CV A. Voituriez

  • 2023 – present : CNRS research director DR1
  • 2016 – 2023: CNRS research director DR2 at ICSN
  • 2011 – 2016 : CNRS research associate CR1 at ICSN
  • 2012 : HDR diploma (habilitation to conduct research). Jury : Henri Kagan, Didier Bourissou, Olivier Baudoin, Laurent Micouin, Max Malacria, Cyrille Kouklovsky and Angela Marinetti.
  • 2007 – 2011 : CNRS research associate CR2 at ICSN
  • 2006 – 2007 : Post-doctoral Fellow at UPMC, Paris, France (F. Chemla)
  • 2004 – 2006 : Post-doctoral Fellow at University of Montréal, Québec (A. B. Charette)
  • 2001 – 2004 : Ph.D. degree at University of Paris-Sud, Orsay, France (E. Schulz)

95. Synthesis and Characterisation of a [1,2,6]Diazaphosphonine Oxide: an Example of Photoswitchable, Phosphorus-Containing Cyclic Azobenzene

Goual, N.; Maisonneuve, S.; Retailleau, P.; Xie, J.; Marinetti, A.; Voituriez, A. J. Org. Chem. 2024, sous presse.



94. 4-Methyl-1-phenyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-phosphole 1-oxide

Losa, R.; Zimmermann, M.; Voituriez, A. Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, 2024, sous presse.


93. Fluorinated 2‑Azetines: Synthesis, Applications, Biological Tests, and Development of a Catalytic Process

Losa, R.; Lorton, C.; Retailleau, P.; Bignon, J.; Voituriez, A.* Org. Lett. 2023, 25, 5140-5144.


92. Organocatalyse (asymétrique) redox par les phosphines. Voituriez, A. Actualité Chimique N°486, Septembre-août 2023, un point sur n°106.


91. Total Synthesis of (−)-HM-3 and (−)-HM-4 Using an Asymmetric Gold-Catalyzed [3,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement of Sulfonium

Zhou, W.; Voituriez, A.* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2023, 26, e202300126.

90. Asymmetric [3,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement of Sulfoniums for the Synthesis of Quaternary Center-Containing Polycyclic Molecules: Application to the Total Synthesis of Myrmenaphthol A.

Zhou, W.; Voituriez, A.* ChemRxiv 2022


89. Atroposelective Synthesis of Tetrahydropyrrolo[3,2-c]azepine Derivatives Through Gold(I)-Catalyzed Hydroarylation.

Gaignard-Gaillard, Q.; Han, X.; Alix, A.; Bour, C.; Guillot, R.; Gandon, V.;* Voituriez, A.* Adv. Synth. Catal. 2022, 364, 4415-4420.


88. Synthesis of chiral polycyclic N-heterocycles via gold(I)-catalyzed 1,6-enyne cyclization/intramolecular nucleophilic addition.

Han, X.; Gaignard-Gaillard, Q.; Retailleau, P.; Gandon, V.;* Voituriez, A.* Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, 3043-3046.


87. Synthesis of Cyclopentenones with C4-Quaternary Stereocenters via Stereospecific [3,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement and Applications in Total Synthesis of Sesquiterpenoids.

Zhou, W.; Voituriez, A.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 17348-17353.



86. Enantioselective Au(I)-Catalyzed Dearomatization of 1-Naphthols with Allenamides through Tethered Counterion-Directed Catalysis

Yu, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Voituriez, A.; Rabasso, N.; Frison, G.; Marinetti, A.; Guinchard, X. Chem Commun. 2021, 57, 10779-10782.



85. Synthesis of Functionalized Cyclobutenes and Spirocycles via Asymmetric P(III)/P(V) Redox Catalysis

Lorton, C.; Roblin, A.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.* Adv. Synth. Catal. 2021, 363, 4805-4810.


