Fabian M. Dayrit
Prof. Fabian M. Dayrit is a Filipino scientist, who is famous for his studies on the phytochemistry of well-known Philippine medicinal plants. He 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 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.
He is also one of the Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) Awardees in 1993.
- 12 FILIPINO SAVANTS LAUDED. (accessed on July 27, 2007).