Highlights Archive

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February, 2014: Undergraduate Minwoo Bae joins the Jamison lab. Welcome, Minwoo!

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February, 2014: Zhi He's manuscript describing continuous-flow synthesis of functionalized phenols by aerobic oxidation of grignard reagents hits Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Congrats, Zhi!

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February, 2014: Dr. Jie Wu's manuscript describing microwave assisted synthesis of cyclic carbonates from olefins with sodium bicarbonates as the C1 source hits Chemical Communications. Congrats, Jie!

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February, 2014: Dr. Timothy Jamison's manuscript describing the development of a multi-step synthesis and workup sequence for continuous manufacturing of a pharmaceuticals hits Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Congrats, Tim!

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January, 2014: Visiting student Edwin Winkler travels back to ETH, Zurich to complete his M.Sc. Congratulations and good luck, Edwin!

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January, 2014: Dr. Yuan Zhang departs for a position at Eastman Chemical Company. Congratulations and good luck, Yuan!

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January, 2014: Sarah Tasker and Dr. Alicia Gutierrez's manuscript describing a highly branch selective nickel-catalyzed Mizoroki-Heck reaction hits Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Congrats, Sarah and Alicia!

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November, 2013: Dr. Jennifer Kozak and Dr. Jie Wu's manuscript describing bromine catalyzed conversion of CO2 and epoxides to cyclic carbonates in continuous flow hits the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congrats, Jenn and Jie!

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October, 2013: Dr. Timothy Jamison's manuscript describing end-to-end continuous manufacturing of pharmaceuticals hits Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Congrats, Tim!

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October, 2013: Dr. Jeffrey Byers manuscript describing entropic factors that affect reactivity and selectivity in water promoted epoxide-opening reactions hits Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Congrats, Jeff!

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September, 2013: Tamara Halkina has been selected to receive the Bristol-Myers Squibb Graduate Fellowship in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. Congrats, Toma!

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September, 2013: Edwin Winkler joins the group as a visiting M.Sc. student from ETH, Zurich. Welcome, Edwin!

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September, 2013: Prof. Leandro Helgueira de Andrade (Associate Prof. at University of São Paulo, Brazil) joins the group as a visiting scientist. Welcome, Leandro!

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September, 2013: Dr. Doris Lee (PhD with Prof. Mark S. Taylor) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome, Doris!

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August, 2013: Dr. Christina Dai (PhD with Prof. Corey Stephenson) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome, Christina!

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August, 2013: Dr. Matthew Katcher (PhD with Prof. Abigail Doyle) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome, Matt!

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July, 2013: Dr. Kristin Schleicher's manuscript describing a reductive coupling strategy towards ripostatin A hits Belstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. Congrats, Kristin!

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June, 2013: Dr. Brian Underwood, Dr. Jessica Tanuwidjaja, and Dr. Sze-Sze Ng's manuscript describing the total syntheses of ent-dioxepandehydrothyrsiferol and armatol A hits Tetrahedron. Congrats, Brian, Jess, and Sze-Sze!

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June, 2013: Dr. James Mousseau's manuscript describing highly selective epoxy alcohol cyclizations using a dioxane template hits Chemistry - A European Journal. Congrats, James!

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June, 2013: Dr. Frank Leibfarth (PhD with Prof. Craig J. Hawker) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome, Frank!

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May, 2013: Dr. David Snead's manuscript describing the continuous-flow synthesis and purification of diphenhydramine hydrochloride using molten ammonium salts hits Chemical Science. Congrats, Dave!

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June, 2013: Dr. Adam Brown (PhD with Prof. Eric Jacobsen) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome, Adam!

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June, 2013: Dr. David Snead departs for a position at Georgia-Pacific. Congratulations and good luck, Dave!

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June, 2013: Dr. James Mousseau departs for a position at Pfizer. Congratulations and good luck, James!

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April, 2013: Dr. Kim Lebek Jensen (PhD with Prof. Karl Anker Jørgensen) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome, Kim!

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March, 2013: Dr. Yuan Zhang's manuscript describing continuous-flow photochemical peptide fragment couplings hits Angewandte Chemie International Edition Early View. Congrats, Yuan!

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February, 2013: Dr. Andy Kleinke departs for a position at Dart Neuroscience. Congratulations and good luck, Andy!

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February, 2013: Dr. Bo Shen departs for a position at Incyte. Congratulations and good luck, Bo!

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February, 2013: Dr. Oleg Vechorkin departs for a position at Incyte. Congratulations and good luck, Oleg!

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February, 2013: Bo Shen is invited to make a contribution to The Australian Journal of Chemistry regarding the synthesis of 2′-Deoxy and 2′,3′-dideoxynucleosides for a special issue on continuous flow processing. Congrats, Bo!

