Wölfling, János


head of Department of Organic Chemistry


Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Szeged

Dóm tér 8, H-6720 Szeged, Hungary

e-mail: wolfling@chem.u-szeged.hu, phone: (+36)62-544199, fax: (+36)62-544200

Born: December 4, 1959

Education: undergraduate studies: 1979-1984, József Attila University, Szeged

Scientific degrees:
PhD: 1991, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
DSc: 2007, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1984-1994: assistant
1994-2012: reader (associate professor)
2012- : professor

Alexander von Humboldt research fellowship with Prof. Dr. L. F. Tietze, Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany, 1992-1994 (18 months)
Bolyai János research scholarship, 1998-2001, Széchenyi István fellowship, 2001-2004.

Research interest: Synthesis of several steroid derivatives.

1. Chemo-, regio- and stereoselective transformations of estranes and androstanes. D-ring opening and D-ring closure reactions. Synthesis of D-homo- and heterocyclic steroids. Appications of domino reactions for the synthesis of new derivatives, such as hybrid natural products.

2. Synthesis of biologically active steroids.  Preparation of  16,16-dimethyl and 16-spirocyclic compounds. Synthesis of a bile acid derivative, which is the key compound of the ursodeoxycholyl-4-aminobenzoic acid test in contaminated small bowel syndrome.

List of papers and citations

Szerves kémia 1. tételsor