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2020: Five students successfully defended thesis this year: Keita, Pritha,
Hojoon, Yan-Qiao, Tyler. Congratulations!
2020: Our 100th JACS publications on C-H activation is online: Towards
protecting group free enantioselective C-H activation.
2020: Tyler St. Denis has won a 2020 Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral
Fellowship. Congratulations!
2019: Our H-Index has reached 100 today, meaning we have broken at least
100 important C-H bonds!
2019: Former Ph.D student Marcus E. Farmer has accepted a job offer
from GSK, congratulations!
2019: Keita Tanaka won the JSPS postdoctoral fellowship, congratulations!
2019: Jin-Quan was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2018: Alumni Ramesh Giri, first student of the Yu group, accepted the Weinreb
Professorship at Pennsylvania State University!
2018: Jin-Quan was interviewed at EuChemS (Liverpool) on two challenges in C-H
activation chemistry. click here for a youtube video
2017: Yu lab celebrated their 10th Christmas at Scripps!
click here for a summary of accomplishments
2017: Yongwei Wu has received job offer from Amgen, congratulations!
2017: Tao Liu has received job offer from Eli Lilly (San Diego), congratulations!
2017: Our first publication on Cu-catalyzed diverse C-H functionalizations
is listed among the top 10 classic organic chemistry papers
in the past decade! (ranked No.3 based on citation)
2017: Our 200th paper happens to be on C-H functionalization of an
important pharmacophore!
2017: Three TSRI chemists won Royal Society Chemistry awards in 2017
(Dale: Robert Robinson award; Phil: Merck, Sharp & Dohme Award;
Jin: Pedler Award), congratulations!
2017: Colleagues Phil Baran and Ardem Patapoutian were elected to the National
Academy Sciences! Congratulations!
2017: Alumni Ramesh Giri, first student of the Yu group, published his first JACS paper!
2017: Our colleague Kim Janda discusses the vaccines he has developed for treating
the opioid epidemic with former President Bill Clinton at his annual health care
initiative. [Photo]
2017: Jin has been admitted as a Honorary Fellow of Chinese Chemical Society,
2016: Pankaj has received a job offer from Novartis, congratulations!
2016: A recent interview with ACS Axial
2016: Anh has received a job offer from Arcus Biosciences, congratulations!
2016: Jin has won the MacArthur Genius Grant , congratulations, Jin!
2016: Ling Chu has won the IPMI Elemental graduate student award, congratulations!
2015: Jian He has won the IPMI student award, congratulations!
2015: Keary M Engle received assistant professorship job offers from multiple places
including The Scripps Research Institute, congratulations!
2015: Masayuki Wasa received assistant professorship job offer from Boston College,
2015: Xiao-Chen Wang received job offer from Nankai University as the "1000-talent"
plan Professor, congratulations!
2014: Brian has received a job offer from Pfizer. Congratulations!
2014: Jillian has received a job offer from Pfizer. Congratulations!
2014: Jin has won the Elias J. Corey Award.
2014: Jian has won the Sigma-Aldrich Graduate Student Innovationn Award.
2014: Kelvin has won a GEN TEN Award.
2013: Jin has won the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences.
2012: Jin has won the Mukaiyama Award.
2012: Jin has been named an Arthur C. Cope Scholar.
2011: Peter has been granted an EPA STAR graduate fellowship. Congratulations, Peter!
2011: Keary has won a K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award. Congratulations, Keary!