Welcome to our newest members Sasha, Soohyun and Yun!
Prof. Betley has been awarded tenure!
Welcome to our new graduate students, Aykut, Amymarie, Claudia, and Crissy!
Dr. Alexandre Mikhailine joins the group, hailing from the Morris group at University of Toronto!
The group says good-bye to our graduates Drs. Graham Sazama, Austin Scharf, Tamara Powers, and Libby Hennessy. Best of luck to you all!
August 28, 2013
Tamara demonstrates the synthesis and characterization of open-shell, bimetallic trinuclear clusters in JACS!
July, 18 2013
Tamara tests the polynuclear hypothesis in her work featured in JACS!
The group welcomes Dr. Gabriel Ménard and Dr. Martin Nielsen to the lab!
March 12, 2013
Libby's work on complex N-heterocycle formation via direct C-H bond amination catalyzed by iron complexes is featured in Science!
April 23, 2013
Emily highlights metal atom lability in polynuclear complexes in Inorganic Chemistry!
April 5, 2013
Welcome Dr. Gabriel Ménard from Doug Stephan's group at University of Toronto!
Welcome to Diana Iovan and Brian Malbrecht - our two newest Betley Lab graduate students!
September 19, 2012
Emily demonstrates the site-isolated redox activity of her trinuclear iron complex and the group presents thorough characterization of trinuclear cobalt and manganese complexes in two new IC papers!
May 4, 2012
Emily defends her Ph.D. dissertation "Magnetism, Reactivity and Metal Ion Lability in Trigonal Iron Clusters" to become the second graduate from the group!
May 3, 2012
Evan defends his Ph.D. dissertation "Metal-Ligand Multiple Bonds in High-Spin Complexes" and becomes the first graduate from the Betley group!
Matt wins an NSF Graduate Fellowship, congratulations!
Libby wins the 2012 Fieser award for inorganic chemistry at Harvard! We can't wait to hear her award lecture!
Congratulations to Alison and Dave for accepting professorships at University of Illinois and Northwestern!
Denise, Matt and Benji joined the group!
Emily and Dave’s publication demonstrates the ability to modulate the magnetic behavior via ligand-field effects on triiron clusters!
Alison, Kin and Dianne report on the JACS publication the μ6-oxido and -nitrido functionalities on an octahedral Mn6 cluster!
Reactivity of the Fe6 octahedral core is demonstrated in the paper “Multi-Site Reactivity: Reduction of Six Equivalents of Nitrite To Give an Fe6(NO)6 Cluster with a Dramatically Expanded Octahedral Core” published by Dave in JACS!
Graham’s second paper, on the “Reductive coupling of CO Templated by Iron Bound to the Tris(pyrrolide)ethane Scaffold is published in Organometallics!
Austin’s paper on the “Electronic Perturbations of Iron Dipyrrinato Complexes via Ligand Halogenation and meso-Fluorination” is published in IC!
Welcome to the newest undergrads, Ryan and Laszlo- and to Nadia, visiting for the summer from Brown!
Chris and Dianne graduate - congratulations!
Dave, Kin and Raúl publish “Expanded Redox Accessibility via Ligand Substitution in an Octahedral Fe6Br6 Cluster” in Chem Commun!
Dianne wins a Hoopes Prize for her outstanding thesis, entitled “Taming Manganese: Synthesis and Characterization of Trinuclear and Hexanuclear Manganese Clusters.” Go Dianne!
Kin and Dave’s paper, “[(HL)2Fe6(NCMe)m]n+ (m = 0, 2, 4, 6; n = -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6): An Electron-Transfer Series Featuring Octahedral Fe6 Clusters Supported by a Hexaamide Ligand Platform” is published in JACS!
Evan and Libby’s paper, “Catalyitic C-H Bond Amination from High-Spin Iron Imido Complexes” is published in JACS
Tamara's paper, "Oxidative Group Transfer to a Triiron Complex to Form a Nucleophilic μ3-Nitride, [Fe3(μ3-N)]-" is published in JACS
Welcome to our newest undergrad, Annie!
Kin's paper, "Synthesis and Redox Properties of Tri-Iron Complexes Featuring Strong Fe-Fe Interactions" is published in Angewandte
Two new G1s joined the lab: Raul and Danielle!
Welcome two new undergrads, Chris & Art!
Welcome Dr. David Harris from Jeff Long's group at UC Berkeley!
Doug joins just in time for the summer!
Guy and Max graduate!
Alison is awarded a prestigious Ruth Kirschstein NIH Fellowship! Congrats!
Graham's paper, "Ligand-Centered Redox Activity: Redox Properties of 3d Transition Metal Ions Ligated by the Weak-Field Trianion" is published in IC
Welcome Dianne and Polina to the ranks!
Evan's paper, "Unusual Electronic Structure of First Row Transition Metal Complexes Featuring Redox-Active Dipyrromethane Ligands" is published in JACS
Welcome Danielle Raad - our visiting undergrad scholar from Brown University!
Barrett graduates - congratulations and good luck!
Welcome Dr. Alison Fout from Dan Mindiola's group at Indiana University!
Evan's paper "C-H Bond Amination from a Ferrous Dipyrromethene Complex" is published in Inorganic Chemistry
Welcome Austin, Graham, Libby and Tamara! (and Evan - but he's been here a while...)
Emily is selected as one of the Graduate Consortium on Energy and the Environment Fellows - Congrats!
Welcome Dr. Mathieu Lalonde from Eric Jacobsen's group!
Allison Fout receives prestigious Mary Fieser Postdoctoral Fellowship!
Kin and Evan give talks at the ACS meeting in Philly
Undergrad ranks include Guy, Barrett, and Max for the summer
Emily, Michael, and Barrett joined the lab for the Spring term
Kin arrived upon completing her PhD at Texas A&M
Evan and Guy join the group