Former Lautens Group Members

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Graduate Students

Current Position

Thomas Johnson (Ph.D.)2013-2017Paraza Pharma Inc.
Christine Le (Ph.D.)2012-2016Postdoctoral fellow, Toste Group, UC Berkeley
David Petrone (Ph.D.)2011-2016Postdoctoral fellow, Carreira Group, ETH Zurich
Zafar Qureshi (Ph.D.)2011-2016Postdoctoral fellow, Young Group, Simon Fraser University
Jennifer Tsoung (Ph.D.)2010-2015AbbVie
Serenity Hou (M.Sc.)2014-2015AbbVie
Sonia Zaichuk (M.Sc.)2014-2015NuChem Therapeutics
Jordan Rebelo (M.Sc.)2013-2015Toronto Research Chemicals
Lei Zhang (Ph.D.)2010-2015Postdoctoral fellow, Trost Group, Stanford University
Perry Menzies (M.Sc.)2013-2014Medical school, McMaster University
Adam Friedman (M.Sc.)2011-2013Novartis, Boston
Jordan Evans (M.Sc.)2012-2013Toronto Research Chemicals
Gavin Chit Tsui (Ph.D.)2008-2013Assistant Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mohamed El-Salfiti (M.Sc.)2010-2012Pharmacist
Richard Huang (M.Sc.)2011-2012Gilead, San Francisco
David Candito (Ph.D.)2007-2012Merck, Boston
Jane Panteleev (Ph.D.)2007-2012Research Chemist - Pfizer, Groton, CT, USA
Steve Newman (Ph.D.)2008-2012Professor, University of Ottawa, Canada
Jenny Howell (M. Sc)2010-2011Teacher at University of Toronto Schools
Jackie Schulman (M. Sc)2010-2011Technion Medical School, Haifa, Israel
Chan Lau (M. Sc)2010-2011Imperial Oil, Calgary, Canada
David Chai (Ph.D.)2006-2011OmegaChem, Quebec City
Rob Webster (Ph.D.)2004-2010Bayer, Germany
Chris Bryan (Ph.D.)2005-2010CanAm BioResearch, Winnipeg, Canada
Praew Thansandote (Ph.D.)2005-2010GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, UK
Fred Menard (Ph.D.)2005-2010Professor at UBC Okanagan
Nick Nguyen (M.Sc.)2008-2009School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Nai-Wen Tseng (Ph.D.)2003-2009DuPont Apollo Ltd. Hong Kong, PRC
Andrew Martins (Ph.D.)2003-2009Research Scientist, Gilead Sciences, AB, Canada
Alena Rudolph (Ph.D.)2003-2009Alphora Research, Toronto, Canada
Brian Mariampillai (Ph.D.)2003-2008VP at Forward Water Technologies
Bing Yu (M.Sc.)2007-2008Novartis Pharmaceuticals, USA
Marc-Olivier Turcotte-Savard (M.Sc.)2007-2008Ph.D., Université Laval, Canada
Mark Scott (Ph.D.) 2002-2007 Gilead, Edmonton
Paul Leong (Ph.D.) 2001-2007 Lonza, Switzerland
Sharon Husak (M.Sc.)2004-2006Neurosurgery Resident, University of Saskatchewan
Y. Eric Fang (Ph.D.) 2002-2006 Amgen, Boston, USA
Dino Alberico (Ph.D.) 2002-2006 Alphora Research, Canada
Vangelis Aktoudianakis (M.Sc.) 2005-2006 Gilead Sciences, Foster City, USA
Matt. L. Maddess (Ph.D.) 2001-2005 Merck Boston, USA
Chris Dockendorff (Ph.D.) 2001-2005 Howard Hugues Medical Institute, Boston, USA
Christina Schwarz (M.Sc.) 2002-2004 Patent Attorney
Anh Chau (M.Sc.) 2002-2004 Ontario Instituted for Cancer Research, Canada
Jean-François Paquin (Ph.D.) 1999-2003 Faculty, University of Laval, Canada
John Mancuso (Ph.D.) 1998-2003 Nuchem Therapeutics
Andrei Loutchnikov (M.Sc.) 2001-2003 Ph.D. candidate, Scripps, USA
Valentin Zunic (Ph.D.) 1998-2003 Patent Agent
Stéphane G. Ouellet (Ph.D.) 1998-2003 Principal, ChemSource Solutions
Wooseok Han (Ph.D.) 1998-2003 Novartis Institute for BioMed. Res., Emeryville, USA
Sheldon Hiebert (Ph.D.) 1998-2003 Teacher in Steinbach Manitoba
Keith Fagnou (Ph.D.) 1998-2002 Deceased, formerly Faculty of University of Ottawa
Jasmine Almas (M.Sc.) 2000-2002 Amira Pharmaceuticals, USA
Tim Stammers (Ph.D.) 1998-2002 MedImmune
Gregory Hughes (Ph.D.) 1996-2000 VP Codexis
Amélie Roy (M.Sc.) 1999-2000 Pfizer
Amita Chaudhari (M.Sc.) 1998-2000 Glaxo Smith Kline, Pennsylvania, USA
Jianqing Chen (M.Sc.) 1997-1999 Bayer, USA
Dennis Ostrovsky (M.Sc.) 1995-1997 Associate, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst and Manbeck
Lisa Cameron (M.Sc.) 1997-1998 Ph.D., Kluger Group, University of Toronto
Renee Aspiotis (M.Sc.) 1995-1997 Merck Frosst, Canada
James Blackwell (M.Sc.) 1995-1997 Ph.D., University of Calgary
Shawn Johnstone (M.Sc.) 1994-1996 Associate Director at IntelliSyn, Montreal
Eric Fillion (Ph.D.) 1994-1997 Faculty, University of Waterloo, Canada
Tom Rovis (Ph.D.) 1993-1997 Faculty, Colorado State University, USA
Yi Ren (Ph.D.) 1992-1996 Board of Directors and GM, Shanghai ForeFront Pharmaceuticals, China
John Colucci (Ph.D.) 1992-1997 Zamboni Chem Solutions
Shihong Ma (Ph.D.) 1991-1996 DuPont, San Diego, USA
William Tam (Ph.D.) 1990-1995 Faculty, University Guelph, Canada
Patrick Delanghe (Ph.D.) 1991-1994 DSM, Netherlands
Pauline Chiu (Ph.D.) 1990-1993 Professor, HKU
Christopher Gajda (M.Sc.) 1991-1993 Director, Amgen
Cathleen Crudden (M.Sc.) 1989-1990 Faculty, Queens University, Canada
Anthony Davidson (M.Sc.) 1987-1989 High School Teacher
Louise Edwards (Ph.D.) 1987-1992 Acanthus Research

