Category Out of lab

We are at #SFST7: 7ème Symposium Francophone de Synthèse Totale, 1-2 June

We will be at SFST7 at Orsay, 1-2 June 2017. Wei and Bastien attend. Wei will present her poster on her synthetic work: Biomimetic oxidative strategies and alternative route for the synthesis  natural products in the diketopiperazine series. Bastien co-organizes the symposium. Advertisements

Wei got a poster Prize at the “Journée de la Montagne Sainte Geneviève”, Paris, on 30th May

Wei Zhang presented a poster at the Journée de Chimie Organique et de Chimie Organique Biologique de la Montagne Sainte Geneviève at Institut Curie, Paris. Her presentation was titled: Biomimetic oxidative strategies and alternative route for the synthesis  natural products in the diketopiperazine series. She got a poster Prize for this presentation of her work!

Wei gave a talk at RCO on 4th May 2017

Wei Zhang gave a talk yesterday at the 15th Rencontres de Chimie Organique at Thiais. Her presentation was titled: Biomimetic oxidative strategies and alternative route for the synthesis  natural products in the diketopiperazine series. Djamila and Martin also attended, with other colleagues of LSO .

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.

Meet us at JCO 2016 from 7th to 9th September 2016

With an oral communication of Benjamin Laroche on Thursday: Total synthesis of a key biomimetic precursor towards polycyclic chalasans (OC40). And the posters of Mehdi Zaghouani (Total synthesis of new cytochalasans in the periconiasin series, P058), Wei Zhang (Biomimetic oxidative strategies for the synthesis of medicinally relevant natural products in the diketopiperazine series, P298) and […]

Fourth stop of Bastien’s 2016 chemical world tour: Copenhague

Leaving on Sunday 24th… The 9th Joint Natural Products Conference 2016 will be held in Copenhagen. Bastien will present an invited conference on Natural history, bio-inspiration and natural product synthesis: chemistries in a museum. Hope to meet you there!

Lecture at Ecole Polytechnique on 14/6/2016

Bastien gave a lecture at the “Laboratoire de Synthèse organique” Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France, on Tuesday 14th June 2016, 15:00, Lavoisier room: Nature-inspired total synthesis of natural products: from skeleton construction to late-stage functionnalisation