BU Postdoctoral Researcher Awarded Humboldt Fellowship

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February 3rd, 2011

Dr. Philip Moquist

Dr. Philip Moquist

Dr. Philip Moquist has received a postdoctoral research fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to study in Germany with Professor Gerhard Erker at the Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster Organisch-Chemisches Institut in Muenster.

His research proposal is to work on the asymmetric activation of hydrogen using electron deficient boron complexes. The Humboldt Foundation aims to promote academic cooperation between German scientists and researchers from other countries.

Dr. Moquist received his B.S. in Chemistry at the University of California, San Diego. In 2010, he recieved his Ph.D. in Chemistry under the guidance of Professor Scott Schaus at Boston University. His work at BU included the development of enantioselective boronate reactions.

Due to the large number of e-mails that Dr. Moquist has received, we request that you do NOT contact Dr. Moquist for assistance in applying for the Fellowship.

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