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Current Position

Dr. Kosuke Yamamoto2014-2016Nagasaki University
Dr. Charles Loh2014-2016Technical University of Dortmund
Dr. Juntao Ye2013-2015Postdoc, Rovis Group, Colorado State University
Dr. Cédric Bürki2014-2015Actelion Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Steffen Kress2013-2015Merck KGaA, Germany
Dr. Marcel Sickert2012-2014University of Leipzig
Dr. Harald Weinstabl2012-2013Boehringer Ingelheim, Vienna
Dr. Juliane Keilitz2010-2012VCH Wiley
Dr. Jiangtao Zhu2011-2012Postdoc, Stephan Group, University of Toronto
Dr. Patrick Liu2011-2012Gilead
Dr. Hasnain Malik2011-2012Novartis, Cambridge MA
Dr. Patrick Franke2010-2011Lonza, Switzerland
Dr. Norman Nicolaus2010-2011Assistant Plant Manger at Clariant
Dr. Alistair Boyer2009-2011Postdoc, Clark Group, University of Glasgow, UK
Dr. Clemence Liebert2009-2010Regulatory Affairs, FIPEC, Paris, France
Dr. Mathieu Blanchot2009-2010BASF, Germany
Dr. Marcel Suhartono2009-2010Lonza, Switzerland
Dr. Jason Bexrud2009-2010Alphora Research, Toronto, Canada
Dr. Katja Kraemer2009-2010AZ Electronic Materials, Wiesbaden, Germany
Dr. Karolin Geyer2009-2010BASF, Germany
Dr. Marion Brinks2009-2010BASF, Germany
Dr. Roberto Pela2008-2009Project Manager, Henkel AG
Dr. Jacki Kitching2008-2009ANSTO, Australia
Dr. Angelica Aguilar2008-2009TAPI Services, Teva Group, Mexico
Dr. Marion Davoust2007-2008Séripharm, Le Mans, France
Dr. Valentina Aureggi2007-2008Rocheand BioMedima
Dr. Kersten Gericke2007-2008Bayer, Germany
Dr. Michael Langer2007-2008 Corporate Operations, BASF
Dr. Lars Arve 2007-2008 Bayer, Germany
Dr. Christian Boeing 2007-2008 Evonik Industries AG, Marl, Germany
Dr. Benoît Laleu 2006-2007 GenKyoTex, Plan-Les-Ouates, Switzerland
Dr. David Hulcoop 2006-2007 GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, UK
Dr. Matthew Fleming2006-2007 Solvias AG, Switzerland
Dr. Yann Béthuel 2006-2007 Finorga (Groupe Novasep), Chasse sur Rhône, France
Dr. Masatoshi Nagamochi 2006-2007 Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd, Japan
Dr. Catherine Taillier2005-2006IRCOF, Rouen
Dr. Bernhard Brunner2005-2006BASF, Germany
Dr. Christophe Blaszykowski 2005-2006 Medmira Inc., Maple Biosciences Division, Toronto, Canada
Dr. Josephine Yuen 2005-2006 GSK Boston
Dr. Aude Fayol 2005-2006 Sanofi-Aventis, Paris, France
Dr. Stefan Sahli2005-2006 Sika Technology AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Dr. Yong-hwan Cho 2004-2006 Mitsubishi Chemical Group Science and Research Center
Dr. Helen McManus2004-2006 Pfizer, Ireland
Dr. Thorsten Wilhelm 2004-2005 Sandoz GmbH, Kundl, Austria
