Organic / Synthetic Chemistry
Professor Opatz studied Chemistry in Frankfurt, Germany, and finished his diploma under the supervision of Johann Mulzer in 1997. In 2001, he obtained his PhD under the supervision of Horst Kunz in Mainz, Germany. After completing a postdoctoral study with Rob Liskamp in Utrecht, The Netherlands, he started conducting independent research in Mainz in 2002, which led to his habilitation in 2006. In 2007, he became an associate professor in Hamburg, Germany, and then full professor in Mainz in 2010. His main research interests include method development, as well as the synthesis and structure elucidation of bioactive natural products.
TITLE: A passion for nitrogen: New α-functionalisations of amines
DATE: 31 August 2016