Category: News

Welcome New Group Members of 2019!

Belated celebration of the addition of new group members David Gutierrez, Sarah Dishman and Jack Shiue! Wish them luck with getting through winter quarters here at Davis!

11th Annual Shaw/Franz BBQ!

Thanks to alum and friends far and wide for joining us for our annual Shaw/Franz lab BBQ! Looking forward to another excellent and productive year!

Graduate Commencement 2018

It is with great pride and reluctance to see group members Lucas Moore and Stephen Laws officially walk during the UC Davis Graduate Commencement. Fortunately, both members will still be… Read more »

2018 Larock Undergraduate Research Conference

Serious props to undergraduate students Matthew Culberson, Nolan Turman and Tony Moreno for accomplishing three excellent presentations at this year’s Larock Undergraduate Research Conference. Since Professor Richard Larock was there… Read more »

Congratulations, Jared!

 Congratulations to Jared for being awarded the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award for Undergraduate Teaching at UC Davis!  This is one of the most prestigious awards granted on the campus and… Read more »

Welcome Ben!

The Shaw group would like to welcome Benjamin Bergstrom from the 2017 UC Davis Department of Chemistry Graduate Cohort! Ben received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota… Read more »

We’re Looking for a Postdoc

We’re hiring! The Shaw Group is looking to hire a postdoc. For details, see this page. Edit: The position has been filled!

Congrats Jared!

 Congratulations to Jared for being awarded the distinction of an American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow, 2017!  “2017 AAAS Fellows will be recognized at the 2018 AAAS Annual… Read more »

Congrats, Flora!

Congratulations to Flora Rutaganira, a former undergrad in the Shaw lab, for being selected as one of twelve HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows this year! This fellowship serves to recognize the… Read more »

Go Karts with Kellan

To celebrate Kellan’s graduation and new job, the Shaw lab takes a few laps around the go kart track.

Congrats, Andrea!

Congratulations go out to Andrea Faulkner, finishing up her time in the Shaw group with her master’s degree!

Congrats, Tony!

Congratulations to Tony Moreno for receiving a PUF (Provost’s Undergraduate Fellowship) award!

New Publication in Org. Lett.

      Our paper entitled “Diastereoselective Base-Catalyzed Formal [4+2] Cycloadditions of N-Sulfonyl Imines and Cyclic Anhydrides” has been published in Organic Letters. Check it out in the publications section!

Doctor Kellan!

Congrats to (Dr.) Kellan Lamb! We wish you the best in your new career.

New Publication in MedChemComm

Our paper entitled “Targeting quinolone- and aminocoumarin-resistant bacteria with new gyramide analogs that inhibit DNA gyrase” appears online in MedChemComm. Check it out in the publications section!

New Post-Doc

The Shaw group welcomes our new post-doctoral researcher, Jesus Cordova Guerrero.

New Graduate Students

The Shaw Group welcomes our two new incoming first year graduate students, Nina Howard and Lucas Souza.

New Publication in J. Org. Chem.

Our paper entitled “Asymmetric Synthesis of Homocitric Acid Lactone” appears online in Journal of Organic Chemistry. Check it out in the publications section!

New Publication in J. Org. Chem.

Our paper entitled “Comparative Evaluation of Substituent Effect on the Photochromic Properties of Spiropyrans and Spirooxazines” appears online in Journal of Organic Chemistry. Check it out in the publications section!

Doctor Mike!

Congrats to (Dr.) Mike Di Maso! We wish him luck as he begins his career at Merck Process.

New Publication in J. Org. Chem.

Our paper entitled “Synthesis of Esters by in Situ Formation and Trapping of Diazoalkanes” appears online in Journal of Organic Chemistry. Check it out in the publications section!

Congrats, Ada!

Congratulations to Ada Kwong for receiving the Beckman award. Read more about this prestigous award here!