Group News

  • Congrats to Corey, Mahzad, and Willy for our collaborative work with the Chanda group, Nice job!
  • Congrats to Bob, Jess, Henry, and Amirah for a great collaboration with the Raines group out in JACS! Fantastic job, everyone!!
  • Congrats to Hillary for her recent review paper discussing the transformation of aziridinium ylides to stereochemically complex and densely functionalized N-heterocycles!
  • The Schomaker group is currently searching for a post-doctoral fellow to join our team (Post-doc application). To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter describing prior research experience, research interests, and future career goals, as well as a CV, and contact info for three references to schomakerj@chem.wisc.edu.
  • Congrats to Minsoo, Emily, and Jess for their just accepted JACS paper about Silver-Catalyzed Enantioselective Amination Through Rational Ligand Design! Great job, everyone!
  • Congrats to Dr. Minsoo Ju for his defend today! We will wish you all the best in your new adventure as a post-doc in Song Lin’s lab.
  • Congrats to the newest Schomaker Ph.D., Dr. Josh Corbin! Great job, we’re sure you’ll do great science in your post-doc position at LANL.
  • Congrats on graduating Ryan Reeves, we’re so excited for you and your next adventure. Great job Dr. Reeves!
  • Congrats to Robert and Lu for their new publication describing regioselective intramolecular allene animation by an EDA complex. Nice job!
  • Congrats, Dr. Eshon!!! Hard-fought and well-deserved! Good luck in your new position at Amgen!
  • Congrats to Kate and Nels for their new publication in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.- great job!!!
  • Congrats to Hillary, Josephine, and Will. They have published an Org Lett paper describing Rh-Catalyzed Aziridine Ring Expansions.
  • Josephine, Kate, Steven, and William for publishing the “Intermolecular [3+3] Ring-Expansion of Aziridines to Dehydropiperidines through the Intermediacy of Aziridinium Ylides” paper in Nature Communications. Congrats!
  • Congratulations to Joshua and Devin to publish the full paper in JACS journal related to Biomimetic 2-Imino-Nazarov Cyclizations via Eneallene Aziridination. Nice Job!
  • Ryan, Caitlin, Elenor, and Logan have published a  “Stereodivergent Metal-Catalyzed Allene Cycloisomerizations” paper in Synlett. Congratulations!
  • Congrats on graduating Minxue Huang! We’re so excited for you and your next adventure, Dr. Huang!!!
  • Congrats to all the Schomaker group 2nd years, Emily, Bob, Mahzad and Hillary, have now successfully passed their TBEs!!! Keep up the great work!
  • Congrats to Kate and Logan on passing their RP and advancing to candidacy! Keep an eye out for these talented young scientists!!
  • The Schomaker lab is pleased to welcome its newest graduate student, Ethan Licht!
  • Congrats to Minsoo and Weiyang for being in the OL “Most Read” for this month—!!
  • Lu and Robert have published a review paper in Chemical Review describing a “Mechanistic Aspects and Synthetic Applications of Radical Additions to Allenes“.
  • Congrats to Minsoo and Weiyang, working with Kaid Harper at AbbVie! They were able to publish the “Sequential Reduction of Nitroalkanes Mediated by CS2 and Amidine/Guanidine Bases: A Controllable Nef Reaction” paper in the Journal of Organic Letter.
  • Nels has published a full paper in the Journal of Organic Chemistry about the stereocontrolled synthesis of the aminocyclopentitol core of Jogyamycin via an Ichikawa rearrangement reaction.
  • Dr. Lu Liu, Congratulations on your graduation and best wishes for your next adventure!
  • Thanks to Grace and Matt of the Yoon group for highlighting our recent paper! “Tunable catalyst-controlled approach for the synthesis of Beta- and Gamma-amino alcohol by silver complexes” by “Minxue, Minsoo, Logan, Mahzad, Jess, and Dr. Schomaker” in Nature Catalysis, Check it out.
  • Our NIH R01 project involving synthetic approaches to complex amines that inhibit protein synthesis by impacting the ribosome was just renewed!  Thanks to everyone who participated and we look forward to another five years of great research!
  • Congrats to Eleanor for winning one of the I&EC Division’s student poster awards at the recent San Diego ACS meeting for her poster on “Palladium-catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Allenes to Access Densely Functionalized Cyclopentenes
  • Minsoo, Minxue, Logan, Mahzad and Jessica have published a full paper in Nature Catalyst describing a tunable catalyst-controlled approach for the synthesis of Beta- and Gamma-amino alcohol by silver complexes.
  • The Schomaker Group is pleased to welcome Dr. Corey Jones as a new postdoc. He previously was a graduate student at Michigan State University.
  • Congratulations to Ryan and Eleanor for winning a Morton Award for the best grad/undergrad research project.
  • Congratulations to Minsoo, he is a nominee for the 2019 GSK Research Symposium
  • Congratulations to Josephine for winning of this year’s Doban Mentoring Award (nominated by both William and Ben), as well as a Goering Organic Fellowship.
  • Congratulations to Joshua, he is a nominee for the 2019 Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium and was selected to attend the Heterocycles Gordon Research 3- Conference.
  • Congratulations to Mahzad, she was selected as a finalist for the local Women in Engineering Collegiate Competition.
  • Congratulations to Elenor for heading off to Merck for a summer internship.
  • William is the recipient of a Department of Chemistry Scholarship for the summer and school year, the Edward J. Panek Scholarship, and the Robert and Diane Paulick Scholarship, Congratulations to him.
  • Mahzad, Emily, Hillary, and Bob are new graduate students in the group, Welcome!
  • Congratulations to Weiyang for attending a Ph.D. program at Cornell University and Congratulation to Devin for attending a Ph.D. program at the University of Florida.