- WELCOME -
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
- RECENT NEWS -
JOB OPPORTUNITY: We are looking to hire one Postdoctoral Researcher to work on an emerging area of organofluorine chemistry funded through the ACS PRF with a targeted start date of September 2022. Application details can be found here.
Ali interviews Prof. Nicholas Ball as a part of C&EN's special issue featuring LBGT Trailblazers. Check it out here.
Congratulations to Yuriko for winning a NSERC USRA and to Alex for winning a Dean's Undergraduate Research Award from the Faculty of Science!
Christine highlights some history of FDG and its applications in PET imaging in Nature Chemistry's In Your Element column.
Congratulations to Dusty and Ali for winning oral presentation prizes at the 2th Annual CBGRC conference!
Our ACS Petroleum Research Fund New Directions Grant has been approved for funding!
We welcome three new undergraduate students to the group, Sara, Zichuan and Yuriko.
Christine highlights recent work by the Leonari group in Nature News & Views.
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!
We welcome Tristan Tiburcio (MSc student, co-supervised with Prof. Caputo) and George Cieszynski (York Science Scholars Award recipient) to our group.
Congratulations to Cora for winning the Dean's Undergraduate Research Award from the Faculty of Science!
We welcome Dusty (PhD student), Ali (MSc student), and Cora (undergraduate student) to the group.
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.