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06-12-2018
Prakash's paper on Ni-catalyzed b,d-diarylation of olefins in simple ketones is accepted in JACS. Congratulations Prakash!

05-14-2018
Shekhar's Ni-catalyzed olefin dicarbofunctionalization by cyclization/cross-coupling (JOC 2018) is highlighted by Synfacts!

03-14-2018
Our Chem. Sci. paper on Ni-catalyzed pyridylsilyl-assisted olefin diarylation is highlighted by Synfacts!

03-01-2018
Surendra accepted a postdoctoral position at Harvard University. Congratulation!

02-26-2018
Shekhar's JOCSynopsis accepted. Congratulation Shekhar!

02-16-2018
A Review Article on TM-catalyzed olefin dicarbofunctionalization accepted in The Chemical Record. Congratulation Roshan, Shekhar and Prakash!

02-15-2018
Shekhar's paper on Ni-catalyzed cyclization/cross-coupling accepted in JOC. Congratulation Shekhar!

11-28-2017
Bijay will be pursuing his Postdoctoral Studies with Prof. Scott Denmark at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) from August 2018! Congratulation! Thank you Prof. Denmark for this great opportunity for Bijay!

11-26-2017
Surendra and Roshan's paper on Ni-catalyzed diarylation of olefins in vinylsilanes is accepted in Chem. Sci. Congratulation!

10-24-2017
Ryan successfully defended his MS thesis on a novel pathway for indole synthesis. Congratulation, Ryan!

07-24-2017
Bijay's paper on Ni-catalyzed olefin dicarbofunctionalization accepted in JACS. Congratulation!

06-30-2017
Congratulation to Surendra Thapa, Shekhar KC and Roshan K. Dhungana for getting elected to the posts of CGSA President, Vice-President and Treasurer, respectively!

06-01-2017
Group welcomes undergraduate student, Grant M. Eliason, and three South Valley Academy (SVA) high school students, Gladys Dominguez, Maribel Montes, and Ivan Rodriguez!

04-12-2017
Surendra's paper on Cu-catalyzed olefin dicarbofunctionalization accepted in JACS. Congratulation!

04-06-2017
Roshan's paper on Pd-catalyzed olefin dicarbofunctionalization accepted in Org. Lett. Congratulation!

11-11-2016
Local radio station (KUNM) interview on our eductional outreach efforts supported by the NSF. (Listen at the end of page)

08-11-2016
Prakash's paper accepted in Chem. Commun. Congratulation!

08-08-2016
Our High School Outreach Program funded by the NSF is highlighted by UNM Newsroom!

06-06-2016
Welcome Diva, Jessica and Mariah (HS students from SVA), and Natalia (undergrad) to the group! 

03-09-2016
Our research work is highlighted by the UNM Newsroom!

02-22-2016
Our research group receives NSF CAREER Award! We are very grateful to NSF!

01-06-2016
Bijay's paper is accepted in J. Org. Chem. Congratulation!

11-12-2015
Bijay's paper is accepted in Beilstein J. Org. Chem. Congratulation!

11-04-2015
Surendra's paper is accepted as a Featured Article in Synthesis. Congratulation!

09-15-2015
Group welcomes Elaf Alasadi, a UNM undergraduate student.

08-30-2015
Our recent work published in Organic Chemistry Frontiers is highlighted by Organic Process Research & Development.

06-01-2015
Group welcomes three High School students, Jasmain Rodriguez, Ariana Munoz and Edgar Portillo from South Valley Academy.

05-26-2015
Group welcomes REU student, Christine Lucky, from Washington University in St. Louis.

04-29-2015
Paper on Cu-catalyzed Negishi Coupling accepted in Angewandte. Congratulation to Surendra!

04-13-2015
Group welcomes High School Intern, Jackson Rider.

03-31-2015
Group welcomes undergraduate student, Amanda Rodriguez.

03-27-2015
Highlight of our work is featured on the front cover of Synlett!

03-19-2015
OBC Review Article accepted!  Congratulation to  Surendra, Bijay and Santosh!

Group Highlights

Synlett thumbnailHighlight of group work is featured on the front cover of Synlett!

Synthesis FrontPageCu-catalyzed Negishi cross-coupling is featured on the front cover of Synthesis!

Angewandte Paper(2014: coupling with organoindium) paper is highlighted by Synfacts!

Angewandte Paper(2015: coupling with organozinc) paper is highlighted by Synfacts!

Organic Chemistry Frontiers Paper(2015) is highlighted by Org. Proc. Res. Dev.!

Bijay's JOC paper (2016) is highlighted by Synfacts!

Chem. Sci. paper (2018) is highlighted by Synfacts!