84. Triazonine-Based Bistable Photoswitches: Synthesis, Characterization and Photochromic Properties

Goual, N.; Casimiro, L.; Delattre, V.; Retailleau, P.; Maisonneuve, S.; Bogliotti, N.; Métivier, R.; Xie, J.;* Marinetti A.;* Voituriez A.* Chem Commun. 2021, 57, 10079-10082.

 DOI: 10.1039/D1CC02746H

83. Phosphine-Catalyzed Synthesis of Chiral N-Heterocycles via (Asymmetric) P(III)/P(V) Redox Cycling

Lorton, C.; Saleh, N.; Voituriez, A.* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 3340-3344.


82. Synthesis and properties of photoswitchable phosphines and gold(I) complexes derived from azobenzenes

Cazorla, C.; Arif, T.; Deo, C.; Goual, N.; Blanchard, F.; Retailleau, P.; Métivier, R.; Xie, J.;* Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.;* Bogliotti, N.* Dalton Trans. 2021, 50, 7284-7292.

81. The Piancatelli Rearrangement of Substituted Non-Symmetrical 2,5 bis(carbinol)furans for the Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Cyclopentenones

Cacheux, F.; Retailleau, P.; Ouazzani, J.; Le Goff, G.; Bignon, J.; Marinetti, A.; Voituriez, A.; Betzer, J.-F. Org. Chem. Front. 2021, 8, 2449-2455.


80. Catalyse redox par les phosphines

Lorton, C.; Voituriez, A.* Techniques de l’Ingénieur 2021, IN405.



79. Gold(I)-Catalyzed Synthesis of Highly Substituted 1,4-Dicarbonyl Derivatives via Sulfonium [3,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement.

Zhou W.; Voituriez, A.* Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 1, 247.

 DOI 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c04023

78. Photoswitchable phosphines in catalysis.

Medici, F.; Goual, N.; Delattre V.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* ChemCatChem 2020, 12, 5573.

DOI : 10.1002/cctc.202000620

77. Chiral Phosphathiahelicenes: Improved Synthetic Approach and Uses in Enantioselective Gold(I)-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions of N-Homoallenyl Tryptamines.

Magné, V.; Sanogo, Y.; Demmer, C. S.; Retailleau, P.; Marinetti, A.; Guinchard, X.;* Voituriez, A.* ACS Catalysis 2020, 10, 8141-8148.

DOI : 10.1021/acscatal.0c01819

76. Enantioselective gold(I)-catalyzed cyclization/intermolecular nucleophilic additions of 1,5-enyne derivatives.

Han, X.; Retailleau, P.; Gandon, V.;* Voituriez, A.* Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 9457-9460. DOI: 10.1039/D0CC00914H

75. Tethered Counterion-Directed Catalysis: Merging the Chiral Ion-Pairing and Bifunctional Ligand Strategies in Enantioselective Gold(I) Catalysis.

Zhang, Z.; Smal, V.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.; Frison, G.; Marinetti, A.; Guinchard, X. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 3797.

DOI : 10.1021/jacs.9b11154

74. Enantioselective Gold(I)-Catalyzed Hydrative Cyclizations of N-Propargyl Ynamides into 3,6-Dihydropyridinones.

Febvay, J.; Sanogo, Y.; Retailleau, P.; Gogoi, M.P.; Sahoo, K.; Marinetti, A.;* Voituriez, A.* Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 9281.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b02644

73. Phosphahelicenes with (thio)phosphinic acid and ester functions via the oxidative photocyclisation approach.

Febvay, J.; Demmer, C.; Retailleau, P.; Crassous, J.; Abella, L.; Autschbach, J.;* Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti A.* Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 15609.

DOI : 10.1002/chem.201903750

72. Thioarylative Radical Cyclization of Yne-Dienone.

Mallick, R.K.; Dutta, S.; Vanjari, R.; Voituriez, A.; Sahoo, A.K. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 10509.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.joc.9b01445

71. Synthesis and Applications of 9H-Pyrrolo[1,2-a]indole and 9H-Pyrrolo[1,2-a]indol-9-one Derivatives.

Lorton C.; Voituriez, A.* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 5133.

