New Publication in Org. Lett.

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Our paper entitled “Synthesis of (±)-Bisavenanthramide B-6 by an Anionic Anhydride Mannich Reaction” appears online in Organic Letters. Check it out in the publications section!

New Publication in Chem. Eur. J.

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Our paper entitled “Diastereoselective Synthesis of and Mechanistic Understanding for the Formation of 2-Piperidinones from Imines and Cyano-Substituted Anhydrides” appears online in Chemistry a European Journal. Check it out in the publications section!

New Graduate Student

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The shaw group welcomes new first year graduate student, Christine Dimirjian!

Congrats, Ada

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Congratulations to Ada Kwong on receiving the UC Davis Provost Undergraduate Fellowship!

Pacifichem ’15

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Prof. Shaw presents the lab’s work on rhodium catalyzed C–H insertion at Pacifichem!

New Publication in Org. Syn.

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Our procedure to synthesize “4-Methyl-1-(2-(phenylsulfonyl)ethyl)-2,6,7-trioxabicyclo[2.2.2]octane” appears in Organic Syntheses. Check it out in the publication section!

Professor Max!

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Former Shaw group post-doc, Max Mahoney, accepts an Assistant Professorship at Folsom Lake College. Congrats, Max!

Congrats, Mike

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Congratulations to Mike Di Maso for winning the R. Bryan Miller Graduate Research Fellowship!

New Publication in Tetrahedron Lett.

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Our paper entitled “Synthesis of the diaryl ether cores common to chrysophaentins A, E and F ” appears online in Tetrahedron Letters. Check it out in the publications section!

New Publication in ACS Med. Chem. Lett.

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Our paper entitled “Synthesis and Evaluation of Quinazolines as Inhibitors of the Bacterial Cell Division Protein FtsZ ” appears online in ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters. Check it out in the publications section!

New Graduate Students

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The Shaw Group welcomes our new first year graduate students Carla Saunders, Noah Burlow and Leslie Nickerson; and undergraduate student Jacob Cook!

Congrats, Flora

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Flora Rutaganira (Shaw Group alum, center left at table) receives UCSF Chancellor’s Diversity Award for 2014!

New Publication in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

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Congratulations to Cristian Soldi, Kellan Lamb, Richard Squitieri, Marcos González-López, and Mike Di Maso whose paper entitled “Enantioselective Intramolecular C–H Insertion Reactions of Donor–Donor Metal Carbenoids” was recently accepted to JACS. Check it out in the publications section!

Jared on the Radio

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Jared Shaw and Bruce German were invited to Insight with Beth Ruyak on Capitol Public Radio for this month’s upcoming Science Café!
Listen in here!

Congrats, Gabby

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Congratulations to Gabby Nepomuceno on winning an outstanding poster award at Chemical Biology in the Bay Area (CBBA) Day!

Beckman Award

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Zi Yao joins the Shaw group as a Beckman Scholar. Read more about this prestigous award here!

New Post-Doc

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The Shaw group welcomes our new Post-doc, Ed Balmond!

Congrats, Manny

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Congratulations to former Shaw group undergraduate, Manny Muñoz, who has accepted a position at Gilead Sciences!

Keck Foundation Grant

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Prof. Shaw is part of a team that receives a grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to explore new MRI imaging probes. Read more about it here!

Angelique Louie, a professor of biomedical engineering; Jared Shaw, an assistant professor of chemistry: and Yohei Yokobayashi, a associate professor biomedical engineering, won a million Keck Foundation award on January 31, 2014. They’re trying to develop probes — chemical agents, small molecules or nanoparticles — that can bind to plaques, and allow them to be seen.

New Publication in J. Org. Chem.

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Congratulations to Nohemy Sorto and Mike Di Maso, whose paper entitled “Diastereoselective Synthesis of γ- and δ-Lactams from Imines and Sulfone-Substituted Anhydrides” was recently accepted to the Journal of Organic Chemistry. Check it out in the publications section!

Molly’s Talk

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Molly Fensterwald’s talk for the UC Davis Undergraduate Research Center is featured online. Check it out here!

New Graduate Students

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The Shaw group welcomes our two first year graduate students, Lucas Moore and Stephen Laws!

Congrats, Mike and Kellan

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Congratulations to Mike Di Maso and Kellan Lamb for being selected as GAANN Fellows for 2013-2014 academic year! To learn more about this award, click here.

New Publication in Org. Lett.

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Congratulations to Jared Moore, Nadine Hanhan, and Max Mahoney, whose paper entitled “Enantioselective Synthesis of Isotopically Labeled Homocitric Acid Lactone” was recently accepted to Org. Lett. Check it out in the publications section!

New Publication in Org. Lett.

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Congratulations to Darlene Tan, whose paper entitled “Stereocontrol in Asymmetric γ-Lactam Syntheses from Imines and Cyanosuccinic Anhydrides” was recently accepted to Org. Lett. Check it out in the publications section!

New Publication in Org. Lett.

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Congratulations to Darlene Tan and Ash Younai, whose paper entitled “Stereoselective Synthesis of γ-Lactams from Imines and Cyanosuccinic Anhydrides” was recently accepted to Org. Lett. Check it out in the publications section!

Doctor Charles!

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Congratulations to Charles Grove on completing his dissertation and heads to Houston to begin his post-doc with Prof. K.C. Nicolaou!

Congrats, Haley

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Haley Gitre presents final poster for REU before returning to Albion College.

Doctor Nohemy!

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Nohemy Sorto says auf Wiedersehen to Davis and heads to Germany for a postdoctoral position with Prof. Benjamin List!