Dr. Aslam Shaikh

Aslam is a postdoctoral research assistant in the Gianetti lab, who comes from India. He received his Masters in Organic Chemistry (2012) from the University of Pune, India where he was awarded with university gold medal for exceptional performance in academics. He completed his PhD in Chemical Sciences from CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), India with Prof. Nitin Patil. Here, he carried out detail studies on synthesis of organic fluorophore through metal-catalyzed difunctionalization of C−C multiple bonds. Later, He moved to Prof. Kwon group at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for postdoctoral research, where he developed a new phosphine catalyst for asymmetric transformations and also worked on new class of therapeutic agents for cardiac arrhythmias. Aslam joined Gianetti lab in August 2019, and he focus on synthesis of novel organometallic species through ligand design that will tackle the most challenging reactions of our century. He loves to do hiking, exercise and tasting foods.

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Dr. Thomas Gianetti

Principal Investigator


Dr. Liangyong Mei

Postdoctoral Researcher


Dr. Aslam Shaikh

Postdoctoral Researcher


Dr. Jules Moutet

Postdoctoral Researcher


Jose Veleta

3rd Year Graduate Student

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Mubarak Hossein

2nd Year Graduate Student


Rajeswari Das

!st year Graduate Student


Alejandro Villalobos

Undergraduate Student

Thomas L. Gianetti
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona.
CSML 638, 1306 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719
Office: +1 520 626 3609

email: tgianetti@arizona.edu