21: Our research account of borylative hetrocyclization covering
oxyboration, aminoboration, and thioboration was published in Acc. Chem.
Res. Congrats, Adena and Kim!
20: We’re in the news! Our communication on spatiotemporally resolved
single monomer turnover at individual molecular catalysts was highlighted
in a UCI News Brief. Congratulations, Quinn!
11: Our communication on spatiotemporally resolved single monomer turnover
at individual molecular catalysts was accepted and published in Angew.
Chem. Int. Ed. Congrats, Quinn!
11: Welcome new undergraduate student Scott!
20-23: Kim presented at the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate
3: Our paper on mechanistic studies of thioboration was published in J. Org.
Chem. Congrats, Adena and Darius!
1: Professor Blum is promoted to full professor. Congratulations,
17: Darius participates in the Graduate Hooding commencement ceremony.
Congrats, Dr. Faizi!
9: Adena received the American Institute of Chemists Award.
The group received the Department of Chemistry Safety Award at the E. K. C.
Lee Dinner. Keep up the safe work, group!
27: Kim was invited to present at the American Chemical Society, Division
of Organic Chemistry, Graduate Research Symposium. Way to go, Kim!
24: Our viewpoint article on structure-reactivity studies of intermediates
for mechanistic information by subensemble fluorescence microscopy was
published in ACS Catal. Congrats, Kaz!
Quinn presented our papers on insertion of alkyl and aryl iodides to Zn
powder, followed by their solubilization using LiCl, at the ACS National
Meeting in San Francisco!
Welcome new postdoc, Nozomi, who is joing us from Tohoku University!
Darius started work at PacificTech in Southern California. Best of luck!
Kaz began working at Showa Denko in Japan. Good luck!
Darius successfully defended his thesis. Congrats, Dr. Faizi!
The group hosted Professor Randy Goldsmith from the University of
Wisconsin, Madison for a seminar. Thanks for the great selfie!
13: We have a new group photo!
Our paper on direct insertion of alkyl and aryl iodides to Zn powder was
published in Organometallics as an ACS Editors' Choice
article. Congrats, Chao and Quinn!
Our paper on catalyst-free thioboration was highlighted in Synfacts as
the "Synfact of the month" and is featured as the cover article.
Congrats, Darius, Ashlee, and Fiach!
Welcome new graduate student Chao!
18: Welcome new postdoc Kazuhiro!
Our paper on the role of LiCl in solubilizing organozinc reagents was
highlighted in Org. Process Res. Dev. Congrats, Chao,
Drew, and Quinn!