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Prof. Bochet received the Jaubert Award during the Geneva Days 2024

Prof. Christian Bochet, University of Fribourg, received the Jaubert Award on January 18th, 2024 during the Geneva Chemistry and Biochemistry Days.
Crédit photo : Sonia Candolfi.

Jaubert Prize 2024

The School of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Geneva awarded Prof. Christian Bochet from the University of Fribourg with the Jaubert Prize 2024.

The prize is given for significant contributions and works for the betterment of humankind to alumni of the University of Geneva.

Biography of Prof. bOchet

Prof. Christian Bochet received his PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Geneva in 1996 under the supervision of Prof. Wolfgang Oppolzer. He then join the group of Prof. Barry M. Trost for postdoctoral research at the University of Stanford (California). In 1998, he came back at the University of Geneva to start his independent research in organic photo-chemistry. In 2002, he moved to the University of Fribourg with a SNF-professorship. He finally became full professor in 2006. He was appointed  dean of the Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg from 2016 to 2019. His research interests goes from organic synthesis in general, to total synthesis of natural products including organic photochemistry. 

January 23, 2024
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