Total Synthesis – Multicomponent Reactions – Domino Process Catalytic Enantioselective Transformations
October 2023 : Congratulations to Rémi for bringing in the first terpene of the lab ! Very nice work on the Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (−)-Artatrovirenol A !
August 2023 : LSPN strikes in the Swiss Summer School Organic Synthesis 2023 ! Congratulations to Takuji on his winner prize for the best poster and Cédric on his runner-up prize for the best short presentation !
July 2023 : Congratulations to Jing on another dyotropic rearrangement published in JACS ! “Diverting the 5-exo-Trig Oxypalladation to Formally 6-endo-Trig Fluorocycloetherification Product through 1,2-O/Pd(IV) Dyotropic Rearrangement”
May 2023 : Another diene difunctionalization, another ACS Catalysis ! Congrats to Dan and Weisi on their work “Dual Photoredox and Copper Catalysis: Enantioselective 1,2-Amidocyanation of 1,3-Dienes” !
April 2023 : Warm welcome to our new PhD student Morgane Delattre. Enjoy your time at LSPN !
March 2023 : Congratulations to Qiang on his dyotropic rearrangement entitled “Oxidative rearrangement of 1,1-disubstituted alkenes to ketones” published in Science. Nice achievement !
Congratulations to Rémi L. on another work on ynimines published in Angewandte ! “Terminal Alkynes as One-Carbon Donors in [5+1]Heteroannulation: Synthesis of Pyridines via YnimineIntermediates and Application in the Total Synthesis ofAnibamine”
February 2023 : Welcome to our new PhD exchange student Beatriz Gonzàlez Saiz and our two new Master students Sélène Castanet and Amaël Grégoire !
Congratulations to Rémi for his new paper on the “Divergent Asymmetric Total Synthesis of (-)-Voacafricines A & B” published in Angewandte !
Congratulations to Baochao and Guang on their total synthesis of Stephadiamine ! “Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)-Stephadiamine”
January 2023 : Welcome to our new PhD exchange student Sathish Damodharan !
November 2022 : For the second year in a row, the lab presented its research to motivated high school students in the “Visites des labos – journées des gymnasiens 2022” ! Thanks to Dan and Rémi for showing some playful chemistry experiments !
Congratulations to Dina for successfully defending her PHD thesis !
Another Pictet-Spengler reaction strikes ! Congratulations to Rémi and Fenggang for their project entitled “Organocatalytic Enantioselective Pictet-Spengler Reaction of α-Ketoesters: Development and Application to the Total Synthesisof (+)-Alstratine A“, published in Angewandte.
Good job to Xinqi on his work published in Angewandte ! “Organocatalytic Enantioselective Diels-Alder Reaction of 2-Trifluoroacetamido-1,3-dienes with α,β-Unsaturated Ketones“
October 2022 : Congratulations to Jing for his work on dyotropic rearrangements published in Angewandte !“Apparent 6-endo-trig Carbofluorination of Alkenes Enabledby Palladium-Based Dyotropic Rearrangement”
September 2022 : Congrats to Dina, Alberto and Cyril for their publication in Organic Letters ! “Synthesis of 3‑Acyloxyindolenines by TiCl3‑Mediated Reductive Cyclization of 2‑(ortho-Nitroaryl)-Substituted Enol Esters”
Welcome to our new PhD student Paul Gri !
August 2022 : Congratulations to Guoqiang and Hua for their work on “Migrative Carbofluorination of Saturated Amides Enabled by PdBased Dyotropic Rearrangement” published in JACS !
Warm Welcome to our new master student Morgane Delattre in the group !
June 2022 : Congrats to Jia-Chen and Cédric for their paper published Nature Communications ! “Taming the radical cation intermediate enabled one-step access to structurally diverse lignans”
May 2022 : Congratulations to Takuji for his work published in JACS, titled “Modular Synthesis of Benzocyclobutenes via Pd(II)-Catalyzed Oxidative [2+2] Annulation of Arylboronic Acids with Alkenes”. Good job !
March 2022 : Another Pictet-Spengler for big Rémi ! Good job on your new Angewandte paper : “Catalytic Enantioselective Pictet–Spengler Reaction of a–Ketoamides Catalyzed by a Single H–Bond Donor Organocatalyst”.
February 2022 : A new wave of interns and exchange PhD students have arrived at LSPN ! Welcome to Paul Gri, Camil Benbouziyane, Maël Djaïd and our new PhD exchange student Julia Stille !
January 2022 : Good job to Alex on his paper on “Two-Carbon Ring Expansion of Cyclobutanols to Cyclohexenones Enabled by Indole Radical Cation Intermediate: Development and Application to a Total Synthesis of Uleine“. Nice achievment !
December 2021 : Welcome to our new post-doc Ruijia Wang !
November 2021 : Welcome to our new visiting PhD student Xin He ! Enjoy your stay in Switzerland !
October 2021 : Welcome to our new PhD student Vincent Goëlo. Good luck on your research !
September 2021 : Congratulations to Rémi for his impressive paper in Angewandte. Well done ! Copper-Catalyzed Aza-Sonogashira Cross-Coupling to Ynimines: Development and Application to the Synthesis of Heterocycles
September 2021 : Warm welcome to Xinqi, our new post-doctoral researcher ! Good luck on your research !
August 2021 : Congrats to Dan for his publication in ACS Catalysis ! Photoredox Catalytic Three-Component Amidoazidation of 1,3-Dienes
August 2021 : Welcome to Patrick – our new visiting student from Germany. Enjoy your stay !
July 2021 : Warm welcome to Qiang, a new post-doctoral research in the group !
