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Group News

  • 8/20/2014
    The Liu group went for its annual group trip to the first public beach in the United States, Revere Beach. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 8/11/2014
    Highschool student Anya Shevzov-Zebrun from Deerfield Academy joins the Liu lab for a week-long research internship. Welcome!
  • 8/4/2014
    Our paper in collaboration with Prof. Anna Chrostowska on the electronic structure characterizaton of BN indoles has been accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc. and is now available online as a Just Accepted Manuscript. Congrats! [link]
  • 7/14/2014
    Dr. Zhiqiang Liu from Shandong University joins the Liu lab as a postdoctoral associate. Welcome!
  • 6/6/2014
    Alec's paper entitled "Rhodium-Catalyzed B–H Activation of 1,2-Azaborines: Synthesis and Characterization of BN Isosteres of Stilbenes" has been accepted by Org. Lett. Congrats!
  • 5/6/2014
    The Liu group went to the Red Sox game vs. Cincinnati Reds. Red Sox beat the Reds 4-3 in 12 innings through a walk off hit by outfielder Grady Sizemore. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 4/9/2014
    Senmiao's paper entitled "Monobenzofused 1,4-Azaborines: Synthesis, Characterization, and Discovery of a Unique Coordination Mode" has been accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. as a communication. Congrats!
  • 3/14/2014
    Highschool student Anya Shevzov-Zebrun from Deerfield Academy visits the Liu lab to learn more about life in chemistry graduate school. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 3/12/2014
    Liu is selected one of the ACS 2014 Organometallics Young Investigator Fellows and will be giving a talk in the Organometallics Symposium at the 248th ACS Meeting in San Francisco. Congrats! [link]
  • 1/29/2014
    The Liu Group welcomes Randy Chou as a joint student with the Tsung Group to support our efforts in developing novel hydrogen storage materials.
  • 1/2/2014
    • Dr. Richard Burford from the Piers group joins the Liu Research Group as a postdoctoral scholar. Welcome!

    • Dr. Peng Zhao rejoins the Liu Group at Boston College after completing his work at the University of Oregon. Welcome back!
  • 12/21/2013
    Pictures of the Liu Lab have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 12/9/2013
    • First-year students Katie Boknevitz and Cameron McConnell join the Liu Research Group. Welcome!

    • Philipp Memmel joins the Liu lab as a visiting scholar from TU Clausthal, Germany. Welcome!
  • 11/13/2013
    Andrew and Alec visited Deerfield Academy in an outreach effort to promote science in general and chemistry specifically among highschool students. We thank Dr. Ivory Hills for coordinating the day-long event and for the kind hospitality!
  • 11/2/2013
    Gabe's B-arylation paper in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. is highlighted in SYNFACTS. [link]
  • 9/26/2013
    The Liu group went for its inaugural group trip at Boston College to Castle Island. Pictures have been posted in the Gallery.
  • 9/12/2013
    The Liu Research Group at Boston College is now open for business. Group members set up the first experiments!
  • 8/14/2013
    Gregory's communication in Organometallics on the binding of diols to a BN cyclohexane derivative is now available online. [link]
  • 8/12/2013
    Gregory's paper on the binding of diols to a BN cyclohexane derivative has been accepted by Organometallics as an invited contribution to the themed issue "Applications of Electrophilic Main Group Organometallic Molecules". Congrats!
  • 8/6/2013
    Our paper on a protecting group-free synthesis of 1,2-azaborines has been accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc. and is now available online as a Just Accepted Manuscript. Congrats to Eric, Ashley, and Andrew! [link]


  • 8/1/2013
    • The Liu Research Group is relocating to Boston College!

    • Zachary Giustra and Hyelee Lee join the Liu Group at BC. Welcome!