Dr. Tim Chapman 2004-2005
Dr. Christelle Herse 2003-2005 Lonza, Visp, Switzerland
Dr. Cyril Bressy 2004-2005 Professor, Marseille University
Dr. Maren Fuerst 2003-2005 Syngenta, Switzerland
Dr. Koichi Mitsudo 2003-2004 Faculty, Okayama Univ, Japan
Dr. Tzvetelina Marquardt 2002-2004 The Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Dr. Udo Marquardt 2002-2004 Green Hills Biotechnology, Vienna, Austria
Dr. Graham McGowan 2003-2004 Alphora Research Inc., Mississauga, Canada
Dr. Ting Kang 2001-2003 Targanta Therepeutics, Montreal, Canada
Dr. Eiji Tayama 2002-2003 Faculty, Niigata University, Japan
Dr. Bernard Leroy 2002-2003 Faculty, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
Dr. Sandrine Pache (SNSF) 2002-2003 AstraZeneca, Montreal, Canada
Dr. Gerald Mehtltretter (DFG Fellow) 2002-2003 Clariant, Frankfurt, Germany
Dr. Guo Sheng 2002Faculty, Neimeng Minority University, China
Dr. Masahiro Yoshida (Uehara Fellow) 2001-2002 Faculty, Tokushima University, Japan
Dr. Gavin Schmid (SNSF) 2001-2002 Carbogen, Switzerland
Dr. Duy Nguyen 2001-2002 Schering, Berlin, Germany
Dr. Nikolaus Bieler 2000-2001 Lonza, Visp, Switzerland
Dr. Koichiro Fukuoka 1999-2000 Takeda Chemical Industries,Inc., Osaka, Japan
Dr. Marc Dahlmann (DFG Fellow) 1999-2000 BASF, Germany
Dr. Stéphane Raeppel 1999-2000 MethylGene, Montréal, Candada
Dr. Véronique Blandin 1999-2000 Faculty, Universit?de Grenoble, France
Dr. Franz Zumpe (DAAD Fellow) 1999-2000 Bayer, Germany
Dr. Sandrine Piguel (Bettencourt Fellow) 1999-2000 Faculty, Universit?de Paris Sud / Institut Curie, France
Dr. Jean-Luc Renaud (Lavoisier Fellow) 1999Faculty, University of Caen, France
Dr. Klaus Guenther (DFG Fellow) 1998-1999 Ciba Specialty Chemicals
Dr. Masanori Takimoto (Uehara Fellow) 1998-1999 Riken, Japan
Dr. Giliane Bouchain Rafai(Lavoisier Fellow)1997-1999 Apotex Analytical
Dr. Nicholas Smith 1996-1998 VP Seragon
Dr. Arjan van Oeveren (NWO Fellow) 1997-1998 Project Leader, Combi-Blocks
Dr. Christophe Meyer (Lavoisier Fellow) 1995-1996 CNRS, Paris
Dr. Graham Meek 1995-1997 Chirotech Dr. Reddy’s
Dr. Robert Ben 1994-1996 Faculty, University of Ottawa, Canada
Dr. Wolfgang Klute (DFG Scholar) 1994-1995 AstraZeneca, Sweden
Dr. Philippe Bisel (Lavoisier Fellow) 1994Faculty, University Freiburg, Germany
Dr. Sophie Kumanovic (NSERC PDF) 1993-1995 Cocensys Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Alan Haughan 1992-1993 Charles River Laboratories
Dr. Carmel Cregg 1992-1993 Chapman and Hall, UK
Dr. C.H. Zhang 1990-1991 AIM Inc., Montreal, Canada
Dr. Randolph K. Belter 1990-1991 Research Associate at LSU
Dr. Abd-El-Aziz (NSERC PDF) 1989-1990 President at UPEI

