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Campus Scientifique de St Jérôme
Marseille cedex 20
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Career path

2004: PhD Thesis : Synthesis of new macrocyclic chiral manganese(III) Schiff bases as catalysts for the asymmetric  epoxidation of olefins: Supervision: Dr. B. Meunier and Dr C. Hemmert. Chair of thesis committee: Pr. H. Kagan
2004 – 2005: Postdoctoral Fellowship - University of Genève (Pr. J. Lacour)
2005 – 2006: Graduate Teaching Assistant – IUFM of Nice - University of Toulon
2006 – 2014: Associated Professor, Organic Chemistry, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
2014 - : Professor, Ecole Centrale de Marseille

2013: HDR – École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Chair of the committee: Pr. M. Sallé
2000: Agregation (national teacher exam) Physical Chemistry


Ecole Centrale de Marseille : (first and second years)
Lecture : Bio-Organic chemistry, Bio-inorganic chemistry and supramolecular chemistry
Problem classes : organic chemistry, structures and molecular properties 
Lab class : organic chemistry 21 h

Research themes

- Supramolecular chemistry
- Supramolecular catalysis
-  Supramolecular recognition of biologically active compounds
- Chemistry of Hemicryptophanes
- Chemistry of aza- and proaza-phosphatrane

Publications (130)
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Hemicryptophane: A viable supramolecular approach to improve chlordecone removal from water

Oriane Della-Negra, Marie Poujade, Delphine Muselet, Sabine Chevallier-Michaud, Jean‐pierre Dutasta, Bastien Chatelet, Pierre-Loïc Saaidi, Alexandre Martinez, ChemistrySelect, 2024, 9, e202304107. <hal-04444017>

Ditopic Covalent Cage for Ion‐Pair Binding: Influence of Anion Complexation on the Cation Exchange Rate

Magalie Delecluse, Anne‐doriane Manick, Bastien Chatelet, Sabine Chevallier-Michaud, Delphine Moraleda, Innocenzo De Riggi, Jean‐pierre Dutasta, Alexandre Martinez, ChemPlusChem, 2024. <hal-04383511>

Light-Induced Reactivity Switch at O2–Activating Bioinspired Copper(I) Complexes

Donglin Diao, Anna Baidiuk, Leo Chaussy, Iago de Assis Modenez, Xavi Ribas, Marius Réglier, Vlad Martin-Diaconescu, Paola Nava, A. Jalila Simaan, Alexandre Martinez, Cédric Colomban, JACS Au, 2024. <hal-04564103>

Self-assembled tetrazine cryptophane for ion pair recognition and guest release by cage disassembly

Louise Miton, Elise Antonetti, Marie Poujade, Jean-Pierre Dutasta, Paola Nava, Alexandre Martinez, Yoann Cotelle, Chemical Communications, 2024. <hal-04562553>

A Cyclotriveratrylene Solvent‐Dependent Chiral Switch

Louise Miton, Élise Antonetti, Diego García-López, Paola Nava, Vincent Robert, Muriel Albalat, Nicolas Vanthuyne, Alexandre Martinez, Yoann Cotelle, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2023. <hal-04382458>

Low‐Symmetry Macrocycles and Cages for Carbohydrate Recognition

Anne‐doriane Manick, Jean‐pierre Dutasta, Alexandre Martinez, ChemPlusChem, 2023, 88. <hal-04383506>

Fluorescence Detection of the Persistent Organic Pollutant Chlordecone in Water at Environmental Concentrations

Oriane Della-Negra, Aya Esther Kouassi, Jean‐pierre Dutasta, Pierre‐loïc Saaidi, Alexandre Martinez, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2023, 29. <hal-04150785>

Subtle Stereochemical Effects Influence Binding and Purification Abilities of an Fe II 4 L 4 Cage

Weichao Xue, Luca Pesce, Adinarayana Bellamkonda, Tanya K Ronson, Kai Wu, Dawei Zhang, Nicolas Vanthuyne, Thierry Brotin, Alexandre Martinez, Giovanni M Pavan, Jonathan R Nitschke, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2023, 145, 5570-5577. <hal-04216375>

Selective Detection of Choline in Pseudophysiological Medium with a Fluorescent Cage Receptor

Nicolas Fantozzi, Rémi Pétuya, Alberto Insuasty, Germain Salvato Vallverdu, Emilie Genin, Didier Bégué, Alexandre Martinez, Sandra Pinet, Isabelle Gosse, Organic Letters, 2023, 25, 2444-2449. <hal-04072300>

Bioinspired complexes confined in well-defined capsules: getting closer to metalloenzyme functionalities

Donglin Diao, A. Jalila Simaan, Alexandre Martinez, Cédric Colomban, Chemical Communications, 2023. <hal-04047768>


Oral or poster communication (3)
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Oriane Della-Negra, Jean-Pierre Dutasta, Sébastien Pecqueur, Yannick Coffinier, Pierre-Loïc Saaidi, et al.. Reconnaissance spécifique et détection de la chlordécone par des hémicryptophanes dans l'eau. Rencontres Chlordécone 2022 - Chlordécone, Connaître pour Agir, Dec 2022, Le Gosier, Guadeloupe. ⟨hal-04410104⟩

Sjoerd Kluiving, Didier Roche, Anhelina Zapolska, Elena Pearce, Kailin Hatlestad, et al.. TERRANOVA from the last and current Interglacial periods into the Anthropocene: an Atlas database drawing lessons from ancient land use for future European landscape management. EGU General Assembly 2022, May 2022, Vienne, Austria. ⟨hal-03723528⟩

Oriane Della-Negra, Jean-Pierre Dutasta, Pierre-Loïc Saaidi, Alexandre Martinez. Reconnaissance spécifique et détection de la chlordécone par des hémicryptophanes dans l’eau. GFP 2022 - 50ème Congrès du Groupe Français des Pesticides, May 2022, Namur, Belgique. ⟨hal-04409878⟩

Chapters of books (1)
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T. Brotin, Alexandre Martinez, Jean-Pierre Dutasta. Water-soluble cryptophanes: design and properties. Calixarenes and Beyond, 2016. ⟨hal-02104045⟩

Patents (1)
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Oriane Della-Negra, Pierre-Loïc Saaidi, Alexandre Martinez. Fluorescent hemicryptophanes and uses thereof. France, Patent n° : EP23172433. 2023. ⟨hal-04410394⟩