Latest News and Activities
New Paper Accepted for Publication in Chemistry - A European Journal
Our collaborative work with Rob Davies and Alan Armstrong as done by Simon Sung is published in Chemistry - A European Journal:
Simon Sung, D. Christopher Braddock, Alan Armstrong, Colin Brennan, David Sale, Dr. Andrew J. P. White and Robert P. Davies Chem. Eur J. 2015, 21, early view .
Jonathan Kwan joins the group on Green MRes programme. Mònica Planchat and Mary-Rose Ropner join the group on the DDD MRes. Welcome to all!
Chris receives Thieme Chemistry Journal Award (2015).
Chris returns from lecture tour of Canada, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong (6 weeks).
Lauriane passes her PhD viva (examiners Prof Alan Spivey & Dr Pan Procopiou). Well done Dr Buisson!
Wenyi Chen and Janie Anka-Lufford join the group as MSci final year project students.
Chris leaves for lecture tour of Canada, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong (19 lectures).
New Paper Accepted for Publication in OBC
Mi-Sum Kim, Lauriane A. Buisson, Dean A. Heathcote, Haipeng Hu, D. Christopher Braddock, Anthony G. M. Barrett, Philip G. Ashton-Rickardt, and James P. Synder Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 8952-8965.
New Paper Accepted for Publication in Chemical Communications
D. Christopher Braddock, Alison X. Gao, Andrew J. P. White and Mariko Whyte Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 13725-13728. Gold for Gold Open Access.
Chris is admitted to Fellow FRSC (Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry).
Simon Sung (3rd year PhD student) wins runner-up prize for best presentation at the Syngenta Chemistry Collaborative Research Conference, Jealott's Hill 5th September 2014.
New Paper Accepted for Publication in Chemical Communications
D. Christopher Braddock and Dan-Tiberiu Sbircea Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 12691-12693. Gold for Gold Open Access.
Daniel Kirkwood is awarded a Royal College of Science Union UROP Award and will join the group for the summer.
Chris is awarded an Imperial College President's Award for Excellence in Pastoral Care 2014.
May 2014 - New Paper Accepted for Publication in Journal of Materials Chemistry A
Our collaborative work with Rob Davies (Chemistry) and Andrew Livingstone (Chemical Engineering) as done by James Campbell is published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A:
James Campbell, György Székely, Rob P. Davies, D. Christopher Braddock, Andrew G. Livingston J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2, 9260-9271.
Alex passes his PhD viva (Profs Alan Spivey and Darren Dixon as examiners). Well done Alex!
James' bromoallene epoxidation Chem Comm is designated as a 'HOT article'.
Jared passes his PhD viva (Prof Donald Craig and Dr Jon Burton as examiners). Well done Dr J!
Günsu Oztas and Kipras Tornau join the group on the DDD MRes programme.
October 2013 - New Paper Accepted for Publication in Tetrahedron Letters
Alan Armstrong, D. Christopher Braddock, Alexander X. Jones and Stacy Clark Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 7004-7008.
October 2013 - New Paper Accepted for Publication in Chemical Communications
D. Christopher Braddock, James Clarke and Henry S. Rzepa Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 11176-11178. 'HOT article'. Gold for Gold Open Access.
Karim Bahou and Ben Rowley join the group to start their PhDs.
Jackie Leung, Mariko Whyte and Jaren Soo all join the group to start their final year projects.
Welcome to all!
Alison Keating graduates with distinction on the DDD MRes programme, finishing top of the class and receiving the 'Best DDD MRes Student Prize 2013'.
Alison Keating wins best talk prize for her DDD MRes presentation at the 2013 Imperial College London Institute of Chemical Biology MRes Conference.
Lauriane Buisson wins best Organic talk at the Department of Chemistry 2013 PG symposium for final year PhD students.
Simon Sung wins runner up prize for best Organic poster for 2nd year PhD students at the Department of Chemistry 2013 PG symposium.
Phillip Greenwood and Jonathan Shute join the group for summer projects.
Tibi wins best final year organic MSci project prize.
Tibi wins runner-up prize for best final year MSci project presentation in the synthesis section (20 talks).
May 2013 - New Paper Accepted for Publication in Chirality
D. Christopher Braddock, Jared S. Marklew, Kevin M. Foote and Andrew J. P. White Chirality 2013, 25, 692-700 (Invited article for special issue on asymmetric halogenations).
Anna is awarded her PhD. Congratulations to Dr Monta!
Joel Lee joins the group for his BSc project.
October 2012 - New Paper Accepted for Publication in The Journal of Organic Chemistry
A Unifying Stereochemical Analysis for the Formation of Halogenated C15-Acetogenin Medium-Ring Ethers From Laurencia Species via Intramolecular Bromonium Ion Assisted Epoxide Ring-Opening and Experimental Corroboration with a Model Epoxide
Karl J. Bonney and D. Christopher Braddock J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 9574-9584.
Alison Keating joins the group on the DDD MRes.
James Clarke is awarded the Alfred Bader Prize for Excellence in Organic Chemistry Research (for his final year project).
James Clarke starts his PhD as supported by an EPSRC DTG. David Freeman and Dan Sbircea start their final year projects.
Daniel Perks wins best talk prize for his presentation at the 2012 Imperial College London Institute of Chemical Biology MRes Conference, and graduates from the DDD MRes with distinction.
Ferdinand Loo joins group as UROP student.
