Over the years, we have consistently explored ways to enhance the environmental friendliness of our laboratories. This has included using air reflux condensers instead of water, substituting all oil baths with heating blocks, promoting chemical sharing, transitioning to electronic lab journals to streamline experimentation processes and eliminate the need for paper journals to be stored [...]
Our group members Niels Reintjens , Prathap Kaniraj and Ruben Andringa gave lectures during the yearly Wageningen Symposium. The topics included: 'Protection group-free reductive chlorination and thiolation of glycosides via trityl hydrazones' (Niels Reintjens), 'Two in One: Asymmetric Total Synthesis of the Mycobacterial Glycolipids Pentaacyl Trehalose (PATs)' (Prathap Kaniraj and 'Total synthesis of dissectol A' (Ruben [...]
In September we usually have a fun group outing every year to welcome new members and students. Since these years are a bit different we had a small borrel outside in the sun at Linnaeusborg. Welcome all. Let's hope to do the group outing soon!