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The ORELLANA group

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 

SYNTHESIS, CATALYSIS & MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

We are a research group at York University interested in all aspects of organic chemistry

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Group News

2024

January - Abel joins the group as an M.Sc. candidate

January - We welcome Natasha as an undergraduate volunteer.

2023

November - Congratulations to Dr. Jiaqi Shi!

November - Our work on fluorination of alkylpyridines accepted in Organic Letters

November - Jiaqi presents our work on pyridines at QOMSBOC

September - Our work on piperidine synthesis highlighted in Organic Process Research and Development

September - Our review on electrocyclization of heptatrienyl anions appears in Synthesis

September - We welcome Dr. Andrei Nikolaev to the group.

September - We welcome Abdullah to the group.

August - Matthew defends his M.Sc. thesis

August - Bill defends his M.Sc. thesis

August - Art is ready for the next sabbatical...

July - Art returns from sabbatical!

June - Our work on piperidine synthesis appears in Organic Letters

May - Art presents our work on heterocycles at the University of Zurich

May - Art presents our work on heterocycles at the University of Paris - Saclay

May - Art presents our work on heterocycles at Roche headquaters in Basel

March - Art presents our work on heterocycles at the University of Grenoble

February - Art presents our research at the University of Toronto

January - Art goes on sabbatical...

2022

October - Faizan, and Jiaqi will present at QOMSBOC

October - We welcome Ekta Gupta to the group as a PDV

September - Faizan presents our work at the Roche TIS symposium

September - We welcome Hanna Le as an undergraduate researcher

September - We welcome Indrajit to the group as a PDV

September - Art presents an invited talk at the International Congress for Heterocyclic Chemistry

July - Brian defends his M.Sc. thesis

July - Our collaboration with Henry Krause and Carolyn Cummins appears in Science Signalling

June - Congrats to Anmol, Jiaqi, Faizan, Matthew, Bill and Samira for successful research evaluations

June - Samira becomes a Ph.D. candidate

April - Ali defends CHEM 4000 and completes her B.Sc. degree

January - Jiaqi and Ashik publish more heterocyclic chemistry in Organic Letters with Roche

September - Faizan becomes a Ph.D. candidate

September - Bill and Matthew join the group as M.Sc. candidates

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