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News:

  • 04/2019: Simon started his Master Thesis on shedding light on halogenations in Nature. Welcome and good luck!
  • 02/2019: Pengyuan started his PhD Thesis in our group tackling fluorination reactions. Welcome!
  • 12/2018: Jelena started her 6-month PhD Exchange Project sponsored by the DAAD on selective halogenations of pharmacophores. Welcome and good luck!
  • 11/2018: Nick started his Master Thesis on the development of new halogenation methods. Welcome and good luck!
  • 09/2018: Binbin started his PhD Thesis on hypervalent iodane fluorinations. Welcome and good luck!
  • 09/2018: Congratulations to Anna and Christoph on their latest work on using fluorine as a traceless directing group for the regio- and chemoselective synthesis of indoles and tryptophans that got just accepted in JACS for publication!
  • 09/2018: Vroni and Manuel started their Master Thesis on the development of new halogenation methods. Welcome and good luck!
  • 05/2018: Pierre started his PhD Thesis on enzymatic halogenations. Welcome!
  • 04/2018: Our group can now also be found on twitter! For more news follow us !
  • 04/2018: Our recent paper on biomimetic, haliranium-induced polyene cyclizations got highlighted in a JACS spotlight together with the great work by the Denmark group.
  • 04/2018: Markus started his Master Thesis on enzymatic halogenations. Welcome!
  • 03/2018: Simon started his Master Thesis on Fluorinations. Welcome!
  • 03/2018: We got the cover page for our recent JACS paper! Please check it out. cover
  • 02/2018: Our paper on Biomimetic Haliranium-induced Polyene Cyclizations got just accepted in the Journal of the American Chemical Society! Congratulations to Andi and please check out our article in JACS!
  • 02/2018: Our paper on Hypervalent Fluoroiodane-triggered Synthesis of Fluoro-Azabenzoxazepines and Azaindoles has been accepted for publication in the EurJOC special issue the Past, the Present, and the Future of EurJOC honoring their 20th anniversary. Congratulations to Christoph, Anna and Gabriel!
  • 01/2018: Our group got awarded a BaCaTec grant for our joint project with the group of Prof. Brad Moore at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA on Selectivity in Bacterial Vanadium-dependent Haloperoxidases.
  • 12/2017: Ayan is leaving the group for his 2nd Postdoc. Good luck, Ayan.
  • 12/2017: Our review on Halogenation and Halocyclization of Alkenes got published in Science of Synthesis: Catalytic Oxidation in Organic Synthesis. Congratulations to Anna for that great review!
  • 11/2017: Tanja accepted the offer for the Heisenberg-Professorship in Biomimetic Catalysis at TUM.
  • 11/2017: Tanja turned down the offer for a W3-Professorship in Organic Chemistry at the University of Heidelberg.
  • 11/2017: Julia returned to our group starting her PhD Thesis. Welcome back!
  • 11/2017: Michael sucessfully finished his Master Thesis. Congratulations! We wish him all the best for his PhD Thesis!
  • 09/2017: Petra joint the group for her Master Thesis. Welcome!
  • 09/2017: Julia sucessfully finished her Master Thesis. Congratulations! She will return for her PhD in November.
  • 08/2017: Our biannual grill and chill event took place for the 2nd time together with the other Gulders.
  • 06/2017: Anna defended sucessfully her PhD Thesis. Congratulations Dr. Andries!
  • 03/2017: Michael joint the group for his Master Thesis. Welcome!
  • 03/2017: Julia joint the group for her Master Thesis. Welcome!
  • 01/2017: Tanja got awarded a Heisenberg Professorship for Biomimetic Catalysis by the DFG!
  • 01/2017: Our group got awarded a DFG grant on Asymmetric Halogenations using Dual Catalysis
  • 01/2017: Ayan joined our group as a Postdoc. Welcome!
  • 01/2017: Gabriel started his PhD Thesis in our group. Welcome!