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12/10/2011

Dr. Longwu Ye, Yangzhao Wang's work on the "Experimental and Computational Evidence for Gold Vinylidenes: Generation from Terminal Alkynes via a Bifurcation Pathway and Facile C–H Insertions" is now online.

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11/01/2011 Drs. Yuanjing Xiao and Brendan D'Souza joined our group. Welcome.

09/28/2011

Sheng, Julian, and Yingdong's paper titled "Gold-Catalyzed Regioselective Dimerization of Aliphatic Terminal Alkynes" is now online.

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09/27/2011 Congratulations to Eric! Eric is awarded Imerys North America Scholarship.
08/16/2011 Weimin He's work, 'Weimin He, Chaoqun Li, and Liming Zhang. "An Efficient [2 + 2 + 1] Synthesis of 2,5-Disubstituted Oxazoles via Gold-Catalyzed Intermolecular Alkyne Oxidation" is highlighted by Synfacts!

08/16/2011 Dr. Guozhu Zhang's work, 'Gold-Catalyzed Heteroannulation Route of N-Allyl Ureas to Tricyclic Indolines' is highlighted by synfacts!

08/08/2011 Dr. Kegong Ji joined our group. Welcome Kegong!
07/23/2011 Sheng Sun joined our group as a first year graduate student. Welcome Sheng!
07/11/2011 Youliang Wang joined our group as a first year graduate student. Welcome Youliang!
06/10/2011 Dr. Longwu Ye's work, 'Gold-Catalyzed Stereoselective Synthesis of Azetidin-3-ones' is hihlighted by Synfact.

06/08/2011 Congratulations to Dr. Biao Lu, Yingdong Luo, Dr. Liuzhu Liu, Dr. Longwu Ye and Yanzhao Wang, their work, 'Reactivity Umpolung at the Indole 3-Position via Gold Catalysis' is accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
05/16/2011 Dr. Zeyi Yan Joined our group. Welcome Zeyi!
05/01/2011 Congratulations to Weimin He and Dr. Chaoqun Li, their work, 'An Efficient [2 + 2 + 1] Synthesis of 2,5-Disubstituted Oxazoles via Gold-Catalyzed Intermolecular Alkyne Oxidation' is accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc. [Link]
03/07/2011 Congratulations to Dr. Guozhu Zhang. Guozhu successfully defends his dissertation.
02/26/2011 Dr. Lianzhu Liu joined our group. Welcome Lianzhu!
02/14/2011 Congratulations to Dr. Chaoqun Li, his work, 'Gold-Catalyzed Nitrene Transfer to Activated Alkynes: Formation of α, β-Unsaturated Amidines' is accepted by Org. Lett.
02/02/2011 Congratulations to Guozhu, Yingdong and Yangzhao. Their work, 'Combining Au(I)/Au(III) Catalysis and C-H Functionalization: An
Intramolecular Formal [3+2] Annulation towards Tricyclic Indolines and Mechanistic Studies' is accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
01/18/2011 Congratulations to Longwu and Weimin. Their work, 'A Flexible and Stereoselective Synthesis of Azetidine-3-one via A Key Gold-Catalyzed Intermolecular Alkyne Oxidation ' is accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
11/01/2010 Congratulations to Yanzhao Wang and Dr. Biao Lu. Their work, "The use of Br/Cl to promote regioselective gold-catalyzed rearrangement of propargylic carboxylates: an efficient synthesis of (1Z, 3E)-1-bromo/chloro-2-carboxy-1,3-dienes" is accepted as a communication to Chem. Commun.
09/17/2010 Congratulations to Drs. Biao Lu and Chaoqun Li, their work, 'Gold-Catalyzed Highly Regioselective Oxidation of C-C Triple Bonds Without Acid Additive: Propargyl Moieties as Masked α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyls', is accepted as a communication to J. Am. Chem. Soc..[link]
09/03/2010 The whole group moves into our new home at PSNB 1622!!!!!!!!!! [pictures]
08/31/2010 Congratulations to Drs. Li Cui and Chaoqun Li, their work, 'A Modular, Efficient, and Stereoselective Synthesis of Substituted Piperidin-4-ols' is accepted as a communication to Angew. Chem.[link]
06/15/2010 Yingdong Luo, a first-year graduate student, joined the group. Welcome Yingdong
05/26/2010 Congratulations to Longwu and Weimin. Their work, 'Gold-Catalyzed One-Step Practical Synthesis of Oxetan-3-ones from Readily Available Propargylic Alcohols' is accepted as a communication to J. Am. Chem. Soc. [link]
05/10/2010 Congratulations to Guozhu. He is awarded the Dean's Fellowship for 2010-2011
03/31/2010 Guozhu's recent work, 'Homogeneous Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Carboheterofunctionalization of Alkenes' is highlighted by Synfacts.
 

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03/21/2010 Congratulations to Drs Li Cui and Longwu Ye. Their work, 'Gold-Catalyzed Efficient Synthesis of Azepan-4-Ones via a Two-Step [5+2] Annulation', is accepted to Chemical Communication. [Link]
03/08/2010 An account by Shaozhong and Guozhu, 'Gold-Catalyzed Reaction of Propargylic Carboxylates via an Initial 3,3-Rearrangement', is published. [Link]
03/01/2010 Dr. Chaoqun Li joined the group. Welcome Chaoqun!
02/25/2010 Mr. Weimin He joined the job as a visiting scholar.
02/12/2010 Congratulations to Longwu, Li Cui, Guozhu. Their work, 'Alkynes as Equivalent of α-Diazo Ketones in Generating α-Oxo Metal Carbenes: A Gold-Catalyzed Expedient Synthesis of Dihydrofuran-3-ones', is accepted as a communication to J. Am. Chem. Soc.
01/01/2010 Dr. Biao Lu joined the group. Welcome Biao!
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