Friday, August 12, 2022

Fabio's First First-Author Paper Accepted

Fabio and Leanne's work on the fluorocyclization of N-methoxyamides has been accepted in Tetrahedron. This will be part of a Special Issue in honour of Dr. John L. Wood.

Congratulations Fabio and Leanne!

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Ben Gave an Excellent Chem794 Seminar

Congratulations Ben on the excellent Chem794 presentation. The proposal seminar on your H/D exchange reaction development was top notch!

Well done!

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Avery's First First-Author Paper Published

Avery's paper on the iodolium-catalyzed Nazarov Cyclization is published here in New. J. Chem.

If anyone has thoughts on what oxygen might be doing, we would love to hear it.

Congratulations Avery!

Friday, July 1, 2022

Avery and Fabio Receive Major Scholarships/Awards

It has been a great month in the group for awards and scholarships.

Avery received the Ontario Graduate Scholarship in support of his continued studies, and he was also awarded a 2022 WIN Nanofellowship.

Fabio received the NSERC PGS-D in support of his continued studies.

Well done gents! Congratulations!

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The Summer Students Have Arrived

Welcome to our newest group members Julie and Massimo. Julie is a UWaterloo undergrad who joined as an NSERC USRA summer student, and Massimo is a Mitacs Global Link Intern who joined us from Université Grenoble Alpes in France.

Friday, April 22, 2022

Goodbye to the Thesis Project Students

The end of the school year always means the end of the BSc thesis project students' time in the group. Thank you to Lydia, Audrey, Carina and Ellie for all your hard work, and to the rest of the team for supporting and mentoring these students during their time in the group.

Best of luck in your future studies and in your new careers!

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Liam and Zhao Paper Published

Liam and Zhao's mechanistic study on the alkene arylation reaction has been published in Can. J. Chem.

This is our 2021 Keith Fagnou award lecture paper.


Monday, January 17, 2022

Welcome Mike Tarasca

Mike has joined the group to work as part of the NSERC Alliance collaboration between us and deutraMed.


Friday, January 7, 2022

Welcome Back Ben!

Ben has come back to Waterloo and joined the NSERC Alliance collaboration with deutraMed to work on deuteration of small molecule organics.

Welcome back to the group!

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Group Awarded NSERC Alliance Funding

This collaboration with deutraMed Inc. aims to develop new syntheses for different deuterated small-molecule organics, and develop the analytical techniques for assessing the incorporation of deuterium into these molecules. Together, they will also work towards reducing the amount of energy needed in the manufacturing process and recovering deuterated waste streams for purification and reuse, to reduce the environmental impact of this research and development.

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