The Chemistry

At the Roberts Group, we use inorganic and organometallic chemistry to solve fundamental problems in organic chemistry.

Our main focuses include:

The Group

At the Roberts Group, we don't accept the excuse "it's always been done that way."
We celebrate our diversity, and we fight to make science more inclusive.

Recent Publications

Ligand-Controlled Regioinduction in a PHOX-Ni Aryne Complex

Alexander Umanzor, Nicholas A. Garcia, Courtney C. Roberts*

Special Issue - 2023 Rising Stars in Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

ACS Org. Inorg. Au Most Read Articles of 2023

Insights into the Regioselectivity of Metal-Catalyzed Aryne Reactions

Erin E. Plasek ǂ, Brylon N. Denman ǂ, Courtney C. Roberts*

ǂ Contributed equally

Redox-Neutral Decarboxylative and Desulfonylative C(sp3) Trifluoromethylation: Method Development and Mechanistic Inquiry 

Chris M. Seong, Courtney C. Roberts*

Special Issue - Next-Generation Cross-Coupling Chemistry

JOC Most Read Articles (July 2023)

Recent News

[02/02] Courtney has received the McKnight Land-Grant Professorship! This is an endowed professorship she will hold for the next 2 years.

[01/23] Alex Umanzor was accepted to the Preparing Future PUI Faculty Workshop! Way to go Alex!

[01/08] Congratulations for Dr. Nick Garcia for defending his thesis! (Ph.D. #1)

[01/03] Congrats to Sofie for passing her Oral Preliminary Exam! 

[12/22] Courtney was named the 3M-Alumni Professor of Chemistry! This is an endowed professorship she will hold for the next 5 years.

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