Current members

Administrative assistant

   
 Ms. Monique Borcard

Research and Teaching Associate

Dr. Qian Wang

Qian received her B.Sc and M.Sc. degree from Lanzhou University under the guidance of Professor Yulin Li. She got her PhD degree from Chinese University of Hong Kong under the supervision of Professor Henry N. C. Wong. After several post-doctoral stays in Switzerland and in France, she joined CNRS as a research engineer. In 2010, she moved to Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) as a research scientist.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Yuping He

Yuping joined the group in September 2017.

2015 School of Chemical Engineering, Shandong University of Technology, China

2014 PhD: Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, China. Advisor: Prof. Liu-Zhu Gong

2009 BS.: College of Chemistry and Material Science, Anhui Normal University, China. Advisor: Gaosheng Yang

Dr. Hua Wu

Hua joined the group in September 2015.

2014-2015: worked in School of Chemical Engineering, Shandong University of Technology, China

PhD, 2014: Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, China. Advisor: Prof. Liu-Zhu Gong

BS., 2009: College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Science, Soochow University

Dr. Guang Li

Guang joined the group in January 2017.

Postdoc, 2016: School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tsinghua University, China. Advisor: Prof. Liansuo Zu

PhD, 2013: Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. Advisor: Prof. Yian Shi

BS., 2008: School of Chemistry and Chemical engineering, Southwest University, China

 
Dr. Guoqiang Yang

Guaqiang joined the group in October 2020.

Postdoc 2018-2020: Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Advisor: Prof. Yu Zhao
2014-2018: worked in School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (SCCE), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), China
Postdoc 2012-2014: SCCE, SJTU, Advisor: Prof. Deyue Yan; TSRI, USA, Advisor: Prof. Jin-Quan Yu
PhD, 2012: SCCE, SJTU, Advisor: Prof. Wanbin Zhang
BS., 2008: SCCE, SJTU.

 
Dr. Jing Gong

Jing joined the group in November 2020.
2019-2020: worked in Chengdu Open Pharmaceutical Co. LTD, China
PhD, 2019: West China School of Pharmacy, Sichuan University, China, Advisor: Yong Qin
BS., 2013: College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, China

 
Dr. Baochao Yang

Baochao joined the group in April 2021.

Postdoc, 2018-2021: School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, East China Normal University (ECNU), China. Advisor: Prof. Shuanhu Gao

PhD, 2013-2018: School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, East China Normal University (ECNU), China. Advisor: Prof. Shuanhu Gao

BS., 2012: School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Jiangsu Normal university, China

PhD students

Bastien Delayre

Bastien joined the group in October 2017.

Chemistry & Chemical Engineering degree, CPE Lyon, 2017.

M.S. in Organic Chemistry, Université de Lyon, 2017 : Master Project at EDELRIS, Lyon.

Industrial trainee at Pfizer, Chemical R&D, Sandwich, UK, 2015-2016.

“Classes préparatoires des Chartreux”, Lyon, 2011-2013.

Alexandre Leclair

Alex joined the group in October 2017.

M.S. in Organic Chemistry (“Therapeutic and Fine Chemistry”), 2015-2017, Université de Nantes, France

Internships:

2017, Master thesis (6 months) – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Advisor: Prof. Jieping Zhu, Switzerland

2016, Master project (6 months) – Janssen, Pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson , Turnhout, Belgium

B.S. in Chemistry & Biology 2015, Université de Nantes, France

 
Dina Boyarskaya 

Dina joined the group in October 2018.

2018 : M.S. in Organic Chemistry, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France.

2018 : Master Project at ICSN, Paris. Advisor : Prof. Géraldine Masson & Ali Al-Mourabit

2017 : Internship at Ecole Polytechnique. Advisor : Prof. Samir Zard

2016 : Experimental project, ENSTA ParisTech, Paris, France. Advisor: Laurent El Kaim.

2016 : B.S. in Organic Chemistry, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2015 : Internship, Bowling Green State University (BGSU), Bowling Green, Ohio, US, Center for Photochemical Sciences, Chemistry Department. Advisor: Dr. J. K. Klosterman

 
Rémi AndresRémi joined the group in October 2018.

Master Thesis (6 months) –

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Advisor: Prof. Jieping Zhu, Switzerland

Industrial Trainee – Medicinal Chemistry, GSK, Stevenage, UK, 2016-2017

3 month Internship – Total synthesis, Sanofi, Frankfurt, Germany, 2016

Ecole Nationale de Chimie Supérieure de Montpellier, France, 2014-2018

“Classes préparatoires CPGE PCSI-PC” Perpignan, France, 2012-2014

Aside from the lab, Rémi likes to hit the gym ! He is also a big fan of chicken nuggets !

 
 Rémi Lavernhe

Rémi joined the group in September 2019

Chemistry & Chemical Engineering degree, CPE Lyon, 2019.

M.S. in Organic Chemistry – Université de Lyon, 2019: Master Thesis at Caltech with Prof. Brian Stoltz , 2019

Medicinal Chemistry Internship – Broad Institute of MIT, Boston, 2017-2018.

“Classes préparatoires des Chartreux”, Lyon, 2013-2015.

 
 Cedric Fung

Cedric joined the group in September 2020

2020: Trainee at Idorsia, Basel.

2019: Master in Biological and Molecular Chemistry, Master thesis at Idorsia, Macrocycles in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, under the supervision of Prof. Jieping Zhu, EPFL.

2018: Internship at Shanghai Institute of Chemistry, total synthesis, under the supervision of Prof. Dawei Ma

2017: Bachelor in Biological and Molecular Chemistry at EPFL.

 
 Takuji Fujii

Takuji joined the group in September 2020.

Master of Engineering. in Organic Chemistry (“Carbene Chemistry”), Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan, Supervisor: Prof. Seiji Iwasa, 2018-2020
Internship in Natural Product Chemistry, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vietnam, Advisor: Prof. Hoai Thi Nguyen, 2018

Bachelor of Engineering. in Organic Chemistry (“Carbene Chemistry”), Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan, Supervisor: Prof. Seiji Iwasa, 2016-2018
National Institute of Technology, Wakayama College, Japan, Supervisor: Prof. Junjiro Hayashi, 2014-2016

Takuji likes to watch anime, but he is not a big fan of Swiss fondue…

 
Dan Forster

Dan joined the group in November 2020. Aside from chemistry, Daniboy enjoys tennis, fondue (with pepper) and watching the peaky blinders series.

2018 : BSc Bachelor of Science, EPFL, Lausanne
2020 : MSc in Molecular and Biological Chemistry, EPFL, Lausanne (Supervision of Prof. Nicolai Cramer)

Master Students