Participants to the previous editions of the Young Investigator Workshop

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Young Investigator Workshop Nominees

The EuCheMS Division of Organic Chemistry hallmark activity is the Young Investigator Workshop (YIW) to further promote and recognize academic excellence in organic chemistry within (and outside) Europe. This annual event is deliberately held close to either the EuChemS Chemistry Congress (ECC) or the European Symposium on Organic Chemistry (ESOC) as we encourage the attendees of the YIW to attend these events. For the YIW workshops each EuCheMS member society nominates up to two young investigators identified as rising stars in their respective country. Participation in the workshop is typically limited to 30 attendees  as this restricted number ensures the highest quality output as well as interactive exchanges between participants.

Local organisation: Jaime Coelho

The following people participated in the 13th edition of the YIW in Barcelona (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Anna Barnard | Imperial College London | United Kingdom

Sophie R. Beeren | Technical University of Denmark | Denmark

Etienne Brachet | Paris Cité University | France

Julie Broggi | Aix-Marseille University | CNRS | France

Xavier Companyó | University of Barcelona | Spain

Dorian Didier | Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich | Germany

Robert B. P. Elmes | Maynooth University | Ireland

Jovana M. Francuz | University of Novi Sad | Serbia

Ivana I. Jevtić | University of Belgrade | Serbia

Dmitry Katayev | University of Fribourg | Switzerland

Susan Kelleher | Dublin City University | Ireland

Philipp Klahn | University of Gothenburg | Sweden

Michal Kohout | University of Chemistry and Technology Prague | Czech Republic

Jozsef Kupai | Budapest University of Technology and Economics | Hungary

David Leitch | University of Victoria | Canada

Helena Lundberg | KTH Royal Institute of Technology | Sweden

Artiom Magomedov | Kaunas University of Technology | Lithuania

Boris Maryasin | University of Vienna | Austria

Beatriz Pelaz | University of Santiago de Compostela | Spain

Mónica H. Pérez-Temprano | Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia | Spain

Alonso Rosas-Hernández | Aarhus University | Denmark

Upendra K. Sharma | University of Leuven | Belgium

Juha H. Siitonen | Aalto University | Finland

Christian Stanetty | TU Wien | Austria

Cátia Teixeira | University of Porto | Portugal

Gergely L. Tolnai | Eotvos Lorand University | Hungary

Kaspars Traskovskis | Riga Technical University | Latvia

William P. Unsworth | University of York | United Kingdom

Oscar Verho | Uppsala University | Sweden

Zachary K. Wickens | University of Wisconsin–Madison | United States

Kathrin Ulbrich | Thieme representative

Anne Nijs | EurJOC/Chemistry Europe representative

Marta da Pian | Elsevier representative

Local organisation: Anton Vidal

The following people participated in the 12th edition of the YIW in Barcelona (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Ahmad Masarwa | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem | Israel

André P. Dieskau | Bayer Pharmaceuticals | Germany

Bernd M. Schmidt | Heinrich‐Heine‐University Düsseldorf | Germany

Boban D. Anđelković | University of Belgrade | Serbia

Constantinos G. Neochoritis | University of Crete | Greece

Đani Škalamera | University of Zagreb | Croatia

Daniele Leonori | University of Manchester | United Kingdom

David Cantillo | University of Graz | Austria

Davide Audisio | Université Paris‐Saclay | France

Elaine O’Reilly | University College Dublin | Ireland

István M. Mándity | Semmelweis University | Hungary

Jaime A. S. Coelho | University of Lisbon | Portugal

Jakub Švenda | Masaryk University & International Clinical Research Center | Czech Republic

Janis Veliks | Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis | Latvia

Jason P. Holland | University of Zurich | Switzerland

Jørn E. Tungen | University of Oslo | Norway

Keary M. Engle | The Scripps Research Institute | USA

Luca Dell’Amico | University of Padova | Italy

Lucas Carreras | Johnson Matthey | United Kingdom

Maarten Smulders | Wageningen University | The Netherlands

Maciej Giedyk | Institute of Organic Chemistry PAS | Poland

Maria Koyioni |University of Cyprus | Cyprus

Markus D. Kärkäs |KTH Royal Institute of Technology | Sweden

Martín Fañanás‐Mastral |Universidade de Santiago de Compostela | Spain

Shoubhik Das |University of Antwerp | Belgium

Song Lin |Cornell University | USA

Søren Kramer |Technical University of Denmark| Denmark

Local organisation: Vittorio Pace

The following people participated in the 11th edition of the YIW in Vienna (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Aleksandra Mitrović | University of Belgrade | Serbia

