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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


November 2022

  • Congratulations to Dmytro for winning a MITACS Globalink Research Award to continue his research project in our lab!

September 2022

  • Christine was awarded the 2022 Petro-Canada Emerging Innovator Award! Read more about it in YFile News.

August 2022

  • Our group's first paper is published in J. Org. Chem. and was selected as an ACS Editors' Choice Article. Congratulations to Dusty, Tristan, and George!

  • Dmytro joins our lab as a MITACS Globalink Research Intern from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in Ukraine. Welcome! 

July 2022

  • Tristan successfully defends his MSc thesis, marking a milestone in the Le Group as the first student to graduate!

May 2022

  • Dusty receives an NSERC PGS-D Scholarship - well done!

April 2022

  • 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.

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