Research Group Sparr
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14 Mar 2023
Catalyst Control over Threefold Stereogenicity
By the selective synthesis of atropisomeric sulfones with stereogenic C–S axes, catalyst control over threefold stereogenicity was established. Many congratulations Tanno, Stephan and Andreas!
09 Feb 2023
Valeriia Hutskalova recognized by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Valeriia was recognized by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation for her ongoing PhD work. Many congratulations!
25 Oct 2022
Atroposelective Arene-Forming Alkene Metathesis
Very well done Zlatko: Alkene metathesis to catalytically control stereogenic axes by traceless arene formation.
19 Oct 2022
o-Quinodimethane Atropisomers: Enantioselective Synthesis and Stereospecific Transformation
Jianyang and Andreas successfully established the enantioselective synthesis of atropisomeric oQDMs (o-quinodimethanes) and were able to demonstrate their viability for highly stereoselective transformations. Many congratulations!
08 Sep 2022
Presentation Prize for Valeriia Hutskalova
Many congratulations Valeriia for winning a best presentation prize at the Fall Meeting of the Swiss Chemical Society
27 Mar 2022
Synthesis of Atropisomeric Two-Axis Systems by the Catalyst-Controlled syn- and anti-Selective Arene-Forming Aldol Condensation
Very well done Daniel and many congratulations. This stereodivergent approach allows the programmed one-step synthesis of all four feasible atropisomeric two-axis systems.
15 Feb 2022
Stereoselective Synthesis of Atropisomeric Acridinium Salts by the Catalyst-Controlled Cyclization of ortho-Quinone Methide Iminiums
Many congratulations to Xingxing for establishing a stereoselective route to atropisomeric acridinium salts by a Friedel-Crafts electrocyclization of ortho-quinone methide iminiums by means of ion-pairing catalysis.
19 Nov 2021
Group Trip 2021
Photos of our hike to the stunning Oeschinensee
01 Oct 2021
Felix successfully defends his PhD thesis. All the best for your future career!
13 Sep 2021
Anton begins as PhD student in the group. We wish you a great start!
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