Group News

We are happy to report that, in her Final Public Oral, Kim successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation, entitled “Mechanistic Insights Into the Nitrogen Transfer Reactivity of Synthetic Metalloporphyrins.” Congratulations Dr. Graves! Thank you for all you have done for our group, and we’ll miss you.

Dina Sharon ’14 Awarded Fulbright Grant

April 2, 2014

One of our undergraduate researchers, Dina Sharon, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to study computational chemistry in Jerusalem.  Congratulations, Dina! The announcement sent to the department gives more details:

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Wei Successfully Defended His Ph.D. Dissertation

February 26, 2014

Wei Liu successfully delivered his Final Public Oral in defense of his  Ph.D. dissertation, Manganese Catalyzed C(sp3)-H Bond Halogenations.  Congratulations, Dr. Liu!

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Xiaoshi’s Dissertation Recognized with Springer Theses Award

December 27, 2013

Xiaoshi Wang’s dissertation from August 2013 was awarded the Springer Theses Award after nomination by Prof. Seyedsayamdost, who described Xiaoshi’s work as “a major first.”  Read more about this honor on the chemistry department site.  Congratulations Xiaoshi!

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Xiongyi Receives HHMI International Student Fellowship

December 27, 2013

Congratulations to Xiongyi Huang for being recognized with an HHMI International Student Fellowship! Read more about this honor on the chemistry department website.

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Groves Awarded Grant from Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund

April 25, 2013

Congratulations to Professor Groves for being awarded a grant from the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund! This grant will focus on the fluorination work in the lab with the intent to radioactively label drug molecules for visualization in the brain. The Princeton homepage shared the good news!

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