Sorbonne University
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5
Tower 32-42, 5th floor, office
MACO team
Phone: 33(0)1 44 27 31 78

Research interests

Synthesis of new phosphorylated ligands with C2 geometry, Organometallic catalysis, Total synthesis of natural products

Current research

  • Study of the influence of ligands in cycloisomerisation reactions catalysed by gold and rhodium complexes
  • Total synthesis of Neomeranol

Scientific career

  • since Sept. 2022 University Professor.
  • since 2010 Institut Parisien de Chimie Moléculaire UMR 7201, Synthesis Organic Chemistry group, team of Pr. Fensterbank, Sorbonne University (Paris, France).
  • sept 2002 Associate Professor at the University Pierre et Marie Curie, Chemistry of Heterocycles team, directed by Pr Lhommet, IPCM UMR 7201.
  • 2000-2002 ATER position at the University Pierre et Marie Curie, research internship in the Organic Chemistry Laboratory directed by Pr Malacria, UMR 7611.
  • 1998-1999 Post-doctoral internship, Laboratory of Pharmacological and Toxicological Chemistry and Biochemistry, UMR 8601, René Descartes University.
  • 1994-1998 Doctorate from Ecole Polytechnique, DCPH Laboratory directed by Pr. Mathey, Ecole Polytechnique. Thesis work financed by Rhodia Chimie.
  • 1993-1994 DEA in Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry from Pierre et Marie Curie University, option Fine Organic Chemistry.
  • 1989-1993 1st and 2nd cycles at the University Pierre et Marie Curie

Selected publications

  1. Ring Expansions Within Gold-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of O-tethered 1,6-enynes. Application to the Synthesis of Natural Product-like Macrocycles, Simonneau, A. ; Harrak, Y. ; Jeanne-Julien, L. ; Lemière, G. ; Mouriès-Mansuy, V. ; Goddard, J.-P. ; Malacria, M. ; Fensterbank, L. ChemCatChem20135, 1096. Lien
  2. Total Synthesis of Indolizidine (+)-223A, Mouloud, F. ; Lhommet, G. ; Mouriès-Mansuy, V. Eur. J. Org. Chem20123, 463-465. Lien
  3. Non-Innocent Ligands : New Opportunities in Iron Catalysis, Blanchard, S. ; Derat, E. ; Desage-El Murr, M. ; Fensterbank,L. ; Malacria, M. ; Mouriès-Mansuy, V. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 20123, 376-389. Lien
  4. Combination of Gold Catalysis and Selectfluor for the Synthesis of Fluorinated Nitrogen Heterocycles, Simonneau, A. ; Garcia, P. ; Aubert, C. ; Goddard, J.-P. ; Mouriès-Mansuy, V. ; Malacria, M. ; Fensterbank, L. Beilstein J. Org. Chem 20117, 1379-1386. Lien
  5. Total synthesis of Quinolizidine (-)-217A, Fellah, M. ; Santarem, M. ; Lhommet, G. ; Mouriès-Mansuy, V. J. Org. Chem. 201075, 7803-7808. Lien
  6. Gold-vs. Platinum-Catalyzed Polycyclizations by O-Acyl Migration. Solvent-Free Reactions, Moreau, X. ; Goddard, J.-P. ; Bernard, M. ; Lemière, G. ; Lopez-Romero, J.-M. ; Mainetti, E. ; Nicolas, M. ; Mouriès, V. ; Thorimbert, S. ; Fensterbank, L. ; Malacria, M. Adv. Syn. Synth. Catal. ; 2008, 43-48. Lien