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Straddling the Rooftop : Finding a Balance between Traditional and Modern Views of Chemistry †. / Tolman, William B.; Miller, Scott J.; Chirik, Paul J. et al.In: Organometallics, Vol. 37, No. 17, 10.09.2018, p. 2825-2831.
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T1 - Straddling the Rooftop
T2 - Finding a Balance between Traditional and Modern Views of Chemistry †
AU - Tolman, William B.
AU - Miller, Scott J.
AU - Chirik, Paul J.
AU - Smith, Amos B.
N1 - Funding Information: (UC), Berkeley, with Professor John Arnold. She continued her studies at UC Berkeley with Professor Kenneth Raymond and Professor Robert Bergman, earning her Ph.D. degree in 2005 investigating host−guest systems and their application to catalysis. Following postdoctoral research at UC San Francisco in the laboratory of Professor Kevan Shokat on signal transduction pathways, she joined the faculty at Princeton University in 2010 before moving to the Leibniz Institute in 2015. Her work has attracted notable research awards, including from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research and an National Institute Health Director’s New Innovator Award, as well as an ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Young Investigator Award. Recent selected ACS Publications: Analytical Chemistry: Unambiguous Identification of Serine and Threonine Pyrophosphorylation Using Neutral-Loss-Triggered Electron-Transfer/Higher-Energy Collision Dissociation (DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b05095) ACS Chemical Biology: A Stable Pyrophosphoserine Analog for Incorporation into Peptides and Proteins (DOI: 10.1021/ acschembio.5b00972) Stefanie Dehnen Phillips University Marburg Associate Editor, Inorganic Chemistry Stefanie Dehnen (born in 1969) is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Director of the Scientific Center of Materials Science at Philipps University Marburg. Her current research interests are synthesis, formation mechanisms, and physical properties of compounds and materials with binary and ternary chalcogenidometalate anions, organotetrel chalcogenide compounds, binary Zintl anions, and ternary intermetalloid clusters. Professor Dehnen obtained her diploma in 1993 and her doctoral degree in 1996 from the University of Karlsruhe under the supervision of Dieter Fenske on experimental and theoretical investigations of copper sulfide and selenide clusters. After a postdoctoral stay with Reinhart Ahlrichs in the Theoretical Chemistry Department at Karlsruhe, she completed her Habilitation at Karlsruhe in 2004, investigating the chemistry of chalcogenos-tannate salts. She was awarded the 2004 Wöhler Young Scientists Award from the German Chemical Society and from 2016 has been an elected member of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz. Professor Dehnen is currently an elected member of the GDCh Board of the Division for Inorganic Chemistry and the DFG Review Board for Molecular Chemistry. Recent selected ACS Publications: Chemistry of Materials: Superion Conductor Na11.1Sn2.1P0.9Se12: Lowering the Activation Barrier of Na+ Conduction in Quaternary 1−4−5−6 Electrolytes (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemma-ter.8b01656) Inorganic Chemistry: Syntheses and Properties of Gold−Organotin Sulfide Clusters (DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01713) Journal of the American Chemical Society: Organotetrel Chalcogenide Clusters: Between Strong Second-Harmonic and White-Light Continuum Generation (DOI: 10.1021/ jacs.6b10738) Elena Fernańdez University Rovira i Virgili Elena Fernańdez (born in 1968) received her undergraduate degree in chemistry at the University of Barcelona in 1991 and subsequently earned her Ph.D. in 1995 with Professor Sergio Castilloń and Dr. Aurora Ruiz at the University Rovira i Virgili working on catalytic hydroformylation of sugars. The following 2 years she carried out postdoctoral work at the University of Oxford with Professor John Brown, where her studies culminated with an approach for the first catalytic asymmetric hydroboration−amination reaction. Professor Fernandeź returned to the University Rovira i Virgili in 2000, and over her career has received the 2014 National Award on Excellence of Research in Organometallic Chemistry from the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry and a 2017 National Award on Excellence of Research. Earlier this year, she received the title of Distinguished Professor. Her group’s research interests center on developing new