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January, 2013: Andy Kleinke's manuscript describing hydrogen-fre alkene reduction in continuous flow is accepted to Organic Letters. Congrats, Andy!

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January, 2013: Eric Standley's manuscript describing a new air-stable nickel precatalyst for internal selective benzylation of terminal alkenes hits JACS ASAP. Congrats, Eric!

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January, 2013: Dr. Erin Podlesny (PhD with Prof. Marisa C. Kozlowski) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome, Erin!

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January, 2013: Dr. Lara Czabanuik (PhD with Prof. Barry Trost) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome Lara!

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December, 2012: Dr. Matthew Beaver departs for a position at Amgen. Congratulations and good luck, Matt!

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November, 2012: Laurel Heckman, T. Andrew McTeague, and Charles Ocampo join the group as graduate students. Welcome Laurel, Andy, and Charles!

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November, 2012: Dr. Jessica Tanuwidjaja earns her PhD and departs for a position at the Eastman Chemical Company. Congratulations and good luck, Jess!

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November, 2012: Dr. Zhi He (PhD with Prof. Andrei K. Yudin) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome, Zhi!

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September, 2012: Dr. Jenn Kozak departs for a position at Theravance, Inc. Congratulations and good luck!

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July, 2012: Dr. Jie Wu (PhD with Prof. James S. Panek) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome, Jie!

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June, 2012: Four undergraduate researchers join the lab; please visit the Group Index for details. Welcome, Vince, Allison, Jessica, and Annia!

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June, 2012: Dr. Bo Shen's manuscript describing the continuous synthesis of 5′-deoxyribonucleosides hits the Org Lett ASAPs. Congrats, Bo!

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May, 2012: Dr. Alicia Gutierrez departs for a position at Pfizer. Congrats and good luck, Ali!

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May, 2012: Tim Jamison is the winner of the 2012 Royal Society of Chemistry Merck Award for outstanding contributions in organic chemistry. Congratulation, Tim!

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May, 2012: Dr. Damien Webb's manuscript describing the continuous homologation of esters is published in Org Lett. Congrats, Damien!

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April, 2012: Dr. Yuan Zhang's manuscript describing visible-light photoredox catalysis in flow, performed in collaboration with Joseph Tucker and Corey Stephenson (Boston University), is published in ACIEE. Congrats, Yuan!

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March, 2012: Dr. Ping Zhang (PhD with Prof. James P. Morken) joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome, Ping!

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March, 2012: Yun Zhang accepts a position at Ariad Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge. Congrats and good luck, Yun!

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March, 2012: Research at the Novartis-MIT Center for Continuous Manufacturing is highlighted on the MIT News website.

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March, 2012: Tim Jamison and Prof. Klavs Jensen are offering a short course on Flow Chemistry: Continuous Synthesis and Purification of Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemicals (June 25-27, 2012). Please follow the highlighted link for more information.

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March, 2012: Yusuke Sasaki departs for a medicinal chemist position at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Japan. Good luck, Yusuke!

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February, 2012: Andrew Leduc accepts a position at Infinity Pharmaceuticals. Congratulations and good luck, Andrew!

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February, 2012: The redesigned Jamison Group Website is officially online! Please report any bugs to the webmaster.

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November, 2011: Dr. Bo Shen's manuscript describing mixing and dispersion in small-scale flow systems is available in OPRD. Congrats!

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January, 2012: Dr. Damien Webb's manuscript describing a continuous-flow method for the highly selective DIBAL reduction of esters to aldehydes is available in Org. Lett. Congrats!

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November, 2011: Elizabeth Kelley joins the group as a graduate student. Welcome, Beth!

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November, 2011: Professor Ryosuke Matsubara and Dr. Alicia C. Gutierrez's manuscript on Ni-catalyzed Heck-type reactions of benzyl chlorides and olefins arrives in JACS. Congrats!

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November, 2011: Dr. Alicia C. Gutierrez publishes manuscripts in Org. Lett. and J. Flow. Chem. regarding the preparation and use of CpRu(MeCN)3PF6 and related complexes utilizing continuous flow photochemistry. Congrats!

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October, 2011: Alba Millan Delgado (graduate student with Prof. J. M. Cuerva) joins the group. Welcome, Alba!

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September, 2011: Tim Jamison receives the Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award from the American Chemical Society. Congratulations, Tim!

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September, 2011: Dr. Oleg Vechorkin (PhD with Prof. Xile Hu) joins the group. Welcome, Oleg!

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September, 2011: Dr. Yuan Zhang (PhD with Prof. Jon D. Rainier) joins the group. Welcome, Yuan!

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July, 2011: Dr. Yusuke Sasaki (PhD with Prof. Masaya Sawamura) joins the group. Welcome, Yusuke!