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ROY Myriam

Sorbonne Université,
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5

Couloir 32-42 4ème étage

Office 416


Research interests:

Total synthesis, Organic nanoparticles, radiolabelling, HPLC

Current research:

  • Total synthesis of natural products.
  • Degradable dendrimer-based drug nanocarrier.
  • Persulfated aromatic asterisks for sensors and biosensors.
  • Helicenes and chiral polyaromatics (including chiral nanographene).

Recent Results:

  • Chiral nanographene with [5]helicene units.

Scientific background:

  • Since September 2018: Assistant Professor (Maître de Conférences) at Sorbonne Université (IPCM, UMR 8232) in the group of Dr. Alejandro Pérez-Luna.
    Topic: Total synthesis of natural products
  • 2010-2018: Assistant Professor (Maître de Conférences) at Aix-Marseille Université (Marseille, France, CINaM, UMR 7235) in the group of Prof. Jean-Manuel Raimundo.
    Topic: Synthesis of polyaromatic molecules for applications in biology
  • 2008-2010: Postdoctoral position at CEA (Saclay, France) under the supervision of Dr. Bernard Rousseau.
    Topic: Synthesis and NMR studies of tritium-radiolabeled compounds.
  • 2003-2008: PhD in organic chemistry at University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana, USA) under the supervision of Prof. Richard Taylor.
    Topic: Total synthesis of tedanolides and myriaporones
    • 2005 and 2007: Graduate Research Assistant at Leibniz Universität Hannover (Hannover, Germany) under the supervision of Prof. Markus Kalesse.

Selected papers:

  1. How Does Multivalent Glycodendrimers Benefit from Sulfur Chemistry?, Gingras, M; Chabre, Y. M.; Roy, M.; Roy, R. Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, 4823.
  2. Turn-On Phosphorescence by Metal Coordination to a Multivalent Terpyridine Ligand: A New Paragigm for Luminescent Sensors, Fermi, A.; Bergamini, G.; Roy, M.; Gingras, M.; Ceroni, P. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 6395.
  3. Benzylic-Type Couplings Provide an Important Asymmetric Entry to Functionalized, Non-Racemic Helicenes, Terrasson, V. ; Roy, M. ; Moutard, S. ; Lafontaine, M.-P. ; Pèpe, G. ; Félix, G. ; Gingras M. RSC Advances, 2014, 4; 32412.
  4. A Chiral Nanographene Propeller Embedding Six Enantiomerically Stable [5]Helicene Units, Berezhnaia, V.; Roy, M.; Vanthuyne, N.; Villa, M.; Naubron, J.-N.; Rodriguez, J.; Coquerel, Y.; Gingras. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 18508.
  5. Delaying Anticancer Drug Delivery by Self-Assembly and Branching Effects of Minimalist Dendron-Drug Conjugates, Correard, F.; Roy, M.; Terrasson, V.; Braguer, D.; Esteve, M.-A.; Gingras, M. Chem. Eur. J., 2018, doi:10.1002/chem.201801092.

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