By Wendy Plump
Department of Chemistry
May 26, 2020
The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce that Jose Roque has been awarded a Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, one of sixteen such fellowships awarded annually throughout Princeton University in disciplines spanning the sciences and humanities. Roque will join the Chirik Group.
Roque is completing his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, College of Chemistry this spring under Richmond Sarpong, who earned his own Ph.D. at Princeton in ‘00 under Martin Semmelhack. An organic chemist who works in natural product total synthesis and reaction development, Roque anticipates initiating his research here in September.