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.
Our paper on “Visible-light Mediated Carbamoyl radical Addition to Heteroarenes” has been accepted for publication in ChemComm. Congratulations to Ashique and Govind !
On the 4th of December, Anthony Fernandes defended his PhD entitled “Etude et réactivité des cations silylium” in front of a jury composed of Dr. J. L. Parrain (U. Aix-Marseille), Dr. A. Baceiredo (U. Paul Sabatier Toulouse), Dr. F. Leroux (U. Strasbourg) and Dr. M. Pucheault (UB) . Congratulations Anthony !