concepts for borane chemistry, including feasible ways of activating diboron reagents and generating new in situ nucleophilic boryl moieties for the formation of selective C−B bonds with saturated and unsaturated compounds. Recent selected ACS Publications: ACS Catalysis: Copper-Catalyzed Borylative Ring Closing C−C Coupling toward Spiro-and Dispiroheterocycles (DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b00257) Organic Letters: Copper-Mediated SN2′ Allyl−Alkyl and Allyl−Boryl Couplings of Vinyl Cyclic Carbonates (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b02947) Valentine P. Ananikov Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry Editorial Advisory Board, Organometallics Valentine Ananikov (born in 1975) received his Ph.D. in 1999 and Habilitation in 2003 at the Russian Academy of Science’s Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry. Professor Ananikov joined the faculty at the Zelinsky Institute and is currently Professor and Laboratory Head. His educational work includes the MegaGrant research program at St. Petersburg State University since 2013 and serving as Professor of Chemistry at Moscow State University since 2012. Among Professor Ananikov’s awards, he was elected a Member of Russian Academy of Sciences in 2008, at the time the Academy’s youngest member, and received the Organometallics Distinguished Author Award Lectureship in 2016. His wide-ranging scientific interests focus on molecular complexity and chemical transformations, involving the development of next-generation nanosized and molecular catalysts, organic synthesis, mechanistic studies by experimental and theoretical methods, sustainable energy research, and 3D printing. Funding Information: Charlotte K. Williams University of Oxford Editorial Advisory Board, Organometallics and Inorganic Chemistry Charlotte Williams (born in 1975) is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Oxford, leading a team working on polymerization catalysis, polymer chemistry, and nano-particle synthesis with an emphasis on learning how to use renewable resources to make useful new polymers. Professor Williams obtained her B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Imperial College London, working with Professor Vernon Gibson and Professor Nicholas Long on ethene polymerization catalysis. She subsequently worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Minnesota with William Tolman and Marc Hillmyer on zinc catalysts for lactide polymerization, followed by work at the University of Cambridge with Professor Andrew Holmes and Professor Richard Friend on organometallic polymers for electronics. Professor Williams started her independent career in 2003 at Imperial College London as Head of Materials Chemistry before joining the faculty at Oxford in 2016. Her research has been recognized by the 2018 Otto Roelen Medal from DECHEMA, the 2017 Sir John Meurig Thomas Medal by the UK Catalysis Hub, and the 2016 Corday Morgan Medal from the Royal Society of Chemistry, among other awards. Recent selected ACS Publications: Macromolecules: Pentablock Copolymer from Tetracompo-nent Monomer Mixture Using a Switchable Dizinc Catalyst (DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01224) Journal of the American Chemical Society: Indium Catalysts for Low-Pressure CO2/Epoxide Ring-Opening Copolymerization: Evidence for a Mononuclear Mechanism? (DOI: 10.1021/ jacs.8b01920) Inorganic Chemistry: Thermally Stable Zinc Disalphen Macrocycles Showing Solid-State and Aggregation-Induced Enhanced Emission (DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b00300) Karsten Meyer Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg Associate Editor, Organometallics Karsten Meyer (born in 1968) is Chair of the Institute of Inorganic & General Chemistry at Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), where his research focuses on the synthesis of new chelating ligands and their transition-and actinide-metal complexes. With these complexes, the Meyer group seeks out novel coordination modes and unusual electronic structures and, consequently, enhanced reactivity toward small molecules such as O2, H2O, and CO2. Professor Meyer received his diploma in 1995 at Ruhr University Bochum and his Ph.D. in 1998 at the Max Planck Institute in Mülheim/Ruhr, working on high-valent transition-metal nitrido complexes under the direction of Professor Karl Wieghardt. He then conducted postdoctoral studies in the laboratory of Professor Christopher Cummins at Massachusetts Institute of Technology before joining the faculty of the