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Group News

  • 8/1/2013
    The Liu Research Group is relocating to Boston College. Please check the Liu Research Group website at Boston College for the latest Group News!

    http://capricorn.bc.edu/lsy/public_html/ [link]

  • 7/26/2013
    Goodbye Oregon! The Liu group went for its Farewell Oregon group trip to Yaquina Bay State Park. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.







  • 7/5/2013
    Gabe's Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. communication on Rh-catalyzed B-Arylation of 1,2-azaborines is now available online. [link]
  • 6/23/2013
    Our Aust. J. Chem. communication on B-methyl amine borane derivatives is now available online. [link]
  • 6/9/2013
    • Gabe's communication on Rh-catalyzed B-Arylation of 1,2-azaborines to form BN biphenyl compounds has been accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Congrats!

    • Senmiao's Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. communication on B-substituted 1,3-azaborines is now available online. [link]
  • 5/25/2013
    Patrick and Jacob's communication on B-Me amine borane derivatives has been accepted by Aust. J. Chem. as an invited contribution. Congrats!
  • 5/23/2013
    Gregory's Senior Profile is featured on UO's home page. [link]
  • 5/1/2013
    Senmiao's communication on B-substituted 1,3-azaborines has been accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Congrats!
  • 4/22/2013
    Peng Zhao joins the Liu lab as a postdoctoral associate. Welcome!
  • 4/15/2013
    The Liu group attended the ACS 2013 Spring National Meeting in New Orleans. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 4/1/2013
    Regina Wirth joins the Liu lab as a visiting scholar from the University of Würzburg, Germany. Welcome!
  • 2/24/2013
    Gregory's undergraduate research experience as a Beckman Scholar is highlighted on pages 10-11 in UO's Cascade Magazine. [link]
  • 2/11/2013
    The Liu group attended the annual Sunriver Organometallic Chemistry Symposium (a.k.a. Skiposium). Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 1/30/2013
    • Eric's perspective on BN isosteres of indole has been accepted by Org. Biomol. Chem. and is now available online as a Just-Accepted manuscript. Congrats! [link]

    • Our Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. communication on BN/CC isosterism as a possible strategy to create new enzyme inhibitors in collaboration with Prof. Heider at Philipps University of Marburg is now available online. [link]
  • 12/11/2012
    Our collaborative work with Prof. Heider at Philipps University of Marburg highlighting BN/CC isosterism as a possible strategy to create new enzyme inhibitors has been accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Congrats!
  • 9/29/2012
    Our Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. communication on the observation of the Dewar form of 1,2-Dihydro-1,2-azaborine via photoisomerization in collaboration with Prof. Bettinger at Tuebingen University is now available online. [link]
  • 9/20/2012
    Our Dalton Trans. communication on the characterization of 3-Me-BN-cyclopentane in collaboration with the CBN Hydrogen Storage Team is now available online. [link]
  • 9/10/2012
    • Xuguang Liu joins the Liu lab as a postdoctoral associate. Welcome Xuguang!

    • Maggie O'Brien joins the Liu lab as a visiting scholar from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland under the auspice of TASSEP. Welcome Maggie!
  • 9/4/2012
    Wei and Doinita's paper on the characterization of 3-Me-BN-cyclopentane in collaboration with the CBN Hydrogen Storage Team has been accepted by Dalton Trans. as an invited contribution to the themed issue "Boranes and Borohydrides". Congrats!
  • 8/25/2012
    The Liu group went for its annual group trip to Silver Falls State Park. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 8/17/2012
    Liu has been selected a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry.
  • 7/27/2012
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. highlights in its News section select Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awardees. [link]
  • 7/19/2012
    Our collaborative work with Prof. Bettinger at Tuebingen University on the observation of the Dewar form of 1,2-Dihydro-1,2-azaborine via photoisomerization has been accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Congrats!
  • 7/11/2012
    • Our work on electronic structure characterization of azaborines in JACS is highlighted in JACS Spotlights. [link]

