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Corinna Schindler


Corinna Schindler, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator


September 2021


September 2019

September 2013


2010 - 2013


2005 - 2010

1999 - 2004

Professor, University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and the Arts

Associate Professor, University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and the Arts

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and the Arts

Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Ph.D. ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Diploma (German Equivalent M.Sc.), Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Corinna was born and raised in Schwaebisch Hall, Germany. As an undergraduate at the Technical University of Munich, she worked in the area of organometallic chemistry. Upon completion of her Diploma Thesis at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla in the laboratory of K.C. Nicolaou, she joined the research group of Erick M. Carreira at the ETH Zurich in Switzerland for her graduate studies. During her time in the Carreira group Corinna worked on developing novel synthetic methodologies as well as successful synthetic strategies to access Banyaside A and Microcin SF608. For her postdoctoral studies, Corinna joined the laboratory of Eric N. Jacobsen at Harvard University as a Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Fellow to work in the field of asymmetric catalysis.

Since 2021    Associate Editor for Tetrahedron

Since 2021   Associate Editor for Synthesis


2020  ACS Pure Chemistry Award

2020  Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

2020  Henry Russel Award (University of Michigan)

2019  ChemComm Emerging Investigator Award

2019  Eli Lilly Grantee Award

2019  Lectureship Award;

           The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (SSOCJ)

2019  Marion Milligan Mason Award

2018  Nature Inspiring Science Award - Shortlist

2018  Amgen Young Investigator Award

2018  Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

2017  C&E News Talented Twelve

2017  Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

2017  ACS Green Chemistry GreenX: Rising Star

2016  NSF Career Award

2016  David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship

2015  Thieme Journal Award

2014  William R. Roush Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

2011  ETH Medal

2010–2012  Feodor-Lynen Postdoctoral Fellowship (Humboldt Foundation)

2007–2008  Roche Research Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

2004  Kurt Wamsler Stiftung (Munich, Germany)

2004  Kurt Fordan Verein für herausragende Begabung e.V.

2002–2004  Fritz-ter-Meer-Stiftung (Bayer AG, Germany)

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