Dr François D’Hooge
Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Dr. François D’Hooge got his undergrad and Ph.D. (2004) from the University of Rouen, working on fluorinated analogues of C-glycosides with Professors Jean-Charles Quirion and Xavier Pannecoucke. He then awarded a JSPS fellowship to go to the University of Tokyo (2004-2006) and study with Professor Tohru Fukuyama focusing the total synthesis of complex alkaloids. He returned in Europe to take a teaching and research position at the University of Bath (2007-2008), working on the detection of sugars using boron-containing sensors with Dr Tony D. James and Dr. John S. Fossey. He joined the BGD group in August 2008 on a joint project with NIH, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. His research focuses on the synthesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis probes. When outside of the lab, François enjoys cooking (French & Japanese), reading, travelling, photography, skiing, hiking, sailing and aikido.

Last updated: 19-05-10

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University of Oxford
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