Research Associates

Current Position

Dr. Naohiro Isono2007-2009Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co., Japan
Dr. A. Malik Slassi 1993-1994 President, Fluorinov, Toronto, Canada
Toru Wada 1989-1990 Research Chemist, Mitsubishi

Undergraduate Students

Current Position

Sophia Lee2016University of Toronto
Rick Fu2015-2016University of Toronto
Tom Lim2015University of Toronto
Ken-Loon Choo2013-2014University of Toronto
Xiao (Serenity) Hou2013-2014University of Toronto
Theodora Bruun2013University of Toronto
Erica Lui2012-2013University of Toronto
Jason Stacey2012University of Toronto
Dennis Dobrovolsky2011-2012University of Toronto
Ernest Prack2012University of Toronto
Ahmed Abdulamir2011University of Toronto
Erica Lui2011University of Toronto
Jae Kang2010University of Calgary
Sylvia Maule2010University of Toronto
Adam Zajdlik2010University of Toronto
Landon Edgar2009University of Toronto
Daniela Sustac-Roman2008-2009M.Sc., Charette Group, Universit?de Montréal
Eugene Chong2008-2009University of Toronto
Andrew Capacci2008-2009PhD., MacMillan Group, Princeton
Rida Mourtada2008University of Toronto
Christina Gouliaras2007-2008Toronto Research Chemicals, Toronto
Alex Goldberg2007Ph.D., Stoltz Group, Caltech, USA
Walter Chan2007Ph.D., Trost Group, Stanford University, USA
Nune Zadikian2005
Olga Lifchits2004-2005 Ph.D., List Group, Max Planck Inst.
Anna Malek 2004University of Toronto
Akos Kokai 2004University of Toronto
Neema Kasravi 2002Medical School, University of Toronto
Preet Grover 2002Medical School, University of Western-Ontario
Rebecca Hershfield 2001-2002
Effiette Sauer 2001-2002 Ph.D., Barriault Group, University of Ottawa
Anh Chau 2001-2002 M.Sc., Lautens Group, University of Toronto
Jack Liu 2001-2002 Ph.D., Denmark Group, University of Illinois
Obinna Onuora 2001-2002 Medical School, University of Louisiana
Wesley Whitnall 2001M.Sc., Ozin Group, University of Toronto
Andr?Arsenault 2000-2001 Ph.D., Ozin/Manners Group, University of Toronto
Gaurav Gupta 2000-2001 Medical School, University of Toronto
Adrianna Malicki 2000Medical School, University of Toronto
Mark Taylor 1999-2000 Faculty, University of Toronto
Jennifer Chua 2000
Sarah Dolman 1999Merck Rahway, USA
James Wu 1998-1999
Chuck Wen 1998-1999 M.Sc., Goh Group, University of Toronto, Canada
Val Jurkauskas 1998-1999 Ph.D., Buchwald Group, MIT
Shahla Yekta 1997Ph.D., Yudin Group, University of Toronto, Canada
Val Zunic 1997-1998 Ph.D., Lautens Group, University of Toronto, Canada
Sarah Dolman 1997-1999 Ph.D., Schrock Group, MIT, USA
Beata Tao 1995-1996 MIT, USA
Renee Aspiotis 1994-1995 Merck Frosst, Canada
William Goldring 1994-1995 Postdoc, University of Nottingham, UK
James Blackwell (Guelph) 1994Ph.D., University of Calgary, Canada
Bijan Pedram 1993-1994 Toronto Research Chemicals
Thorsten Schierle (Mainz) 1992-1993 Ph.D., University of Mainz
Marc Johnson 1992-1993 Ph.D., MIT
John Colucci 1991-1992 Zamboni Chemical Solutions
Jane Goh (Ph.D. Emory) 1996 1991-1992 PDF, Goh Group, University of Toronto, Canada
Andres Leschziner (McGill) 1991Ph.D., Yale University
Udo Ruecker (Mainz) 1990Ph.D., University of Mainz
Bain Chin 1990Ph.D., MIT
David Hogg 1990Investment Councilor
Christian Sood 1990-1991 Ph.D., Toronto-Pharmacy
Gunther Schmidt (Ph.D.Mainz 1996) 1989Ph.D., University Karlsruhe
Catherine Smith 1989-1990 M.Sc., Queens University
Alexandre Huboux (Ph.D. MIT 1995) 1989-1990 Firmenich, Geneva, Switzerland
Jurgen Reibel (Mainz) 1988Ph.D., University of Mainz, Germany
Claudio Sturino 1988-1989 Merck Frosst Canada
Cathleen Crudden 1988-1989 Faculty, Queens University

