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AMU iSm2 Service 531
Campus Scientifique de St Jérôme
Marseille cedex 20

0491 28 9187


1984 : PhD of Speciality at the University of Aix-Marseille
1984 : Recruted by the CNRS as Attaché de Recherche
1987 : PhD in Sciences at the University of Aix-Marseille
1988 : Postdoctoral reseach associate, University of California (Berkeley), supervisor: Prof K.P.C. Vollhardt
1989 : Promoted Chargé de Recherche de 1ère classe at CNRS
1992 : Habilitation at the University of Aix-Marseille
1998 : Promoted Directeur de Recherche at the CNRS
2002 : Nominated full Professor at the University of Aix-Marseille


1998 : Prize from ACROS-French Chemical Society in organic chemistry 2009 : Prize from the Société Chimique de France, Division Chimie Organique 2013 : Member of the Editorial Board of European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2013 : Distinguished Senior Member of the Société Chimique de France 2013 : Dr Paul Janssen invited lecturer, Beerse (Belgium)


Bachelor Degree in Chemistry
*Ionic and Polar Rearrangements in Organic Synthesis

Master Degree in Chemistry
*Strategies in Synthetic Organic Chemistry (Retrosynthetic analysis, Total synthesis, Protection and Deprotection of functional groups)
*New Selective Multiple Bond-Forming Transformations (Metallo- and Organocatalyzed Consecutive, Domino and Multicomponent reactions)
*Recent Applications of enantioselective metallo- and organocatalysis in Organic Synthesis

Collaborations et groupes

Dr Damien BONNE, Assistant Professor
Dr Xavier BUGAUT, Assistant Professor
Dr Thierry CONSTANTIEUX, Full Professor
Dr Yoann COQUEREL, Associate Researcher from the CNRS
Dr Adrien QUINTARD, Associate Researcher from the CNRS
Dr Rodolphe BEAU, Postdoctoral Reseach Associate (2016-2018)
Dr Nicolas DALMASSO, Postdoctoral Associate (2016-2018)
Yasmin REVIVOT, PhD student (2017-2020)
Peng LIU, PhD student (2017-2020)
Brian CASTRO, PhD student (2017-2020)
Céline SPERANDIO, PhD student (2016-2019)
Yun-Long WEI PhD student (2015-2018)

Responsabilités administratives

1999-2007 : Member of Bureau National de la S F C, Division Chimie Organique
2000-2006 : Expert auprès du ministère dans le cadre de la MSTP4
2004-2007 : Director of the Reseach Unit SYMBIO
2006-2011 : Chargé de Mission à l'Institut de chimie du CNRS (section 12)
2008- Present : Director of the Institut des Sciences Moléculaires de Marseille (iSm2)       

Publications (210)
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Multicatalytic Enantioselective Borrowing Hydrogen δ-Lactonization Strategy from β-Keto Esters and Allylic Alcohols

Adrien Quintard, Mylène Roudier, Jean Rodriguez, SYNTHESIS, 2018, 50, 785 - 792. <hal-01700677>
Weinreb β-Ketoamides in Enantioselective Organocatalysis: A Balance between Reactivity and Selectivity

Haiying Du, Yohan Dudognon, Jean Rodriguez, Thierry Constantieux, Xavier Bugaut, SYNLETT, 2018. <hal-01723120>
Enantioselective syntheses of atropisomers featuring a five-membered ring

Damien Bonne, Jean Rodriguez, Chemical Communications, 2017, 53, 12385-12393. <hal-01687197>
Organocatalytic Activation of Diethyl Glutaconate for the Diastereo- and Enantioselective Assembly of NH-Free 2,3,4-Trisubstituted Pyrrolidines

Adrien Quintard, Jean Rodriguez, Organic Letters, 2017, 19, 722-725. <hal-01533766>
Expeditious Synthesis of Enantioenriched Tetrahydropyrans via Chemoselective C−N bond Cleavage of Aza-Oxa-Bicyclo[3.2.1]Octanes

Cecilia Sasso D 'Elia, Sébastien Goudedranche, Thierry Constantieux, Marco Bella, Damien Bonne, Jean Rodriguez, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, 2017, 359, 3638-3641. <hal-01687211>
Bicatalyzed Three-Component Stereoselective Decarboxylative Fluoro-Aldolization for the Construction of Elongated Fluorohydrins

Adrien Quintard, Jean Rodriguez, ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 5513-5517. <hal-01687102>
Enantioselective Syntheses of Furan Atropisomers by an Oxidative Central-to-Axial Chirality Conversion Strategy

