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Bordeaux 2018 Symposium on Foldamers

Not to be missed! IECB will host the Bordeaux 2018 Symposium on Foldamers on September 24-26, 2018. Registration and Abstract submission Deadline June 15, 2018 !


Relationship between the agonist activity of synthetic ligands of TRAIL-R2 and their cell surface binding modes. Chekkat N, Lombardo CM, Seguin C, Lechner MC, Dufour F, Nominé Y, De Giorgi M, Frisch B, Micheau O, Guichard G, Altschuh D, Fournel … Continue reading


Postelongation Strategy for the Introduction of Guanidinium Units in the Main Chain of Helical Oligourea Foldamers. K. Pulka-Ziach, S. Antunes, C. Perdriau, B. Kauffmann, M. Pasco, C. Douat, G. Guichard. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83 (5), 2530-2541. link

Spotlight on our JACS Publication

Our latest publication on « Metal-Free Catalysts: Peptide-Inspired Foldamers for Chiral H-Bond Donation » has been highlighted by the Editors of JACS.

Congratulations to Léonie!

Léonie has been awarded the Oral Communication prize at the Journée Grand Sud-Ouest 2017 from the French Chemical Society (SCF) held in Toulouse, France.

Congratulations to Diane!

on receiving her PhD from the University of Bordeaux and Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain  


Synthesis and structural characterization of alkyne-functionalized N-heterocyclic carbene complexes of ruthenium, palladium and rhodium. E. Chardon, G. Dahm, G. Guichard, S. Bellemin-Laponnaz Inorg. Chim. Acta 2017, 467 (Supplement C), 33-38. link


Helical Oligourea Foldamers as Powerful Hydrogen Bonding Catalysts for Enantioselective C-C Bond-Forming Reactions. Bécart D, Diemer V, Salaün A, Oiarbide M, Nelli YR, Kauffmann B, Fischer L, Palomo C, Guichard G. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139 (36), 12524-12532. link

A Visiting Professor in the Group

Prof. James Nowick, Professor of Chemistry at the University of California, Irvine and currently Chair of the Department of Chemistry, will stay in Bordeaux from September 5 to 23 as a Visiting Professor at the University of Bordeaux in the context … Continue reading

A lecturer join the group

Guillaume Compain has been appointed lecturer (Maître de Conférences) at the University of Bordeaux (UFR des Sciences Pharmaceutiques)