Terry Lou

Terry is an organic chemist. He specialized in transition metal-catalysis and method development, with a background of flow chemistry and electrochemical synthesis. As a Synthetic Chemistry Methodologist, Terry develops new synthesis on Octant’s high-throughput chemistry platform and enables new chemical space for drug discovery.

Prior to joining Octant, Terry was a postdoctoral fellow in Scripps Research working with Prof Phil Baran. He obtained his DPhil degree from the University of Oxford in the UK, under Prof Michael Willis’ supervision. During his undergraduate study, Terry also worked in Prof Chi-Ming Che’s and Prof Steve Ley’s group in the University of Hong Kong and University of Cambridge, respectively.

Outside of the lab, Terry enjoys cooking, traveling and working out in the gym.

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