Alexander Åstrand | University of Oslo | Norway

Alexey Sukhorukov | Russian Academy of Sciences | Russia

Andy McNally | Colorado State University | USA

Christos I. Stathakis | Aristotle University of Thessaloniki | Greece

Clemens Mayer | University of Grongingen | The Netherlands

Eliška Matoušová | Charles University | Czech Republic

Ellen M. Sletten | University of California, Los Angeles | USA

Florian Rudroff | TU Wien | Austria

Gints Šmits | Riga Technical University | Latvia

Hennie Valkenier | Université libre de Bruxelles | Belgium

Ji-Woong Lee | University of Copenhagen | Denmark

Luis Cruz | University of Porto | Portugal

Marcin Kalek | University of Warsaw | Poland

Marcos García Suero | Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology | Spain

Marcus Baumann | University College Dublin | Ireland

Maria Koiyoni | University of Cyprus | Cyprus

Marina Šekutor | Ruđer Bošković Institute | Croatia

Mélanie Hall | University of Graz | Austria

Michal Juríček | University of Zurich | Switzerland

Mihály Herczeg | University of Debrecen | Hungary

Ori Gidron | Weizmann Institute of Science | Israel

Silvia Marchesan | University of Trieste | Italy

Sophie Rousseaux | University of Ottawa | Canada

Susannah Coote | Lancaster University | UK

Toni T. Metsänen | University of Jyväskylä | Finland

Vincent Coeffard | Université de Nantes | France

Local organisation: Véronique Gouverneur

SYNLETT Special Issue YIW 2018

The following people participated in the 10th edition of the YIW in Oxford (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Allan Watson | University of St Andrews | UK

Ana Rita Duarte | Universidade Nova de Lisboa | Portugal

Anis Tlili | Université Claude Bernard | France

Attila Mándi | University of Debrecen | Hungary

Carl Johan Wallentin | Gothenburg University | Sweden

Christoforos Kokotos | National and Kapodestrian University of Athens | Greece

Christof Sparr | University of Basel | Switzerland

David Sarlah | University of Illinois | USA

Davide Ravelli | University of Pavia | Italy

Filip Ekholm | University of Helsinki | Finland

Guillaume Berionni | Université de Namur | Belgium

Ivana Biljan | University of Zagreb | Croatia

Joanne McGouran | Trinity College Dublin | Ireland

Johannes Teichert | Technische Universität Berlin | Germany

Katharina Pallitsch | Universität Wien | Austria

Kristaps Jaudzems | Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis | Latvia

Maria Gimenez | University of Santiago de Compostela | Spain

Marius Aursnes | University of Oslo | Norway

Martin D. Witte | Stratingh Institute for Chemistry | The Netherlands

Miroslav Soural | Palacky University in Olomouc | Czech Republic

Nuno Moura | Universidade de Aveiro | Portugal

Pavel Starkov | Tallinn University of Technology | Estonia

Peng Liu | University of Pittsburgh | USA

Rafał Loska | Polish Academy of Sciences | Poland

Roman Dobrovetsky | Tel Aviv University | Israel

Rylan Lundgren | Gunning/Lemieux Chemistry Centre | Canada

Local organisation: Hans-Günther Schmalz and Martin Breugst

SYNLETT Special Issue YIW 2017

The following people participated in the 9th edition of the YIW in Köln (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Abraham Mendoza | Stockholm University | Sweden

Alexandre Trindade | Lisbon University | Portugal

Annette Bayer | University of Tromso | Norway

Charles Diesendruck | Technion – Israel Institute of Technology | Israel

Christoforos Kokotos | University of Athens | Greece

Daniela Wilson | Radboud University | The Netherlands

Dzmitry Kananovich | Tallinn University of Technology | Estonia

Hannes Mikula | Technical University Vienna | Austria

Jan Deska | Aalto University | Finland

Katrine Qvortrup | Technical University Denmark | Denmark

Martin Breugst | University of Cologne | Germany

Pablo Rivera-Fuentes | ETH Zürich | Switzerland

Peter Byrne | University College Cork | Ireland

Sílvia Osuna Oliveras | Universitat de Girona | Italy

Stephen Thomas | University of Edinburgh | UK

Tanja Gulder | Technical University Munich | Germany

Vjekoslav Štrukil | Ruđer Bošković Institute Zagreb | Croatia

Wojciech Chaładaj | Polish Academy of Sciences | Poland

Xavier Bugaut | Aix Marseille Université | France

Yunus Türkmen | Bilkent University | Turkey

Zois Syrgiannis | Università degli Studi di Trieste | Italy

Local organisation: Pedro Pérez

SYNLETT Special Issue YIW 2016

The following people participated in the 8th edition of the YIW in Islantilla (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Alexander Adibekian | University of Geneva | Switzerland

