Synthesis, Bioresources and Bioorganic Chemistry Research Group (SynBioC)

SynBioC focuses its research, educational and service activities on divers aspects of organic and bioorganic chemistry.


The SynBioC Research Group is active in the broad field of organic synthesis with projects ranging from the synthesis of new bioactive compounds for applications in the Medicinal and the Agrochemical field, the isolation and study of Natural Products, the use and chemical modification of Renewable Resources, to the implementation of Green Chemistry, Microreactor Technology and Photo Chemistry.


    Check our SynBioC newsletter:

    Edition October 2021 , Edition January 2021

    Upcoming conferences:
    20 - 24 March 2022 Bioheterocycles 2021 postponed to 2022 (De)
    8 - 10 June 2022 Int. Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries RRB2022 (Ghent, Belgium) 


      SynBioC is headed by Prof Christian Stevens in collaboration with Prof Matthias D'hoogheProf Sven Mangelinckx and Prof Thomas Heugebaert and consists of about 55 members including scientific (post-doc researchers, PhD students and Master students), technical and administrative employees.


      Check the Wiley Series in Renewable Resources
      Series editor: Prof Christian Stevens


      Make a donation: SynBioC Fund Alan Katritzky

      UGent Katritzky-Janssen Award for Organic Synthesis (two-yearly prize)
      2019 award winning laureate : Dr. Fabian Hulpia (Deparment of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UGent, Prof. S. Van Calenbergh)
      2017 award winning laureate :  Dr. Felix Schroeder (Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, KU Leuven, Prof. E. Van der Eycken)