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We are looking for a postdoc interested in organic photochemistry/spectroscopy starting summer 2021, although start date is negotiable; NIH salary + benefits + travel opportunities; 1-year contract with possibility for renewal, located in Ames IA, ranked as one of the best places to live.

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Congratulations to Dr. Julie Peterson, Dr. Josh Peterson, & Dr. Yunfan (Frank) Qiu for receiving their PhDs! Julie and Frank are off to do post-docs at the University of California – Santa Barbara and Northwestern University, respectively. Josh is off to New Jersey working for the Department of Health.

Our group’s collaborative paper with Dr. Emily Smith’s group was recently published in JOC: “Direct Photorelease of Alcohols from Boron-Alkylated BODIPY Photocages”

A recent collaboration with Dr. Jeremy J. Kodanko at Wayne State University produced a paper in ACS Chemistry Biology: “BODIPY-Cased Photoactivated Inhibitors of Cathepsin B Flip the Light Switch on Cancer Cell Apoptosis”

WinterGreen photocages are now available at Millapore Sigma

Recent paper out of Organic Letters from Josh: “Solvent-Responsive Radical Dimers”

Congrats to all of the Winter Lab for the awards they received this year!

Josh: Research Excellence Award

Liz: Teaching Excellence Award

Pradeep: David N. and Minnie I. Wall Graduate Scholarship

Frank: Alpha Chi Sigma Award

Our group’s research on dicyano-radicals and pi dimers was recently published in JACS: “Spin Delocalization, Polarization, and London Dispersion Forces Govern the Formation of Diradical Pimers”

Art has been promoted to full Professor!

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About Us

We are a synthetic organic chemistry lab that focuses on the development of photobiological tools and new materials

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winter (at) iastate.edu
515-294-2813
2101d Hach
2438 Pammel Drive
Ames, Iowa