Laboratoire de chimie organique



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The group is based at ESPCI ParisTech. We are working on a range of research projects, which encompass the development of new synthetic methods and the total synthesis of natural products exhibiting interesting biological activities. Please use the navigation bar on the top of this page for more information.


December - Good luck to Amandine for her new appointment

Amandine just joined Syngenta as a postdoc.

November - Congratulations to Tyffa who was offered a job

After spending two years with Professor K. C. Nicolaou, Tyffa will be joining Merck in the US

October - Welcome to the new members of the group

Laurine Gonnard, Alexandra Feraldi and Morgan Languet, Florence Hiault are now 1st year PhD (...)

May - Congratulations to Erica who just got a position as a CNRS Researcher

Erica will be joining Dr Laurent Micouin’s group at the Université René Descartes (Paris VI)
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Total Synthesis of (+)-Cryptocariol A using a Prins Cyclization/Reductive Cleavage Sequence

E. Brun, V. Bellosta, J. Cossy J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 8668-8676.

Ring contraction of 3-hydroxy-3-(trifluoromethyl)piperidines: Synthesis of 2-substituted 2-(trifluoromethyl)pyrrolidines

A. Feraldi-Xypolia, D. Gomez Pardo, J. Cossy Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 12876-12880.

TFA-promoted Direct C–H Sulfenylation at the C2 position of non-protected Indoles

T. Hostier, V. Ferey, G. Ricci, D. Gomez Pardo, J. Cossy Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 13898-13901.

Synthesis of Aryl Sulfides: Metal-Free C–H Sulfenylation of Electron-Rich Arenes

T. Hostier, V. Ferey, G. Ricci, D. Gomez Pardo, J. Cossy Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 3898-3901.

Cobalt-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of 3- and 4-Iodopiperidines with Grignard Reagents

L. Gonnard, A. Guérinot, J. Cossy Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 12797-12803.

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Practical information

Director: Pr. Janine Cossy
Phone: +33 (0)1 40 79 44 29
Administrative assistant: Isabelle Borsenberger +33 (0)1 40 79 46 35
Webmasters: SarSen&BoisS

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