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• May 2019: Our paper titled “Spectroscopy and Reactivity of Dialkoxy Acenes” is accepted for publication in Chemistry - A European Journal. Check back soon for a link.

• May 2019: Congratulations to undergraduate reserachers Jen, Gianna, and Taylor, who are all graduating with the B.S. degrees. Jen Sohn completed a Senior Thesis with Highest Honors. 

• April 2019: Congratulations to Seth Sharber, who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis! Good luck at your new position at Aramco!

• April 2019: Gianna Tutoni chooses Duke University to pursue her Ph.D. in Chemistry. Good luck!

• December 2018: Our paper titled "Polymer Amphiphiles for Photoregulated Anticancer Drug Delivery” is accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. A big thank you to our collaborators—the Rotello group at UMass and the Xu group at Tufts—for their key contributions to this work! The link to the paper is HERE.

• December 2018: Our paper titled "Programmed Twisting of Phenylene-Ethynylene Linkages from Aromatic Stacking Interactions” is accepted for publication in Journal of Materials Chemistry C. The link to the paper is HERE.

• October 2018: Our paper titled "Small Changes With Big Consequences: Swapping Two Atoms In Side Chains Changes Phenylene Ethynylene Packing And Fluorescence” is accepted for publication in Chemistry - A European Journal. The link to the paper is HERE.

• September 2018: Our paper titled "Tuning the Negative Photochromism of Water Soluble Spiropyran Polymers” is accepted for publication in Macromolecules. The link to this paper is HERE.

• May 2018: Congratulations to Fanny Frausto, who defended her thesis in April and has now graduated with her Ph.D. Dr. Frausto will be a research chemist at Clorox in California. Good luck Fanny!

• May 2018: Undergraduate researchers Connor Doherty and Arielle Mann graduate from Tufts with ACS Certified BS degrees in Chemistry! Farewell and best of luck!

• May 2018: Our paper titled "Reversible Mechanofluorochromism of Aniline-Terminated Phenylene Ethynylenes” is published in Chemical Science. Special thanks to our collaborators in the Nieh group at UConn! The link to the paper is HERE.

• May 2018: Thank you to the National Science Foundation (Chemistry Division, Macromolecular, Supramolecular, and Nanochemistry Program) for supporing our research on the assembly of photochromic polyelectrolytes.

• April 2018: Our invited paper titled "Tuning Key Properties of Singlet Oxygen Responsive Acene-Doped Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles” is published for the special issue on singlet oxygen in ChemPhotoChem. See the paper HERE.

• February 2018: SWT promoted to Professor. Thank you to all students past and current for your important contributions!

• November 2017: Welcome to our new graduate students: Sare Nur Kanari and Yu Yan!

• September 2017: See a summary of our presentation at the Fall 2017 ACS meeting summarized in a recent article in C&E News that highlights non-conventional building blocks in conjugated materials.

• September 2017: Our paper titled "UV and NIR-Responsive Layer-by-Layer Films Containing 6-Bromo-7-hydroxycoumarin Photolabile Groups” has been accepted for publication in Langmuir. You can find the paper HERE.

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