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12/30/2009 Congratulations to Guozhu, Li Cui and Yangzhao, their work,'Homogeneous Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Carboheterofunctionalization of Alkenes', is accepted as a communication to J. Am. Chem. Soc.

11/08/2009

Dr. Ye's work, 'Practical Synthesis of Linear a-Iodo/Bromo-a,b-unsaturated aldehydes/ketones from Propargylic Alcohols via Au/Mo Bimetallic Catalysis' is highlighted by Synfacts

 

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09/12/2009 The work by Drs. Cui and Peng, 'A Two-Step, Formal [4+2] Approach toward Piperidin-4-ones via Au Catalysis' is highlighted by Synfacts
 

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07/20/2009 Congratulations to Dr. Longwu Ye. His work, 'Practical Synthesis of Linear a-Iodo/Bromo-a,b-unsaturated aldehydes/ketones from Propargylic Alcohols via Au/Mo Bimetallic Catalysis', is accepted by Org. Lett.
07/14/2009 Sansan's work, "One-Pot Synthesis of Arene-Fused 2-Acylcyclohexenones from Propargylic Carboxylates", as an invited contribution to the 90th anniversary of Nankai University, is aacepted. This is our first paper done by an undergraduate student! Congratulations to Sansan.
07/08/2009 The group has settled in Chem 1056A and is fully functional now.
07/03/2009 Celebration of the group relocation. [pictures]
07/02/2009 Yanzhao Wang joins the group as a first year student. Welcome Yanzhao!
07/01/2009 Our group moves to UC Santa Barbara!
05/26/2009 Congratulations to Dr. Cui and Peng. Their work, 'A Two-Step, Formal [4+2] Approach toward Piperidin-4-ones via Au Catalysis' is accepted as a communication to J. Am. Chem. Soc.
04/09/2009 New! Our work on gold-catalyzed oxidative cross-coupling reactions is highlighted by Nature Chemistry. [Link]
04/01/2009 Congratulations to Dr. Cui and Guozhu. Their work, 'Homogeneous gold-catalyzed efficient oxidative dimerization of propargylic acetates', as an invited contribution to a Symposium-in-Print (SIP) in honor of Professor Carlos F. Barbas, the 2009 Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, is published.
03/07/2009 Congratulations to Dr. Peng, Dr. Cui, and Guozhu. Their work, 'Gold-Catalyzed Homogeneous Oxidative C-O Bond Formation: Efficient Synthesis of 1-Benzoxyvinyl Ketones', is accepted as a communication to J. Am. Chem. Soc..
02/28/2009 The group celebrates Dr. Zhang's Sloan Fellowship at Szechuan Garden. [Newpictures]
02/27/2009 Congratulations to Guozhu, Dr. Peng, and Dr. Cui. Their work, 'Gold-Catalyzed Homogeneous Oxidative Cross -Coupling Reactions', is accepted as a communication to Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
02/16/2009 New! Congratulations to Dr. Zhang. He is awarded 2009 Sloan Research Fellowship. Many thanks to the Sloan Foundation. [press][complete list][UNR news release]
02/05/2009 Congratulations to Dr. Li Cui, Guozhu Zhang, and Dr. Yu Peng. Their work, 'Gold or No Gold: One-Pot Synthesis of Tetrahydrobenz[b]azepin-4-ones from tertiary N-(but-3-ynyl)anilines', is accepted as a communication to Organic Letters
01/14/2009 Congratulations to Meng Yu and Guozhu Zhang. A full article of their work, 'Gold-catalyzed efficient preparation of linear α-haloenones from propargylic acetates', is now published in Tetrahedron.
12/23/2008 Congratulations to Dr. Zhang. He has been recognized with the Spring 2009 CAPA Distinguished Junior Faculty Award. CAPA is Chinese American Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professor Association.
12/04/2008 2008 Thanksgiving Party photos.
11/02/2008 Soma Maitra joins the group. Welcome! Soma.
11/01/2008 Congratulations to Dr. Peng and Meng Yu. Their work of 'Au-Catalyzed Synthesis of 5,6-Dihydro-8H-indolizin-7-ones from N-(Pent-2-en-4-ynyl)-b-Lactams' is published in Organic Letters.
09/02/2008 Dr. Li Cui joins the group. Dr. Cui received her Ph. D. degree from SUNY- Stony Brook in 2006.
08/31/2008 Congratulations to Xiaogen. His work of 'Unusual Au(III)-Catalyzed Dimerization of Benzoxazol-2-yloxy Enynes: Formation of Substituted 1,5-Cyclooctadienes' is accepted as a communication to J. Organometallic Chemistry.
08/12/2008 Congratulations to Guozhu. His work of 'Au-Containing All-Carbon 1,3-Dipoles: Generation and [3+2] Annulation Reactions' is accepted as a communication to J. Am. Chem. Soc.
08/08/2008 Congratulations to Meng Yu. She passed her M. S. defense.
07/03/2008 Dr. Yu Peng joins the group. Dr. Peng received his Ph. D. degree from Lanzhou University, P. R. China.
05/01/2008 Congratulations to Guotao and Xiaogen. Their work of ' Au(I)-Catalyzed Efficient Synthesis of Functionalized Bicyclo[3.2.0]heptanes' is accepted as a communication to J. Am. Chem. Soc.
04/14/2008 Dr. Zhang is the recipient of "2007 Mousel-Feltner Award for Excellence in Research and/or Creative Activity" from UNR
03/20/2008 Dr. Zhang is awarded the NSF CAREER Award.
03/17/2008 Dr. Zhang is the recipient of 2008 Amgen Young Investigator's Award
02/13/2008 Congratulations to Guotao and Guozhu. Their work of 'Au-Catalyzed Synthesis of (1Z, 3E)-2-Pivaloxy-1,3-Dienes from Propargylic Pivalates' is accepted as a communication to J. Am. Chem. Soc.
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