Tag Archives: Hypervalent

Summer 2006

The Summer of 2006 was the final year of our current NSF grant and saw Sarah and Shauna travel to Wales to work with Thomas.  Shauna continued her project begun at Albion, completing her synthesis and evaluation of her target … Continue reading

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Summer 2005

The summer 2005 gave us the opportunity to move into our new Building, Kresge Science Hall, nicknamed “the Bruce” after Bruce Kresge, our major donor for the building, and long-time supporter of Albion College.  Three students; Shauna Paradine, Sarah Simmons … Continue reading

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Summer 2003 – Summer 2004

Starting in the summer of 2003 I was on sabbatical.  I was a Royal Society USA Research Fellow at Cardiff University, working with Thomas Wirth.  Craig Streu, ’04, and Joe Heinzelmann, ’04 were in Cardiff during that summer working on … Continue reading

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Summer 2002

The Summer of 2002 saw two students, Joe Heinzelmann and Craig Streu working on the synthesis of a new chiral hypervalent reagent. While they were unsuccessful at completing this synthesis due to the unavailability of a reagent (post 9-11) the … Continue reading

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Summer 2001

The Summer of 2001 saw Amanda Boye, ’02, travel to the University of Cardiff, in Wales, to work with the Wirth Group (Thomas Wirth had accepted a position there in the fall of 2000).  She worked on lactonization reactions with … Continue reading

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Summer 2000

The Summer of 2000 saw two students, Danielle Willsie, ’01, and Sarah Burpee, ’01, travel to basel Switzerland to work with the Wirth Group.  Here at Albion, two students; Jocelyn Jacobs, and Amanda Boye, ’02, worked in my lab on … Continue reading

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Summer 1998

The summer of 1998 saw two students working in my lab on this project. Each tried to synthesize chiral nonracemic 3-phenylbenziodoxole acetate. Steve Reitz, ’00 attempted to synthesize chiral non-racemic 2-iodobenzhydrol, an intermediate in the synthesis of the above compound, … Continue reading

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