University of California, San Diego, in 2001. In 2006, he accepted an offer as Professor at FAU. Among his awards and honors, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2011 and, in 2017, received the Elhuyar-Goldschmidt Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry of Spain, the Ludwig-Mond Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry, and the Chugaev Commemorative Medal from the Russian Academy of Sciences. Recent selected ACS Publications: Journal of the American Chemical Society: Electrocatalytic H2O Reduction with f-Elements: Mechanistic Insight and Overpotential Tuning in a Series of Lanthanide Complexes (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b11532) Organometallics: Formation of a Uranium-Bound η1-Cya-phide (CP−) Ligand via Activation and C−O Bond Cleavage of Phosphaethynolate (OCP−) (DOI: 10.1021/acs.organo-met.7b00590) Inorganic Chemistry: Uranium Tetrakis-Aryloxide Derivatives Supported by Tetraazacyclododecane: Synthesis of Air-Stable, Coordinatively-Unsaturated U(IV) and U(V) Complexes (DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b02123) Viktoria Daschlein-Gessner̈ Ruhr University Bochum Editorial Advisory Board, Inorganic Chemistry Viktoria Das̈ chlein-Gessner (born in 1982) studied chemistry at Marburg and Würzburg, receiving her diploma in 2007. She continued her studies at Technical University Dortmund, receiving her Ph.D. degree in 2009 working with Professor Carsten Strohmann on lithium organic compounds. She then joined the research group of Professor Don Tilley at the University of California, Berkeley, as a postdoctoral fellow, followed by postdoctoral work with Holger Braunschweig at the University of Würzburg. Professor Daschlein-Gessner̈ began her independent career at Würzburg, where she completed her Habilitation in 2015. She is now Chair of Inorganic Chemistry at Ruhr University Bochum. Her work has been recognized by several grants and awards, including a 2010 IUPAC Prize for Junior Scientists and an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. Professor Däschlein-Gessner’s research interests involve intriguing main-group and transition-metal carbon-centered ligand systems, such as meth-andiides, carbenoids, and ylidic compounds, that exhibit versatile functionalities and unusual chemical and electronic properties for bond activation and catalytic applications. Recent selected ACS Publications: Organometallics: Cooperative Bond Activation Reactions with Ruthenium Carbene Complex PhSO2(Ph2PNSiMe3)CRu(p-cymene): RuC and N−Si Bond Reactivity (DOI: 10.1021/ acs.organomet.7b00254) Inorganic Chemistry: Metalated Ylides: A New Class of Strong Donor Ligands with Unique Electronic Properties (DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b00099) Ryan Gilmour Westfä Wilhelms University Münster Ryan Gilmour (born in 1980) was educated at the University of St. Andrews and the University of Cambridge, earning his Ph.D. with Professor Andrew Holmes. He held research fellowships at the Max Planck Institute for Kohlenforschung with Alois Fürstner and ETH Zürich with Peter Seeberger before being appointed Alfred Werner Assistant Professor at ETH Zürich in 2008. In 2012, Professor Gilmour moved to Westfalischë Wilhelms University Münster, where he currently is Chair of Organic Chemistry and CiM Professor of Chemical Biology. Among his recognitions, he received the 2002 Organon Prize for Biological Chemistry and in 2015 was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Professor Gilmour and his group concentrate on exploiting physical organic principles to design novel materials with predictable conformational behavior and/or reactivities, utilizing enantioselective organocatalysis, fluorine chemistry, preparative glycochemistry, and carbohydrate mimesis. Recent selected ACS Publications: Accounts of Chemical Research: Informing Molecular Design by Stereoelectronic Theory: The Fluorine Gauche Effect in Catalysis (DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00192) Organic Letters: Vitamin Catalysis: Direct, Photocatalytic Synthesis of Benzocoumarins via (−)-Riboflavin-Mediated Electron Transfer (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b00052) The Journal of Organic Chemistry: Deconstructing the Catalytic, Vicinal Difluorination of Alkenes: HF-Free Synthesis and Structural Study of p-TolIF2 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01671)
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JO - Organometallics
JF - Organometallics
SN - 0276-7333
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