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Lectures at Fudan University on 22nd May

Continuing our Shanghai tour with two lectures at Fudan University: Advertisements

Visiting SIMM-CAS at Shanghai, 21-25th May 2018

Bastien Nay and Sébastien Prévost visit the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica-Chinese Acedemia of Sciences from 21st to 25th May, starting with two lectures, also at Fudan

New CNRS/NSFC collaborative research project with Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica/Chinese Academia of Sciences

Talking at LSO’s Thai-French workshop

Wei and Bastien talk tomorrow on natural product synthesis at the Thai-French workshop with other speakers:

Four days at SOLEIL Synchrotron on DISCO beamline for photoswitchable peptide studies

The DISCO beamline at SOLEIL welcomes us for four days at Synchrotron SOLEIL from 6th to 9th July. This is a collaboration with Dr. Frank Wien (beamline team) and Dr. Séverine Zirah (Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle), to study the structure of photoswitchable peptides. This is supported by SOLEIL.    

Ombeline hunting toxic mimetic butterflies in Peru

Ombeline Sculfort is currently hunting toxic butterflies in Peru near Tarapoto. She will spend four months there. The aim is to study and understand the evolution of toxicity in mimetic butterflies. This is a collaborative project with the French National Museum of Natural History.

New paper from Chinese collaboration

Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Distaminolyne A and Revision of its Absolute Configuration D.-Y. Sun, G.-Y. Han, J.-X. Gong, B. Nay, X.-W. Li,* Y.-W. Guo* Organic Letters 2017, in press, doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03892 Abstract: The first total synthesis of a marine derived polyacetylene, distaminolyne A, and its enantiomer were achieved from the commercially available undec-10-en-1-ol. A key […]

Our first paper on toxic butterflies and mimicry, featuring Aimilia’s work!

Variation in cyanogenic compounds concentration within a Heliconius butterfly community: does mimicry explain everything? M. Arias,* A. Meichanetzoglou, M. Elias, N. Rosser, D. L. de-Silva, B. Nay, V. Llaurens BMC Evolutionary Biology2016, 16, 272, doi: 10.1186/s12862-016-0843-5

Next 48 Hours at Synchrotron SOLEIL on the DISCO line

48 Hours of experimentation at Synchrotron SOLEIL from Thursday 30th June to Saturday 2nd July to study the structure of peptides, with Séverine Zirah, Mehdi Zaghouani and Frank Wien on the DISCO line.

Amazing i-NPChem inaugural meeting

  Excellent short talks by 15 speakers were given on 6th and 7th June 2016 in the Grand amphitheater at the National Museum of Natural History, with a happy cocktail on Monday evening. Everybody enjoyed, great satisfaction with this in-house organization!