Photocatalysis and Organocatalysis With Efficient Reactivity

News from the lab

Dec 15, 2022 Florent has finished his postdoctoral studies. We wish you all the best for the future.
Dec 13, 2022 Congrats Marine for having successfully defended your Ph.D thesis! We wish you a bright future in teaching!
Dec 3, 2022
Welcome Vittoria, a new visiting PhD candidate from Italy (group of Prof. N. Della Cà. in Parma)!
Nov 11, 2022
Congrats Ji-Yuan for your work on the divergent cyclodimerization of styrylnaphtols! (1+1+4+4) or (4+2): please make your choice in Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry!
Nov 2, 2022
Welcome Luca, our new italian PhD candidate!
Nov 1, 2022
Congrats Damien and Thomas for your review on the difunctionalization of enamides!
Oct 1, 2022
Welcome Emma and Emeric, the two new PhD candidates of the group! And welcome Lorenzo, an italian visiting PhD candidate (group of Prof. Fagnoni)!
Sept 22, 2022
Congrats Wei-Yang for the successful defense of your PhD! We are happy that you stay one more year with us as a postdoctoral fellow!
July 9, 2022
The results of Thomas and Damien dealing with TBADT-photocalyzed Dearomative Hydroacylation of Indoles is now available on Chem. Eur. J.! Congrats to both of them!
Apr 12, 2022
Congrats to Wei-Yang and Emeric for their work on a CPA-catalyzed enantioselective (4+2) cycloaddition which has been published in Adv. Synth. and Catal.
Feb 14, 2022
Welcome to Daniel who is coming from Germany for an internship of 2 months in the group!
Jan 24, 2022
Welcome back to Emeric who is starting his master internship in the group!
Dec 22, 2021
Our review on C-C bond formation through cathodic electrochemical processes is published in ACS Org. Inorg. Au!
Dec 10, 2021
Warm congratulations to Thomas who successfully defended his thesis! Dr Varlet, we wish you all the best for your postdoctoral position in the group of A. Fürstner!
Dec 1, 2021
Welcome to Florent who joined the team as a postodoctoral fellow in collaboration with Laurent El Kaïm (LSO polytechnique)!
Nov 30, 2021
Arpan ended his postdoctoral fellowship. We wish you all the best for your future!
Nov 15, 2021 Ji-Yuan and Matteo describe the synthesis and application of a new family of chiral bifunctional Bronsted-acid/Photosensitizer catalysts in RSC Advances: Congrats!
Nov 11, 2021
Our last results in electroreductive processes for the synthesis of gem-difluoroalkenes are published in Chem. Eur. J.!
Nov 9, 2021
Congratulations to Ji-Yuan and Tuan who report a new application of s-tetrazine as organic photocalyst! Their work is published in Synlett!
Oct 19, 2021
Welcome to Franck, the first postdoctoral fellow from the labcom CNRS-Seqens!
Oct 1, 2021 Welcome to Aurélien, our new PhD student!
Sept 24, 2021 Congrats to JiYuan who successfully defended his PhD thesis! We wish you all the best for your postdotctoral studies in China!
Sept 24, 2021
Congrats to Thomas who presented his results during a sympposium in the Vosges mountains (SECO 58). He got the best oral communications!!
August 13, 2021
In 2021, we were very pleased to welcome in the group many students from different universities: Lucas (M2, UPEC), Emeric and Mohammed (M1, Paris-Saclay university), Anissa (L3, Paris University), Kenza (1st year, ENSCM), Louis (L3, Versailles University). We thank all of them for their work and their enthusiasm and we wish them all the best in their future studies!
July 23, 2021
Congratulations to Thomas for his work on the chiral phosphoric acid-catalyzed enantioselective synthesis of spiroindolenines in collabaration with Vincent Gandon (ICMMO)! It is now published in JACS!
May/June 2021
We are very pleased to welcome in the group Mohammed, Kenza and Louis from Paris-Saclay University, ENSCM and Versailles University!
April 2021
Welcome to Emeric and Anissa, 2 new internships from Paris-Saclay University and Paris University!
March 23, 2021 Congratulations to Thomas for his review on enantioselective cycloadditions of enamides and dienamides catalyzed by chiral phosphoric acids! This paper is now published in Chem Comm!
March 4, 2021
Congrats to Tuan who defended his PhD thesis ans is now Docteur in chemistry! All the best for your future in computer sciences!
March 1, 2021 Welcome to Matteo and Arpan who join the Power group as Phd student and postdoc!
Feb 1, 2021
Welcome to Lucas, ou new M2 internship from Paris-Est Créteil University!
Jan 25, 2021
Warm congratulations to Géraldine who has been appointed deputy editor of the new journal of ACS: ACS Organic & Inorganic Au!
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.