Mark Lautens was born in Hamilton and attended the University of Guelph for his B.Sc. and subsequently obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he worked with Barry M. Trost. Following postdoctoral studies at Harvard with David Evans he joined the faculty at the University of Toronto in 1987. He was promoted to Professor
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