David Margulies | Weizmann Institute of Science | Israel

Georgios Vougioukalakis | University of Athens | Greece

Guido Verniest | Vrije Universiteit Brussel | Belgium

Henrik Sundén | Chalmers University of Technology | Sweden

Illia Kapitanov | Tallinn University of Technology | Estonia

Javier,Montenegro | Santiago de Compostela University | Spain

Joana Oliveira | Universidad do Porto | Portugal

John Bower | University of Bristol | UK

Jørn Hansen | UiT The Arctic University of Norway | Norway

Kamil Parkan | Institute of Chemical Technology | Prague | Czech Republic

Malte Brasholz | Universität Hamburg | Germany

Maris Turks | Riga Technical University | Latvia

Matija Gredicak | Ruder Boskovic Institute | Croatia

Mingji Dai | Purdue University | USA

Oscar Francesconi | Università di Firenze | Italy

Peter Crowley | National University of Ireland Galway | Ireland

Savvas Georgiades | University of Cyprus | Cyprus

Sebastian Stecko | Polish Academy of Sciences | Poland

Sébastien Ulrich | ENSC de Montpellier | France

Simon Meek | The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | USA

Tibor Kudernac | University of Twente | The Netherlands

Vittorio Pace | University of Vienna | Austria

Local organisation: Artur Silva

SYNLETT Special Issue YIW 2015

The following people participated in the 7th edition of the YIW in Aveiro (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Anders Vik | University of Oslo | Norway

Andrew Kellett | Dublin City University | Ireland

Cyril Benhaim | Janssen Pharmaceutica |  Belgium

Dennis Gillingham | University of Basel | Switzerland

Edvinas Orentas | Vilnius University | Lithuania

Jan Veselý | Charles University in Prague | Czech Republic

Joanna Wencel-Delord | Université de Strasbourg | France

Klaus Bæk Simonsen | Lundbeck | Denmark

Łukasz Albrechta | Lodz University of Technology | Poland

Manuela Oliverio | Università Magna Graecia | Italy

Marina Šekutor | Ruđer Bošković Institute | Croatia

Mary P. Watson | University of Delaware | USA

Michael D. Pluth | University of Oregon | USA

Mustafa Emrullahoğlu | İzmir Institute of Technology | Turkey

Nuno M. Xavier | University of Lisbon | Portugal

Patricia Dankers | Eindhoven University of Technology | Netherlands

Peter Dinér | Royal Institute of Technology |  Sweden and Uppsala University | Sweden

Raivis Žalubovskis | Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis | Latvia

Roey J. Amir | Tel-Aviv University | Israel

Roman J. Lichtenecker | University of Vienna | Austria

Rubén Vicente | Universidad de Oviedo | Spain

Savvas N. Georgiades | University of Cyprus | Cyprus

Stamatia Vassiliou | University of Athens | Greece

Tanja Gaich | Leibniz Universität Hannover | Germany

Thomas B. Poulsen | Aarhus University | Denmark

Local organisation: Nikos Chronakis

SYNLETT Special Issue YIW 2014

The following people participated in the 6th edition of the YIW in Larnaca (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Andreas Gollner | Boehringer-Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG | Austria

Arturo Orellana | York University | Canada

Atilla Cihaner | Atilim University | Turkey

Christoforos Kokotos | University of Athens | Greece

Dominique Depré | Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson | Belgium

Eszter Borbas | Uppsala University | Sweden

Galia Maayan | Technion-Israel Institute of Technology | Israel

Guillaume Vincent | Université Paris-Sud | France

Inga Cikotiene | Vilnius University | Lithuania

Jan Paradies | Karlsruhe Institute of Technology | Germany

Johan Winne | Universiteit Gent | Belgium

Jon Våbenø | University of Tromsø | Norway

Laszlo Kürti | UT Southwestern Medical Center | USA

Maria Isabel Lopes Soares | University of Coimbra Alta and Sofia | Portugal

Mariola Tortosa | Universidad Autónoma de Madrid | Spain

Paul Ha-Yeon Cheong | Oregon State University | USA

Pavel Arsenyan | Latvian Institute of Organic Chemistry | Latvia

Peter Fristrup | Technical University of Denmark | Denmark

Petr Beier | Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry | Prague | Czech Republic

Robert Vianello | Ruder Boskovic Institute | Croatia

Stefano Protti | University of Pavia | Italy

Tiina U. Saloranta | Åbo Akademi University | Finland

Xuefeng Jiang | East China Normal University | P. R. of China

Local organisation: Stellios Arsenyadis | Xavier Bugaut | Damien Bonne | Cyril Bressy | Gaëlle Chouraqui

