Prof. Janine Cossy

Pr. Janine Cossy

Professor Janine Cossy graduated from the University of Reims working under the supervision of Prof. Jean-Pierre Pète. After a postdoctoral stay with Prof. Barry Trost (1980-1982) at the University of Wisconsin, she returned to Reims where she became Director of Research of the CNRS in 1990. The same year, she moved to Paris to become Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris (ESPCI ParisTech). She has published over 500 articles and filed fifteen patents in the field of synthetic organic chemistry and natural product synthesis. She was Associate Editor at Organic Letters from 2005 to 2018. In 2017, she was elected at the french Académie des Sciences.

Awards: CNRS Bronze Medal (1987), CNRS Silver Medal (1996), Royal Society Rosalind Franklin International Lectureship (2005), Prix Le Bel from the Société Chimique de France (2009), Usha Ranjan Ghatak Endowment Award (2015), E.C. Taylor Senior Award of the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry (2015), Susan P. and Barry M. Trost Award in Organic Synthesis (2016), Tarrant Distinguished Visiting Professorship of Organic Chemistry (2016).


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