Valentin POIRIER

PhD student

Sorbonne University
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5
Tower 32-42, 4th floor, office 420
CASCH group

Research interests:

  • Catalysis, hydrogenations and dehydrogenations

Scientific career

  • Since October 2023: Doctoral thesis at Sorbonne University under the supervision of Dr. Marc Petit and Dr. Alexandre Pradal (IPCM, UMR 8232).
  • 2021-2023: Master in Molecular Chemistry at Sorbonne University (Paris, France).
    • Feb. 2023-Jul. 2023: Research internship at Sorbonne University (IPCM, UMR 8232) under the direction of Prof. Giovanni Poli and Dr. Alexandre Pradal.
      Topic: Approaches towards the total synthesis of (–)-cannabidiol.
    • April 2022-July 2022: Research Internship at Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna (Bologna, Italy) under the direction of Prof. Pier-Giorgio Cozzi and Prof. Andrea Gualandi.
      Topic: Alkylation of carbonyl derivatives using thianthrenium salts.
  • 2017-2021: Double Degree in Chemistry and German
    • Feb. 2021-Jul. 2021: Research internship at the Technische Universität Berlin (Berlin, Germany) under the direction of Prof. Martin Oestreich.
      Topic: Asymmetric transfer reactions mediated by cyclohexadiene derivatives.
    • Oct. 2019-August 2020: Eramsus+ study stay at the Universität Hamburg (Hamburg, Germany).

Selected publications

  1. Dielectrophilic Approach to Sequential Heterofunctionalization of Ethylene from Vinylthianthrenium Salt.
    Magagnano, G.; Poirier, V.; Romoli, F.; Corbisiero, D.; Calogero, F.; Cozzi, P. G.; Gualandi, A. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2024, e202400224.