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Portrait de Prof. Alexandre Martinez
AMU iSm2 Service 462
Campus Scientifique de St Jérôme
Marseille cedex 20

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


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

Publications (124)
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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>

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>

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>

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>

Probing the Importance of Host Symmetry on Carbohydrate Recognition

Anne-Doriane Manick, Chunyang Li, Elise Antonetti, Muriel Albalat, Yoann Cotelle, Paola Nava, Jean-Pierre Dutasta, Bastien A Chatelet, Alexandre Martinez, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2023, e202203212. <hal-03961776>

Sequential Formation of Heteroternary Cucurbit[10]uril (CB[10]) Complexes

Chunyang Li, Anne‐doriane Manick, Yuxi Zhao, Fengbo Liu, Bastien Chatelet, Roselyne Rosas, Didier Siri, Didier Gigmes, Valerie Monnier, Laurence Charles, Julie Broggi, Simin Liu, Alexandre Martinez, Anthony Kermagoret, David Bardelang, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2022, 28. <hal-03871375>

Benchmarking Higher Energy Collision Dissociation (HCD) by Investigation of Binding Energies of Gas-phase Host\textendash Guest Complexes of Hemicryptophane Cages

Parisa Bayat, David Gatineau, Denis Lesage, Alexandre Martinez, Richard Cole, Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 2022, 57. <hal-04029265>

A caged tris(2-pyridylmethyl)amine ligand equipped with a C triazole –H hydrogen bonding cavity

Gege Qiu, Donglin Diao, Leo Chaussy, Sabine Michaud-Chevallier, A. Jalila Simaan, Paola Nava, Alexandre Martinez, Cédric Colomban, Dalton Transactions, 2022, 51, 10702-10706. <hal-03789423>

Synthesis, Characterizations and Applications of Fluoroazaphosphatranes

Anne-Doriane Manick, Jean-Pierre Dutasta, Paola Nava, Véronique Dufaud, Guohua Gao, Bastien Chatelet, Alexandre Martinez, Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 2022, 17, e202200115. <hal-04029284>

Access to the Syn diastereomers of cryptophane cages using HFIP

Oriane Della-Negra, Yoann Cirillo, Thierry Brotin, Jean-Pierre Dutasta, Pierre-Loic Saaidi, Bastien Chatelet, Alexandre Martinez, Chemical Communications, 2022, 58, 3330-3333. <hal-03850423>


Communications orales et par affiche (1)
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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⟩

Chapitres d'ouvrages (1)
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T. Brotin, Alexandre Martinez, Jean-Pierre Dutasta. Water-soluble cryptophanes: design and properties. Calixarenes and Beyond, 2016. ⟨hal-02104045⟩