The Group in Autumn 2020
From left to right: First row: Abhaya, Elija, Eliott, Jerome, Luca. Second row: Diana, Emmanuelle, Guillaume, Julien, Mikus. Third row: MingMing, Nieves, Nina, Raphael, Stefano. Fourth row: Stephanie, Véronique, Vladyslav, Xingyu, Ashis.
November 26: Bastian Muriel has been awarded the top 8% PhD thesis distinction for EDCH in 2021. Congratulations!
October 21: The review of Emmanuelle and Elija onthe use of hypervalent iodine reagents for the modification of peptides and proteins is now accepted in Angewandte Chemie (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202112287 ).
October 21: Our Full LCSO Brain Storming Session has taken place again after cancellation last year due to COVID.
October 14: The Organic chemistry seminars start again after a long COVID interruption.
October 6: Mael Djaid from EPFL and Jonas Dechent from LMU joined LCSO for their master internship and thesis respectively. Welcome!
September 24: Guillaume Pisella successfully defended his PhD thesis. He is the seventeenth PhD student to obtain their degree at LCSO. Congratulations!
September 22: Helena Sole joins the group for her master internship. Welcome!
September 15: New PhD students at LCSO: Emma Robert is back for her PhD and Yuji Kamei starts his PhD as a shared student with the Fierz group. Welcome!
September 10: The most successful SCS fall meeting ever for LCSO: Stephanie wins the award for the best oral presentation and Nina the runner-up poster prize!
August 26: It is now already the one year anniversary of the @LCSOJournalClub!
August 18: The work of Stephanie, Diana and Franck on photomediated deoxyalkynylation is now accepted in Angewandte Chemie (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202110257 ).
August 17: Alumni news: Dr. Luca Buzzetti former postdoc at LCSO has started to work as a R&D Lead Chemist at F.I.S. (Fabbrica Italiana Syntetici S.p.A). Congratulations!
August 3: The work of Ming-Ming and Tin on diamine synthesis via the diazidation of alkenes and strained ring has been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c06700).
August 2: Dr. Xiangdong Li joined LCSO for his postdoc after a postdoc in the Alcarazo Group. Welcome!
August 1: Alumni news: Dr. Romain Tessier former PhD at LCSO has started to work as a Scientist Discovery Chemist for Janssen. Congratulations!
July 16: Najung Lee from Cambridge University joined LCSO for her summer internship. Welcome!
July 15: The work of Nieves and Guillaume on copper-catalyzed multi-component reactions of EBX, diazo compounds and anilines is now accepted in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c01423).
July 9: The work of Stephanie, Diana and Franck on photomediated deoxyalkynylation is now available as a preprint on ChemRxiv (DOI: 10.33774/chemrxiv-2021-56f12 ).
July 7: Our collaborative work with the (Matile group) at the university of Geneva on EBX and EBZ reagents as inhibitors of thiol-mediated uptake has been accepted in Helvetica Chimica Acta (DOI: 110.1002/hlca.202100085).
June 25: The work of Vladyslav and Bastian on quinoline synthesis from cyclopropenes has been accepted in Organic Letters (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c01775).
June 17: Our traditional MOM synthesis competition could finally take place together with the Cramer and the Zhu group. Congrats Cédric Fung (Cramer) and Stephanie for the best synthesis!
June 1: Dr. Thomas Rossolini joins LCSO for his postdoc after a PhD in the Dixon group. Welcome!
May 31: Dr. Luca Buzzetti leaves LCSO after 2.5 years: Good luck for your future Luca!
May 28: Bastian Muriel successfully defended his PhD thesis. He is the sixteenth PhD student to obtain their degree at LCSO. Congratulations!
May 27: The work of Abhaya, Romain and Durga on the first amphiphilic EBX reagents has been accepted in Angewandte Chemie (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202106458).
May 26: The work of Vincent and Emma on the activation of DA aminocyclopropanes has been chosen as “pick of the week” by Chemical Science (DOI: 10.1039/D1SC01127H).
May 12: The last results of Eliott and Matt in collaboration with the Magnier group on new N‐Heterocyclic Alkynyl hypervalent iodine reagents have appeared in Chemistry A European Journal (DOI: 10.1002/chem.202101475).
May 5: The last results of Vincent and Emma on the activation of DA aminocyclopropanes bearing a single ester group for annulation with indoles have appeared in Chemical Science (DOI: 10.1039/D1SC01127H).