DOI : 10.1002/ejoc.201900626

70. Synthesis and X-ray diffraction study of a chiral bis-phosphahelicene palladium (II) complex.

Sanogo, Y.; Aillard, P.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* Chirality 2019, 8, 561.

DOI : 10.1002/chir.23100

69. Catalytic and Asymmetric Process via PIII/PV=O Redox Cycling: Access to (Trifluoromethyl)cyclobutenes via a Michael Addition/Wittig Olefination Reaction.

Lorton, C.; Castanheiro, T.; Voituriez, A.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 10142.

DOI : 10.1021/jacs.9b02539

68. Phosphahelicenes: from chiroptical and photophysical properties to OLED applications.

Yavari, K.; Delaunay, W.; De Rycke, N.; Reynaldo, T.; Aillard, P.; Srebro-Hooper, M.;* Chang, V. Y.; Muller, G.; Tondelier, D.; Geffroy, B.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.;* Hissler, M.;* Crassous J.* Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 20, 5303.

DOI : 10.1002/chem.201806140


67. Tuning the Structure of Phosphahelicenes for Targeted Applications in Enantioselective Phosphine Organocatalysis.

Aillard, P.; Gicquel, M.; Yavari, K.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 5853.

DOI : 10.1002/ejoc.201800438


66Inhibition of p53-Murine Double Minute 2 (MDM2) Interactions with 3,3′-Spirocyclopentene Oxindole Derivatives.

Gicquel, M.; Gomez, C.; Garcia Alvarez, M. C.; Pamlard, O.; Guérineau, V.; Jacquet, E.; Bignon, J.;* Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* J. Med. Chem. 201861, 9386.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.8b01137


65Phosphine-Catalyzed Reaction between 2‑Aminobenzaldehydes and Dialkyl Acetylenedicarboxylates : Synthesis of 1,2-Dihydroquinoline Derivatives and Toward the Development of an Olefination Reaction.

Han, X.; Saleh, N.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.* Org. Lett. 201820, 4584.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b01870


64Phosphine-Promoted Synthesis of 9H-Pyrrolo[1,2-a]indole Derivatives via an γ-Umpolung Addition/Intramolecular Wittig Reaction.

Lorton, C.; Voituriez, A.* J. Org. Chem. 201883, 5801.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00457

63Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Sulfenylspiroindolenines.

Magné, V.; Retailleau, P.; Marinetti, A.; Voituriez, A.; Guinchard, X. * Molbank 2018M985.

DOI : 10.3390/M985


62Revised theoretical model on enantiocontrol in phosphoric acid catalyzed H-transfer hydrogenation of quinolone.

Pastor, J.; Rezabal, E.; Voituriez, A.; Betzer, J.-F.; Marinetti, A.; Frison, G. J. Org. Chem. 201883, 2779.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.joc.7b03248


61Bimetallic gold(I) complexes of photoswitchable phosphines : synthesis and uses in cooperative catalysis.

Arif, T.; Cazorla, C.; Bogliotti, N.; Saleh, N.; Blanchard, F.; Gandon, V.; Métivier, R.; Xie, J.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti A.* Cat. Sci. Technol. 20188, 710.

DOI : 10.1039/c7cy01614j

60Diastereoselective Synthesis of Planar Chiral Phosphoramidites with a Ferrocenophane Scaffold.

Neel, M.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* Organometallics 201837, 797.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00700


59Synthesis of Spiroindolenines via Regioselective Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cyclizations of N-Propargyl Tryptamines.

Magné, V.; Marinetti, A.; Gandon, V.; Voituriez, A.; Guinchard, X. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2017359, 4036.

