Hans Renata, Ph.D.
Hans Renata, Ph.D.
Rice University
Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry at Rice University

  • Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

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Grant Information

Grant ID: RR220087
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of Rising Stars
Recruited From: 
The Scripps Research Institute
Date Awarded: 
May 18, 2022
Grant Amount: 

Hans Renata, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Chemistry at Rice University,  moved to the U.S. after completing his high school education in Singapore. Dr. Renata received his B.A. degree from Columbia University in 2008, conducting research under the tutelage of Professor Tristan H. Lambert. He earned his Ph.D. from The Scripps Research Institute in 2013 under the guidance of Professor Phil S. Baran. After postdoctoral studies with Professor Frances H. Arnold at the California Institute of Technology, he started his independent career at The Scripps Research Institute in 2016.

Dr. Renata is an organic chemist with research focusing on the nexus of synthetic chemistry, biocatalysis, and natural product chemical biology. His research focuses on the development of new biocatalytic methods and chemoenzymatic strategies to prepare complex, bioactive molecules.

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