Sandrine Gerber

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Teaching Staff Member

sandrine.gerber@epfl.ch +41 21 693 93 72 http://gbf.epfl.ch

Citizenship : Swiss and French

Birth date : 21.05.1971

EPFL VPRHO DSPS COSEC-SB
CH B1 425 (Bâtiment CH)
Station 6
CH-1015 Lausanne

EPFL SB ISIC-GE
CH B1 425 (Bâtiment CH)
Station 6
CH-1015 Lausanne

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EPFL SB ISIC SCI-SB-SG
CH B1 425 (Bâtiment CH)
Station 6
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Organic synthesis 
Engineering of polymeric hydrogels for cell transplantation
Engineering of polymeric nanoparticles for gene delivery 
Surface functionalization of nanomaterials

Awards

Prize Eugène Schueller

for PhD thesis achievements

1997

Prize Claude Dufour

for prospective organic chemistry

2005

Werner Prize

for outstanding research in the field of chemistry

2010

Excellence in Teaching Award

Section of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, EPFL

2018

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Courses

Asymmetric synthesis and retrosynthesis

The first part of the course describes classical methods in asymmetric synthesis. The second part of the course adresses strategies for retrosynthesis based on the disconnection approac.

Organic chemistry (for BIO, PHA)

- Give fundamental tools for the understanding of the reactivity of organic compounds: atomic structure, covalent bonds, stereochemistry. - Acquisition of basic notions of reactivity in organic molecules