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We work at the interfaces of inorganic, organic, biological, and polymer chemistry to address important problems related to human health and the environment.

Our laboratory is operational, with appropriate safeguards in effect during the pandemic.

Tolman Group Laboratory, Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: Washington University in St. Louis
    One Brookings Dr. 
    St. Louis, Missouri (MO) 63130
  • Phone: 314-935-6530
  • Fax: 314-935-4481

Recent News and Publications

Defining the Macromolecules of Tomorrow through Synergistic Sustainable Polymer Research

Defining the Macromolecules of Tomorrow through Synergistic Sustainable Polymer Research
Farihah M. Haque, Jacob S. A. Ishibashi, Claire A. L. Lidston, Huiling Shao, Frank Bates, Alice B. Chang, Geoffrey W. Coates, Christopher J. Cramer, Paul J. Dauenhauer, William R. Dichtel, Christopher J. Ellison, Ethan A. Gormong, Leslie S. Hamachi, Thomas R. Hoye, Jennifer McCambridge, Marc A. Hillmyer*, Mengyuan Jin, Julia A. Kalow, Hee Joong Kim, […]

Appie and Caitlin defend their Ph.D. theses!

Congratulations to Appie Peterson and Caitlin Bouchey for their successful Ph.D. theses defenses! The work in Caitlin's thesis ("Synthesis and Reactivity of High-Valent Copper Complexes and the Design of Copper Monooxygenase Model Complexes") was supported by the NIH, while Appie's ("Structure-Activity Relationships for Aluminum Catalysts in the Ring-Opening Polymerizations of Cyclic Esters") was supported by […]

Lab updates

As we settle into fall semester, there's been a few changes. Mahesh has left the lab, and will shortly begin work for Galera Therapeutics; congratulations to him!  Congratulations also to Evan, who will begin working with Eastman in October! We also welcome a new undergraduate student to the group: Juli Yaniz, who will be working […]