Visiting Professors

From

Dr. Jinsong Peng2016-2017Northeast Forestry University, China
Dr. Lei Yu2013-2014Yangzhou University, China
Dr. Xiaodong Jia2011-2012Lanzhou University, China
Dr. Mick Sherburn 2007The Australian National University, Australia
Dr. Patrick J. Guiry 2004University College Dublin, Ireland
Dr. Hisanori Senboku 2003-2004 Hokkaido University, Japan
Dr. Dingqiao Yang 2002-2003 South China Normal University, P. R. China

Visiting Students

From

Pascal Delbosc2014MSc. Student, ENSIACET Toulouse, France
Raphael Beltran2014MSc. Student, Universite Paris Sud, France
Aurore Limouni2014MSc. Student, ENSICAEN, France
Maxime Gautier2014IUT Castres, France
Marie Colmard2013MSc. Student, ENSICAEN, France
Minh Loan Tran Do2013MSc. Student, Université Paul Sabatier, France
Geoffrey Barral2013MSc. Student, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Gabriel Martin2013IUT Castres, France
Lorenzo Sonaglia2012-2013Ph.D. Student, Basso Group, University of Genova, Italy
Nina Ninnemann2012-2013MSc. Student, Tzschucke Group, Freie Universität Berlin
Waldemar Schlundt2012MSc. Student, Schmalz Group, Universität zu Köln
Matthias Lischka2012MSc. Student, Brückner Group, University of Freiburg
Matthias Tesch2012MSc. Student, Studer Group, WWU Münster
Antonin Clemenceau2012ENSICAEN University, France
Akihito Hosotani2012Ph. D. (Sato) Hokkaido University, Japan
Pierre Thesmar2012IUT Castres, France
Camilla Nielsen2012Ph. D. (Madsen) Technical University of Denmark
Patrick Dougan2011-2012University of Glasgow
Martin Mitura2011-2012Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Lara Villarino Palmaz2011Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Yuttapong Singjunla2011Université Claude Bernard, Lyon 1, France
Vaizanne Huynh2011Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, France
Jeremy Auffret2011ENSICAEN, France
Marie Cubizolles2011IUT Chimie, Castres, France
Yoann Biscay2011IUT Chimie, Castres, France
Thomas Gilles2010ENSCM - University of Montpellier
Laura Hoffmeister2010WWU Münster
Gavin Haberlin2010UCD, Dublin, Ireland
Quentin Glenadel2010IUT Castres, France
Didier Perez2010IUT Castres, France
Sebastian Lackner2010LMU, Munich
Florian Golling2009TUM, Munich
Yuto Sumida2009Ph.D. Student, Oshima Group, Japan
Antoine Levy2009IUT Castres, France
Florent Larnaud2009
Romain Guitard2009IUT Castres, France
Matthieu Reverseau2009IUT Castres, France
Loh Hanyou2009Singapore
Petra Erne2008-2009Germany
Marine Smokovic2008ENSIACET Toulouse, France
Cecile Roux2008ENSIACET Toulouse, France
David Perez2008IUT Castres, France
Sebastien Lemouzy2008IUT Castres, France
Ollie Feldman2008
Delphine Patin2008ENSC Rennes, France
Patricia Perez2008Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain
Julia Braunger2008University of Gottingen, Germany
Ya-Bin Zhao2007-2008Lanzhou University, China
Nathalie Roquet
Frederik Christian Weise 2007Ph. D. (Schneider) Leipzig, Germany
Julien Aillot2006
Jeremy Ruiz2006
Gaelle Fournier2006
Nadia Lwoff2006
Amandine Bonthoux2006
Farnaz Jafarpour2005-2006
Angelica Aguilar 2004Guanajuato University, Mexico
Rohan Brown 2003Student, Oxford University
Alexandra Scherer 2001Ph. D. (Bräuchle), University of Munich, Germany
Belen Martin-Matute 2000Faculty, Stockholms Universitet, Sweden
Eiji Tayama 1999Niigata University, Japan
Dragana Dimitrijevic 1998Student, University of Amsterdam