Université de Montreal
Stephen Hanessian holds the Ionis Pharmaceutical Research Chair at the Université de Montréal. He is also on the faculty in the Departement of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, Irvine as the Director of the Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology Graduate Program. His research interests are in organic, bioorganic and medicinal chemistry with nearly 550 original publications and several patents to his credit. His recent book “Design and Strategy in Organic Synthesis” Wiley-VCH, 2013 is a widely acclaimed monograph.
Professor Hanessian’s group conducts research into the total synthesis of natural products of biological importance, the design and synthesis of therapeutic products and the development of new methods of asymmetric synthesis.