archive

 

Welcome!

Melina Vogt joined our group for bachelor studies.

 

Dehydrogenative Diels-Alder reaction was reported in Chemistry - A European Journal.

Good work Srimanta! Have a look here.

 

A new catalyst for enantioselective C-H bond activation was reported in Angewandte Chemie.

Well done Zhi-Jun Jia and Rajesh! Have a look here.

 

New Doctor!

Zhi-Jun Jia very successfully finished his PhD studies!

 

Welcome!

Kirujan Jeyakumar joined our group for master studies.

 

Welcome!

Felix Paulußen joined us.

 

Reatreat 2016

 

A simple method for the introduction of deuterium is described in Chemical Communications.

Well done, Roberta & co-authors! Have a look here.

 

Welcome, a new Doctor!

Zengqiang successfully finished his PhD studies and left for a new challenge. Best wishes!

 

Metal-free cis-dihydroxylation of alkanes was reported in Chemical Science.

Nice work, Luis! Have a look here.

 

Congratulations, a new bachelor!

Sarah successfully finished her bachelor studies.

 

Enantiodivergent synthesis of tropane derivatives was published in Angewandte Chemie.

Good work, Hao! Have a look here.

 

Best wishes!

Roberta finished her studies in our group and left to the motherland of photochemical reactions.

 

Welcome!

Sarah Zinken joined our group as bachelor student.

 

Synthesis of cyclopropanes was reported in Angewandte Chemie (VIP).

Well done Srimanta! Have a look here.

 

Welcome!

Dr. Jomy K. Joseph joined our group.

 

Welcome!

Roberta (University of Bologna) joined our group as guest PhD student.

 

A new building

We got nice new laboratories.

 

Direct oxidative amination of arenes with heteroaromatic amines was reported in Organic Letters.

Nice work Srimanta and Polina! Have a look here.

 

Copper (I) catalyzed furan synthesis was published in Organic Letters.

Congrats Srimanta! Have a look here.

 

Dortmund-Wolfsberg 5:0

 

A review on C-C bond forming reactions under metal-free reaction conditions appeared in Chem. Eur. J.

Congrats Rishikesh and Kiran! Have a look here.

 

An application of iodine (III) in the synthesis of heterocycles was reported Topics in Current Chemistry.

Nice work Sandip!  Have a look here.

 

Congratulations!

Well done Dr Marco Potowski!

 

Best wishes!

Rishikesh left the group and joined Bristol-Myers Squibb.

 

A metal-free synthesis of heterocycles was published in Organic Letters.

Well done Luis! Have a look here.

 

A synthesis of cyclopropanes was reported in Angewandte Chemie.

Congrats Srimanta! Have a look here.

 

Best wishes!

Polina returned to the Ural Federal University (Russia).

 

An enantioselective synthesis of troponoids was published in Angewandte Chemie.

Well done Sandip and Zhi-Jun! Have a look here.

 

A new annulation of nitrosopyridines with alkynes was reported in ChemComm.

Congrats Srimanta and Rishikesh! Have a look here.

 

Welcome!

Polina Serebrennikova joined our group as guest PhD student.

 

Aerobic oxidation in tandem enantioselective synthesis was reported in Chemistry - A European Journal.

Well done Marco! Have a look here.

 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Swan Lake at the Theater Dortmund (Srimanta, Luis, Sandip, Andrey, Zengqiang, Marco,  Zhi-Jun, Rishikesh, Hao)

 

Welcome!

Luis Bering  joined our group as PhD student.

 

Two papers on bioactive heterocycles were published in ChemComm.

Congrats Rajarshi, Rishikesh and Zhi-Jun! Have a look here.

 

Synthesis of heterocycles was reported in Angewandte Chemie.

Well done Kiran! Have a look here.

 

Congratulations and the best regards!

Kiran left the group and joined Johnson & Johnson (Belgium)

 

Metal-free annulation of arenes was reported in Angewandte Chemie.

Congratulations, Srimanta and  Kiran! Have a look here.

 

Organocatalytic oxidative annulation was reported in Angewandte Chemie.

Nice work Srimanta! Have a look here.

 

An Account on dipolar cycloadditions was published in Accounts of Chemical Research.

Well done Rishikesh, Zhi-Jun and Marco! Have a look here.

 

Cross-coupling with simple alkanes was reported in Chemistry - A European Journal.

Congratulations, Rishikesh! Have a look here.

 

Selective synthesis of 7-substituted indoles was reported in Organic Letters.

Good job Zengqiang and Rajarshi! Have a look here.

 

Catalytic enantioselective synthesis of tropanes was published in Angewandte Chemie.

Well done Rishikesh! Have a look here.

 

The discovery of Wnt and Hedgehog pathways inhibitors was reported in Angewandte Chemie.

Congrats Hiroshi and Zhi-Jun! Have a look here.

 

Congratulations and Best wishes!

Rajarshi, who was the first PostDoc, just left our group. He will start an independent career at IIT Kharagpur as Assitant Professor.

 

A new paper on 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions of azomethine ylides appeared in ChemComm

Nice work Marco. Have a look here.

 

Welcome!

Srimanta Manna‎ joined our group as PhD student.

 

A novel method of metal-free radical azidoarylation of alkenes was reported in Angewandte Chemie

Good job Kiran and Rishikesh. Have a look here.

 

A review on direct functionalization of non-reactive C–H bonds was published

Well done Rajarshi and Kiran. Have a look here.

 

Cross-coupling with simple alkanes was reported in Angewandte Chemie

Congratulations, Lars. Have a look here.

 

Metal-free cross-dehydrogenative coupling with aldehydes was published in Angewandte Chemie

Congratulations, Kiran. Have a look here.

 

Direct oxidative cross-coupling of chromones with alkenes was published in Organic Letters

Congratulations, Rajarshi and Rishikesh. Have a look here.

 

Organocatalytic, oxidative, intermolecular amination and hydrazination was reported in Organic Letters

Congratulations, Rajarshi. Have a look here.

 

Welcome

Zengqiang Song joined our group for his PhD studies which are supported by China Scholarship Council .

 

A new paper on [6+3] cycloaddition was published in Angewandte Chemie

Congratulations, Marco. Have a look here.

 

Welcome

Dr. Rishikesh Narayan received his PhD degree from the Universtity of Münster and joined our group.

 

Feature Article

A new paper was published in Synthesis. Congratulations, Katharina and Rajarshi. Have a look here.

 

Welcome

Dr. Kiran Matcha moved to us from University of Groningen

 

Programmable enantioselective synthesis was reported in Nature Chemical Biology

Congratulations, Marco. Have a look here.

 

A highlight from the group was published as Synpacts paper

Congratulations, Rajarshi. Have a look here.

 

Direct oxidative intermolecular diarylation of anilides was published in Chemical Communications

Congratulations, Rajarshi and Jonas. Have a look here.

 

Congratulations

Jonas and Katharina finished their bachelor studies.

 

C–H Bond amination was reported in Angewandte Chemie

Congratulations, Rajarshi! Have a look here.

 

Review

The review on Pictet-Spengler reaction was published in Angewandte Chemie. Have a look here.

 

Double C–H activation directed by sulfoxides was published in Angewandte Chemie

Congratulations, Rajarshi! Have a look here.