F2016 Semester

A new semester, another year. The students have moved in, the textbooks have been opened, and the classes have begun. Yesterday was the first day of my third year as a professor (how is that possible?) and my first class as an instructor of organic chemistry (CHEM...

New Publication!

When you’ve been in research a long time, you have your favorite journals– the ones that you always read the table of contents when they come out and put a number of their articles in your “to-read” pile. Now as a professor, my...

Reflections on Summer 2016

Summer research #2 is finished! Here are some of the thoughts running through my mind.   How is it already August 10? This summer flew by.   We made progress on all of the projects¬†despite running¬†into some complications (synthesis yields low, DNA sequencing...
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