Pan, Jason and Shengyang coauthor the paper "Palladium and Lewis-Acid-Catalyzed Intramolecular Aminocyanation of Alkenes: Scope, Mechanism, and Stereoselective Alkene Difunctionalizations" in JACS. (February 21)
Lafe and Zhuoran, in collaboration with the Cramer Group, published their paper "Synthesis and Characterization of Electron-Deficient Asymmetrically Substituted Diarylindenotetracenes" in J. Org. Chem. (January 23)
Chris closes out his sabbatical year with a holiday trip to Thailand with his family.