Vivek Raut, Marion Jean, Nicolas Vanthuyne, Christian Roussel, Thierry Constantieux, Cyril Bressy, Xavier Bugaut, Damien Bonne, Jean Rodriguez, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 2140-2143. <hal-01533761>
Chiral Nanographene Propeller Embedding Six Enantiomerically Stable [5]Helicene Units

Veronika Berezhnaia, Myriam Roy, Nicolas Vanthuyne, Marc Villa, Jean Naubron, Jean Rodriguez, Yoann Coquerel, Marc Gingras, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 18508 - 18511. <hal-01683221>
Combining Organocatalysis with Central-to-Axial Chirality Conversion: Atroposelective Hantzsch-Type Synthesis of 4-Arylpyridines

Ophélie Quinonero, Marion Jean, Nicolas Vanthuyne, Christian Roussel, Damien Bonne, Thierry Constantieux, Cyril Bressy, Xavier Bugaut, Jean Rodriguez, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016, 55. <hal-01323419>
A Step into an eco-Compatible Future: Iron- and Cobaltcatalyzed Borrowing Hydrogen Transformation

Adrien Quintard, Jean Rodriguez, ChemSusChem, 2016, 9, 28-30.. <hal-01323424>


Communications orales et par affiche (1)
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Philippe Christol, André Joullié, Jean Rodriguez, Hocine Ait-Kaci, France Chevrier, et al.. A survey of new laser and detector structures for 3-5 μm midinfrared spectral range. SPIE Proceedings, 2004, Karkhov, Russia. 〈10.1117/12.583464〉. 〈hal-01756650〉
Ouvrages (6)
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Jean Rodriguez, Damien Bonne. Stereoselective Multiple Bond-Forming Transformations in Organic Synthesis. John Wiley & Sons, 2015, 978-1-118-67271-6. 〈hal-01323433〉

David Pierrot, Damien Bonne, Jean Rodriguez 2014, e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. 1–5.
Utilisation des dérivés 1,3-dicarbonylés dans les réactions domino et multicomposé

Damien Bonne, Thierry Constantieux, Yoann Coquerel, Jean Rodriguez Techniques de l'Ingénieur 2010, CHV2210
Stereoselective Multiple Bond-Forming Transformations in Organic Synthesis

Eds.: J. Rodriguez, D. Bonne, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA, 2015.
Reactions Involving an alpha,beta-Unsaturated Compound as Electrophilic Component with the Michael Addition as the Key Step

J. Rodriguez, D. Bonne, Y. Coquerel, T. Constantieux, dans 'Multicomponent Reactions 2', 'Science of Synthesis Reference Library', T. J. J. Müller, Ed., Thieme, Stuttgart, 2013, Chap. 2.1.1, p. 1-36.
Stereoselective Multicomponent Reactions: from Simple 1,3-Dicarbonyls to Functionalized Chiral Heterocycles

D. Bonne, Y. Coquerel, T. Constantieux, J. Rodriguez in Targets in Heterocyclic Systems - Chemistry and Properties, Vol. 15, Eds.: O. A. Attanasi, D. Spinelli, Societa? Chimica Italiana, Roma, 2011, pp. 140-163. 
Chapitres d'ouvrages (4)
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Yoann Coquerel, Jean Rodriguez. The Wolff Rearrangement: Tactics, Strategies and Recent Applications in Organic Synthesis. Molecular Rearrangements in Organic Synthesis, Johne Wiley & Sons, pp.59-84, 2015, 978-1-118-34796-6. 〈hal-01224316〉
Xavier Bugaut, Thierry Constantieux, Yoann Coquerel, Jean Rodriguez. 1,3-Dicarbonyls in Multicomponent Reactions. J. Zhu, Q. Wang, M.-X. Wang. Multicomponent Reactions in Organic Synthesis, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, pp.109-158, 2014, 978-3-527-33237-3. 〈hal-01133604〉
Yoann Coquerel, Thomas Boddaert, Marc Presset, Damien Mailhol, Jean Rodriguez. Multiple Bond-Forming Transformations: the Key Concept towards Eco-compatible Synthetic Organic Chemistry. Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, Vol.1 Advances in synthetic chemistry, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, pp.187-202, 2010, 3527325395. 〈hal-00681017〉
Maria del Mar Sanchez Duque, Christophe Allais, Nicolas Isambert, Thierry Constantieux, Jean Rodriguez. beta-diketo building blocks for MCRs-based syntheses of heterocycles. Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Springer, pp.227-277, 2010, 〈10.1007/7081_2010_26〉. 〈hal-00680508〉