DOI : 10.1002/adsc.201700932


58Photochemical [2+2] Cyclization of Helical Phosphinamides in Solution and in the Solid State.

Demmer, C. S.; Aillard, P.; Febvay, J.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* ChemPhotoChem 20171, 535.

DOI : 10.1002/cptc.201700148


57Short Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (−)-Rhazinilam Using a Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cyclization.

Magné, V.; Lorton, C.; Marinetti, A.; Guinchard, X.; Voituriez, A.* Org. Lett. 201719, 4794.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b02210

56Enantioselective gold(I)-catalyzed rearrangement of cyclopropyl-substituted 1,6-enynes into 2-oxocyclobutyl-cyclopentanes.

Wu, Z.; Lebœuf, D.; Retailleau, P.; Gandon, V.;* Marinetti, A.; Voituriez, A.* Chem. Commun. 201753, 7026.

DOI : 10.1039/c7cc03234j


55Synthesis of Nitrogen-Containing Heterocycles and Cyclopentenone Derivatives via Phosphine-Catalyzed Michael Addition/Intramolecular Wittig Reaction.

Saleh, N.; Blanchard, F.; Voituriez, A.* Adv. Synth. Catal. 2017359, 2304.

DOI : 10.1002/adsc.201700313


54Catalytic Uses of Helicenes Displaying Phosphorus Functions.

Demmer, C.S.; Voituriez, A.; Marinetti, A. C. R. Chim. 201720, 860.

DOI : 10.1016/j.crci.2017.04.002


53Silyl-Substituted Planar Chiral Phosphoric Acids with Ferrocene-bridged Paracyclophane Frameworks : Synthesis, Characterization, and Uses in Enantioselective aza-Friedel-Crafts Reactions.

Stemper, J.; Isaac, K.; Ghosh, N.; Lauwick, L.; Le Duc, G.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.; Betzer J. F.; Marinetti A. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2017359, 519.

DOI : 10.1002/adsc.201600920


52Synthesis of Spiro[piperidine-3,3’-oxindoles] via Gold(I)-Catalyzed Dearomatization of N-Propargyl- and N-Homoallenyl-2-bromotryptamines.

Magné, V.; Blanchard, F.; Marinetti, A.; Voituriez, A.;* Guinchard, X.* Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016358, 3355.

DOI : 10.1002/adsc.201600398


51From Phosphine-Promoted to Phosphine-Catalyzed Reactions by in situ Phosphine Oxide Reduction.

Voituriez, A.;* Saleh, N. Tetrahedron Lett. 201657, 4443.

DOI : 10.1016/j.tetlet.2016.08.036


50The synthesis of substituted phosphathiahelicenes via regioselective bromination of a preformed helical scaffold : a new approach to modular ligands for enantioselective gold-catalysis.

Aillard P.; Dova, D.; Magné, V.; Retailleau, P.; Cauteruccio, S.; Licandro, E.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* Chem. Commun. 201652, 10984.

DOI : 10.1039/c6cc04765c


49Synergistic effects in ambiphilic phosphino-borane catalysts for the hydroboration of CO2.

Tlili, A.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.;* Thuéry, P.; Cantat, T.* Chem. Commun. 201652, 7553.

DOI : 10.1039/c6cc02809h


48Synthesis of 9H-Pyrrolo[1,2-a]indole and 3H-Pyrrolizine Derivatives via a Phosphine-Catalyzed Umpolung Addition/Intramolecular Wittig Reaction.

Saleh, N.; Voituriez, A.* J. Org. Chem. 201681, 4371.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00473


47Tetrathia[7]helicene phosphorus derivatives : experimental and theoretical investigations of electronic properties, and preliminary application as organocatalysts.

Dova, D.; Viglianti, L.; Mussini, P. R.; Prager, S.; Dreuw, A.; Voituriez, A.; Licandro E.; Cauteruccio S. Asian J. Org. Chem. 20165, 537.

