The Rickhaus Lab - Shaping Polyaromatic Systems 

Our small group is based in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Geneva, where we join organic synthesis with supramolecular chemistry through molecular topography. What we don't know, we learn. What we can't learn, we create!

We aim to gain a fundamental understanding of carbon-based non-planar morphologies, their dynamic behaviour and the rules that govern supramolecular order. This will give us the ability to build functional materials from the molecular scale. More details on our research mission here.

For more of an idea of what we do, take a look at our publications. If you would like to come and work with us, have a read of our vacancies page. Like graphics? Find some here.

Looking for a Praktika or a Master Thesis? Apply here


13.02.2024 ...And one becomes two. Owen finishes his MSc thesis at Oxford and joins us this summer for a PhD. Discover him  here.

31.01.2024 ...Hailing from Bordeaux, Ludmilla has just agreed to join us for a PostDoc starting in April. Welcome! Read more on her here.

30.01.2024 ...we invited the department for an apéro. And people came! Thanks for making us feel welcome here at UniGe

18.01.2024 ...Lucía's paper was just accepted in Angewandte Chemie. Have a peek down the rabbit hole here!

20.12.2023 ...The Matile group invited us for their Christmas dinner in the most Swiss restaurant Genva has to offer. Thanks!

14.12.2023 ...Joe defended his thesis and passed with flying colors! Congratulations!

21.11.2023 ...Michel snatched a big SNSF Starting Grant to expand our portfolio considerably. That means, we got space for YOU! #apply

01.08.2023 ...aaaand we are off - relocation to our new home at the Uni Geneva are underway. Join us! the archive

Our Character

Servant Leadership

Disruptive Thinking

A Lab-Culture that Empowers

Diversity = Power 

Succeeding by Trust and Autonomy 

Nurturing Dependable Science

Room to Grow

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