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Portrait de Dr. Yoann Coquerel
AMU iSm2 Service 531
Campus Scientifique de St Jérôme
Marseille cedex 20

0491 28 9187


Since 2015 : Research director 2nd class at CNRS, UMR 7313 - iSm2 (AMU)

2009 : Habilitation, UMR 7313 - iSm2 (AMU), with Prof. Jean Rodriguez

2003-2015 : Researcher at CNRS, UMR 7313 - iSm2 (AMU), with Prof. Jean Rodriguez

2002-2003 : Lecturer, Grenoble Alpes University, with Dr. Andrew E. Greene

2001-2002 : Post-doc research associate, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL, USA, with Prof. Robert A. Holton

1997-2001 : MSc in molecular chemistry (honors) then Ph.D. in molecular chemistry with Prof. Jean-Pierre Deprés, Grenoble Alpes University.

1993-1997 : 2-year courses in general sciences, 2-year specialization in chemistry


Development and applications of cascade reactions with stabilized carbanions: annulations, ring expansions, applications in target-oriented synthesis

Applications of homogeneous catalysis with transition metals: coupling, isomerization, olefin metathesis, C–H activation

Application of microwave activation in organic synthesis

Development and applications of enantioselective organocatalysis: aminocatalysis, bifunctional catalysis, N-heterocyclic carbenes, multicatalysis

Short-lived intermediates in organic synthesis: alpha-oxoketenes, arynes

Chiral polycyclic aromatic compounds: syntheses and properties

Physical organic chemistry: spectroscopy, modelization

Publications (60)
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Synthesis of Pyrrolo[2,3- c ]isoquinolines via the Cycloaddition of Benzyne with Arylideneaminopyrroles: Photophysical and Crystallographic Study

Juan-Carlos Castillo, Alexis Tigreros, Yoann Coquerel, Jean Rodriguez, Mario Macías, Jaime Portilla, ACS Omega, 2019, 4, 17326-17339. <hal-02354816>
Cyclobishelicenes: shape-persistent figure-eight aromatic molecules with promising chiroptical properties

Antoine Robert, Guillaume Naulet, Harald Bock, Nicolas Vanthuyne, Marion Jean, Michel Giorgi, Yannick Carissan, Christie Aroulanda, Antoine Scalabre, Emilie Pouget, Fabien Durola, Yoann Coquerel, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2019, 25, 14364-14369. <hal-02265747>
Experimental and theoretical studies of (4 + 1) annulations between α‐oxoketenes and stable phosphorous, nitrogen, or sulfur ylides

David Pierrot, Michel Rajzmann, Yannick Carissan, Jean Rodriguez, Damien Bonne, Yoann Coquerel, Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, 2019, e3939. <hal-02059903>
Spirobicyclic and Tetracyclic Pyrazolidinones: Syntheses and Properties

Fabien Perez, Thibault Leveille, Mathilde Bertolotti, Jean Rodriguez, Yoann Coquerel, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2019, 2019, 6034-6043. <hal-02331699>
An Organocatalytic Two-atom Ring Expansion Approach to Optically Active Glutarimides

Yun-Long Wei, Yajun Ren, Damien Mailhol, Michel Rajzmann, Jean Rodriguez, Yoann Coquerel, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, 2019, 361, 2992-3001. <hal-02331641>
Stereoselective Syntheses, Structures and Properties of Extremely Distorted Chiral Nanographenes Embedding Hextuple Helicenes

Myriam Roy, Veronika Berezhnaia, Marco Villa, Nicolas Vanthuyne, Michel Giorgi, Jean-Valère Naubron, Salomé Poyer, Valérie Monnier, Laurence Charles, Yannick Carissan, Denis Hagebaum-Reignier, Jean Rodriguez, Marc Gingras, Yoann Coquerel, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2019, (in press). <hal-02400703>
Enantioselective Organocatalytic Four-Atom Ring Expansion of Cyclobutanones: Synthesis of Benzazocinones

Yirong Zhou, Yun-Long Wei, Jean Rodriguez, Yoann Coquerel, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2019, 58, 456-460. <hal-02331607>
Normal, Abnormal, and Cascade Wittig Olefinations of α-Oxoketenes

David Pierrot, Marc Presset, Jean Rodriguez, Damien Bonne, Yoann Coquerel, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2018, 24, 11110-11118. <hal-01980647>
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>
A switchable dual organocatalytic system and the enantioselective total synthesis of the quadrane sesquiterpene suberosanone

Yajun Ren, Marc Presset, Jérémy Godemert, Nicolas Vanthuyne, Jean-Valère Naubron, Michel Giorgi, Jean Rodriguez, Yoann Coquerel, Chemical Communications, 2016, 52, 6565–6568. <hal-01323471>


Ouvrages (3)
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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
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 (3)
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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⟩