Check out Anna featured in the new SCIema video

SCInema is a group of graduate students, staff and professors in the Chemistry Department seeking to increase science literacy and bridge the scientific and non-scientific communities. In SCInema’s “Scientists Talk …

Congrats to our second years!

Congrats to David Gutierrez, Jack Shiue, and Sarah Dishman for all three passing their qualifying exams this year! We can’t wait to celebrate the new PhD candidates at our next …

Miller Symposium Poster Winner

The Shaw group is proud to send a belated congratulations to 2nd year graduate student David Gutierrez (second from left) on his Miller Symposium Poster Award! David’s poster was selected …

Tahoe Trip 2019!

An annual Shaw group tradition. This is second years, Sarah Dishman, David Gutierrez and Jack Shiue’s first Tahoe trip! Jared even came out with his daughter Alanna to join in …

ACS San Diego 2019

Labmates Nina Howard and Anna Lo overcame travel expenses and a broken leg to meet Nobel Laureate Frances Arnold at the 2019 National ACS conference in San Diego last month. …

Commencement 2019

Congratulations to both Leslie Nickerson and Noah Burlow as they received their caps just last week! Another year, another bittersweet send off. Good luck to both Leslie and Noah on …

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 …

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 …

OOBLECK! @ the 5th Annual MME Science Expo

Newly post-QE second years (3 for 3!!!) Shaw group members Nina Howard, Anna Lo and Lucas Souza spent last May the 4th demonstrating oobleck to 4-6th graders at Marguerite Montgomery …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Farewell, Ada, Barry, Kris, and Jesus!

The Shaw group bids farewell to postdoc Jesus Cordova Guerrero, undergraduate Ada Kwong, and summer researchers Barry Rich and Kris Mckendall. Jesus has accepted a position as a professor at …

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!