The Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis was established in 1986 by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, members of the academic chemistry community and the Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium (BOSS) to bring attention to the positive impact of organic synthesis in drug discovery.
Professor of Chemistry
Professor Glorius is an international leader and highly innovative scientist in the fields of organic synthesis and catalysis with outstanding contributions and accomplishments, in particular, in catalytic hydrogenations, C-H activation, visible light photocatalysis and organocatalysis with N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs). Learn more here.
Prof. Glorius will deliver a keynote lecture at the BOSS XVII meeting in Namur, Belgium, July 3 - 8, 2022, where he will receive a trophy and certificate from Janssen Prize jury president Prof. Ben L. Feringa and Emma Parmee, Global Head, Therapeutics Discovery, Janssen Research & Development. He will be joined by 2020 winner, Prof. Phil S. Baran, Professor of Chemistry, Scripps Research, who will also be recognized during the event.