Dobereiner Lab

Welcome to the Dobereiner Lab at Temple University.

We perform interdisciplinary research in organometallic, inorganic, polymer and materials chemistry.

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Meet the current group members.

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Group News

20 Dec 2018: Congratulations to HoJun and Brendon on graduating!

4 Dec 2018: Congratulations to Willy on being selected as a recipient of the Dept. of Chemistry's Guy Allen Award for Outstanding Teaching.

4 Dec 2018: Congratulations to Derek on being selected as a recipient of the Dept. of Chemistry's Daniel Swern Fellowship Award for Outstanding Research.

13 Nov 2018: Our paper on functionalizing polyketones [10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01629] is now a Macromolecules ASAP. Congrats to Evan and Jeremy, and thanks to our collaborators in the Willets lab!

9 Jul 2018: Our comparison of the coordinating ability of common anions in organometallic chemistry [10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00356] is now an Organometallics ASAP. Congrats to Derek, Willy, Kushan, Luckym, Jaqi and Andy!

8 Jul 2018: Joe and Derek present at the 2018 Gordon Research Conference on Organometallic Chemistry in Newport RI.

11 Jun 2018: Evan presents at the 2018 National Graduate Research Polymer Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

11 May 2018: Congratulations to Alan, Owen, and Eromon on graduating!

10 Apr 2018: Congrats to Brendon Godshall on winning an undergraduate poster award in the 2018 Philadelphia ACS YCC Poster Session.

5 Apr 2018: Congrats to Owen Glaze on being selected as the recipient of this year's Livingstone Undergraduate Research Award in STEM Disciplines, presented by Temple Libraries. The Award "honors the best research projects produced each year by Temple University undergraduates."

4 Apr 2018: The Dobereiner group welcomes visiting scholar Urielle Randrianarisoa, a graduate student at UPMC (Paris, France).

5 Mar 2018: Graham is interviewed by Temple Libraries on using open textbooks in the general chemistry classroom.

23 Jan 2018: Our study of Mo-catalyzed Z-selective alkene isomerization [10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00914] is now an Organometallics ASAP. Congrats, Joe, Owen and Derek.

2 Dec 2017: The Dobereiner group welcomes first-year graduate student Sarah Jenny.

9 Nov 2017: Our investigation of Lewis Acid effects in Pd C-N bond formation [10.1021/acscatal.7b01317] is highlighted in Organic Process Research & Development.

12 Oct 2017: Congrats to Derek on being selected as a recipient of the Dept. of Chemistry's Guy Allen Award for Outstanding Teaching.

24 Aug 2017: Joe presents at the Fall 2017 ACS meeting in Washington DC.

21 Jul 2017: Our study of metal triflate acceleration of Pd-catalyzed N-arylation is accepted by ACS Catalysis. Nice work Joe.

30 Jun 2017: The group says goodbye to postdoctoral researcher Kushan Weerasiri. Thank you for all of your contributions, and all the best!

11 May 2017: Congratulations to Danmin, Andy, Jeremy, and Alexa on graduating. Best of luck!

01 Jan 2017: The Dobereiner group welcomes first-year graduate student William Sabbers.

04 Nov 2016: Our group's Au hydration paper is accepted for publication in Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis. Congrats Kushan, Danmin and Derek.

21 Aug 2016: Joe, Derek, Danmin, Kushan and Evan present posters at the Fall 2016 ACS meeting in Philadelphia. Evan's poster was selected for Sci-Mix.

03 Aug 2016: Dobereiner lab receives funding from the NSF Chemical Catalysis Program. Award Abstract

19 Apr 2016: Dobereiner lab receives one of three awards from the ACS Green Chemistry Institute Pharmaceutical Roundtable for performing tandem catalysis in continous flow reactors.

Dobereiner Lab, Temple University
Beury Hall, 1901 N. 13th St., Philadelphia, PA 19122