June 2021 : iORC strikes again ! Our enantioselective total syntheses of (+)-Uleine is out in Helvetica Chimica Acta in a special issue dedicated to Prof. Kündig on the occasion of his 75th birthday : “Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)-Nordasycarpidone, (+)-Dasycarpidone and (+)-Uleine”
May 2021 : Congratulations to Jian & Hua for their publication in Nature Chemistry : “C–C bond activation enabled by dyotropic rearrangement of Pd(IV) species”
May 2021 : Our review on “Visible light photoredox-catalysed remote C–H functionalisation enabled by 1,5-hydrogen atom transfer (1,5-HAT)” is out in Chemical Society Reviews. Good job Weisi !
May 2021 : Congratulations to Alex for his recent publication is SCS Journal Chimia at the occasion of a special issue dedicated to the Laureates of 2020 SCS meeting ! Iron-Catalysed Remote C(sp3)-H Azidation of O-Acyl Oximes and N-Acyloxy Imidates
May 2021 : Congratulations to Yu-Ping & Hua for their publication in JACS : Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of Morpholinones Enabled by Aza-Benzilic Ester Rearrangement
May 2021 : Welcome to Fenggang, our visiting scholar for the coming year ! Enjoy your stay in Switzerland !
April 2021 : Farewell Hua & Yuping ! Best of luck for your future career in China !
April 2021 : An eye-catching step of any given synthesis is the one that change the molecular topology. Our outlook showcasing 10 recent natural product total syntheses featuring such a domino process is now online in ACS Central Science: Natural Product Synthesis Enabled by Domino Processes Incorporating a 1,2-Rearrangement Step
March 2021 : Great synthetic effort by Guang, Nico & Cyril ! Our enantioselective total synthesis of Alstilobanine C and derivatives is now out in Angewandte : Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)‐Alstilobanine C, (+)‐Undulifoline and (‐)‐Alpneumine H Congratulations to the team !!!
February 2021 : Congratulations to Yu-Ping, Jian and Hua for their recent publication in Angewandte : “Catalytic Enantioselective Aminopalladation–Heck Cascade” !
January 2021 : Guang’s total synthesis of (-)-cepharamine, and (-)-sinoracutine has just been published in Nature Communications : “Unified divergent strategy towards the total synthesis of the three sub-classes of hasubanan alkaloids” Congratulations !
January 2021 : Congratulations to Yu-Ping, Jian and Hua for their recent publication in ACIE : “Catalytic Enantioselective Aminopalladation‐Heck Cascade“
November 2020 : Congratulations to Weisi for his recent publication in ACIE “Selective 1,2‐Aminoisothiocyanation of 1,3‐Dienes Under Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis” Great Job !
November 2020 : Warm welcome to Dan & Jing, the two new members of the lab.
September 2020 : Our Total Synthesis of (+)-1,2-Dehydroaspidospermidine, (+)-Condyfoline, and (–)-Tubifoline has been highlighted in Synfact as Synfact of the Month !
August 2020 : Great group outing with all the team ! More pictures here
Remi Lavernhe, Rubén Omar Torres-Ochoa, Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Angew. Int. Ed. Chem, (DOI : doi.org/10.1002/anie.202110901)
Dan Forster, Weisi Guo, Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
Bastien Delayre, Cédric Fung, Dr. Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Helvetica Chimica Acta, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1002/hlca.202100088)
Dr. Jian Cao, Dr. Hua Wu, Dr. Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Nature Chemistry, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1038/s41557-021-00698-y)
Dr. Weisi Guo, Dr. Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Chemical Society Reviews, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1039/D0CS00774A)
Alexandre Leclair, Rubén O. Torres-Ochoa, Dr. Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Chimia, 2021, 329-332
Dr. Yu-Ping He, Dr. Hua Wu, Dr. Qian Wang, and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in JACS, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1021/jacs.1c03915)
Bastien Delayre, Dr. Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in ACS Central Science, ASAP (DOI : 10.1021/acscentsci.1c00075 )
Dr. Guang Li, Dr. Nicolas Gaeng, Dr. Cyril Piemontesi, Dr. Qian Wang, and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Angewandte, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1002/anie.202103580 )
Dr. Yu-Ping He, Dr. Jian Cao, Dr. Hua Wu, Dr. Qian Wang, and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Angewandte, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1002/anie.202016001)
Dr. Guang Li, Dr. Qian Wang, and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Nature Communications, ASAP (DOI: doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-20274-1)
Dr. Yu-Ping He, Dr. Jian Cao, Dr. Hua Wu, Dr. Qian Wang, and Prof. Jieping Zhu
Dr. Weisi Guo, Dr. Qian Wang, and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Angewandte, ASAP (DOI: doi.org/10.1002/anie.202014518)
Dr. Ángel Rentería-Gómez, Dr. Rubén O. Torres-Ochoa, Dr. Rocío Gámez-Montaño, Dr. Qian Wang, and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Organic Letters, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1021/acs.orglett.0c02578)
Dr. Jia-Chen, Dr. Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Angewandte, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1002/anie.202007548)
Rémi Andres, Dr. Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in JACS, Just accepted (DOI : doi.org/10.1021/jacs.0c05804)
Dr. Bo Yao, Dr. Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Helv. Chim. Acta, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1002/hlca.202000106)
Bastien Delayre†, Dr. Cyril Piemontesi†, Dr. Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Angewandte, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1002/anie.202005380)
Dr. Hua Wu, Dr. Qian Wang and Prof. Jieping Zhu
in Angewandte, ASAP (DOI : doi.org/10.1002/anie.202001258)