SYNLETT Special Issue YIW 2013

The following people participated in the 5th edition of the YIW in Marseille (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Akin Akdag | Middle East Technical University | Turkey

Aigars Jirgensons | Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis | Latvia

Alexandr Shafir | Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia | Tarragona | Spain

Constantin Czekelius | Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf | Germany

E. James Petersson | University of Pennsylvania | USA

Eduarda Peixoto da Silva | University of Aveiro | Portugal

Eoghan McGarrigle | University College Dublin | Ireland

Georgios Vougioukalakis | University of Athens | Greece

Igor Jerkovic | University of Split | Croatia

Jianhui Huang | Tianjin University | P. R. of China

Magne O. Sydnes | University of Stavanger | Norway

Mate Erdelyi | University of Gothenburg | Sweden

Matthew Fuchter | Imperial College London | UK

Michael Pittelkow | University of Copenhagen | Denmark

Patrick Eklund | Åbo Akademi University | Finland

Rafal Klajn | Weizmann Institute of Science | Israel

Robert A. Britton | Simon Fraser University | Canada

Savvas Georgiades | University of Cyprus | Cyprus

Stellios Arseniyadis | ESPCI | France

Syuzanna Harutyunyan | University of Groningen | The Netherlands

Toma Glasnov | Karl-Franzens University of Graz | Austria

Uttam K. Tambar | The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center | USA

Vladimir Sindelar | Masaryk University | Czech Republic

Wouter Maes | Hasselt University | Belgium

Local organisation: Marko D. Mihovilovic and Michael Schnürch

The following people participated in the 4th edition of the YIW in Vienna (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Aiko Fukazawa | Nagoya University | Japan

Alessandro Palmieri | Università di Camerino | Italy

Alex M. Szpilman | Technion –Israel Institute of Technology Haifa | Israel

Ang Li | Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry | Chinese Academy of Sciences | China

Annaliese K. Franz | University of California | Davis | USA

Belén Martín-Matute | Stockholm University | Sweden

Bengt Erik Haug | University of Bergen | Norway

Christopher J. O’Brien | Dublin City University | Ireland

Chutima Jiarpinitnun | Mahidol University | Thailand

David González-Rodríguez | Universidad Autónoma de Madrid | Spain

Doron Pappo | Ben-Gurion University of the Negev | Israel

Erick Leite Bastos | Universidade de São Paulo | Brazil

Gong Chen | The Pennsylvania State University | USA

Gwilherm Evano | Université Libre de Bruxelles | Belgium

Hai-Bo Yang | East China Normal University | China

Hermann A. Wegner | Basel University | Switzerland

Igor Larrosa | School of Biological and Chemical Sciences | UK

Israel Fernández | Universidad Complutense de Madrid | Spain

Jean-François Poisson | Université Joseph Fourier / CNRS | France

Katharina Bica | Vienna University of Technology | Austria

Mads H. Clausen | Technical University of Denmark | Denmark

Maria M. M. Santos | University of Lisbon | Portugal

Marijana Hranjec | University of Zagreb | Croatia

Michael Smietana | Université Montpellier 2 | France

Michito Yoshizawa | Tokyo Institute of Technology | Japan

Mihovilovic Marko D. | Vienna University of Technology | Austria

Nikola Basarić | Ruđer Bošković Institute | Croatia

Nuno Maulide | Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung | Germany

Pieter Van der Veken | University of Antwerp | Belgium

Savvas N. Georgiades | University of Cyprus | Cyprus

Stuart J. Conway | University of Oxford | UK

Tomáš Tobrman | Institute of Chemical Technology | Czech Republic

Vera L. M. Silva | University of Aveiro | Portugal

Xile Hu | Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne | Switzerland

Zoidis Grigoris | University of Athens | Greece

Local organisation: M. Stratakis

The following people participated in the 3rd edition of the YIW in Heraklion (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Anja Hoffmann-Röder | Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz | Germany

