Group News

June 2016

Congratulations to Giulia Rusconi for her poster award at the 13th Annual Doktorandentag 2016 of the University of Zurich.

June 2016

Dr. Jean-Philippe Krieger and Dr. Tamara Arto have been awarded with a Forschungskredit Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Zurich. Congratulations!

June 2016

Alejandro Gomez Palomino joins to the group as Ph.D. exchange student. Welcome!

May 2016

Dr. Xuan Wang joins to the group as Postdoctoral associate. Welcome!

May 2016

Johanne Ling joins to the group as exchange student. Welcome!

April 2016

The paper: In Vivo Performance and Properties of Tamoxifen Metabolites for CreERT2 Control has been published in PLOS ONE.

Congratulations Aymeric!

April 2016

The paper: Nickel-Catalyzed Stereoselective Dicarbofunctionalization of Alkynes has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

Congratulations Zhaodong and Andres!

March 2016

The paper: The “gatekeeper” residue influences the binding mode of acetyl indoles to bromodomains has been published in J. Med. Chem.

Congratulations Andrea and Aymeric!

March 2016

The paper: Palladium-catalyzed incorporation of atmospheric CO2: efficient synthesis of functionalized oxazolidinones has been published in Chem. Sci.

Congratulations Patricia, Lorenz and Giulia!

March 2016

The paper: Au–Pd Bimetallic Catalysis: The Importance of Anionic Ligands in Catalyst Speciation has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

Congratulations Patricia!

February 2016

Simona Müller, Charel Prost and Fabrice Hassler join to the group as Master students. Welcome!

February 2016

The paper: Three stories on Eph kinase inhibitors: from in silico discovery to in vivo validation has been published in Eur. J. Med. Chem.

Congratulations Andrea!

January 2016

Dr. Jean-Philippe Krieger joins to the group as Postdoctoral associate. Welcome!

January 2016

Alexandre Genoux joins to the group as PhD student. Welcome!

October 2015

The paper: Luminescent (N^C^C)-Gold(III) Complexes: Stabilized Gold(III) Fluorides has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

Congratulations Roopender!

August 2015

The paper: Pd-Catalyzed Stereoselective Carboperfluoroalkylation of Alkynes has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

Congratulations Zhaodong and Andres!

July 2015
July 2015

Yutaro Yamamoto joins to the group as Ph.D. exchange student. Welcome!

June 2015

The paper: Fragment-based Design of Selective Nanomolar Ligands of the CREBBP Bromodomain has been published in J. Med. Chem.

Congratulations Andrea!

June 2015

Dr. Eswararao Doni joins to the group as Postdoctoral associate. Welcome!

June 2015

Isabel Córdoba Coto joins to the group with an internship contract. Welcome!

June 2015

Dr. Claudia Trefzer joins to the group as Postdoctoral associate. Welcome!

May 2015

Antonia M. Rasero Almansa joins to the group as Ph.D. exchange student. Welcome!

April 2015

Dr. Wei Shu joins to the group as Postdoctoral associate. Welcome!

March 2015

Marco Müller joins to the group as Master student. Welcome!

Mach 2015

Dr. Adriana Lorente joins to the group as Postdoctoral associate. Welcome!

February 2015

Andrea Unzue has defended successfully her PhD Thesis in Chemistry entitled "Small Organic Molecules as Tunable Tools for Biology". Congratulations Andrea!

February 2015

Dr. Zhaodong Li has been awarded with a Novartis postdoctoral fellowship. Congratulations!

January 2015

The paper: Stereoselective Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Indanes and Dibenzocycloheptadienes through Complex Radical Cascade Reactions has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

Congratulations Wangqing, Noelia and Andres!

 

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January 2015

The paper: Cyclization Cascades via N-Amidyl Radicals toward Highly Functionalized Heterocyclic Scaffolds has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

Congratulations Noelia, Wangqing and Luis!

 

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November 2014

Two PhD positions: catalysis and synthesis (funded by the ERC project NIGOCAT) and synthesis and chemical biology (funded by the SNSF) are available in the group.

Two postdoctoral scholar positions in the area of natural product synthesis and homogeneous catalysis (funded by the ERC project NIGOCAT) are available in the group.

For details, please read the applications section.

October 2014

Andrea Unzue has been the winner for the best poster in Organic Chemistry at 9th Annual Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Symposium. Congratulations!

September 2014

The book chapter: Gold-catalyzed migrations and ring expansions has been published in Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups.

September 2014

Dr. Zhaodong Li joins to the group as Postdoctoral associate. Welcome!

September 2014

Dr. Patricia Garcia-Dominguez and Lorenz Fehr have been awarded at the SCS Fall Meeting 2014 (Swiss Chemical Society) in Zürich. They were runners´up for the best Organic Chemistry poster presentation. Congratulations!

September 2014

Aymeric Dolbois joins to the group as PhD student. Welcome!

July 2014

The review: Divergent Reaction Mechanisms in the Aminofluorination of Alkenes has been published in Chimia.

May 2014

The review: Addition of CF3 across unsaturated moieties: a powerful functionalization tool has been published in Chemical Society Reviews.

Graphical abstract: Addition of CF3 across unsaturated moieties: a powerful functionalization tool

May 2014

Lorenz Fehr joins to the group as Master student. Welcome!

April 2014

The paper: Arylphosphonylation and Arylazidation of Activated Alkenes has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (Hot Paper).

Congratulations Wangqing!

February 2014

Our new web is up: thanks Alex Pelayo (http://www.cachumbambe.com) for the great work!

February 2014

The paper: A Neutral Gold(III)-Boron Transmetalation has been published in Organometallics (Cover Paper).

Congratulations Manuel!

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February 2013

Melanie Zechner joins to the group as Master student. Welcome!

October 2013

Andres García joins to the group as PhD student. Welcome!

October 2013
The paper: Metal-Free Aryltrifluoromethylation of Activated Alkenes has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
 
Congratulations Wangqing, Maria and Noelia!
 

Metal-Free Aryltrifluoromethylation of Activated Alkenes

September 2013

The paper: Copper-Catalyzed One-Pot Trifluoromethylation/Aryl Migration/Desulfonylation and C(sp2)-N Bond Formation of Conjugated Tosyl amides has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

Congratulations Wangqing and Maria!

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