Congrats to Jing, Cong-Ying and our collaborators in the Cravatt and Rodriguez laboratories for our joint paper in Nature Chemistry.
20 March, 2013
Congrats to Morgan Shirley for receiving the Montgomery Graduate Endowed Fellowship, Buck Weirus Aggie Spirit Award, and Guseman Award.
17 February, 2013
Congrats to JC Reyes for receiving the Dow Chemical Graduate Fellowship and Sharon Dabney Memorial Scholarship.
14 October, 2012
Welcome to our new post-doc Dr. Fred Briones (Ph.D. w/ Huw Davies, Emory University).
23 July, 2012
Congrats to Dr. Gang Liu for successfully defending his dissertation and starting his positions as a Medicinal Chemist at MD Anderson, Institute for Applied Cancer Sciences.
11 June, 2012
Congrats to JC for his bioinspired synthesis of Agelastatin A that appeared in Angewandte Chemie! Article was featured on back cover, graphic contributed by JC!
Dr. Carolyn Leverett secured a Research Scientist position at Pfizer (Groton, CT)! Congrats Carolyn!
Former graduate student, Asst. Prof. Andy Mitchell (Illinois State University) received his first independent grant from Research Corporation! Way to go Andy!
Congrats to Wang for his contribution to the synthesis of 15N-labelled oroidin published in JNP in collaborative biosynthetic studies with the Molinski group.
Congrats to Wang for his collaborative biosynthetic studies with the Molinski group (UC San Diego) to appear in Angewandte Chemie!
Omar’s contribution to our toolbox for natural product simultaneous arming via cyclopropanations will appear in Org. Lett. Congrats!
Best wishes to Ta (Supakarn) as she starts a new chapter as an Asst. Professor in the Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand having completed her Ph.D. in Fall 2011!
Congrats to Henry Nguyen who recently secured a Senior Scientist position at LKT Laboratories, Inc. in Minnesota!
Congrats to JC for being the Departmental nominee for the ACS Division of Org. Chem. Research Symposium!
A Diastereoselective, Nucleophile-Promoted Aldol-Lactonization of Ketoacids Leading to Bicyclic-β-Lactones19 January, 2012
Kudos to Gang and Morgan for their recently accepted JOC Note describing a new and improved NCAL procedure!
A full paper describing the full, rich, and long saga of the TMAL mechanism appeared in J. Am. Chem. Soc. Congrats to Zhao, Andy, and Ravi and thanks to Lisa (Lab for Molecular Simulation) for computational efforts!
Diazo Reagents for Simultaneous Arming/SAR Studies of Alcohol-Containing Natural Products via OH Insertion26 August, 2011
Congrats to Ta (Supakarn) for her paper in ACS Chem. Biol. describing a strategy for natural product tagging in collaboration with the Liu Group at Johns Hopkins! Article was featured on cover, graphic contributed by Mikail!
Congrats to Carolyn for her mechanistic paper in JOC in collaboration with the Tantillo group at UC Davis!
Congrats to Gang for his elegant synthesis of Omphadiol that appeared in Angewandte Chemie! Article was featured on cover, graphic contributed by Mikail! Also highlighted on B.R.S.M. and TotallySynthetic blogs and in Synfacts!
Congrats to Manuel for his major contributions to the review in Natural Product Reports on the Pyrrole Aminoimidazole Alkaloids. Review was featured on cover, graphic contributed by Mikail!
Our first Organic Synthesis procedure was published! Congrats to Henry, Seongho, Huda, and Diana!
The 2011 Distinguished Achievement Awards will be formally presented at 1:30 p.m. April 27 during a ceremony in Rudder Theater. In recognition of their achievements, each recipient will receive a $4,000 cash gift, an engraved watch and a commemorative plaque.
Congrats to Henry, Gil, and Genzyme collaborators on the Salinosporamide A full story in JOC as a featured article! Also featured as January JOC issue cover art! Contribution by Ranjith C. Perumalil (Visual Arts Dept., TAMU) and our own Mikail!
Congrats to Carolyn and Vikram on their ACIE paper describing a practical, asymmetric NCAL with Ketoacids.
Congrats to Henry, Gil, and Genzyme collaborators on the Salinosporamide A - full story in JOC as a featured article.
Congrats to Ta, Morgan, and Gang on receiving the A. E. Martell Travel Award for the Spring ACS National Meeting.
Congrats to Kay and Kevin on their OL paper describing Double Diastereoselective NCAL reactions and Oxygen Heterocycle-Fused Beta-Lactones.
Another mild natural product derivatization strategy was published in OL. Congrats to Cong-Ying, Jing, and Mahesh.
Congrats to Wang and JC for their synthesis of 15N-labelled oroidin published in JNP in collaborative biosynthetic studies with the Molinski group.
A new twist in the Pateamine A story was described in JBC. Congrats to the Liu-Romo team.