Our article in Helvetica Chimica Acta on « Aryl-mediated Alkenylation of Alkyl halides » has just been accepted. This paper is dedicated to Prof. Philippe Renaud (University of Bern, Switzerland) on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Our team and Philippe’s team have collaborated for several years on projects around radical chemistry, in particular on carbo-azidation of chiral allylsilanes and radical processes involving silaboranes.
Congratulations to Ahmed and Gülbin.
The University of Bordeaux is ranked fifth among the most influential French universities in terms of scientific and technological research, according to Reuters’ annual ranking. The University of Bordeaux ranks 24th at the European level !
On the 16th of April, Ashique Jatoi defended his PhD thesis entitled « Some Recent Developments in Free-radical Additions to Olefins and Heteroarenes » in front of a jury composed of Prof. P. Belmont (U. Paris-Descartes), Dr. C. Ollivier (U. Sorbonne-Paris), Prof. I. Chataigner (U. Rouen) and Prof. P. Toullec (UB). Congratulations Ashique and good luck for your future position as Assistant-Professor at the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University in Pakistan.
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Suman Pramanik leaves the laboratory after 2 years as a Marie-Curie post-doctoral fellow. He returns to India and will work for Syngene. Best wishes Suman !
On the 20th of December, Vincent Pirenne defended his PhD thesis entitled » New radical additions of alkylsulfonyl cyanides onto unactivated olefins. Enantioselective approaches towards the total synthesis of leucophyllidine « in front of a jury composed of Prof. P. Melchiorre (ICIQ, Tarragona), Dr. S. Lakhdar (U. Caen), Prof. J.-P. Goddard (U. Mulhouse) and Dr. D.M. Bassani (UB). Congratulations Vincent and good luck for your post-doc in EPFL in the group of Prof. J. Waser !
Our paper on « Palladium-mediated domino oxidative amination of cyclohexadienes as an entry to indole alkaloids » has been accepted in Tetrahedron. It is dedicated to Prof. Léon Ghosez in recognition of his long-time service as an editor of this journal.
On the 13th of December, Ahmed Chaambi defended his PhD entitled « Réaction d’alcénylation d’halogénures d’alkyles et de carbo-alcénylation d’oléfines » in front of a jury composed of Dr. S. Perrio (U. Caen), Dr. B. Jamoussi (ISEFC Tunis), and Dr. J.M. Vincent (UB). Congratulations Ahmed !
Our article on « Dehydrogenative Silylation of Alcohols under Pd-nanoparticles Catalysis » accepted for publication in Chem. Eur. J. was selected as a Hot Paper by the Editors for its importance in this rapidly evolving field of high current interest.