Welcome to the Malapit Group

synthesis and catalysis for drug discovery and sustainable energy


The Malapit lab is Northwestern's newest synthetic chemistry research group.

We utilize a multidisciplinary approach using the concepts of organic synthesis, catalysisorganometallic chemistry, and electrochemistry towards the discovery of new reactions and sustainable catalytic transformations,

and the synthesis of novel molecules relevant to drug discovery and energy storage technology.

News and Events

October 2022

Join us for the Malapit lab 2022 Open House!


September 2022

We welcome rotation graduate students in the lab.

August 2022

We welcome our newest postdoc, Dr. Eva Alvarez!


June 2022

We welcome Mira (HS interm), Stephonda (Marc Fellow), and Min (GS0) as summer research visitors.

April  2022

Christian receives the the Baker Faculty Grant from Northwestern. Henry and Daniel as Baker student scholars.

Congratulations to Jia and Daniel (SURG), Rossul (Posner) and Ian (IIN REU) for receiving summer research Fellowships. 

March 2022

Congratulations to Jia Yap (undergrad) for receiving the General Chemistry award from NU Chemistry.

February 2022

We welcome Dr. Maxime Boudjelel as the first postdoctoral fellow of the group!

We welcome Dr. Yanqin He as visiting faculty scholar to the group!

January 2022

We welcome undergraduate researchers: Daniel Thomas, Henry Schavel, Ian Vanswearingen, Izzy Huang, Jia Yap, and Rossul Aldhufari to the group!

The Malapit lab is open!!!

November 2021

Welcome to first year graduate students: An Kitamura, Emily Mahoney, and Stella Fors!

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