The Dixon Group


Research in the Dixon lab is centred on the development of new, broadly useful, synthetic methodologies and their application to the synthesis molecules of importance in nature, biology, medicine and material science. We design and deploy new multifunctional cooperative catalysts and catalytic systems to uncover new reactivity and our interests span curiosity driven to target driven research themes.


June 2018
SBM Students Welcome to Tanya, Daniel, and Cieran, who are joining us for their SBM rotations for the next four months!
Congratulations! Congratulations to our Part II students Eve, Jack, and Nik, who have all submitted their Part II theses. We hope they enjoy their summers before starting PhDs this September.
Eve Carter Jack Rogers Nik Chekshin

May 2018
Thesis Submitted! Congratulations to Moses, who has submitted his DPhil thesis. Moses worked with Paul Brennan and published papers on "Discovery of a novel allosteric inhibitor scaffold for polyadenosine-diphosphate-ribose polymerase 14 (PARP14) macrodomain 2" and "Discovery of a PCAF Bromodomain Chemical Probe". All the best for the future Moses!

April 2018

March 2018
Congratulations! Congratulations to Langui for winning a prize at the 4th Syngenta Postdoc Symposium for his work on "Iridium-catalyzed reductive functionalization of tertiary amides"

February 2018
Welcome! This month we are joined by Mihai Popescu and Lucia Staronova, members of the SBM CDT 2018 cohort, for their four-month rotation projects.

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