Group News


May 2016

Chris and Wei earn their PhDs. Good luck at Lubrizol, Chris!!!!! Good luck at Cornell with Geoff Coates, Wei!!!!!


May 2016

Professor Brown has received an Amgen Young Investigator Award, Congrats!!!!!!


February 2016

Mike’s paper on Lewis acid catalyzed Diels-Alder cycloadditions between aryl allenes and acrylates has been accepted to Tetrahedron, as a special issue to honor Professor Neil Garg’s receipt of the Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award, Congrats!!!!


January 2016

Chris’s collaborative paper on the synthesis of Hippolachnin A has been accepted to JACS!!!! Many thanks to Prof.John Wood and Monica McCallum (Baylor University)!!!!


January 2016

The Brown group has been awarded an NSF CAREER grant for Cu-catalyzed cross-coupling!!


November 2015

Wei’s paper on the catalytic enantioselective diarylation of alkenes has been accepted to JACS, Congrats!!!!!!!!


September 2015

Katie passes her Candidacy Exam, Congrats!!!!


September 2015

Emily, Chen, Chris, Adam S., and Adam N.’s paper on arylketenes has been accepted as an invited article for Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry’s “New Talent Issue”, Congrats!!!!


July 2015

The Brown group has been awarded a second NIH R01 grant for our work on [2+2] cycloadditions!!!! Great Job Everyone!!!!


May 2015

Yao and Mike’s review on catalytic enantioselective [2+2] cycloadditions has been accepted to ANGEW, Congrats!!!!!!!!