Group members

Dimitri Delcourt, PhD student

After two years at the University of Montpellier (France) and one year at Université du Québec À Chicoutimi (Canada), Dimitri obtained a BSc in Chemistry of Natural Products in 2019. He obtained a MSc in Chemistry of Natural Products in 2021 at the University of Limoges (France). He joined the group for his MSc internship at the National University of Ireland Galway (Ireland) in 2021.

Office: YN 321 | Lab: YN 143 | Email

Reguram Arumugaperumal, postdoc

Reguram obtained a BSc in Chemistry from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU, India) and a MSc in Chemistry from Bharathiar University (India). He received a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering,  specializing in supramolecular chemistry from National Chiao Tung University (ROC, Taiwan) in 2017 under the supervision of Prof. Hong Cheu-Lin. He then moved to the research group of Prof. Wen Sheng Chung at National Chiao Tung University (ROC, Taiwan) before joining the group in 2022. 

Office: YN 310 | Lab: YN 143 | Email

Dattatraya Ukale (Datta), postdoc

Datta received his Bachelor and Master degree from the University of Pune (India). Subsequently, he worked at Alkyl Amines Chemicals Ltd, University of Pune, and CSIR-NCL Pune. He earned a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Turku (Finland) in metal-mediated base pairing in nucleic acids under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Tuomas Lönnberg. Prior to joining the Cougnon Lab, he did short-term postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford (UK) with Prof. Ben Davis in metal-mediated bioconjugations of nucleic acids

Office: YN 310 | Lab: YN 143 | Email

Océane Gruet, MSc intern

Océane graduated in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Créteil (France) in 2021, and is currently studying Organic Chemistry at the University of Poitiers (France). Before joining the group, she already had the opportunity to do two internships: one in analytical chemistry in the company Virbac and another one in organic chemistry within the academic laboratory SONAS “Substances d’Origine Naturelle et Analogues Structuraux” in Angers (France).

Former members

Our team in 2019 at the University of Geneva, Switzerland


Dávid Pál, PhD (2020)

Graduate students

Kenji Caprice, PhD (2016 – 2020)

Undergraduate students

Alexandre Walther – Master’s student (2018 – 2019)
Charlotte Egger – Master’s student (2018 – 2019)
Cuong Dat Do – Master’s student (2018 – 2019)
Elodie Buttay – Master’s student (2016-2017)


France Favarger – technician (2015 – 2020)
Pauline Perera – trainee technician (2017 – 2020)

Dr. Fabien B.L. Cougnon
Associate Professor in Synthetic Nanochemistry
Department of Chemistry & Nanoscience Centre
University of Jyväskylä, FI-40014 Jyväskylä, Finland
Office: YN 314.2 | Phone: +358 50 477 0940 | Email