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Dr. René Grée received his PhD from the University of Rennes with Pr R. Carrié. After a
post-doc in USA with Pr. L. A. Paquette, he started independent research in various areas
of organic synthesis. He has published over 265 papers. His actual topics of research
include: – organometallic chemistry and synthetic applications; – fluorine chemistry; –
medicinal chemistry. He is Foreign Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences India and
Honorary Fellow of the Chemical research Society of India. He is currently Emeritus CNRS
Director of Research at the Institute for Chemical Sciences in Rennes.