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Pascal will have his public presentation on Tuesday May 2nd 5:15 pm HCI J7. Join him!

His lecture is entitled: "Controlling the Selectivity in Ethenolysis of Cyclic Olefins with Ru-Based Metathesis Catalysts via Ancillary NHC Ligands: A Structure- Activity Study." Read more 


Congratulations to Jirka for publishing his collaboration paper with Prof. van Bokhoven in ACS Catal.

Subnanometer gold clusters on silica prove to be highly efficient in oxidative alkyne coupling Read more 


A new Postdoc joined the group. A warm welcome to Phil!

After his doctorate at the university of Halle-Wittenberg and a one year stay at the university of Magdeburg, Phil joined the Togni group as of today. Read more 


Lukas successfully defended his thesis yesterday! Congratulations!

Here's to our friend, who yesterday defended his work entiteled: "Preparation, Reactivity and Application of Aminoferrocene Derivatives" Read more 


Congratulation to Jirka for publishing his paper with Prof. Hilvert and Dr. Beier in Chem. Eur. J.

A second generation of modular hypervalent iodine-fluoroalkylation reagents has opened a new approach to rapid and irreversible thiol bioconjugation. Read more 


Congratulation to Dmitry and Haru for publishing their paper in Chem. Eur. J.

Eletrophilic trifluoromethylation of oxindoles has been a long standing problem, Dmitry came up with a solution. Read more 


We welcome Jorna to the group as new doctoral student!

After her master thesis in the Diederich group and a internship at Syngenta we're really happy to welcome Jorna to the group! Read more 


Haru published his oxidative bromination paper! Congrats!

Harus protocol for the facile oxidative bromination of (het)arenes using TMSBr and DMSO as oxidant just got published in ChemistrySelect . Congratulations! Read more 


Lukas, Rino and Barbara published a paper on Cd(II) Chloride Complexes with (-)Sparteine as Ligand. Congratulations!

With their publication in J. Coord. Chem. they close the gap of sparteine containing complexes in group 10. And there is more to it: Different products were isolated including one of the rare examples of the (Cd2Cl7)3- anion. Read more 


Carl Philipp published an opinion piece in the Infozine

With a special issue of the Infozine (the journal of Infozentrum Chemistry) about "Metrics in Research - for better or worse?" authors from various backgrounds shared their opinion on this timely and controversial topic. Read more 

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