Jack received his B.S and M.S degree from National Taiwan Normal University. At NTNU, he worked under professor Ming-Chang P. Yeh on methodology development. Jack joined the Shaw group in December 2018 and is currently working on a targeted synthesis.
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Jose received his B.S. in chemistry from CSULA in May 2019. While at CSULA, he worked in the lab of Dr. Linda Tunstad on the synthesis and conformational studies of resorcin-4-arene based cavitands. Jose joined the Shaw lab in December 2019.
Matt received his BA in Chemistry from Boston University in May of 2020. During his time at BU, he worked in the laboratory of John Porco where he focused on the total synthesis of oxaphenalenone natural products. While in Boston, he also spent time in the Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics department of Takeda Pharmaceuticals where he investigated the use of carbon monoxide surrogates in carbonylation reactions. Matt joined the Shaw group in December of 2020 and is working on a targeted synthesis.
Garrett received his B.S. in chemistry from St. Mary's College of Maryland in May 2019. At SMCM, he worked in the lab of Doctor Daniel T. Chase on the synthesis of stable singlet carbenes/aluminenes and novel fluorescent BODIPY/Aza-BODIPY dyes. Garrett joined the Shaw lab in December 2020.
Andy received his B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry from the National University of Kaohsiung. He worked in the lab of Dr. Chih-Ming Chou and focused on the methodology development of Pd-catalyzed decarboxylative reaction. Andy joined the Shaw group in December 2020 and is currently working on targeted synthesis.
Rose received her B.S. in chemistry from Millersville University in May 2021. At MU, she working in the lab of Dr. Steven Kennedy on the synthesis of quinolinone derivatives. Rose joined the Shaw lab in December 2021 and is currently working on a targeted synthesis.
Matthew received his B.S in chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University in 2019 and conducted research on the synthesis of small molecules utilizing green chemistry reagents with Dr. Scott T. Handy. Matthew then went on to research small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of CNS disorders with Craig W. Lindsley at the Warren Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery at Vanderbilt University. Matthew joined the Shaw lab in December 2021 and is currently working on synthesizing small molecule analogs.
Dylan received his B.S. in chemistry at Western Washington University in 2020. At Western, he worked under professor Gregory O'Neil on asymmetric synthesis through SmI2 mediated reductions of allylic benzoate groups. Dylan joined the Shaw group in December 2021 and is currently working on C–H insertion methodology.
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Linda received her B.S. in Chemistry from North Carolina State University in May 2022. She worked in the lab of Dr. Joshua G. Pierce on the synthesis of potential chemical tools to study and take advantage of overexpressed proteins in cancer cells. She then did a Process Chemistry internship at Merck before coming to graduate school. Linda joined the Shaw group in December 2022 and is currently working on a targeted synthesis.
Tania is a fourth year undergraduate student at UC Davis majoring in pharmaceutical chemistry. She joined the Shaw lab in December 2022 and is currently working on C-H insertion of donor/donor carbene methodology under Jose Manuel Ruiz.
Michael attended UC Davis and majored in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He joined the Shaw group in December 2022 and is continuing research on asymmetric methodology under Garrett Toth-Williams.
Samantha is a third year undergraduate at UC Davis majoring in Biological Sciences. She joined the Shaw Lab in April 2023 and is currently working on total synthesis of flavonoid natural products under Matt Dyer.