The Gibb Group News

Prof. Tiefenbacher visits Tulane // 06.08.18

Prof. Konrad Tiefenbacher from the University of Basel and ETH Z├╝rich is hosted by the group and gives a seminar on catalysis inside resorcinarene hexamers (images from twitter)

Jacobs passes PhD defense! // 05.17.18

Jacobs Jordan successfully defends his dissertation: Noncovalent interaction behind the direct and inverse Hofmeister effects.

Tom passes PhD defense! // 04.30.18

Thong Nguyen successfully defends his dissertation: Synthesis of novel water-soluble host-guest systems.

Matt H. passes PhD defense! // 04.26.18

Matthew Hillyer successfully defends his dissertation: Ion-responsive supramolecular assemblies in aqueous solutions.

Students present at SSE research day! // 04.12.18

Graduate students Xiaoyang Cai, Jacobs Jordan and Wei Yao present their research at Tulane’s 12th Annual School of Science and Engineering Research Day. ~Outstanding Researcher Ceremony, Student Research Posters, & Reception~

Students present at ACS National Meeting in New Orleans // 03.22.18

Graduate students Matthew B. Hillyer, Jacobs H. Jordan, Matthew R. Sullivan, Anthony Wishard, and Wei Yao present their research at the 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting in New Orleans, LA March 18-22. Jacobs’ oral READ MORE…

Paper on the reverse Hofmeister effect receives JACS Spotlight // 03.15.18

Christine Herman spotlights the reverse Hofmeister paper written by Jacobs, Corinne, Anthony, and Thu. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b02872

A publication on the reverse Hofmeister effect comes out in JACS! // 03.13.18

Jacobs, Corinne, Anthony, and Thu examine ion-hydrocarbon and ion-ion interactions and the reverse Hofmeister effect. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b00196

Matt Sullivan and Wei Yao publish on the thermodynamics of anion binding // 01.26.18

Sully and Wei publish a J. Chem. Phys. B paper on the commplexatino of anions to hydrophobic pockets in aqueous solution. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b12259

Graduate students to present research at Sci-Mix! // 01.24.18

Graduate students Matthew B. Hillyer, Jacobs H. Jordan, Anthony Wishard, and Wei Yao were all selected to present their posters in Sci-Mix at the upcoming ACS National Meeting in New Orleans. Congratulations!