May 2016: We are happy to welcome fine new student researchers to the lab! Jessica
Knight begins her PhD studies after obtaining her undergraduate degree from Lewis-
April 2016: We congratulate undergraduate group member Alyssa Ertel who is the University Idaho’s sole recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship this year!
April 2016: Five group members recently presented posters and/or research talks on our campus at the University of Idaho Undergraduate Research Symposium and the College of Graduate Studies Innovation Showcase. Well done all!
March 2016: Our first synthetic application of the ‘Alumina rehydration’ strategy
is now published in Tetrahedron. The article, titled “Cerium-
March 2016: Our review article on the versatile synthetic applications of DMSO is now published in Synthesis!
January 2016: Two former undergraduate researchers, Conner Farley (now at Purdue)
and Eric Hall, are authors of our new paper in Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. which is
a product of our collaboration with Prof. Suresh Awale and colleagues at the University
of Toyama in Japan. The paper describes our synthesis and evaluation of structural
analogs of plant-
December 2015: Congratulations to undergraduate group members Jeffrey Scott and Jackson Deobald who are recipients of grants from UI’s Office of Undergraduate Research. Jeff and Jackson wrote great proposals and earned awards of $1,000 each to support their research!
November 2015: Our former undergraduate group member Nicholas Weires (now at UCLA)
is the lead author of an exceptional research paper that appeared this month in Nature
Chemistry. Together with his colleague Emma Baker and mentor Prof. Neil Garg, Nick
has demonstrated a powerful new nickel-
November 2015: Alyssa Ertel and Jackson Deobald presented posters at our College of Science Student Research Exposition. Congratulations to Alyssa who received an award for best undergraduate poster!
October 2015: Three group members attended attended the 2015 NIH IDeA Western Regional
Conference in beautiful Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Idaho undergraduate Jackson Deobald
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We encourage you to explore these pages and contact Dr. Magolan should you have any
questions. Enquiries regarding cross-
OUR THANKS TO:
We are grateful for generous research support from the following sources:
National Science Foundation,
Division of Chemical Synthesis
Idaho INBRE program
Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, NIH Grants P20 RR016454 & P20 GM103408
Department of Chemistry
University of Idaho
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