Photocatalysis and Organocatalysis With Efficient Reactivity

Group picture (december 2019, Christmas Party)

from left to right: Ji-Yuan Lyu, Wei-Yang Ma, Thibaut Courant, Géraldine Masson, Tuan Lé, Marine Lombard, Aurélie Claraz, Thomas Varlet, Thérèse Ecolasse, Luc Neuville (with our Secret Santa gifts)!

News from the lab

Jan 6, 2021
An organocatalytic asymmetric (3+2)-cycloaddition for the construction of indolines is now published in Organic Letters! Congrats to Wei-Yang, Coralie and Damien!
Nov 24, 2020
An electrochemical 3-component reaction for the building of heterocycles with 3 fluorine atoms is now published in Organic Chemistry Frontiers!  Congrats to Aurélie Djian (former M2 student from ENSCM)!
Sept 21, 2020 Congrats to Ji-Yuan! The preparation of a new chiral photosensitizer and its applications to the enantioselective synthesis of 1,2-diamines are now reported in Journal of Organic Chemistry!
Sept 12, 2020
Warm congratulations to Guillaume (former Ph.D student in our group, 2016-2019) who received the Organic Chemistry Ph.D prize of the SCF in the île de France section!
Aug 10, 2020
Congrats to Tuan for his syntheses of new heptazines! These molecules have been used as organic photocatalysts and these results are published in Chem. Commun.!
Aug 10, 2020
Thibaut, Marine and Dina’s works dealing with the combined use of tritylium and iodine as organic Lewis acid catalyst have been published in Org. Biomol. Chem.! Congrats!
Feb 29, 2020 Congrats to Thomas and Coralie! Their works dealing with redox divergent organocatalytic enantioselective quinones Diels-Alder reactions are published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.!
Feb 4, 2020 The Power group is electrifying! Our electrochemical method to access CF3-containing morpholines is published in Org. Lett.
Jan 27, 2019
Damien Bouchet and Nsulu Didine Biatuma joined the group as M.Sc. students. Damien is from Sorbonne University Paris and Didine comes from University Paris Saclay. Welcome to the group!
Dec 18, 2019
Our traditional Christmas Party took place in the coffee room of the institute.
Nov 13, 2019 A new paper from the group in the field of photocatalysis! Congrats to Tuan, Thibaut and Tuan for their work in collaboration with Pierre Audebert and Clémence Allain. They report the synthesis of new s-tetrtrazines and their use as organic dye photocatalysts!
Nov 12, 2019 Congratulations to Géraldine who is now asociate editor of “Journal of Organic Chemistry“.
Nov 8, 2019 Warm congratulations to Guillaume Levitre who has just defended his thesis! He is now PhD! All the best for your postdoctoral studies in the group of Professor Jérôme Lacour!
Oct 29, 2019 Congratulations to Lucie for her new paper published in Chem. Eur. J. concerning an enantioselective aza-Diels-Alder reaction!
Sept 15, 2019 Congratulations to Tuan, Thibaut and Jérémy for their work dealing with the use of s-tetrazine as catalyst in an aerobic Nitroso-Diels-Alder! Their results have been published in ChemCatChem!
Aug 31, 2019 Aurélie Djian has completed her Master internship in the lab. Congratulations and good luck for your PhD studies!
Aug 21, 2019 Congratulations to Guillaume, Clément, Audrey and Nawel for their paper published in ChemCatChem merging enantioselective Bronsted acid catalysis and photocatalysis!
July 26, 2019 Our BBQ party took place nearby the institute with a beautiful weather!
July 24, 2019 Congratulations to Guillaume Levitre and Guillaume Dagousset for their new papers in Organic Letters on photoredox mediated 4 components azidoalkoxytrifluoromethylation of alkenes.
July 16, 2019 Guillaume went to the 21st European Symposium on Organic Chemistry in Vienna thanks to a SCF fellowship! The opportunity for him to present his poster entitled: “Asymmetric organocatalysis: synthesis of cyclohepta[b]indoles by (4+3)-cycloaddition”.
July 15, 2019 Congratulations to Lucie Jarrige, a former PhD student (2014-2018), who got a new award: the SEQENS PhD prize of the SCF Ile-de-France section!
June 20, 2019
Miléna Rives has completed her Master internship in the lab. Congratulations and all the best for your future!
June 17, 2019
Congratulation to Coralie for her work dealing with tandem reaction of deoxygenation/[4+2] cycloaddition with chiral copper phosphate complexes. Her paper was published in European Journal of Organic Chemistry!
May 31, 2019
Simone Scaringi left after 3 month spent with u as Erasmus trainee…. All the best for your future!
May 2019
Géraldine has been awarded J.-M. LEHN price of 2019 from the department of Organic Chemistry of the French Chemical Society. This award recognizes an advanced resercher having between 8 and 15 years of career. Congratulations!
May 2019
Lucie Jarrige, a former PhD student (2014-2018) is the winner of the thesis price Dina Surdin 2019. Congrats!
March 1, 2019 Welcome to Aurélie Djian and Simone Scaringi who join our group for an internship! Aurélie is a engineering student from the school of Montpellier (ENSCM) and Simone is an Erasmus student from the University of Pavia.
Feb 22, 2019
Géraldine has her description reported on the website of the INC. Congrats! She aims the no waste!
Feb 8, 2019 Congratulations to Lucie, Danijel and Guillaume for their work on the synthesis of highly enantioenriched benzothiazolopyrimidines under chiral Bronsted acid catalysis! Their paper is published in Chemical Science!
Feb 7, 2019 Congratulations to Thomas and Guillaume for their work on the cycloaddition of 1,3-diene-1-carbamates with azodicarboxylates which is now published in Bioorganic and medicinal chemistry!
Feb 4, 2019 Miléna joins our group as a Master student from the University of Bordeaux. Welcome!
Jan 8, 2019 Welcome to Clément who joins our team as a postdoctoral fellow.