First year students are welcome to join us for group meetings!


Research meetings are at 11:30 on Mondays in Clark 222.

Literature meetings (with Popp and Milsmann groups) are at 4:00 pm on Fridays in the Bennett Conference Room.


Latest News

March 2017

Congratulations to Sierra who was awarded a SURE fellowship to conduct research with our group this summer!


March 2017

Congratulations to Ellen Aguilera, a former Hoover group member now at U Michigan, who recently received an NSF GRF.  Nice work Ellen!


January 2017

The group welcomes Sierra, an undergraduate researcher, to the group.


January 2017

Congratulations to Li! His decarboxylative trifluoromethylthiolation work was accepted to Org. Lett.!


January 2017

Our work on copper and silver complexes for decarboxylative coupling was accetped to Org. Chem. Frontiers. Congratulations to Andreas, Katie, and Ellen!


November 2016

Our mini-review on the mechanistic aspects of copper-catalyzed decarboxylative coupling reactions was published in Comments on Inorganic Chemistry!


Contact Information


Prof. Jessica M. Hoover

C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV 26506


(304) 293-0367

  © 2017 J. M. Hoover