July 2012 - New Paper Accepted for Publication in Chemical Communications
D. Christopher Braddock, Debjani Roy, Dieter Lenoir, Edward Moore, Henry S. Rzepa, Judy I-Chia Wu and Paul von Rague Schleyer Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 8943-8945.
Jared Marklew wins runner-up prize for best presentation in the Inorganic and Organic Session of the Annual Chemistry Department Post-Graduate Symposium.
Chris is awarded Rector's Prize for Excellence in Teaching 2012, and a Faculty of Natural Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching 2012.
Jared Marklew is selected to give presentation at SCI Postgraduate Symposium.
James Clarke is awarded EPSRC DTG studentship and will start his PhD October 2012.
Shaun Wood joins the group on a jointly supervised PhD project. Meha Shah joins group as BSc student.
Thais Cailleau and Karl Bonney awarded PhDs. Well done Dr Cailleau and Dr Bonney!
Philippa Owens, James Clarke and Alison Gao join the group for their final year projects. Simon Sung and James Campbell join the group as jointly supervised PhD students. Daniel Perks joins the group on the MRes in Drug Discovery & Development.
August 2011 - New Paper Accepted for Publication in Journal Of Natural Products
Tim N. Barrett, D. Christopher Braddock, Anna Monta, Michael R. Webb, and Andrew J. P. White J. Nat. Prod. 2011, 74, 1980–1984.
July 2011 - New Paper Accepted for Publication in Chemical Communications
D. Christopher Braddock, Jared S. Marklew, and Alexander J. F. Thomas Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 9051-9053.
Tim Barrett wins the award of best organic project for his final year MSci project.
Tim Barrett achieves the 1st prize in the final year MSci project presentations in Organic Synthesis.
Betty Tai joins to do her final year BSc project in the Braddock group.
Bao Nguyen joins the Braddock group as a Ramsey Memorial Fellow.
December 2010 - New Paper Accepted for Publication in Tetrahedron Asymmetry
D. Christopher Braddock, Thaïs Cailleau, Gemma Cansell, Stephen A. Hermitage, Rebecca H. Pouwer, Joanna M. Redmond, and Andrew J. P. White Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2010, 21, 2911-2919.
November 2010 - New Publication in the Journal of Organic Chemistry
Karl J. Bonney, D. Christopher Braddock, Andrew J. P. White, Muhammad Yaqoob J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 97-104.
Ed Moore joins to do his final year MSci project in the Braddock Group.
Alex Jones starts his PhD as sponsored by EPSRC and GSK, Tim Barrett continues in the group to do his final year MSci project, and Sandy Leung joins to do her final year BSc project in the Braddock Group.
Michael Lau and Tim Barrett join the group for Summer UROP projects.
Daniel Byrom joins the group as a Masters student.
Thomas Rowley and Paul Marechal join the group as BSc students.
Scifinder Scholar shows >1000 citations for Chris' published work.
Jared Marklew starts his PhD as sponsored by EPSRC and Arrow Theraupeutics.
Dr Rebecca Pouwer finishes her PDRA stint at Imperial, and leaves to take up a PDRA position with Dr David Chen in Singapore (Jan 2010).
June 2009 - New Publication in the Journal of Organic Chemistry
D. Christopher Braddock, Rebecca Pouwer, Jonathon W. Burton, Phillip Broadwith J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 6042-6049. Erratum, 7602.
Rebecca and Thaïs present posters at the tenth Tetrahedron Symposium in Paris.
Katrin Brakhage joins group as ERASMUS student.
Savade Solanki awarded PhD for his thesis entitled "Towards the Biosynthetically-Inspired Total Synthesis of the Obtusallenes" and leaves to take up a post at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR).
January 2009 - New Publication in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (Featured Article)
D. Christopher Braddock, David Millan, Yolanda Perez-Fuertes, Rebecca Pouwer, Richard Sheppard, Savade Solanki, Andrew White J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 1835-1841.
January 2009 - New Publication in Chemical Communications
D. Christopher Braddock, Stephen A. Hermitage, Lilian Kwok, Rebecca Pouwer, Joanna M. Redmond, and Andrew J. P. White Chem. Commun. 2009, 1082-1084.
December 2008 - RSC South East Regional Organic Meeting
Savade Solanki won a prize for his talk entitled "Towards a Biosynthetically-Inspired Synthesis of the Obtusallene Family of Marine Natural Products". Rebecca Pouwer also won a prize for her poster entitled "The Generation and Trapping of Enantiopure Bromonium Ions".
Savade Solanki selected to give the PhD talk presentation at the RSC South-East Regional Meeting to be held at UCL on 17th December 2008.
Chris goes on lecture tour of Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.
Karl Bonney joins the group to start his PhD and Serkan Osman joins to do his final year MSci project in the Braddock Group.
Chris is promoted to Reader in Organic Chemistry.
Savade Solanki wins best organic talk prize for final year PhD students at Imperial College's Annual Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium.
February 2008 - New Publication in the Journal of Natural Products
D. Christopher Braddock and Henry S. Rzepa J. Nat. Prod. 2008, 71, 728-730.
February 2008 - New Publication in Chemical Communications
D. Christopher Braddock, Roshni Bhuva, Yolanda Pérez-Fuertes, Rebecca Pouwer, Craig, A. Roberts, Andrea Ruggiero, Elaine S. E. Stokes and Andrew J. P. White Chem. Commun. 2008, 1419-1421.
Joanna Redmond awarded PhD for her thesis entitled "Development of a Catalytic Asymmetric Bromination Reaction of Alkenes" and leaves to take up a post at GSK Stevenage, UK.