Piet Herdewijn is a Professor in medicinal chemistry at the University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium and the Director of the Laboratory for Medicinal Chemistry in the Rega Institute, an interfaculty department of the same University. He owns a Ph.D. degree in beta-lactam antibiotics and a Habilitation on the study of anti-HIV nucleosides. He carried out a postdoctoral study on oligonucleotide synthesis at the University of Konstanz, Germany. He published 500 papers in the field of bioorganic, structural, and medicinal chemistry, most of them focused on nucleoside and oligonucleotide chemistry and their applications. He gave more than 190 invited lectures at universities, industries, and conferences.
Biography Updated on 18 September 2012