Renato Bauer successfully defended his thesis on diversity-oriented synthesis entitled “Strategies for the Synthesis of Scaffolds Found in Natural Products” on January 28, 2011. Renato's family made the trip down from Massachusetts for the event! Many thanks to his committee members Profs. Minkui Luo (chair), David Gin, and Hening Lin, and to Danielle Rose for organizing the party!
Congratulations Dr. Bauer!
Andrea, Danny, Angie, and Lucho Bauer celebrate Renato’s defense
Dr. Renato Bauer prepares to open the first bottle of bubbly!
Where are your safety glasses?!
Derek toasts our newest doctor
A nice cake for Renato and the group
Renato enjoys the party with his family
Gin Group members William Walkowicz, Daniel Pla Queral, Sudeep Prajapati, and Yuan Shi enjoy some snacks
Jackie Wurst explains the finer points of oxidative dearomatization to Renato’s father, Louis, and sister, Andrea
Derek congratulates Dr. Bauer
Gin Group members Bryan Cowen and William Walkowicz congratulate Renato
Jackie Wurst will be next up to defend!