    • Adam's BN Tolan paper in Chem. Sci. is highlighted in SYNFACTS. [link]
  • 6/29/2012
    Greg discusses the Beckman award and his experience as a UO undergraduate student in a UO YouTube production! [link]
  • 6/18/2012
    Gang Chen joins the Liu lab as a postdoctoral associate. Welcome!
  • 6/18/2012
    Adam Marwitz joins the Liu lab as a Senior Postdoc. Welcome back Adam!
  • 6/18/2012
    Commencement 2012 pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 6/15/2012
    Ashley Lamm defended her Ph.D. thesis. Congrats! Ashley is Employee #1 for the start up company QE Chemicals and remains an associate member of the Liu lab.
  • 6/10/2012
    Senmiao, Wei, and Liu attended the trifecta of Boron conferences (BORAM 13, Brown Centennial, and Brown Lectures) at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 5/30/2012
    Patrick's review article in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. entitled "Recent Advances in Azaborine Chemistry" is now available online! [link]
  • 5/22/2012
    Our JACS paper on UV-PES electronic structure determination of azaborines (in collaboration with the Chrostowska Group) has been accepted and is now available online as a "Just Accepted" full article. [link]
  • 5/17/2012
    • Liu's profile has been highlighted in the Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry (JPOC). [link]

    • Liu is the winner of the 2012 JPOC Award for Early Excellence. Congrats!
  • 5/16/2012
    Liu is one of the recepients of the 2012 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. Congrats! [link]
  • 5/13/2012
    Gregory Harlow has been selected one of the 2012-2013 Beckman Scholars. The Beckman Scholars Program recognizes outstanding undergraduate research students in chemistry and biological sciences. Congrats! [link]
  • 5/1/2012
    Liu has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure (effective date: 9/16/2012). Congrats!
  • 3/27/2012
    Andrew's paper on Arp2/3 small molecule inhibitors in collaboration with Prof. Nolan has been accepted by ChemMedChem. Congrats!
  • 3/15/2012
    Audrey Maziere joins the Liu lab as a visiting scholar from the University of Pau, France. Welcome!
  • 2/3/2012
    The Liu group hosted Prof. Tobias Ritter from Havard University at the annual Sunriver Organometallic Chemistry Symposium in collaboration with the Haley and Tyler groups. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 1/23/2012
    Patrick's review article entitled "Recent Advances in Azaborine Chemistry" has been accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Congrats!
  • 1/6/2012
    Wei's liquid hydrogen storage material paper is highlighted in Nature Climate Change. [link]
  • 12/15/2011
    Wei's liquid hydrogen storage material paper in JACS is highlighted in Nature Chemistry. [link]
  • 12/14/2011
    The Liu Research Group project on novel hydrogen storage materials has been selected for an award by the Department of Energy. Congrats! [link]
  • 11/18/2011
    Senmiao's JACS paper is now available online as a "Just Accepted" communication. [link]
  • 11/17/2011
    Senmiao's paper entitled "A 1,3-Dihydro-1,3-azaborine Debuts" has been accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc. as a communication. Congrats!
  • 11/17/2011
    Wei's liquid hydrogen storage material paper in JACS is highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News Online.
  • 11/10/2011
    Wei's JACS paper on a new liquid hydrogen storage material is now available online. [link]
  • 11/7/2011
    Adam's BN Tolan paper is now available online. [link]
  • 11/2/2011
    Wei's liquid hydrogen storage material paper has been accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc. as a communication. Congrats!
  • 10/20/2011
    Adam's BN Tolan paper has been accepted by Chem. Sci. Congrats!
  • 9/30/2011
    Eric's "Parent Fused BN Indole" paper in JACS is highlighted in SYNFACTS.
  • 9/18/2011
    The Liu group attended the international boron conference IMEBoron XIV in Niagara Falls, Canada. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 8/26/2011
    The Liu group went for its annual group trip to Cape Arago State Park and Coos Bay. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 7/31/2011
    The Liu group attended the International Symposium on Novel Aromatic Compounds (ISNA) 14. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 7/29/2011
    The Liu group research website goes live!
  • 7/25/2011
    Wei's JACS paper is now available online as a "Just Accepted" communication. [link]
  • 7/13/2011
    Eric's JACS paper is now available online. [link]
  • 7/13/2011
    Ashley's ACIE paper is now available online. [link]