynes by tandem Ru-catalysis is published in JACS; congrats Qing-An and Faben.
Jan 5 - We officially welcome graduate students Jan Riedel (Dortmund), Zhiwei Chen (Queens), and Craig Burt (Williams).
Jan 2 - Our transfer hydroformylation is published in Science; congrats Stephen, Jungwoo, and Faben.
Jan 1 - Prof Dong is now an associate editor with Chemical Sciences.
Nov 13 - Our Ni-catalyzed oxidative coupling has been accepted to ACIE; congrats Aaron.
Nov 10 - Kevin defends his PhD thesis. Congrats to Dr. Kou, who will start postdoctoral studies with Richmond Sarpong at UC Berkeley.
Nov 1 - Welcome visiting student, Hannah Hayes from Ireland.
Sept 15 - Welcome visiting student, Devi Ramanoudjame from France.
Sept 11 - Our review on catalysis with carbon dioxide appears in Topics in Catalysis. Congrats, Charles.
Sept 1 - We celebrate the group anniversary and wish farewell to Dr. Bennett. Nathan will start as a process chemist at AbbVie. See celebration.

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