The Olofsson Research Group

Welcome to the Olofsson Group Website!

Latest news

We got funding from the Wenner-Gren Foundations for a post doc scholarship to Ramani Gurubrahamam. Congratulations Ramani!

Berit gave a lecture at Lund University on Hypervalent iodine reagents for metal-free arylations, alkynylations and vinylations.

Viola Hobiger has finished her project in the group and moved back to Austria. We hope to have her back here soon for Master studies!

Gergely Tolnai has now left the group after a successful post doc period, we wish him the best of luck with his independent career in Budapest!

Gabriella has made her first contribution to the cake competition.

Nibadita Purkait has started a post doc in the group. Welcome!

Berit did Lidingöloppet, a 30 km cross country running race, which was the last race in A Swedish Classic. See photos here.

Our long-term project on vinylbenziodoxolones (VBX) has been published as a "Hot Paper" in Chemistry - a European Journal. Congratulations Elin, Alexandra, Marien & Chandan!

Our O-arylation of carbohydrates has been published in Angewandte Chemie. Congratulations Gergely!

Our nitroarene synthesis by C-H functionalization of arenes is among the 10 most accessed papers in Angewandte Chemie in June! It has also been highlighted in Organic Process Research & Development.

Interesting links

Don't miss the Twitter feed Hypervalent Iodine (@Hyperiodine), which provides fast access to all publications on hypervalent iodine chemistry.

Watch the Chemical imbalance film to learn more about the important gender equality issue!

Enjoy the Periodic Videos at TedEd - one film about each element in the periodic table.

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