The Group in Spring 2022
From left to right: Diana, Veronique, Stefano Jerome, Alexandre, Julien, Tobias, Eliott, Mikus, Thomas, Pierre, Vladyslav, Xiangdong, Yuji, Tin, Xingyu, Jonas, Emmanuelle, Elija, Christine, Nina, Emma, Nieves, Maria
December 6: The LCSO Christmas dinner has taken place a the restaurant Itoya.
November 24: Mingming has been awarded a top 8% distinction of EDCH for his PhD thesis. Congrats!
November 23: Eliott has passed his final PhD exam. Congrats!
November 21: The work of Stephanie and Franck on the fine-tuning of hypervalent iodine reagents in photoredox-catalyzed reactions and preliminary results for new transformations is now accepted in Helvetica Chimica Acta (DOI: 10.1002/hlca.202200161) in the Prof. Janine Cossy/Bürgenstock president issue.
November 6: The review of Ashis on Pd-Catalyzed functionalization of alkenes and alkynes using removable tethers is now accepted in Tetrahedron (DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2022.133135).
November 4: Nina has passed her final PhD exam. Congrats!
October 24: The review of Raphael on azidation with hypervalent iodine reagents is now accepted in Synthesis (DOI: 10.1055/a-1966-4974).
October 12: Great day for LCSO, both the work of Nina on tyrosine functionalization and of Tin on cyclopropane alkynylation are now accepted in Chem. Sci. (DOI: 10.1039/D2SC04558C and DOI: 10.1039/D2SC04344K).
October 4: Our grant at the SNSF has been approved. Two new PhD positions will be open at LCSO in July 2023!
September 26: Tin has been selected to present his work in a short talk at the IASOC summer school. Congrats!
September 15: Helena Sole Avila come back to the group to start her PhD. Welcome!
September 8: Yuji and Diana were awarded a runner up prize for their posters at the SCS fall meeting. Congratulations!
September 6: The work of Eliott and Julien on the alkynylation of azadipeptides with EBXs is now accepted in Org. Lett. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.2c02625).
September 5: Emma successfully passed her first year candidacy exam. Congratulations!
September 2: The yearly LCSO Alumni meeting took place at BCH with a “gala cold buffet”.
September 1: Yuji successfully passed his first year candidacy exam. Congratulations!
August 22: André successfully defended his master thesis. Congratulations!
August 22: LCSO is now also on LinkedIn to share news about the group for people not active on twitter.
August 17: After two years “COVID break” the LCSO summer group outing could take place again: Hike and wine tasting in Lavaux.
August 8: The review of Mingming and Tin on the activation of aminocyclopropanes via radical intermediates is now accepted in Chem. Soc. Rev. (DOI: 10.1039/D2CS00090C).
July 29: Nieves was awarded a APOSTD 2022 postdoctoral fellowship from Generalitat Valenciana. Congratulations!
July 15: The work of Stefano on the enantioselective (4+3) annulation of cyclopropanes and azadienes for the synthesis of azepanones is now accepted in Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202209006).
July 11: The work of Ashis, Thomas and Stefano on the first Pd-catalyzed aminoacetoxylation of alkenes using N,O-acetal tethers is now accepted in Org. Lett. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.2c01838).
July 1: Dylan Cleveland from Cambridge University joins the group for a Summer internship. Welcome!
July 1: Oleksandr Liashuk from Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University joins the group as a visiting PhD student for one year. Welcome!
June 24: Ashis Das successfully defended his PhD thesis. He is the twenty-first PhD student to obtain their degree at LCSO. Congratulations!
June 13: The work of Ashis , Luca and Mikus on catalytically formed chiral auxiliaries via hydroalkoxylation is now accepted in ACS Catal. (DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.2c01809).
June 3: Stephanie Amos successfully defended her PhD thesis. She is the twentieth PhD student to obtain their degree at LCSO. Congratulations!