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Latest News From The Thomas Lab

• June 2015: Best of luck to Dr. Zachary Smith, who has left to begin a postdoc in the lab of Prof. Stefanie Sydlik at Carneige Mellon!

• June 2015: Our paper titled "Photolabile ROMP Gels Using ortho-Nitrobenzyl Functionalized Crosslinkers” has been accepted for publication in Polymer Chemistry.  You can link to the paper HERE.

• April 2015: Our paper titled "Two-Dimensional Bricklayer Arrangements of Tolans Using Halogen Bonding Interactions” has been accepted for publication to Chemical Communications.  See HERE for the link.

• April 2015: Congratulations to the newest Ph.D. recipient from our group: Zach Smith!

• January 2015: Our paper titled “Thiophene-Based Conjugated Polymers with Photolabile Solubilizing Side Chains” has been accepted for publication in Macromolecules.  The link to the paper is HERE.

• November 2014: Welcome to new first year graduate students: Brendan Duran, Matthew Feeney, and Seth Sharber!

• September 2014: Our paper titled "Electronic Effects of Ring Fusion and Alkyne Substitution on Acene Properties and Reactivity” has been published in The Journal of Organic Chemistry.  The link to the paper is HERE.

• September 2014: Dr. Jingjing Zhang, a recent Ph.D. recipient from our lab, has accepted a postdoctoral position at UW-Madison with Prof. Trisha Andrew.  Good luck Jingjing!

• September 2014: Farewell to Dr. Robert Pawle, a Ph.D. graduate from our group, who has accepted a position at Exponent.  Good luck Rob! See Rob’s profile right HERE.

• August 2014: Jingjing has successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis!  Congratulations Dr. Zhang!

• July 2014: Our paper titled "Twisting and Piezochromism of Phenylene-Ethynylenes With Aromatic Interactions Between Side Chains and Main Chains” has been accepted for publication in Chemical Science.  The paper is linked HERE.

• July 2014: Our lab, together with the labortory of Ayse Asatekin, has been awarded a Tufts Collaborates! seed grant for photoactive membrane materials.

• June 2014: BS chemist Trey Lawrence has accepted a job at Aramco.  Good luck Trey!


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