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WELCOME TO THE GIANETTI GROUP

Photocatalysis - Redox Flow battery - Organometallic Chemistry - Frustrated Lewis Pairs

 
 


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 
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SYNTHESIS OF CF3-CONTAINING SPIROCYCLIC INDOLINES VIA A RED-LIGHT-MEDIATED TRIFLUOROMETHYLATION/DEAROMATIZATION CASCADE

A red-light-mediated nPr-DMQA+-catalyzed cascade intramolecular trifluoromethylation and dearomatization of indole derivatives with Umemoto’s reagent has been developed. This protocol provides a facile and efficient approach for the construction of functionalized and potentially biologically important CF3-containing 3,3-spirocyclic indolines with moderate to high yields and excellent diastereoselectivities under mild conditions. The success of multiple gram-scale (1 and 10 g) experiments further highlights the robustness and practicality of this protocol and the merit of the employment of red light.

THE GROUP RECEIVED AN NSF GRANT

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July 2021

The Gianetti group received a grant of $475k for 3 years from the NSF Chemical Synthesis, for our work on “ Development of Stable Carbocations for Lewis Acid-Assisted Transformations".

THE GROUP RECEIVED AN NSF I-CORPS GRANT

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March 2021

I-Corps enables the transformation of invention to impact. The curriculum integrates scientific inquiry and industrial discovery in an inclusive, data-driven culture driven by rigor, relevance, and evidence. Through I-Corps training, researchers can reduce the time to translate a promising idea from the laboratory to the marketplace.

T. GIANETTI RECEIVED THE 2021 COTTRELL SCHOLARS AWARD

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March 2021

Recipients are chosen through a rigorous peer-review process of applications from top research universities, degree-granting research institutes, and primarily undergraduate institutions in the United States and Canada. Their award proposals incorporate both science education and research.

 

CONTACT US

Thomas L. Gianetti
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona.
CSML 638, 1306 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719

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