Ashraf Brik | Ben-Gurion University of the Negev | Israel

Bård Helge Hoff | Norwegian University of Science and Technology | Norway

Christian A. Olsen | Technical University of Denmark | Denmark

Clément Mazet | University of Geneva | Switzerland

Corey R. J. Stephenson | Boston University | USA

Daniel B. Werz | University of Göttingen | Germany

Daniel Strand | Lund University | Sweden

Franck Suzenet | University of Orléans | France

Gráinne C. Hargaden | Dublin Institute of Technology | Ireland

Ioannis Lykakis | University of Thessaloniki | Greece

Jana Roithová | Charles University in Prague | Czech Republic

José Alemán | Universidad Autónoma de Madrid | Spain

Luca Bernardi | University of Bologna | Italy

Luis C. Branco | Universidade Nova de Lisboa | Portugal

Mario Waser | Johannes Kepler University Linz | Austria

Martin D. Smith | University of Oxford | UK

Mélanie Hall | University of Graz | Austria

Micha Fridman | Tel Aviv University | Israel

Miquel Costas | QBIS | Girona | Catalonia | Spain

Nathan W. Luedtke | University of Zurich | Switzerland

Nikos Chronakis | University of Cyprus | Cyprus

Nuno Mateus | Universidade do Porto | Portugal

Rebecca J. M. Goss | University of East Anglia | Norwich | UK

Steven Ballet | Vrije Universiteit Brussel | Belgium

Suzanne A. Blum | University of California | Irvine | USA

Victoria Magrioti | University of Athens | Greece

Local organisation: Kirsten Zeitler and Sabine Amslinger

The following people participated in the 2nd edition of the YIW in Regensburg (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Alexandros L. Zografos | Aristotle University of Thessaloniki | Greece

Cristina Nevado | University of Zürich | Switzerland

Davide Bonifazi | Faculté Notre Dame de la Paix (FUNDP) | Belgium

Dmitri Gelman | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem | Israel

Edward W. Tate | Imperial College London | UK

Enda Bergin | Trinity College | Ireland

Francisco Corzana | Universidad de La Rioja UA-CSIC | Spain

Isabel Santos Vieira | Universidade de Aveiro | Portugal

Jérôme Waser | EPFL | Switzerland

Johan Franzén | Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) | Sweden

Kirsten Zeitler | Universität Regensburg | Germany

Laurence Grimaud | ENSTA-Ecole Polytechnique Paris | France

Leonard J. Prins | University of Padova | Italy

Luigi Vaccaro | University of Perugia | Italy

Maria Manuel Marques | Universidade Nova de Lisboa | Portugal

Mark Gandelman | Technion-Israel Institute of Technology | Israel

Meike Niggemann | RWTH Aachen | Germany

Michael Schnürch | Vienna University of Technology | Austria

Nikos E. Chronakis | University of Cyprus | Cyprus

Olivier Baudoin | Université Claude Bernard Lyon | France

Paul Davies | The University of Birmingham | UK

Radek Cibulka | Institute of Chemical Technology | Czech Republic

Rienk Eelkema | TU Delft | The Netherlands

Rubén Martín | Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) | Spain

Sabine Amslinger | Universität Regensburg | Germany

Uwe Rinner | Vienna University | Austria

Wim De Borggraeve | Katholieke Universiteit Leuven | Belgium

Local Organisation: Martin Kotora

The following people participated in the 1st edition of the YIW in Liblice (Affiliations are of the time of participating to the workshop)

Axel Jacobi von Wangelin | Universität zu Köln | Germany

Berit Olofsson | Stockholm University | Sweden

Christophe Meyer | ESPCI Paris | France

Diego Peña | Universidad de Santiago de Compostela | Spain

Dimitris Georgiadis | National and Kapodistrian University of Athens | Greece

Edward A. Anderson | University of Oxford | UK

Gerard Roelfes | University of Groningen | The Netherlands

Helma Wennemers | University of Basel | Switzerland

Hon Wai Lam | University of Edinburgh | UK

Huib Ovaa | Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Ziekenhuis | the Netherlands

Jiří Pospíšil | Université Catholique de Louvain | Belgium

Joao Tome | University of Aveiro | Portugal

Jose L. Vicario | Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea | Spain

Luca Beverina | Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca | Italy

Mike M. K. Boysen | Leibniz University of Hannover | Germany

Milko E. van der Boom | The Weizmann Institute of Science | Israel

Nicolai Cramer | ETH Zürich | Switzerland

Nicolas Blanchard | ENSC de Mulhouse – Université de Haute Alsace | France

Paolo Melchiorre | Università di Bologna,Italy

Pedro M. P. Gois | Universidade de Lisboa | Portugal

Pekka M. Joensuu | Helsinki University of Technology | Finland

Petr Štěpnička | Charles University in Prague | Czech Republic

Stuart Collins | University College Cork | Ireland

Sven Mangelinckx | Ghent University | Belgium

Thomas E. Nielsen | Technical University of Denmark | Denmark

Trond Vidar Hansen | University of Oslo | Norway

Vasiliki C. Sarli | Aristotle University of Thessaloniki | Greece