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Pierre Deslongchamps

Professor Pierre Deslongchamps FRS


Elected: 1983


Pierre Deslongchamps has made seminal contributions towards the total synthesis of natural products and the concept of stereoelectronic effects. He has received many awards, including the 1993 Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering. In addition to being a Fellow of the Royal Society, he is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and was elected as a Foreign Member of the French Académie des sciences.

Professional positions

Professor of Organic Chemistry, Université Laval

Interests and expertise

Subject groups


Discovery of Biologically Active Compounds, Natural and Non-Natural Products, New Synthetic Strategies, Organic synthesis, Reaction Mechanism, Stereoelectronic Effects