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Pablo, welcome in the lab!

Pablo Mariani joined our team for a two-month internship. He will work on the development of bio-inspired synthetic methodologies for natural product synthesis under the supervision of Oscar. Pablo is a bachelor student from Université Pierre et Marie Curie. Advertisements

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

25th January 2018: Lecture at Institut de Chimie des Milieux et des Matériaux de Poitiers

On 26th January 2018, Bastien gives a talk at Institut de Chimie des Milieux et des Matériaux de Poitiers At the crossroads of organic synthesis and natural history…

Looking for talented candidates to apply to some of our internship offers

We are looking for students (level M1 or M2) passionnated in organic synthesis who would like to perform an internship on total synthesis and chemical biology or biomimetic synthesis in a stimulating multidisciplinary environment. Apply with Bastien Nay. Irrelevant applications will not be considered.

Eloi, welcome!

Eloi Astier started his PhD on 2nd October 2017. He’ll work on the total synthesis, biomimetic synthetic strategies and medicinal chemistry of natural quinolones.

Fungal sesquiterpenes with special reactivity in Organic Letters

Just released A reactive eremophilane and its antibacterial 2(1H)‑naphthalenone rearrangement product, witnesses of a microbial chemical warfare S. Amand, M. Vallet, L. Guedon, G. Genta-Jouve, F. Wien, S. Mann, J. Dupont, S. Prado* and B. Nay* Organic Letters 2017, in press, doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01788 Abstract: Two sesquiterpenes, 4-epi-microsphaeropsisin (1) and a dihydrofurano-2(1H)-naphthalenone (variabilone, 2) which represents […]

We will be at #SFST7: 7ème Symposium Francophone de Synthèse Totale

Bastien participates in the organizing committee of the 7th Francophone Symposium on Total Synthesis which will take place at Orsay on 1st and 2nd June. Free registration is needed.

Martin, welcome!

Martin Louis-Sylvestre, M1 student at Orsay, joined our group on 3rd April 2017 to work on a medicinal chemistry topic. He will stay at lab for three months. Welcome Martin!

First day at Ecole Polytechnique on 3rd January 2017

Our research group moves in the Organic Synthesis Laboratory at Ecole Polytechnique today. On this occasion, our website has got a new design!

Our last natural product paper on complex oligophenalenone dimers

Antimicrobial Oligophenalenone Dimers from the Soil Fungus Talaromyces stipitatus Yi Zang, Grégory Genta-Jouve, Alexandre E. Escargueil, Annette K. Larsen, Laura Guedon, Bastien Nay* and Soizic Prado* Journal of Natural Products 2017, ASAP, doi: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.6b00458