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THE DOYLE GROUP

Contributing new approaches to chemical synthesis and catalysis by embracing diverse skills and perspectives, and by building a research culture that enables everyone to develop to their highest potential.

Our Team

The Doyle lab is committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable environment in our laboratory, where all members have the opportunity to reach their highest potential as scientists and people. We believe that a diversity of skills, perspectives, and experiences is critical to the success of our program and constitutes our greatest strength as a group. We welcome and value researchers of any race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, socioeconomic status, age and more. Our goal is to create and maintain a culture where everyone feels they belong and can flourish, through tailored mentorship, interdisciplinary learning, and a collaborative atmosphere. We are committed to being leaders within the scientific community in promoting these values of inclusivity and equity.

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Latest News

Stay tuned for the latest Doyle lab happenings, publications, and group milestones.

July 7th, 2021|News|

Our lab has moved out West to join the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCLA. We are looking forward to getting our lab up and running and meeting our new colleagues, as well as exploring sunny Southern California. Come

July 7th, 2021|Award|

Congratulations to Makeda on winning the 2021 Merck Research Award for Underrepresented Chemists of Color!

June 18th, 2021|Award|

In recognition of an exceptional third-year seminar presentation, Izzy was presented with the Third-Year Seminar Award! Congratulations!

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Culture

When the reactions are quenched and the hoods are closed, the Doyle lab enjoys spending time outside and around town, whether playing some pickup soccer or enjoying a good meal together. Check out some of our lab adventures, including our group retreats!

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Research

The Doyle lab conducts research at the interface of organic, organometallic, physical organic, and computational chemistry. Our goal is to address unsolved problems in organic synthesis through the development of catalysts, catalytic reactions, and synthetic methods. We apply mechanistic and computer-assisted techniques to the analysis of these reactions in order to uncover general principles that can guide the design of improved catalysts and the discovery of new reactions. Learn more about our research programs here:

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Recent Publications

Check out our most recent publications. Click “learn more” for the complete list.

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Affiliates

The Doyle Lab is a founding member of two multi-institutional centers that aim to collaboratively address challenges in the field of catalysis. BioInspired Light Escalated Chemistry or BioLEC is an Energy Frontier Research Center aimed to employ advances in photochemistry to enable photoinduced cross-coupling reactions; Center for Computer Assisted Synthesis or C-CAS affords a platform to collaboratively tackle challenges in complex molecule synthesis such as reaction optimization and predicting reactivity and selectivity using data-driven methods.

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