The Olofsson Research Group

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Latest news

The results from our first photocatalytic project; Photoredox-Catalyzed Vinylations to Function­alized Alkenes and C-Glycosides, is now available on ChemRxiv. Well done Bhaskar & Ester!

We welcome Judith Braunreuther for a 5 month Erasmus exchange in the group.

The next International Conference in Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry, ICHIC 7, will be held in Stockholm June 25-28, 2023. We welcome everyone interested in this emerging research field to participate! The deadline for registration and abstract submission in April 1.

We welcome Erika back to Stockholm University after a 3 month PhD exchange period in Varinder Aggarwal's group at Bristol University.

Our difunctionalization of sulfur nucleophiles is accepted in Angewandte Chemie, congratulations Shobhan and Ester!

We had a day discussing chemistry with the 2021 Nobel Laureates Ben List and David MacMillan. Berit organized a strategy meeting with SUCCeSS and Leonard presented his project - pictures will come soon!

We welcome Ester back to Stockholm after a 3 month PhD exchange period in Daniele Leonori's group at Aachen University.

Berit has been awarded Arrheniusplaketten, read the award motivation here! The medal will be recieved at a lecture December 6.

Our mechanistic study of VBX reactions: "Explaining Regio-Divergent Vinylations with Vinylbenziodoxolones", is now published in Angewandte Chemie. Congratulations Ester!

Interesting links

Check out the Hypervalent Iodine virtual symposium series organized by Graham Murphy's lab.

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