Guillaume VIVES

Associate Professor, HDR

Sorbonne Université,
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5
Couloir 42-43 5ème étage
GOBS Group
Tel: 33(0)1 44 27 39 60
Fax: 33(0)1 44 27 38 41

Research interest

Supramolecular chemistry, Molecular machines, Coordination chemistry, Organic synthesis.

Current Research

  • Switchable molecular tweezers
  • Rotaxanes and Polyrotaxanes of cyclodextrin for bio-imaging
  • Cyclodextrin-based molecular machines

Recent Results

  • A molecular information ratchet using a cone-shaped macrocycle (Chem. 2023, 9, 1147-1163.)
  • Size-dependent compression of threaded alkyldiphosphate in head to head cyclodextrin [3]pseudorotaxanes. (Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 2218 – 2225)
  • Precise rate control of pseudorotaxane dethreading by pH-responsive selectively functionalized cyclodextrins. (Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 7938.)
  • Substrate-dependent allosteric regulation. (Commun. Chem. 2019, 2, 144.)
  • Six states switching with three orthogonal stimulus. (J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 9213–9220.)
  • Switchable magnetic molecular tweezers (Chem Commun 201551, 12916-12919, back cover)
  • Cyclodextrin [3]rotaxanes as MRI contrast agent (Org. Lett.201719, 1136-1139.)

Education and Employment

  • Associate professor, Sorbonne University, Institut Parisien de Chimie Moléculaire (2010 – present)
  • Accreditation to supervise research (HDR), University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (2016)
  • Postdoctoral fellow under the supervision of Dr. Nathan D. McClenaghan, ISM, Bordeaux (2009 – 2010)
    “Communication between functional molecules via photo-controled ions”
  • Postdoctoral fellow under the supervision of Pr. James M. Tour, Rice University, Houston, Texas (2007 – 2009)
    “Synthesis of functionalized nanovehicles”
  • PhD in molecular chemistry under the supervision of Pr. Jean-Pierre Launay and Dr. Gwénaël Rapenne, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse (2007)
    “Synthesis of a family of rotative molecular motors”
  • MSc of Chemistry, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse (2004)
  • Agrégation of Chemistry (2003)
  • Ecole Normale Supérieure of Lyon (2000 – 2003)
  • ENS Lyon (2000 – 2003).

Scientific production

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/G-4248-2010

  • 40 articles (h-index 24, 1400 citations)
  • 1 book chapter
  • 6 invited international conferences
  • 13 invited seminars
  • 23 oral communications (14 inter. – 9 nat.)

Selected Publications

  1. A molecular information ratchet using a cone-shaped macrocycle,
    E. Liu, S. Cherraben, L. Boulo, C. Troufflard, B. Hasenknopf, G. Vives*, M. Sollogoub*
    Chem 2023, 10.1016/j.chempr.2022.1012.1017
  2. Size-dependent compression of threaded alkyldiphosphate in head to head cyclodextrin [3]pseudorotaxanes,
    J. Scelle, H. Vervoitte, L. Bouteiller, L.-M. Chamoreau, M. Sollogoub, G. Vives*, B. Hasenknopf*
    Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 2218 – 2225. (front cover)
  3. Precise rate control of pseudorotaxane dethreading by pH-responsive selectively functionalized cyclodextrins.
    S. Cherraben, J. Scelle, B. Hasenknopf,* G. Vives,* M. Sollogoub* 
    Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 7938. (front cover)
  4. Dual switchable molecular tweezers incorporating anisotropic MnIII–salphen complexes 
    B. Doistau, L. Benda, J.-L. Cantin, O. Cador, F. Pointillart, W. Wernsdorfer, L.-M. Chamoreau, V. Marvaud, B. Hasenknopf, G. Vives*
    Dalton Trans. 202049, 8872-8882. (Back cover)
  5. Substrate-dependent allosteric regulation by switchable catalytic molecular tweezers
    L. Benda, B. Doistau, C. Rossi-Gendron, L.-M. Chamoreau, B. Hasenknopf, G. Vives,* Commun. Chem20192, 144.
  6. Six states switching of redox-active molecular tweezers by three orthogonal stimuli. 
    B. Doistau, L. Benda, J.-L. Cantin, L.-M. Chamoreau, E. Ruiz, V. Marvaud,
    B. Hasenknopf,* G. Vives* 
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 9213–9220.
  7. Mechanostereoselective one-pot synthesis of functional-ized head-to-head cyclodextrin [3]rotaxanes and their application as Magnetic Resonance Imaging contrast agents.
    J. W. Fredy, J. Scelle, G. Ramniceanu, B.-T. Doan, C. S. Bonnet, É. Tóth, M. Ménand, M. Sollogoub, G. Vives,* B. Hasenknopf* 
    Org. Lett.201719, 1136-1139.
  8. Mechanical switching of magnetic interaction by tweezers-type complex. 
    B. Doistau, J.-L. Cantin, L.-M. Chamoreau, V. Marvaud, B. Hasenknopf,* G. Vives* 
    Chem Commun 201551, 12916-12919. Back cover.
  9. Terpy(Pt-salphen)2 Switchable Luminescent Molecular Tweezers.
    B. Doistau, A. Tron, S. A. Denisov, G. Jonusauskas, N. D. McClenaghan, G. Gontard, V. Marvaud, B. Hasenknopf,* G. Vives*
    Chem. Eur. J. 201420, 10915-10920.
  10. Cyclodextrin Polyrotaxanes as a Highly Modular Platform for the Development of Imaging Agents
    J. W. Fredy, J. Scelle, A. Guenet, E. Morel, S. Adam de Beaumais, M. Ménand, V. Marvaud, C. S. Bonnet, E. Tóth, M. Sollogoub, G. Vives,* B. Hasenknopf*
    Chem. Eur. J. 201420, 10915-10920.