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Bertrand CARBONI

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Bertrand CARBONI

CNRS Research Director

Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes UMR 6226
Université de Rennes 1
Campus de Beaulieu
35042 Rennes, France
Building 10A, Office 169
Phone: +33 (0)
Email: bertrand.carboni

Research themes

• Synthetic organic chemistry
• Organoboron and organosilicon chemistry
• Asymmetric synthesis and multistep synthesis
• Multicomponent reactions
• Interface between chemistry and biology
see Organoboron chemistry, Multistep or total synthesis and Cascade or multicomponent reactions

Key words / Scientific skills

• organic synthesis
• organoboranes
• enzyme inhibitors
• organocatalysis
• atom economy

Education and professional experience

• Engineer degree from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris (1977)
• Ph. D. Thesis ”Docteur Ingénieur” on 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions with azides (1981), Rennes
• Ph. D. Thesis « Doctorat d’Etat » on amination reactions via organoboranes (1986), Rennes
• Research scientist, Rhône-Poulenc, Vitry sur Seine (1981-1983).
• Post doctoral Fellow, Stereoselective transfer reactions involving acyclic radicals, Pr. Giese, Bâle, (Sept. 1989- Août 1990).
• Chargé de Recherche CNRS (1984-1996), Rennes
• Directeur de Recherche CNRS (1996-), Rennes

Scientific Production

137 peer-reviewed papers, 7 book chapters and 3 patents.

Selected scientific publications
• Mace, A.; Touchet, S.; Andres, P.; Cossio, F.; Dorcet, V.; Carreaux, F.; Carboni, B. [3,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement/Allylboration/Cyclization Sequence: Enantioenriched Seven-Membered-Ring Carbamates and Ring Contraction to Pyrrolidines Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1025-1029.
• Eberlin, L.; Carboni, B.; Whiting, A. Regioisomeric and Substituent Effects upon the Outcome of the Reaction of 1-Borodienes with Nitrosoarene Compounds J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 6574-6583.
• Hemelaere, R.; Carboni, B. Carreaux, F. Cross-Metathesis/Isomerization/Allylboration Sequence for a Diastereoselective Synthesis of Anti-Homoallylic Alcohols from Allylbenzene Derivatives and Aldehydes Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 14518–14523.
• Touchet, S.; Macé, A.; Roisnel, T.; Carreaux, F.; Bouillon, A.; Carboni, B. [3,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement of Boronated Allylcyanates: A New Route to alpha-Aminoboronate Derivatives and Trisubstituted Tetrahydrofurans Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 2712-2715.
• Mace, A.; Tripoteau, F.; Zhao, Q.; Gayon, E.; Vrancken, E.; Campagne, J.-M.; Carboni, B. Tandem Reactions Involving 1-Silyl-3-Boryl-2-Alkenes. New Access to (Z)-1-Fluoro-1-Alkenes, Allyl Fluorides, and Diversely alpha-Substituted Allylboronates Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 906-909.

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