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News 2016


December
22-12-2016 Christmas party !
21-12-2016 Group Meeting with Maria Elena, Said and Lorenzo.
20-12-2016 Master degree defense of Margherita and Davide G.
19-12-2016 Master degree defense of Raffaele.
15-12-2016 09:30, Master degree presenation of Davide G., Raffaele and Margherita.
14-12-2016 14:30, Final Ph.D presentation of Riccardo.
13-12-2016 09:00, Bachelor degree defense of Giada.
14.30, 3rd year presentation of Riccardo.
07-12-2016 09:30, Bachelor degree presenation of Giada.
A new publication of the group:
Continuous-flow synthesis of primary amines: Metal-free reduction of aliphatic and aromatic nitro derivatives with trichlorosilane
(R. Porta, A. Puglisi, G. Colombo, S. Rossi, M. Benaglia Beilstein J. Org. Chem, 2016, 12, 2614-2619)
05-12-2016 09:30, Bachelor degree presenation of Giada.
A new publication of the group:
Towards the development of continuous, organocatalytic, and stereoselective reactions in deep eutectic solvents
(D. Brenna, E. Massolo, A. Puglisi, S. Rossi, G. Celentano, M. Benaglia, V. Capriati Beilstein J. Org. Chem, 2016, 12, 2620-2626)
01-12-2016 Marta Colombo joins the group

November
25-11-2016 Group Meeting with Davide B., Milena, Raffaele, Simona.
22-11-2016 15:00, room G9 - Seminar of Prof A. J. Burke: "Catalysis in medicinal chemistry:Improving firepower for Big diseases"
07-11-2016 Said Said (Master degree at University of S. Andrews - Scotland) joins the group as visiting junior scientist
for a short term research project.
03-11-2016 A new publication of the group:
Stereoselective metal-free reduction of chiral imines in batch and in flow mode.A convenient strategy for the synthesis of
chiral Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.
(D. Brenna, M. Benaglia, R. Porta, S. Fernandes, A. Burke Eur. J. Org. Chem, 2016, doi:10.1002/ejoc.201601268)

October
28-10-2016 Group Meeting with Sergio, Sara, Davide G, Margherita.
27-10-2016 room G10, 14:30 2nd year phD-presentation of Davide brenna.
25-10-2016 2nd year phD-presentation of Davide brenna.
A new publication of the group:
Stereoselective Reduction of Imines with Trichlorosilane using Solid-Supported Chiral Picolinamides
(S. D. Fernandes, R. Porta, P. C. Barrulas, A. Puglisi, A. J. Burke, M. Benaglia Molecules, 2016, 21 (9), 1182)
21-10-2016 Bachelor degree defense of Erika and Simone.
19-10-2016 Bachelor degree presentation of Erika and Simone.
10-10-2016 A new publication of the group:
2-Carboxythioester-1,3-dithiane: a Functionalized Masked Carbonyl Nucleophile for the Organocatalytic Enantioselective Michael Addition
to Enones (E. Massolo, D. Brenna, F. Cozzi, L. Raimondi, N. Gaggero M. Benaglia, Synlett, 2016 DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1588306)
03-10-2016 Master degree defense of Matteo.

September
29-09-2016 Master degree presentation of Matteo.
26-09-2016 Simona Trabace joins the group.
19-09-2016 Sara Gerosa and Lorenzo di Noto join the group.
16-09-2016 Group Meeting with Chiara, Marco, Giada, Luigi and Maria Elena
01-09-2016 Francesca leaves the group. She has a job. Congratulations!

July
21-07-2016 A new publication of the group:
Recent developments in the reduction of aromatic and aliphatic nitro compounds to amines
(M. Orlandi, D. Brenna, R. Harms, S. Jost and M. Benaglia, Org. Process. Rev. Dev., 2016, doi:10.1021/acs.oprd.6b00205)
19-07-2016 Master degree defence of Alessandro and Raffaele B.
13-07-2016 Master degree presentation of Alessandro and Raffaele B.
Bachelor defense of Flavio and Jerry.
07-07-2016 Silvia Fernandes joins the groub. Welcome back!

