Professor ANTONIO M. ECHAVARREN
Lecture Topic: NATURAL PRODUCT SYNTHESIS WITH A GOLDEN TOUCH









PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

2004 - Group Leader (ICIQ)
2009 - Professor of Organic Chemistry (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
2004 - Research Professor, CSIC
1992 - 2009 Professor of Organic Chemistry (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
1989 - 1992 CSIC Researcher (Institute of Organic Chemistry, CSIC)
1986 - 1988 NATO Fellow (Colorado State University, Prof. John K. Stille)
1984 - 1986 Assistant Professor (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
1982 - 1984 Postdoctoral Research Associate (Boston College, Prof. T. Ross Kelly)

RESEARCH INTEREST AND SCIENTIFIC FOCUS

Organic synthesis and organometallic chemistry: development of new methods, synthesis of polyarenes, and synthesis of natural products.

AWARDS AND HONOURS

2015 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award 2015, ACS.
2015 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher (2015): http://highlycited.com/index.htm
2015 Novartis Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
2014 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher (2014)
2012 European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (2013-2017)
2012 Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecturer (The Scripps Research Institute)
2012 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
2011 Sir Robert Robinson Distinguished Lecturer (University of Liverpool)
2011 Schulich Lecturship (Technion, Haifa)
2010 Golden Medal and Research Award (RSEQ)
2009 Abbot Lecturer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaing)
2006 Lilly IQOG Lecturer, Madrid
2006 Liebig Lecturer (Organic Division of the German Chemical Society)
2005 Félix Serratosa Lecturer, Barcelona
2004 Janssen-Cylag Organic Chemistry Award (RSEQ)

Curriculum vitae