Théo PIERRU

PhD

Sorbonne University
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5
Tower 32-42, 4th floor, office 418
CASCH group

Research interests:

  • Asymmetric organocatalysis
  • Superacids

Scientific career

  • Since Nov. 2023: Doctoral thesis at Sorbonne University (IPCM, UMR 8232) under the supervision of Dr. Gilles Lemière.
    Topic: New Cationic OrganoAcids for Applications in Synthesis
  • 2022-2023: Master II Research in Organic Chemistry at the University of Caen (France).
  • 2020-2023: Engineering diploma from the École Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Caen (ENSICAEN, France)
    • March 2023-August 2023: Research internship at Oril Industrie (Servier) Under the supervision of Dr. Léo Bettoni and Dr. Alexandre Jean.
      Topic: Development of a new methodology for the synthesis of N-sulfonylamidines by photochemical route.
    • Nov. 2022-Feb. 2023: Research project at the Molecular and Thioorganic Chemistry Laboratory (LCMT, UMR6507, Caen, France) under the direction of Dr. BAUDOUX Jerôme.
      Topic: Chemical modification of cinchonidine for application in asymmetric organocatalysis.
    • April 2022-August 2022: Erasmus + research internship at the Ångström Laboratory (Uppsala University, Sweden) under the supervision of Prof. Andreas Orthaber.
      Topic: Synthesis of phosphorus ligands.
    • Jan. 2022-March 2022: Research project at the Molecular and Thioorganic Chemistry Laboratory (LCMT, UMR6507, Caen, France) under the direction of Prof. Emmanuel Pfund.
      Topic: Functionalization of sugar (D-ribose) for the design of innovative fluorinated nucleic acids (medical applications).

Selected publications