Group News

5.24.21  Congrats to our new MS grads – Javi, Kyle, and Lea!  Check out this photo.

5.21.21  Welcome to the group, Alice, Quaadir, and Chloe!

12.21.20 Congrats to Javi for his first first-author paper, and to Dr. Bob for being the corresponding author for our new sulfonium work!

11.18.20 We had two papers accepted this week, and a big congrats to Kyle for being first author on the ferrocene paper!

11.18.20 Welcome to the group, Lauren!

9.22.20 Welcome to the group, Cody!

7.26.20 – Villanova chemistry has landed another NSF-MRI grant, this time for a liquid chromatograph / mass spectrometer, with KPCM as a co-PI.

5.2020 – Congrats to our newest group grads – Bria (MS) and Hugo (BS)!

1.22.20 – Welcome to the group, Ashley!

12.20.19 – We had 2 papers accepted this week, so check out our publications list.  Congrats to Saleh for getting a modeling paper out for the group!  And congrats to Austin for a first author paper… as a junior!

7.1.19 – Welcome to Dr. Bob Carden, the group’s new postdoc!  And congratulations for defending his thesis at Duke University in the group of Professor Widenhoefer.

5.21.19 – Congratulations to our newest group graduates – Brian (BS), Julia (MS), and Renee (MS)!  A big shout-out to Brian for completing an undergraduate thesis. Brian heads to UDel, Julia to UPenn, and Renee will start a job at Arkema!

3.1.19 – Welcome to the research group, Austin!

11.16.18 – Welcome to the group, Bria!

11.11.18 – The Minbiole Group is looking for a postdoc starting in Summer 2019

10.25.18 – Congrats to Renee on her first (and first author) paper!

Summer 2018 – Villanova Chemistry has received an NSF grant for the purchase of a new 500 MHz NMR spectrometer!  Target install: Summer 2019

The group has an NSF grant in collaboration with Drs. Louise Rollins-Smith (Vanderbilt) and Tom Umile (Villanova) to investigate Bd metabolites!  Check out our blog, Frogs in Peril.

We have another NSF grant , working with Dr. Tanya Livshultz at Drexel/the Academy of Natural Sciences and Dr. Shannon Straub at Hobart and William Smith College.