Meet the team

EcoSynth is a chemistry-based company with scientists who have a passion for organic chemistry. The team of EcoSynth exists of experienced chemists with a broad array of skills, knowledge and experience.


The daily operations of specific domains in our service and R&D activities are headed by:

Dr. Bart Ruttens


Bart Ruttens obtained his PhD. in Organic Chemistry from Ghent University in 2001. He held postdoctoral positions at Ghent University, the NIH in Bethesda (MD, USA), and the Rega Institute in Leuven, after which he joined the Technology Development unit of Pronota NV (Zwijnaarde, Belgium), where he helped optimize the COFRADIC platform for biomarker discovery. In 2008 he became a senior postdoctoral researcher in Prof. Gevaert's group to work in the field of chemical biology and proteomics, with a focus on the synthesis of (modified) peptides and small molecules and reagents for peptide/protein modification. Current responsibilities at Ecosynth mainly involve design and synthesis of custom molecules.


Dr. ir. Tamara Meiresonne


Tamara Meiresonne graduated in 2009 from Ghent University as Master of Science in Bioscience Engineering: Chemistry and Bioprocess Technology. From 2009 to 2015, she was a fulltime assistant at Ghent University, performing research on the synthesis of conformationally restricted amino acid derivatives and fluorinated heterocyclic compounds. In October 2015 she obtained her PhD degree, after which she joined the team of EcoSynth.


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