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Welcome to the webpage for the research group under the supervision of Dr. Robert Phipps, at the University of Cambridge. We are interested in developing new methodology in synthetic organic chemistry, to expedite the assembly of molecules and increase efficiency in synthesis.

 

NEWS

 

Paper published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

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June 29, 2021

Congratulations to Alex, Ben and Kieran whose paper "Enantioselective Intermolecular C-H Amination Directed by a Chiral Cation" has been published in JACS!

Paper published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

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June 15 2021

Congratulations to James and Charlotte, whose paper "Regioselective Radical Arene Amination for the Concise Synthesis of ortho-Phenylenediamines" has been published in JACS!

Paper published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

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March 30, 2021

Congratulations to Rupert, Padon and Avene, whose paper "Hydrogen Atom Transfer-Driven Enantioselective Minisci Reaction of Amides" is published in JACS!

Marking International Women's Day

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Mar 8, 2021

To celebrate the contributions of women in Organic Chemistry!

Paper Published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

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2 December, 2020

Congratulations to Avene, Rupert and Basia whose collaborative paper with Dr. Kristaps Ermanis and Prof. Jonathan Goodman "A Computational and Experimental Investigation of the Origin of Selectivity in the Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Enantioselective Minisci Reaction" is published in JACS. 

Review published in Nature Chemistry

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4 November 2020

Congratulations to Rupert and Avene whose review article "Exploiting attractive non-covalent interactions for the enantioselective catalysis of reactions involving radical intermediates" is published in Nature Chemistry

Review published in ACS Catalysis

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September 8, 2020

Congratulations to Alex, Phil and Padon whose review article "Recent Developments in Enantioselective Transition Metal Catalysis Featuring Attractive Noncovalent Interactions between Ligand and Substrate" is now online in ACS Catalysis

Paper published in Synlett

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July 1, 2020

Congratulations to Basia, whose work Acid and Solvent Effects on the Regioselectivity of Minisci-Type Addition to Quinolines Using Amino Acid Derived Redox Active Esters is published in Synlett as an invited article in a upcoming Cluster on Heterocyclic Chemistry, also featured on the cover!

Paper published in Science

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March 12, 2020

Congratulations to Georgi, James, Antti and David, whose work Enantioselective Remote C–H Activation Directed by a Chiral Cation is published in Science!

Paper published in Chem. Sci

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January 18, 2020