Gilles LEMIÈRE

Associate researcher (HDR)

Sorbonne University
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5
Tower 32-42, 5th floor, office 514
CASCH group
Phone: +33 (0)1 44 27 39 32

Research interests

Organic Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, Multi-step synth

Current research

  • Cycloisomerisation reactions catalysed by Lewis acids: Bi, Au
  • Synthesis of new organometallic complexes
  • Interaction of tetravalent silanes with Lewis Bases

Selected recent results

Synthesis of spirocyclic ethers – Org. Chem. Front. 2016 Link

Synthesis of functionalised cyclopentenones – Org. Lett. 2016 Link

Cycloisomerisation of allene-enol ethers – Org. Lett. 2015 Link

Cycloisomerisation of gamma-allenic ketones – Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014 Link

Scientific career

  • Since Oct. 2015 : CNRS Researcher at IPCM, team Méthodes et Applications en Chimie Organique (MACO) UMR 8232 CNRS – Sorbonne Université (Paris, France)
  • 2015 : “Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR)”, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis
  • 2010: CNRS Researcher at Institut de Chimie de Nice (ICN), UMR 7272 CNRS – Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis
  • 2008–2010: Postdoc in Manchester under the supervision of Pr Jonathan Clayden
  • 2008: PhD at UPMC under the supervision of Pr. Max Malacria, and Pr. Louis Fensterbank
  • 2005: Master degree in Organic Chemistry at UPMC

Selected publications

  1. Catalytic Rearrangement of 2-Alkoxy Diallyl Alcohols : Acces to polysubstituted CyclopentanonesLempenauer, L. ; Dunach, E. ;* Lemière, G.* Org. Lett. 201618, 1326-1329. Lien
  2. Bismuth(III) triflate-catalysed tandem cyclisations towards complex polycyclic ethers, Ondet, P. ; Lempenauer, L. ; Dunach, E. ;* Lemière, G.* Org. Chem Front. 20163, 999-1003. Lien
  3. Cycloisomerization of Allene-Enol Ethers under Bi(OTf)3 Catalysis, Ondet, P ; Joffrin, A. ; Diaf, I. ; Lemière, G.* ; Duñach, E.*  Org. Lett. 201517, 1002-1015. Lien
  4. Bi(III)-catalysed synthesis of substituted indanes by a double hydroarylation of unactivated 1,3-dienes, Cacciuttolo, B. ; Ondet, P. ; Poulain-Martini, S. ; Lemiere, G. ; Dunach, E.* Org. Chem. Frontiers 20141, 765-769. Lien
  5. Metal Triflate-Catalysed Synthesis of Polycyclic Tertiary Alcohols by Cyclisation of -Allenic Ketones, Diaf, I. ; Lemière, G.* ; Dunach, E.* Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201453, 4177-4180. Lien
  6. Catalytic Activation of Olefins by Metal Triflates and Triflimides : Application to Fragrance Chemistry, Lemière, G. ; Dunach, E.* Chem. Eur. J. 201319, 3270-3280. Lien
  7. Bi(OTf)3– Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Aryl-Allenes, Lemière, G. ; Cacciuttolo, B. ; Belhassen, E. ; Duñach, E.* Org. Lett. 201214, 2750-2753. Lien
  8. A General Synthetic Approach to the Amnesic Shellfish Toxins : Total Synthesis of (−)-Isodomoic Acid B, (−)-Isodomoic Acid E and (−)-Isodomoic Acid F, Lemière, G. ; Sedehizadeh, S. ; Toueg, J. ; Fleary-Roberts N. ; Clayden J.* Chem. Commun. 201147, 3745-3547
  9. Generation and Trapping of Cyclopentenylidene Gold Species : Four Pathways to Polycyclic Compounds, Lemière, G. ; Gandon, V.* ; Cariou, K. ; Hours, A. ; Fukuyama, T. ; Dhimane A.-L. ; Fensterbank, L.* ; Malacria, M.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 2993-3006. Lien
  10. The role of Bent Acyclic Allene Gold Complexes in Axis-to-Center Chirality Transfers, Gandon, V.* ; Lemière, G. ; Hours, A. ; Fensterbank, L.* ; Malacria, M.* Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200847, 7534-7538. Lien