Welcome to the Gessner Research Group

Gessner Research Group
Inorganic Chemistry II
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitätsstrasse 150
44801 Bochum


  • Bachelor-
  • Master- and
  • PhD-positions available

Prof. Viktoria Däschlein-Gessner

Latest News

September 2020 - New Publication

Heidar's Article "Selective B(C6F5)3-Catalyzed Reactions of α-Diazoesters with Heterocycles and Alkenes"
is published in Chem. 2020, 6, 9, 2364. doi: 10.1016/j.chempr.2020.08.006

supported by:

ERC   AvH     FCI    Rockwood    Resolv     Umicore    DFG

News history

August 2020 - New Publication

Alex's new article "Cationic Phosphorus Compounds Based on a Bis(1-piperidinyl)-Substituted Carbodiphosphorane: Syntheses, Structures, and C sp3–H Activation"
is published in Organometallics.

July 2020 - New Publication

Thorsten's article "Efficient Pd‐Catalyzed Direct Coupling of Aryl Chlorides with Alkyllithium Reagents"
was published in Angewandte Chemie Intl. Ed.

July 2020 - New Publication

Abir's article "Phosphorus-Ylides: Powerful Substituents for the Stabilization of Reactive Main Group Compounds"
is published in Chemical Science. doi: 10.1039/D0SC03278F

June 2020 - New Publication

Alex article "A diamino-substituted carbodiphosphorane as strong C-donor and weak N-donor: isolation of monomeric trigonal-planar L·ZnCl2"
is published in Chemical Communications. doi: 10.1039/D0CC02496A

May 2020 - Great honor

Viktoria has been chosen as the recipient of the Organometallics’ 2020 Distinguished Author Award. This annual award is sponsored by the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry, the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry, and Organometallics and recognizes authors of exceptional articles published in Organometallics in the previous two calendar years that emphasize the importance of organometallic chemistry and have made a profound impact on the field. Congratulations to Viktoria and the whole team.
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