June 2021: The Board of Regents at The University of the South has approved Ron's promotion to Full Professor! His promotion will take effect on July 1, 2021. January 2021: The PRG welcomes new group member Olivia Harmon! We are thrilled that Olivia will be joining our efforts at synthesizing architecturally novel antibacterial and anticancer agents.
September 2020: CONGRATULATIONS to PRG members Kathryn Bell and Peri Prestwood along with honorary member Gabriel Pongdee! A manuscript detailing their work on developing a new silicon-based protecting group for 2-hydroxybenzoic acids has been accepted for publication in Tetrahedron Letters.
August 2020: The group welcomes back Henry Fields! Last semester, Henry was abroad immersing himself in Spanish language and culture. Henry is ready to get back in the lab and run some columns!
January 2020: The PRG welcomes new group members Peri Prestwood and Kathryn Bell! We are excited to have Peri and Kathryn join us beginning this semester. They will be engaged in the development of new antibacterial and anticancer compounds based upon natural product scaffolds.