André is the winner of the 2015 Boehringer Ingelheim Research Excellence Award!!
Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., the Boehringer Ingelheim Research Excellence Award is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to medicinally relevant organic or biophysical chemistry while working in Canada.
See his award lecture this June at the 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC 2015) in Ottawa!
Check out our research being featured in these blogs!
Hydrazide Bonanza : Amphoteros Oct 2013
“André’s lab at the University of Ottawa has been pushing the frontiers of synthesis with some imaginative use of heteroatom-heteroatom bonds as platforms for atom transfer chemistry.”
What’s she building in there? : Chemistry as Art by Tyler Shendruk June 2012
“By designing an organic catalyst that uses the same tethering method as enzymes, Macdonald tackled this notoriously difficult transformation. The tethering molecule directed the approach of the reactants so intelligently that the interaction barrier was reduced and the reaction could occur at room temperature…”