Prof. Mark Lautens

Fellow of the College
University Professor,
Professor, Chemistry, U of T
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, 80 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3H6
Fax: 416-946-8185

BSc (Chemistry), University of Guelph, 1981

PhD (Chemistry), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1985

PDF (Chemistry), Harvard University, 1987


Teaching Area:
Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Synthesis

Research Interests:
The use of metal to achieve novel chemical reactions for the synthesis of natural products with biological activity and new molecules with potential as medicinal agents.

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Awards, Affiliations, Personal Interests, etc.:
J.J. Berry Smith Doctoral Award, 2017
Doctor of Science, honoris causa, 2016
University of Toronto Faculty Alumni Award, 2016
Officer of the Order of Canada, 2014
Killam Research Fellowship, Canada Council for the Arts
CIC Medal, Chemical Institute of Canada
Pedler Award, RSC
FRSC (UK), Royal Society of Chemistry
R.U. Lemieux Award, Chemical Society of Canada
Alfred Bader Award, Chemical Society of Canada
Alexander von Humboldt Awardee
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
A.C. Cope Fellow, American Chemical Society
A.P. Sloan Fellow
Merck Frosst Awardee, Chemical Society of Canada
Eli Lilly Grantee
NSERC University Research Fellow
NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship

Mark Lautens