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Welcome to Yudin Group


Have a look at Andrei's perspective article on Synthetic Half-Reactions, out in Chemical Science!

Have a look at Frank, Tien and Shinya A.'s publication on the Synthesis of α-Bromoacetyl MIDA Boronate in Organic Syntheses!

Congratulations to our summer undergraduate NSERC student Seamus Corlett for earning an award at the department's annual summer poster session!

The title of her thesis is Investigating the Synthesis and Reactivity of Boron Carbonyl Compounds”.Aleksandra will joining the Process Chemistry group at AbbVie in Chicago!

Please join us in congratulating Diego (PhD '19) for winning the 2020 Chair's Gold Medal! The title of his thesis is Identification of novel structural motifs for mining the conformational space of boron- and peptide-based molecules

Congratulations to Andrei on his recent appointment as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Medicine by Design! "This CRC funding will allow my lab to understand how to force a wide range of chemical structures into unusual, yet stable, conformations," says Yudin. "We will apply the knowledge of the emerging dark space in our effort to generate new bioactive forms of chemical structures and understand how they interact with proteins and other biomolecules."

Check out Yury and Chirag's work on fluorescent boramidines in collaboration with the Seferos and Aspuru-Guzik group!

Diego is pursuing research as an NSERC postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Professor Eric Jacobsen at Harvard University

Sherif will be pursuing as postdoctoral fellow at RWTH Aachen University with Prof. Franziska Schoenebeck

Welcome to our new graduate students Alina (University of Toronto), Martynas (University of Toronto Mississauga) and Timothy (University of Guelph) as well as our new visiting student Fiona (Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz)!

Check out Aleks and Tien's work on carboxy-MIDA-boronate, a new versatile C1 building block!

Contact Info

Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto
80 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario  M5S 3H6
Phone:  416-946-5042
Room:  Davenport Building, Rm. 362