The University of Oregon will be hosting the second international conference on nonplanar pi-systems (CURO-pi II) in September 2016. For more information, please see our informational webpage:

04/2017 Check out former graduate student Tom Sisto's back-to-back papers in JACS from the Nuckoll's group!
04/2017 Congratulations to Penghao on his paper in ACIE!
03/2017 Congratulations to Jeff Van Raden and undergraduate Shayan on their paper in JACS!
03/2017 Congratulations to Evan, Brittany, and Lance on their papers in JACS!
02/2017 Congratulations to group alumni Matt Golder and Evan Darzi on their recent NIH postdoctoral fellowships!
09/2016 Professor Jasti discusses the group's research in lieu of the upcoming Camille-Dreyfus Symposium. You can see some of the other award winners here.
07/2016 Check out former graduate student Matt Golder's first publication as a postdoctoral scholar from the Johnson group at MIT!
07/2016 Check out the cool CURO-Pi logo designed by Evan Darzi!
07/2016 Congrats to former graduate student Matt Golder on receiving the 2016 IUPAC-Solvay International Award for Young Chemists!
07/2016 Our collaborative paper with the Nazin group has been accepted to Physical Chemistry Letters!
07/2016 Congrats to former graduate student Paul Evans on his nicely written highlight of the graphene work out of the Rubin group.
06/2016 Welcome to our undergraduate reseracher James Collins sponsored by the NIH MARC Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR)!
06/2016 Welcome to Erik Leonhardt and Curtis Colwell who have officially joined the research group!
05/2016 Congrats to Lance for being awarded "Most Outstanding Organic Chemistry Student" at the UO from the American Chemical Society! Lance will be starting graduate school at UC-Irvine in the Fall!
05/2016 Congrats to Taryn for winning the Vice President for Research and Innovation Undergraduate Fellowship to support her research over the summer!
04/2016 We are now LIVE on twitter! Follow us @nanohoops!
04/2016 Registration for CURO-pi II is now OPEN!
04/2016 Our collaborative paper with Professor Juan Casado has been accepted to Chemical Science!
03/2016 Two papers on cycloaddition reactivity of nanohoops are available!
Penghao's paper on the reactivity of strained anthracene units is now available in Organic Letters.
Dr. Jackson's paper on the Diels-Alder reactivity of a nanohoop containing perylene will be available soon in Tetrahedron!
02/2016 Tom and Brittany's paper is now available in Chemical Science!
02/2016 Dr. Evan Jackson has accepted a job at Thermo Fisher Scientific.
02/2016 Jeff's paper was accepted for publication in Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry and was featured as a 2016 Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry Hot Article!
01/2016 Jasti Group welcomes Kathryn Chamberlain for an exciting Winter rotation!
11/2015 A collaborative paper between the Jasti and Rathore groups gives further insight into the complex oxidation of carbon nanohoops and was acceptd to JACS!
10/2015 Our recent ACS Central Science paper detailing Donor-Acceptor nanohoops is highlighted in the Around the O! Check it out!
09/2015 Jasti Group welcomes three talented rotation students, Curtis Colwell, Matt Cerda, and Eric Leonhardt!
08/2015 Matt defends his thesis and will begin as a postdoc with Prof. Jeremiah Johnson at MIT this fall. Congratulations, Dr. Golder!

Evan and Liz's paper on the synthesis and characterization of nitrogen-doped donor-acceptor nanohoops has been accepted for publication in ACS Central Science!

07/2015 The whole group is back in Eugene after a month of conferences. Check out pictures from our travels!

Evan, Penghao, Brittany, and Ramesh attended the Physical Organic Gordon Conference in New Hampshire. Congratulations to Penghao for being selected to present at talk at the associated Physical Organic Gordon Seminar and to Evan for receiving a poster award.

Matt and Evan attended the National Organic Symposium in Maryland.

Paul, Evan, and Ramesh attended ISNA-16 in Madrid, Spain. Congratulations to Evan for receiving another poster award!

06/2015 Incoming first year student Curtis Colwell arrives for summer research in the group.

  First year students Jeff Van Raden and Lisa Eytel officially join the group.

05/2015 Paul defends his thesis and will begin as a postdoc with Prof. Nazario Martin in Madrid later this summer. Congratulations, Dr. Evans!

  Dr. Evan Jackson (Montgomery Lab, University of Michigan) begins as a postdoc in the group.

  Brittany passes her 6th term oral examination and advances to candidacy!

  Tom defends his thesis and departs for Columbia to begin a postdoc with Prof. Colin Nuckolls. Congratulations, Dr. Sisto!

04/2015 Evan's tutorial review on size-dependent properties of [n]CPPs is published in Chemical Society Reviews.

  Congratulations to former REU student George Pantelopulos (2013) for being awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship.

  Welcome to spring rotation student Lisa Eytel and undergraduate student Taryn Kawashima.

03/2015 Lance Loventhal joins the group as an undergraduate student.

02/2015 Matt's review article on the synthesis and characterization of smaller [n]CPPs is published in Accounts of Chemical Research

  The group attends its first Sunriver Organometallics Symposium ("Skiposium") with the Haley, Tyler, Pluth, and DeRose groups.

01/2015 Welcome to winter rotation students Patrick Gamache and Jeff Van Raden.

10/2014 Our collaborative paper on the size-dependence of [n]CPP optical properties is published in Nano Letters.

09/2014 Ramesh, Evan, Tom and Matt travel to Morocco for Fusion Carbon 2014. Congratulations to Evan for being selected to give a Flash Presentation! Check out pictures from our trip.

  Evan is awarded a travel award from the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry to attend the 2015 National Organic Symposium. Congratulations, Evan!

08/2014 Our collaborative paper with the Irle Group at Nagoya University is published in the Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation.

07/2014 The unpacking begins in Eugene!

06/2014 The group will be moving to the University of Oregon this summer. We look forward to new opportunities in the Pacific Northwest.

05/2014 Liz defends her thesis as the first PhD from the Jasti Group! Congratulations, Dr. Hirst!

  Matt is selected to participate in the 2014 Graduate Research Symposium, sponsored by the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry, in Irvine, CA.

04/2014 Ramesh is selected to recieve a 2014 Camille-Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar award. Thank you to the Camille-Dreyfus Foundation for their support.

  Congratulations to Tom for winning best oral presentation at the Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference!

  Congratulations to Dharati for being awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

03/2014 Congratulations to Morgan and Jessie for earning UROP awards for the summer.

  Congratulations to Tom for winning the best poster award at the JCF student chemistry research conference (Frühjahrssymposium) in Germany!

02/2014 Paul and Evan's manuscript on the synthesis of [5]cycloparaphenylene has been accepted for publication in Nature Chemistry!