DOI : 10.1002/ajoc.201600025


46Planar Chiral Phosphoramidites with Paracyclophane Scaffold : Synthesis, Gold(I) Complexes and Enantioselective Cycloisomerization of Dienynes.

Wu, Z.; Isaac, K.; Retailleau, P.; Betzer, J. F.;* Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A. Chem. Eur. J. 201622, 3278.

DOI : 10.1002/chem.201504658


45Use of Planar Chiral Ferrocenylphosphine-Gold(I) Complexes in the Asymmetric Cycloisomerization of 3-Hydroxylated 1,5-Enynes.

Wu, Z.; Retailleau, P.; Gandon, V.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 70.

DOI : 10.1002/ejoc.201501121


44Synthesis of New Phosphahelicene Scaffolds and Development of Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Allen-ene Cyclizations.

Aillard P.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* Chem. Eur. J. 201521, 11989.

DOI : 10.1002/chem.201501697


43Phosphahelicenes in Asymmetric Organocatalysis : [3+2] Cyclizations of γ-Substituted Allenes and Electron-Poor Olefins.

Gicquel, M.; Zhang, Y.; Aillard, P.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201554, 5470.

DOI : 10.1002/anie.201500299


Catalytic Cyclization Reactions of Huisgen Zwitterion with α‑Ketoesters by in Situ Chemoselective Phosphine Oxide Reduction.

Fourmy, K.; Voituriez, A.* Org. Lett. 201517, 1537.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b00426


41An Access to New Endoperoxide Derivatives by Electrochemical Oxidation of Substituted 3-Azabicyclo[4.1.0]hept-4-enes.

Nuter, F.; Dimé, A.K.D.; Chen, C.; Bounaadja, L.; Mouray, E.; Florent, I.; Six, Y.;* Buriez, O.;* Marinetti, A.;* Voituriez, A.* Chem. Eur. J. 201521, 5584.

DOI : 10.1002/chem.201406138


40Phosphine Organocatalysis for the Synthesis of Spirocyclic Compounds.

Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.;* Gicquel, M. Synlett 201526, 1424.

DOI : 10.1055/s-0034-1379251


39Helicene-like chiral auxiliaries in asymmetric catalysis.

Aillard P.; Voituriez, A.; Marinetti, A. Dalton Trans. 201443, 15263.

DOI : 10.1039/c4dt01935k


38Phospha-Thiahelicenes : Synthesis and Uses in Enantioselective Gold Catalysis.

Aillard P.; Voituriez, A.;* Dova, D.; Cauteruccio, S.; Licandro, E.; Marinetti, A.* Chem. Eur. J. 201420, 12373.

DOI : 10.1002/chem.201402822


37A [2+2+2] cyclization strategy for the synthesis of phosphorus embedding [6]helicene-like structures.

Aillard P.; Retailleau P.; Voituriez A.;* Marinetti, A.* Chem. Commun. 201450, 2199.

DOI : 10.1039/c3cc48943d


36Helicenes with Embedded Phosphole Units in Enantioselective Gold Catalysis. Yavari, K. ; Aillard, P.; Zhang, Y.; Nuter, F.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.*  Chem. Int. Ed.201453, 861.

DOI : 10.1002/anie.201308377


35Thiophostone-Derived Brønsted Acids in the Organocatalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation of Quinolines : Influence of the P-Stereogenicity.

Ferry, A.; Stemper, J.; Marinetti, A.; Voituriez, A.;* Guinchard, X.* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 188.

DOI : 10.1002/ejoc.201301253


34Development of Chiral Phosphoric Acids based on Ferrocene-Bridged Paracyclophane Frameworks.

Stemper, J.; Isaac, K.; Pastor, J.; Frison, G.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.; Betzer, J.-F.; Marinetti, A. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013355, 3613.