June
24-06-2016 Group Meeting with Francesca, Riccardo, Matteo, Raffaele, Erika, Simone and Jerry
23-06-2016 A new publication of the group:
From anilines to aziridines: a two-step synthesis under continuous-flow conditions
(S. Rossi, A. Puglisi, D. Intrieri, E. Gallo, J. Flow. Chem., 2016, accepted )
12-06-2016 ISOS 2016 Starts – M. Benaglia is the Director of the 41st Edition of the
International Summer school on Organic Synthesis, "A. CORBELLA" - ISOS2016 in Gargnano. Take a look here!
1-06-2016 Maria Elena Compostella joins the group as Post-Doc researcher

May
27-05-2016 Group Meeting with Davide B., Milena, Raffaele C., and Igor
20-05-2016 Luigi Proto joins the group!
09-05-2016 A new publication of the group:
Kinetics versus thermodynamics in the proline catalyzed aldol reaction
(M. Orlandi, M. Ceotto, M. Benaglia, Chem Sci, 2016, doi:10.1039/C6SC01328G)
06-05-2016 A new group picture!
Group Meeting with Sergio, Davide G., Margherita and Cristina

April
20-04-2016 A new publication of the group:
Synthesis in Mesoreactors: Ru(porphyrin)CO-Catalyzed Aziridination of Olefins Under Continuous Flow Conditions
(S. Rossi, A. Puglisi, M. Benaglia, D. M. Carminati, D. Intrieri and E. Gallo, Cat sci technol, 2016, doi:10.1039/C6CY00207B)
18-04-2016 Giada Finocchio, Chiara Faverio and Marco Carnelli join the group!
12-04-2016 Prof Lukas Gossen is the invited speaker at the Doctorate School in Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry
Lesson will be on 12-14 April
04-04-2016 Group activity: ACQUARIO DI GENOVA !!![Link]
01-04-2016 Group Meeting with Raffaele B, Matteo, Giacomo, Alessandra

March
21-03-2016 Erika Fallacara, Simone Basha Beshai and Jerry Ortiz join the group!
10-03-2016 A new publication of the group:
HSiCl3-Mediated Reduction of Nitro-Derivatives to Amines: Is Tertiary Amine-Stabilized SiCl2 the Actual Reducing Species?
(M. Orlandi, M. Benaglia, F. Tosi, R. Annunziata, F. Cozzi Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2016, doi:10.1021/acs.joc.6b00191)
07-03-2016 14:30 room G22: Seminar about "Proton-transfer processes in organocatalytic enantioselective reactions"
by Prof. L. Bernardi, from Università di Bologna

February
26-02-2016 Group Meeting with Davide B, MArgherita, Raffaele C., Milena and Paolo T.
15-02-2016 A new publication of the group:
Flow chemistry: recent developments in the synthesis of pharmaceutical products
(R. Porta, M. Benaglia, A. Puglisi Org. Process Res. Dev., 2016, 20, 2-25
07-02-2016 Manuel leaves the group and he flights in USA. He has a post-doc position at the University of Utah
in prof. M. Sigman group sponsored by an Ermenegildo Zegna scholarship.
05-02-2016 Master degree defense of Igor.
03-02-2016 Master degree presentation of Igor.

January
28-01-2016 Group Meeting with sergio, Alessandro, Davide G, Andrea.
25-01-2016 A new publication of the group:
Stereoselective organocatalysed reactions in deep eutectic solvents: highly tunable and biorenewable reaction media for
sustainable organic synthesis (E. Massolo, M. Benaglia, S. Palmieri, V. Capriati, F. M. Perna Green Chem, 2016, 18 792-797)
11-01-2016 Elisabetta leaves the group and she flights in USA. She has a post-doc position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
in prof. J. Johnson group.