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Croatt Research Group

Archived News and Updates

9/9/13 – Congrats to Dempsey and Daniel for their recent publication in the Journal of Visualized Experiments!  We posted that video on our publication page for all to see.

7/25/13 – Congrats to Kristen for successfully defending her Masters Thesis today!  She is off to get her PhD in Chemistry at Purdue University.

7/22/13 – Congrats to Hanan (co-advised student of Dr. Oberlies) and Elena for their recently published article in The Journal of Organic Chemistry!

7/22/13 – Congrats to Lara for successfully defending her proposal today.

5/20/13 – Congrats to Elena and Mudita for their recently published article in Tetrahedron!

5/11/13 – Congrats to Hanan (co-advised student of Dr. Oberlies) for her recently published article in Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry!

5/10/13 – The Croatt Group won many awards at graduation today.  Congrats to Dipti (UNCG Student Excellence Award), Paige (ACS Analytical Chemistry Award), Kristen (American Institute of Chemists Award for Masters Student), and Dempsey ( American Institute of Chemists Award for Postdoctoral Scholar)!

4/24/13 – Congrats to Lorraine for successfully defending her Masters thesis!  She is the first Grad Student to graduate from the Croatt group!

4/15/13 - Congrats to Kristen and Paige for accepting offers to go Purdue and Duke, respectively, for graduate school!

4/5/13 - Congrats to Daniel for getting 3rd place and to Sommayah for getting an Honorable Mention at this year's Undergraduate Research Expo!

3/26/13 - The 13th Annual Poster Vendor Night at Syngenta was today and the Croatt group was well-represented and fared very well!  Congrats to Daniel for his 1st Place poster prize for undergraduate research and to Lara for her 2nd Place poster prize for graduate research!

3/28/13 - Congrats to Emma for accepting the offer at Harvard where she will be going to grad school next year!

1/17/13 - Congrats to Emma, Dempsey, Kristen, Shawn, and Stephen on their synthesis of clinprost that was published online today in Organic Letters!

1/3/13 - A program that Mitch has been working on with Dr. Kirchoff in Biology is now online and FREE!  The program was used in his undergrad Organic Chemistry class and is basically a glorified flashcard method of learning functional groups and "seeing" the important parts of molecules.  Click here to learn more and download it!  Updates and advances to this program, including making it an app, will be announced later.

11/19/12 - Congrats to Dempsey and Elena for the publication of their recent article in Synlett!

9/1/12 – The Croatt Group has been awarded an ACS PRF grant! This is will be used to study more reactions of alkynes and azides.

7/1/12 – The Croatt Group has its second external grant funded, a collaborative R21 with Dr. Reggio and Dr. Abood (Temple University).

6/22/12 – Congratulations to Dempsey for his recent publication in Angewandte Chemie! This research was also featured with a cover page graphic!

6/1/12 – The Croatt Group has its first external grant funded, a collaborative R01 with Dr. Reggio and Dr. Abood (Temple University).

5/4/12 – Congrats to Mudita, Cylivia, and Stephen for graduating today! Congrats also go to Cylivia for earning our Department’s ACS Inorganic Chemistry Award and to Daniel for earning our Department’s ACS Organic Chemistry Award.

5/5/12 – Congrats to Mudita for being selected for a postbac position with the NIH. We wish you well in Bethesda.

4/20/12 – Congrats to Stephen and Philip for getting accepted in the UNC MED program this summer!

4/16/12 – Congrats to Daniel for earning the Lichtin Family Honors Scholarship!

3/29/12 – Congrats to Daniel earning the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship!

2/2/12 – Congrats to Daniel for earning the George T. Barthalmus Undergraduate Research Grant!

12/17/11 – Congrats to Daniel for being selected to travel to the University of Bristol with Dr. Nile next summer. Have fun in the U.K.!

9/30/11 – Congratulations to Emma for being awarded 1st place Poster Prize at the Raleigh, NC ACS Meeting! 

8/22/11 – Congratulations to Cylivia and Daniel for receiving UNCG's Florence L. Schaeffer Memorial Scholarships and to Daniel for receiving UNCG’s Henry L. Anderson Scholarship!

5/6/11 – Congratulations to the recent graduates Kristen Gettys (UNC-Greensboro for Graduate School) and Shawn Yeazell (UNC-Chapel Hill for Medical School). Also, congratulations to Elena for receiving UNCG's American Institute of Chemists Award for postdoctoral researchers and to Daniel for receiving UNCG's International Center for First Year Undergraduate Chemistry Education Award!

5/25/11 – Congratulations to Maria Elena Meza Avina, Mudita Patel, Cylivia Lee and Tommy Dietz for the recent publication in the May 2011 Organic Letters making it the first for the Croatt Group!