DOI : 10.1002/adsc.201300697


33Heterohelicenes with embedded P-chiral 1H-phosphindole or dibenzophosphole units : diastereoselective photochemical synthesis and structural characterization. Yavari, K. ; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.*  Eur. J. 201319, 9939.

DOI : 10.1002/chem.201300844


32Synthesis of 3,3′-Spirocyclic Oxindoles via Phosphine Catalyzed [4 + 2] Cyclizations.

Gicquel, M.; Gomez, C.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* Org. Lett. 201315, 4002.

DOI : 10.1021/ol401798w


31[3,3]Paracyclophanes as Planar Chiral Scaffolds for the Synthesis of New Phosphoric Acids.

Stemper, J.; Isaac, K.; Duret, V.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.; Betzer J.-F.; Marinetti A. Chem. Commun. 201349, 6084.

DOI : 10.1039/c3cc41496e


30Platinum(II) catalyzed enantioselective cycloisomerizations of 3-hydroxylated 1,5-enynes.

Zhang, Y.; Jullien, H.; Brissy, D.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.; Marinetti, A. Chem. Cat. Chem. 20135, 2051.

DOI : 10.1002/cctc.201200743


29Phosphine organocatalysis in the synthesis of natural products and bioactive compounds.

Gomez, C.; Betzer, J.-F.; Voituriez, A.; Marinetti, A. Chem. Cat. Chem. 20135, 1055.

DOI : 10.1002/cctc.201200442


28Phosphine-Catalyzed Synthesis of 3,3-Spirocyclopenteneoxindoles from γ-Substituted Allenoates : Systematic Studies and Targeted Applications.

Gomez, C.; Gicquel, M.; Carry, J.-C.; Schio, L.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* J. Org. Chem. 201378, 1488.

DOI : 10.1021/jo302460d


271H-Phosphindoles as structural units in the synthesis of chiral helicenes.

Yavari, K.; Moussa, S.; Ben Hassine, B.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.; Marinetti, A. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201251, 6748.

DOI : 10.1002/anie.201202024


26Enantioselective, transition metal catalyzed cycloisomerizations.

Marinetti, A.; Jullien, H.; Voituriez, A. Chem. Soc. Rev. 201241, 4884.

DOI : 10.1039/c2cs35020c


25Stereoselective synthesis of planar chiral 2,2’-diarylsubstituted ferrocene derivatives as precursors for new 2-phospha[3]ferrocenophanes.

Neel, M.; Panossian, A.; Voituriez, A.; Marinetti, A. J. Organomet. Chem. 2012716, 187.

DOI : /10.1016/j.jorganchem.2012.06.033


24Heterocyclic Spiranes and Dispiranes via Enantioselective Phosphine Catalyzed [3+2] Annulations.

Duvvuru, D.; Pinto, N.; Gomez, C.; Betzer, J. –F.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.;* Marinetti, A.* Adv. Synth. Catal. 2012354, 408.

DOI : 10.1002/adsc.201100748


23Phosphine-Catalyzed [3+2] Cyclizations : Applications to the Enantioselective Synthesis of Cyclopentene-Fused Chromanones and Dihydroquinolinones.

Neel, M.; Gouin, J.; Voituriez, A.; Marinetti, A. Synthesis 201112, 2003.

DOI : 10.1055/s-0030-1260466


22Organocatalytic Enantioselective Desymmetrization of Cyclic Enones via Phosphine Promoted [3+2] Annulations.

Pinto, N.; Retailleau, P.; Voituriez, A.; Marinetti A. Chem. Commun. 201145, 1015.

DOI : 10.1039/c0cc03164j


21An Organocatalytic [3+2] Cyclisation Strategy for the Highly Enantioselective Synthesis of Spirooxindoles.

Voituriez, A.; Pinto, N.; Neel, M.; Retailleau, P.; Marinetti A. Chem. Eur. J. 201016, 12541.

