Eder Lenardao
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Eder J Lenardao


Prof. E.J. Lenardao has pioneered studies on green procedures to prepare organochalcogen compounds (sulfur, selenium and tellurium-containing). He has made major contributions in the synthesis of vinyl chalcogenides and the chemical modification of natural occurring compounds by including selenium and sulfur in their structures. Some results of his studies were published in prestigious journals and contributed to the prospection of many boosted antioxidant semi-synthetic molecules. Since 2007, Prof Lenardao is a researcher of The Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) and a Member of the International Board of the Selenium and Sulfur Redox and Catalysis Network.. Currently, studies on new chalcogen-containing reduced risk insecticides and antibiotics are among his research interests.

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Universidade Federal de Pelotas
July 1997
Centro de Ciencias Quimicas, Farmaceuticas e de Alimentos - CCQFA
Since 1997 Prof Lenardao has a stable position as a organic and general chemistry professor at Federal University of Pelotas (UFPel), Brazil. In the last 15 years, he has dedicated himself in both teaching and research in green and sustainable chemistry. Prof Lenardao is one of the leaders of the Clean Organic Synthesis Group at UFPel, formed by 5 professors and 40 students/researchers (undergraduate, PhD, master and postdocs).

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