Cliff Kubiak

Clifford P. Kubiak

Group 2017

The Kubiak Research Group

The Kubiak Research Group is located at the University of California, San Diego in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Kubiak Group is composed of graduate, undergraduate, and postdoctoral researchers performing a variety of investigative studies in inorganic, materials, and physical chemistry.


Recent Events and Publications

June 2017
- Melissa defends her thesis on June 23rd entitled "Electrocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction by bipyridine based complexes and their derivatives." Congratulations to Melissa Helm, PhD!

May 2017
- Concerted One-Electron Two-Proton Transfer Processes in Models Inspired by the Tyr-His Couple of Photosystem II Huynh, M.T.; Mora, S.J.; Villalba, M.; Tejeda-Ferrari, M.E.; Liddell, P.A.; Cherry, B.R.; Teillout, A.-L.; Machan, C.W.; Kubiak, C.P.; Gust, D.; Moore, T.A.; Hammes-Schiffer, S.; Moore, A.L. ACS. Cent. Sci., 2017 Article ASAP

May 2017
- Charged Macromolecular Rhenium Bipyridine Catalysts with Tunable CO2 Reduction Potentials Sahu, S.; Cheung, P.L.; Machan, C.W.; Chabolla, S.A.; Kubiak, C.P.; Gianneschi, N.C. Chem. Eur. J., 2017 Advanced Article

April 2017
- Mark defends his thesis on April 12th entitled "Nickel bis(N-heterocyclic carbene) complexes: rational design strategies and new structural motifs." Congratulations to Mark Reineke, PhD!

April 2017
- Bio-inspired CO2 reduction by a rhenium tricarbonyl bipyridine-based catalyst appended to amino acids and peptidic platforms: incorporating proton relays and hydrogen-bonding functional groups Chabolla, S.A.; Machan, C.W.; Yin, J.; Dellamary, E.A.; Sahu, S.; Gianneschi, N.C.; Gilson, M.K.; Tezcan, F. A.; Kubiak, C.P. Faraday Discuss., 2017 Advanced Article

February 2017
- Hydrophobic Nanoparticles Reduce the β-sheet content of SEVI Amyloid Fibrils and Inhibit SEVI-Enhanced HIV Infectivity Sheik, D.A.; Chamberlain, J.M.; Brooks, L.R.; Clark, M.L.; Kim, Y. H.; Leriche, G.; Kubiak, C.P.; Dewhurst, S.; Yang, J. Langmuir, 2016 33 (10) 2595-2602

January 2017
- Steven defends his thesis on January 25th entitled "Harnessing Hydrogen-Bonding in Bio-Inspired Electrochemical CO2 Reduction." Congratulations to Steven Chabolla, PhD!

December 2016
- Melissa receives the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Winter Quarter, 2017. Congratulations, Melissa!

November 2016
- Alissa defends her thesis on November 22nd. Congratulations to Alissa Sasayama, PhD!

November 2016
- Electrochemical Properties and CO2-Reduction Ability of m-Terphenyl Isocyanide Supported Manganese Tricarbonyl Complexes. Agnew, D.W.; Sampson, M.D.; Moore, C.E.; Rheingold, A.L.; Kubiak, C.P.; Figueroa, J.S. Inorg. Chem., 2016 55 (23) 12400-12408.

November 2016
- Paired Electrolysis in the Simultaneous Production of Synthetic Intermediates and Substrates. Llorente, M.J.; Nguyen, B.H.; Kubiak, C.P.; Moeller, K.D. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016 138(46) 15110-15113.

October 2016
- Electrocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide with Mn(terpyridine) carbonyl complexes. Machan, C.W.; Kubiak, C.P. Dalton Trans., 2016 45 17179-17186.

August 2016
- Tuning Electron Delocalization and Transfer Rates in Mixed-Valent Ru3O Complexes Through ‘Push-Pull’ Effects. Porter, T.M.; Canzi, G.C.; Chabolla, S.A.; Kubiak, C.P. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2016 120(32) 6309-6316.

July 2016
- Melissa, Mark, and Cliff attend the Organometallics Gordon Research Conference in Newport, RI.

July 2016
- Interrogating heterobimetallic co-catalytic responses for the electrocatalytic reduction of CO2 using supramolecular assembly. Machan, C.W.; Kubiak, C.P. Dalton Trans. 2016 45 15942-15950.

Past Events and Publications