Friday, 8 December 2017

New Publication

Our paper on Mechanochemical electrophilic fluorination of liquid beta-ketoesters is published in Tetrahedron, well done Joey and Yerbol!

Joseph L. Howard,Yerbol Sagatov & Duncan L. Browne* Tetrahedron 2018,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2017.11.066

Thursday, 14 September 2017

New Publication

Our paper on multistep mechanochemistry is published in the Mechanochemistry themed issue at Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, well done Joey, Will and Yerbol

Joseph L. Howard, William Nicholson, Yerbol Sagatov & Duncan L. Browne* Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2017,13 1950-1956

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

New Publication

Our paper with the Kühn & Casini groups on the synthesis and biological properties of tridentate cyclometalated gold (III) complexes is published in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry.

Sophie Jürgens, Valeria Scalcon, Natalia Estrada-Ortiz, Alessandra Folda, Federica Tonolo, Christian Jandl, Duncan L. Browne, Maria Pia Rigobello, Fritz E. Kühn*, Angela Casini*, Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2017,25 5452-5460

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

New Member - Yin Jiexiang

The Browne Group welcomes new Postdoc Yin Jiexiang. Yin joins our LSRNW funded project on Radiotracers, in a collaboration with Dr Ian Fallis. Yin obtained his PhD under the guidance of Chris Hyland at University of Wollongong Australia before joining us in Cardiff.

Monday, 22 May 2017

New Publication

Our collaborative paper with the Pope, Platts and Beames groups on Machine-assisted preparation of tunable luminescent materials is published in Chemistry a European Journal, well done Lara and Christiane

Lara M. Groves, Christiane Schotten, J. Beames, J. A. Platts, Simon J. Coles, Peter N Horton, D. L. Browne* & S. J. A. Pope*, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201701551

New Publication

Our collaborative paper with the Melen group on Exploring Multistep Continuous-Flow Hydrosilylation Reactions Catalyzed by Tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane is published in Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis with a VIP stamp! well done to Lewis, Joey, Stefan & Louis

Lewis C. Wilkins, Joseph L. Howard, Stefan Berger, Louis Frentzel-Beyme, D. L. Browne* & R. L. Melen* Adv. Synth. Catalyst 2017, 10.1002/adsc.201700349.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

New Publication

Our book chapter is published in Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry 3rd Edition; Volume 1 The chapter is titled Continuous Flow Processing as a Tool for Medicinal Chemical Synthesis. Good job Joey and Christiane!

D. L. Browne*, Joseph L. Howard & Christiane Schotten Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry, 3rd Edition; Volume 1, Elsevier, 2017, pages 1-50.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

New Publication

Our invited minireview/concept article for the 'Emerging Investigators 2017 Themed Issue' is published in React. Chem. Eng. This paper describes the concept of distributed chemical manufacturing to tackle the geographically localised development of resistant strains of pathogens. Good job Joey and Christiane! and Thanks To Simon Croft and Vanessa Yardley at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Joseph L. Howard, Christiane Schotten & D. L. Browne* React. Chem. Eng. 2017, 10.1039/C7RE00034K.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Award Nomination for Christiane

Congratulation to Christiane Schotten who has been nominated and shortlisted for an ELSA (Enriching Student Lives Award!) for Academic Representative of the Year in the college of Physical Sciences and Engineering....If you thought she was already a force to be reckoned with.....now she has a nomination behind her!

"You are recognised for your outstanding dedication to enriching the student experience. We were overwhelmed by the strength and quality of the nominations. It is a testament to your own commitment that you have not only been nominated but shortlisted for an award"......Well done! and thanks to those that nominated Christiane.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

New Member - Dr Qun Cao

The Browne Group welcomes new Postdoc Qun Cao. Qun joins our EPSRC funded project in mechanochemistry. Qun obtained his PhD under the guidance of Mark Muldoon at Queens University Belfast and then carried out a Postdoctoral position with Victor Sans Sangorrin at the University of Nottingham before joining us in Cardiff.

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Poster Award

Congratulations to Joey Howard who received a poster prize at the South and West RSC Synthesis meeting in Bath yesterday for his poster on Liquid Assisted Grinding effects for mechanochemical fluorination!