17th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium

 Namur, Belgium    July 3-8, 2022

Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis 2020

Prof. Phil Baran (The Scripps Research Institute, United States) has been designated by the Jury as the winner of the 2020 Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis. 

Professor Baran’s transformative contributions and accomplishments in the field of organic synthesis center on the complexity of the synthetic challenges he addresses, the innovative solutions he develops, the speed at which he successfully accomplishes these transformations, and the industry-wide applicability of his approach (find out more here).

Due to the postponement of the symposum, Professor Baran will be invited to deliver a keynote lecture on July 7, 2022 & he will receive a trophy and certificate from Janssen Prize jury president B. Feringa and Percy Carter, Global Head, Discovery Sciences, Janssen Research & Development.

Awardees of the Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis

  • 2018 - D. Toste (University of California, US)
  • 2016 - D. MacMillan (Princeton University, US)
  • 2014 - J.F. Hartwig (UC Berkeley, US)
  • 2012 - I. Marek (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, IL)
  • 2010 - E. Jacobsen (Harvard University, US)
  • 2008 - A. Fürstner (MPI für Kohlenforschung, DE)
  • 2004 - P. Knochel (Ludwig-Maximilians-University, DE)
  • 2002 - D. Boger (Scripps Institute, US)
  • 2000 - F. Diederich (ETH Zürich, CH)
  • 1998 - D.P. Curran (University of Pittsburgh, US)
  • 1996 - S. Ley (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • 1994 - K.C. Nicolaou (Scripps Research Institute and University of California, US)
  • 1992 - P.D. Magnus (Texas University, US)
  • 1990 - B.M. Trost (Stanford University, US)
  • 1988 - J.E. Baldwin (Oxford University, UK)
  • 1986 - K.B. Sharpless (MIT, US)