Dr. Andreas Goeke, Head of Fragrance Chemistry Givaudan, Vernier
'Immer der Nase nach – Chemie und Kulturgeschichte des Parfüms'
ANDREAS GOEKE studied chemistry and holds a doctor with a thesis in the field of organic synthesis of natural products of jasminoide compounds. Since 1997 he works in the flavors and scent research at Givaudan in Dübendorf near Zurich. He was responsible with the built up of a research group in Shanghai in 2005, which also developed a close cooperation with Fudan University. Since 2010 he has headed the Discovery Scent research of Givaudan SA, the world's leading fragrance and flavor manufacturer. The main tasks of the research group include the discovery of novel, hedonic appealing and regulatory acceptable ingredients for the perfume, as well as the design of efficient chemical reactions for their preparation.