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Benjamin List

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Benjamin List
Born (1968-01-11) 11 January 1968 (age 53)
EducationFree University of Berlin (Diplom)
Goethe University Frankfurt (PhD)
AwardsGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize (2016)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2021)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Cologne
Max Planck Institute for Coal Research
Hokkaido University
ThesisSynthese eines Vitamin B 12 Semicorrins (1997)
Doctoral advisorJohann Mulzer

Benjamin List (born 11 January 1968), also known as Ben List, is a German chemist. He is the director of the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research and professor of organic chemistry at the University of Cologne. He helped create organocatalysis. He shared the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with David MacMillan.[1]

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  1. "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021". NobelPrize.org. Retrieved 2021-10-06.