Jakob Seitz joins us from Freidrich-Alexander University on a Masters Erasmus exchange. Welcome, Jakob!
Congratulations to Carina, who won a prize for a poster on C-H silylation at the Organikerdagarna conference in Umeå!
Congratulations to Karthik, Carina and our collaborators. It turns out you can use Ru catalysts to C-H silylate heteroarenes with or without directing groups, no elimination of side chains, with no need for protecting groups and, if you look a little closer, you'll glimpse a sneaky C4-H activation of gramines!
Many thanks to Thieme for awarding Lukasz the Thieme Chemistry Journals Award for 2016, given to “high-potential researchers in the field of synthetic organic chemistry”.