Highlights

Highlights

March 2018

-We welcome Siegfried Stow to the group to perform his PhD.

- Chemistry World wrote a piece on our artemisinin paper (https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/antimalarial-plants-chlorophyll-catalyses-drug-synthesis/3008727.article#.WpgQMgifZl0.twitter)

- C&E News wrote a story as well! (https://cen.acs.org/articles/96/i11/Looking-cheaper-routes-malaria-medicines.html)

- We say goodbye to Jiawei. All the best in Prof. Khan's group in Singapore!

February 2018

- Check out our new paper on the synthesis of artemisinin from plant waste and chlorophyll in ACIE (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/anie.201801424).

- The story about our artemisinin paper got picked up by more than a thousand news outlets worldwide, including the NY Times!

- See Kerry on TV (dubbed in German) http://www.potsdam.tv/mediathek/29910/Durchbruch_im_Kampf_gegen_Malaria.html

- We joined twitter! follow us @kerrymgilmore

January 2018

- We say goodbye to Bart, but are excited to see what he will accomplish with his own group here in our department (http://www.mpikg.mpg.de/catalysis).

- Check out Bart's work on the use of solids in flow in ACIE. he developed a great new way of dosing and moving heterogeneous reagents in flow and applied it to some great photoredox chemistry (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/anie.201712568)

November 2017

- We welcome Dr. Karen Robertson to the group. Looking forward to learning more about what determines the conditions for a molecule to crystallize.

October 2017

- Congratulations on the successful PhD defense Dr. Matthew Plutschack! You will be missed and we wish you the best of luck in the Ritter group

June 2017

- We welcome Mara Guidi to the group!

- Check out our guide to Flow Chemistry in Chemical Reviews (http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00183)

March 2017

- We welcome Ines Cazin to the group!

January 2017

- We welcome Dr. Jiawei Rong to the group!

August 2016

- We say good-bye to our most senior member and longest collaborative worker, Stella Vukelic. We wish you the best of luck at your new position at Galapagos!

January 2016

- We welcome Soo-Yeon Moon and Dr. Bart Pieber to the group!

- the news station rbb did a story on our work making Artemisinin Derivatives (in German)

   (http://www.rbb-online.de/wirtschaft/beitrag/av7/brandenburger-erfindet-mittel-gegen-malaria.html)

September 2015

- We say goodbye and wish the best of luck to Dmitry in his new position at Merck

June 2015

- We are moving to our brand new lab in Potsdam-Golm!!

-  Congratulations to Stella and Dmitry, who's work was featured in an interview in Chemistry Views!

   (http://www.chemistryviews.org/details/ezine/7956531/Flow_Synthesis_of_Fluorinated_-Amino_Acids.html)

- We say goodbye and wish the best of luck to Camille in her new position at Merck.

- Congratulations to Diego, whose work on Chemical Assembly Systems (ACIE 2015, 54, 678) was chosen as a "Highlight from the Flow Chemistry Literature 2015" !!

(Kulkarni, A. A. J. Flow Chem. 2015, DOI: 10.1556/1846.2015.00020, http://scholar.google.de/scholar_url?url=http://www.akademiai.com/doi/pdf/10.1556/1846.2015.00020&hl=en&sa=X&scisig=AAGBfm2AqI12Trt2b9msGg3b1TaUpxn7kw&nossl=1&oi=scholaralrt)

April 2015

We welcome Dr. Anna Chentsova to the group!

March 2015

Former postdoc Diego Ghislieri's 2015 ACIE paper on Chemical Assembly Systems was chosen by the Freie Universität's chemistry department as Publication of the Month!

February 2015

Congratulations to Camille!  Her work synthesizing Efavirenz (ACIE 2015) was highlighted in the major German newspaper Bild!!  (Bild has the sixth-highest circulation in the world!)

http://www.bild.de/regional/berlin/medikamente/maschine-macht-medikamentherstellung-guenstiger-39962320.bild.html

For the english press release about the work, see:

http://www.mpikg.mpg.de/5512582/An_assembly_line_for_medications

January 2015

We welcome Dr. Sourav Chatterjee to the group!

December 2014

We welcome Dr. Guozhi Xiao to the group!

November 2014

- Our OPRD paper where we developed a method for using solid NaBH4 in flow was featured in November 24th issue of Chemical and Engineering News under the headline
   "Sodium Borohydride Goes With The Flow".

   http://cen.acs.org/collections/entrepreneur.html

- A brief explaination of some of the goals of our research group were explained by Kerry during his presenation at the Falling Walls Lab 2014.   

   http://vimeo.com/114110509

October 2014

Our Chem. Commun. paper, where we developed a means for the continuous synthesis of artemisinin derivatives, was chosen to be included in a web themed issue spanning ChemComm and Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry entitled "Recent Advances in Flow Synthesis and Continuous Processing".

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/journals/articlecollectionlanding?sercode=ob&themeid=076dc15e-1d75-4cf6-b9d8-9e3e479bdbe9

September 2014

Our work synthesizing artemisinin derivatives was featured on the popular science blog www.iflscience.com.

http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/pure-antimalarial-medications-synthesized-plant-waste-products

The same work was also presented in an article in the magazine Chemistry World.

For the english press release about the work, see:

http://www.mpikg.mpg.de/5442080/Malaria-medications

February 2014

Our work on the oxidative cyanation of amines was highlighted by Organic Process Research & Development as work of interest.

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/op500004t

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