Shaughnessy group members presented three papers at the 253rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Francisco.
"Conformational flexibility as a design element in ligand design for palladium-catalyzed bond-forming reactions," Shaughnessy, K. H. ORGN-368
"Mechanistic investigations of palladium(II) precatalysts: Effects of reaction conditions on precatalyst activity in the Suzuki cross-coupling of aryl bromides," Barnett, K. L. INOR-1164
"Mechanistic study of the bis(trineopentylphosphine) palladium catalyzed Buchwald-Hartwig amination reaction," Hu, H. INOR-814
Undergraduate research students Renee Stullich and Michelle Weyhaupt received the Distinguished Undergraduate Scholar award from the College of Arts & Sciences. This award recognizes graduating seniors who have earned all A or A+ grades at UA.
Several group members received Department or College Awards during Honor's Day.
Renee Stullich and Michelle Weyhaupt receive the Distinguished Undergraduate Scholars award that recognizes A&S students who have earned all A or A+ grades during their undergraduate career.
James Howard received the Outstanding Chemistry Undergraduate Student award that is given to Juniors pursing an ACS-certified chemistry degree and planning to pursue a career in chemistry.