We are a synthetic research group in the Department of Chemistry at York University focused on the

design of new organic and organometallic reactions for applications in drug discovery and development

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July 2021

June 2021

  • We thank NSERC for funding our Discovery Grant on "New Building Blocks for the Catalytic Synthesis of Organofluorine Compounds" (2021 Discovery Grants Competition results)

  • We welcome Temi Ajayi, a summer undergraduate research assistant, from McMaster University to our group.

  • Congratulations to Dusty for winning an Ontario Graduate Scholarship! 

May 2021

  • We welcome Tristan Tiburcio (MSc student, co-supervised with Prof. Caputo) and George Cieszynski (York Science Scholars Award recipient) to our group.

April 2021

  • Congratulations to Cora for winning the Dean's Undergraduate Research Award from the Faculty of Science!

September 2020

  • We welcome Dusty (PhD student), Ali (MSc student), and Cora (undergraduate student) to the group. 

May 2020

  • The Le Lab is moving to York University July 2020. We are actively recruiting students interested in engaging in research at all levels (undergraduate, MSc, PhD). If you are interested in joining, find out more information here.