Fabian M. Dayrit
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Prof. Fabian M. Dayrit is a Filipino scientist famous for his studies on the phytochemistry of well-known Philippine medicinal plants. Dayrit is also praised for his outstanding work on the homogeneous catalysis of carbon-carbon bond formation that was later used in commercial drug synthesis and in an environmental remedial process. Likewise, he was honored for his leadership in upgrading chemistry/chemistry education in the Philippines through the sponsorships of the DOST-ESEP, the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines, the National Chemistry Instrumentation Center, and the UP-DLSU-ADMU Science Consortium.
Currently Prof. Dayrit is also the Dean of the Ateneo School of Science and Engineering, and the President of the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines. 1993 TOYM Awardees for Chemistry.
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