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Jeff's paper in collaboration with the Vetticatt group regarding transition state analysis of chiral cyclopropenimine catalysis has been accepted to J. Am. Chem. Soc. Congratulations Jeff!

Tristan has been selected as a Swiss Chemical Society Lecturer for 2015.

Tristan (and family) just returned from a visiting professorship at Phillips-University Marburg in Germany. A great thanks to Profs. Armin Geyer, Ulrich Koert, Gerhard Hilt, and Paultheo von Zezschwitz for their incredible hospitality.

Julia Allen's paper on diaziridinium ions has been accepted to Tetrahedron.

A review with the Denton Group at the University of Nottingham on catalytic substitution reactions has been accepted to Org. Biomol. Chem.

The Lambert Group welcomes first year graduate student Alex Radtke and undergraduate researcher Bridget Collins.

The Lambert Group welcomes postdoctoral researcher Dr. Michael Wilsdorf, who comes to us from the Free University of Berlin (Reissig Group).

A joint manuscript with the Houk group at UCLA providing computational insight into the hydrazine-catalyzed carbonyl-olefin metathesis reaction has been accepted to Chemical Science.

The Lambert Group welcomes postdoctoral researcher Dr. Kenji Mishiro, who comes to us from Kyoto University (Kawabata Group).



Transition State Analysis of Enantioselective Bronsted Base Catalysis by Chiral Cyclopropenimines. Bandar, J. S.; Sauer, G. S.; Wulff, W. D.; Lambert, T. H.; Vetticatt, M. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, manuscript accepted.

Synthesis and Characterization of a Diaziridinium Ion. Conversion of 3,4-Dihydroisoquinolines to 4,5-Dihydro-3H-benzo[2,3]diazepines via a Formal N-Insertion Process. Allen, J. M.; Lambert, T. H.; Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 4111-4117. This article is part of a special Symposium-in-Print issue in honor of Prof. Sarah Reisman winning the Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award.

The Development of Catalytic Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions: Challenges, Progress, and Future Directions. An, J.; Denton, R. M.; Lambert, T. H.; Nacsa, E. D. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 2993.

Distortion-Accelerated Cycloadditions and Strain-Release-Promoted Cycloreversions in the Organocatalytic Carbonyl-Olefin Metathesis. Hong, X.; Liang, Y.; Griffith, A. K.; Lambert, T. H.; Houk, K. N. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 471-475.

Cyclopropenimine-Catalyzed Enantioselective Mannich Reactions of t-Butyl Glycinates with N-Boc-Imines. Bandar, J. S.; Lambert, T. H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 11799-11802.



TRISTAN H. LAMBERT Department of Chemistry, Columbia University 3000 Broadway New York, NY 10027 TL2240@COLUMBIA.EDU 212.854.1438..