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 Latest Publications all publications

Zhao, Y.; Sakai, N.; Matile, S. “Enolate Chemistry with Anion-π Interactions”, Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 3911.

Alonso Doval, D.; Dal Molin, M.; Ward, S.; Fin, A.; Sakai, N.; Matile, S. “Planarizable Push-Pull Oligothiophenes:  In Search of the Perfect Twist”, Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 2819-2825.

Gasparini, G.; Bang, E.-K.; Molinard, G.; Tulumello, D. V.; Ward, S.; Kelley, S. O.; Roux, A.; Sakai, N.; Matile, S. “Cellular Uptake of Substrate-Initiated Cell-Penetrating Poly(disulfide)s”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 6069-6074.

 What's New

June: Andreas Vargas has received the IUPAC-SOLVAY International Award for Young Chemists, recognizing best PhD theses in chemistry worldwide. Congratulations!

May: Yingjie's JACS paper on Anion-π Catalysis was highlighted in Swiss Science Concentrates.

April: Normand Voyer from Laval University, Quebec, joined our group for a month as a Visiting Professor.
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