Group News, 2014

    Month of March
  • Cam's paper was recently accepted to Inorganic Chemistry! Congrats Cam!
  • Tyler's paper was also accepted this month to Organometallics! Congrats Tyler!
    Month of January
  • This month, we send a warm Szymczak welcome to our two new rotators, Lily Hale and Andy Vitek.

Group News, 2013

    Month of December
  • Our group received funding from the NSF-CAREER program!

    Month of October
  • This month, Tim and Andrew’s paper detailing the oxidant-free conversion of primary amines to nitriles was accepted to JACS! Congrats to both of you!!
  • Our group received funding from the ACS-PRF for a New Investigator Grant!

    Month of September
  • This month, we described Tyler’s recent work on borazine reduction during an ACS press conference.
  • The Szymczak group presented at the National ACS meeting in Indianapolis, IN.
  • We also send a warm welcome to our newest rotator, James Bour.

    Month of August
  • This month, Tim's paper, "Base-Free, Acceptorless, and Chemoselective Alcohol Dehydrogenation Catalyzed by an Amide-Derived NNN-Ruthenium(II) Hydride Complex," was one of the top 10 most read articles: April-June 2013!

    Month of July
  • Kicking back after a year of good science, the group is going on its offical camping trip. Pictures to come!

    Month of May
  • This month, we warmly welcome our new summer rotators, Jacob Geri and Alex Nett.

    Month of February
  • Oscar’s manuscript was accepted to JACS, congrats Oscar!
  • This month, we also extend a warm Szymczak welcome to our newest undergraduate researcher, Justin.

    Month of January
  • This month we give a warm Szymczak welcome to our new rotator, Nomaan Rezayee.

Group News, 2012

    Month of November
  • Camerons’s manuscript introducing dihydroxy terpyridine as a proton-responsive, bifunctional ligand was accepted to ChemComm. Congrats Cameron!

    Month of October
  • Tyler’s manuscript illustrating metal-mediated borazine reduction was accepted to Angewandte Chemie. Congrats Tyler!

    Month of September
  • This month, we give a warm Szymczak welcome to our two new rotators: Eric Dahl and Chelsea Cates, and one undergraduate: Andrew Rizzi.

    Month of June
  • This month, Cameron’s communication in Dalton Transactions was listed as one of the top ten most accessed articles in May 2012!

    Month of May
  • This month we welcome Tiffany Chuang, Timothy Tseng, and Qi Zhang to the lab, We look forward to working with you guys!!
  • The group's first manuscript detailing a hydrogen-bond appended ligand appears as an invited contribution to Dalton Transaction (New Talent: The America's). Congratulations to Cameron!
  • The lab has been officially certified as a sustainable lab, and been given a rating of 'Gold'.

    Month of April
  • This month we bid a fond farewell to Charles Lhermite, and Mitchell Smith, you will both be missed, good luck in your new labs.

    Month of February
  • This month we give a warm Szymczak welcome to our newest undergraduate researcher; Laura Essex.

    Month of January
  • This month we have the pleasure of welcoming two new rotation students, Mitchell and Charles, to the lab. We also welcome our newest undergraduate students; David Quist.

Group News, 2011

    Month of November
  • This month we said goodbye to Chengbao Ni, his excellence in analyzing raw crystallographic data will be missed. Good luck in your next post-doc CB!

    Month of September
  • We give a warm welcome to our two newest graduate students, Katie Craigo and Tim Tseng!

    Month of August
  • We wave a fond farewell to Yineng Xioa, and say thanks for a wonderful semester!

    Month of July
  • The group outing to Silver Lake was great fun!
  • Congratulations to Cameron Moore on being awarded the Vaughan Symposium Travel Award for top poster!
  • Cameron Moore and Tyler Carter presented posters at the Vaughan Symposium on the 28th
  • On the first of the month, we welcome Yineng Xiao, an exchange student from Peking Universty, to the Lab!

    Month of June
  • On the 13th we welcome Tanvi Ratani, our newest University of Michigan undergrad to the Szymczak Group!
  • On the first of this month we give a hearty Szymczak welcome to our newest post-doc, Chengbao Ni!

    Month of May
  • We welcome Cameron Moore and Tyler Carter as permanent members of the lab! Congratulations you two!!

    Month of April
  • Congratulations to Cameron Moore on being awarded the NSF Graduate Fellowship!

    Month of March
  • The vacuum has been set up in both the Szymczak 1 and 2 gloveboxes

    Month of February
  • The IR spectrometer is installed and ready for use, as is the UV spectrometer

    Month of January
  • The glove boxes are officially ready for use



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