DOI : 10.1002/chem.201001791


20Studies on the asymmetric, phosphine-promoted [3+2] annulations of allenic esters with 2-aryl-1,1-dicyanoalkenes.

Schuler, M.; Voituriez, A.; Marinetti, A. Tetrahedron : Asymmetry 201021, 1569.


19Expanding the Scope of Enantioselective FerroPHANE-promoted [3+2] Annulations on α-unsaturated Ketones.

Pinto, N.; Neel, M.; Panossian, A.; Retailleau, P.; Frison, G.; Voituriez, A.; Marinetti A. Chem. Eur. J. 201016, 1033.

DOI : 10.1002/chem.200901893


18Enantioselective Phosphine Organocatalysis.

Marinetti, A.; Voituriez, A. Synlett 20102, 174.

DOI : 10.1055/s-0029-1219157


17Synthesis of Chiral 2-Phospha[3]ferrocenophanes and their Behaviour as Organocatalysts in [3+2] Cyclization Reactions. 

Voituriez, A.; Panossian, A.; Fleury-Brégeot, N.; Retailleau, P.; Marinetti, A. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2009351, 1968.

DOI : 10.1002/adsc.200900193


16A facile synthesis of 4-methylene-1,3-oxazolidines from γ-hydroxybutynoate and N-tosylimines.

Fleury-Brégeot, N.; Voituriez, A.; Retailleau, P.; Marinetti, A. Tetrahedron Lett. 200950, 4700.



152-Phospha[3]ferrocenophanes with Planar Chirality : Synthesis and Use in Enantioselective Organocatalytic [3 + 2] Cyclizations.

Voituriez, A.; Panossian, A.; Fleury-Brégeot, N.; Retailleau, P.; Marinetti, A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 14030.

DOI : 10.1021/ja806060a

1) Synthesis of new chiral phosphines with helical and planar chirality.

2) Enantioselective phosphine organocatalysis.

3) Synthesis and applications of phospha-helicenes.

4) Asymmetric gold-catalyzed reactions.

5) Organometallic chemistry.

6) Medicinal chemistry and total synthesis.

    • Total of 95 papers with lecture committee, 1 Book Chapter, 1 Patent, >4300 citations, h-index = 35 (WoS 02/2024).
    • 70 oral communications and conferences (15 Invitations in national and international congresses, 32 Invited Lectures in Universities, 23 Oral Communications in symposium and congress).
    • 2016 : Distinguished Member of the French Chemical Society
    • 2019 : ACS Green Chemistry Institute Pharmaceutical Roundtable Award
    • 2020 : Recipient of the program « Discovery China » from the French Embassy in China
    • 2020 : “Jean–Marie Lehn Award” from the Organic Chemistry division of the French Chemical Society


    • Deputy Coordinator of the “Organic Synthesis and Catalysic Methods Department” (since 2015)
    • Group Leader of the « Phosphorus and Catalysis team » at the ICSN (since 2020)
    • Supervision and co-supervision of 6 Master students, 10 PhD students and 6 postDocs.
    • Teaching experience at Paris-Saclay University: ~ 40h/year.
    • Council member of the Labex Charm3at (2012-2022), the ICSN (2015-2019) and ICSN lectures (2012-2015; 2019-2020).
    • Organization: Summer School Charm3at 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2022; 5th French-Czech “Vltava” Symposium 2014; 14th ICSN Symposium 2015.
    • Board member of the « French-Japanese Society of Medicinal and Fine Chemistry » (since 2019).
    • “Editorial Board Member” of the Journal “Green Synthesis and Catalysis” (Elsevier).

    National funding: Coordinator of the ANR project HUISPHOS (2014-2017) “New developments in phosphine organocatalysis”; ANR SWITCH-PHOS (2017-2021) “Bimetallic complexes of photoswitchable phosphines and uses in catalysis” and ANR Electro-PHOS (2023-2026) “Towards the Development of New Redox Electro-Catalytic and Asymmetric Processes”.

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