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Portrait de Prof. Jean Rodriguez
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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Reluctant Cross-Metathesis Reactions: The Highly Beneficial Effect of Microwave Irradiation

Antoine Michaut, Thomas Boddaert, Yoann Coquerel, Jean Rodriguez, SYNTHESIS, 2007, 2867-2871. <hal-00676779>

Stereoselective Synthesis of the Core of Naturally Occurring Anti-HIV Isolitseane B

Paul Brémond, Elodie Girardeau, Yoann Coquerel, Jean Rodriguez, Letters in Organic Chemistry, 2007, 4, 232-233. <hal-00681031>

Synthesis of Functionalized Spiro-Heterocycles by Sequential Multicomponent Reaction/Metal Catalyzed Carbocylizations from Simple β-Ketoesters and Amides

Hadjira Habib-Zahmani, Jacques Viala, Jean Rodriguez, SYNLETT, 2007, 1037-1042. <hal-00676878>

Pd-H from Pd/C and Triethylamine: Implications in Palladium Catalysed Reactions Involving Amines

Yoann Coquerel, Paul Brémond, Jean Rodriguez, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2007, 692, 4805-4808. <hal-00676968>

Highly Efficient Access to Original Polycyclic Pyrrolopiperazine Scaffolds by a Three-Component Reaction with 1,3-Dicarbonyls.

Frédéric Liéby-Müller, Thierry Constantieux, Jean Rodriguez, SYNLETT, 2007, 1323-1325. <hal-00681078>

Selective Construction of Carbocyclic Eight-Membered Rings by Ring Closing Metathesis of Acyclic Precursors.

A. Michaut, J. Rodriguez Angew. Chem. Int Ed. 2006, 45, 5740-5750.

A Multicomponent Domino Reaction and in situ Aerobic Oxidation Sequence for the First One-Pot Synthesis of Polycyclic Benzimidazoles from 1,3-Dicarbonyl Derivatives

F. Liéby-Muller, C. Simon, K. Imhof, T. Constantieux, J. Rodriguez Synlett 2006, 1671.

Current Developments in Michael Addition-Based Multicomponent Domino Reactions Involving 1,3-Dicarbonyls and Derivatives

F. Liéby-Muller, C. Simon, T. Constantieux, J. Rodriguez. QSAR Comb. Sci., 2006, 5-6, 432.

Chemo- and regioselective synthesis of 2-alkylidenetetrahydrofurans bearing a chiral sulfur atom by domino reactions of sulfoximines

Yoann Coquerel, Jean Rodriguez, Tetrahedron Letters, 2006, 47, 8503-8506. <hal-02989779>

Synthetic Studies on the MARDi Cascade: Stereoselective Preparation of Sulfonyl-Substituted Seven-Membered Rings

Yoann Coquerel, David Bensa, Vincent Moret, Jean Rodriguez, SYNLETT, 2006, 2006, 2751-2754. <hal-02989815>


Ouvrages (3)
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Stereoselective Multiple Bond-Forming Transformations in Organic Synthesis

Eds.: J. Rodriguez, D. Bonne, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA, 2015.

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.

Chapitres d'ouvrages (9)
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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⟩

1,3-Dicarbonyls in Multicomponent Reactions

X. Bugaut, T. Constantieux, Y. Coquerel, J. Rodriguez, In Multicomponent Reactions in Organic Synthesis, Eds.: J. Zhu, Q. Wang, M.-X. Wang, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2014, Chap. 5, pp 109-158.

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⟩

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. 

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

Damien Bonne, Thierry Constantieux, Yoann Coquerel, Jean Rodriguez. Utilisation des dérivés 1,3-dicarbonylés dans les réactions domino et multicomposé. Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Advances in Synthetic Chemistry, pp.CHV2210, 2010. ⟨hal-00680619⟩

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⟩

Brevets (1)
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Adrien Quintard, Céline Sperandio, Jean Rodriguez. NOVEL FLUORINATED POLYOLS AND THEIR USE AS ORGANOGELATORS. France, Patent n° : WO/2019/238582. 2019. ⟨hal-02878986⟩