BIBAL Brigitte

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  • Dr Brigitte BIBAL
    Associate Professor

    University of Bordeaux
    Institut des Sciences Moléculaires - UMR 5255
    351, cours de la Libération, 33405 Talence

    Email :
    Phone : +33 54000-3364


    - (Poly)-Aromatic Receptors:
    Design, Synthesis, Binding properties and photo-modulation of Aromatic & Polyaromatic Receptors, devoted to Recognition of Biological Species

    - Supramolecular Catalysis:
    Organocatalysis, Gold and Silver Catalysis, Photocatalysis

    - Spectroscopic Tools for Molecular Recognition:
    NMR, UV-Visible absorption, Fluorescence emission, Infrared and Microcalorimetry (Collab).


    [1] "Self-Assembled Coordination Thioether Silver(I) Macrocycles for Homogeneous Catalysis" Z. Cao, A. Lacoudre, C. Rossy, B. Bibal,* Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2019, 15, 2465-2472.

    [2] "Light Activation of Gold Complexes" Z. Cao, D. M. Bassani, B. Bibal,* SPR Lectures in Photochemistry 2020, 47, 423-456.

    [3] "Triphenylene: a versatile molecular receptor" D. Sonet, B. Bibal,* Tetrahedron Letters 2019, 60, 872-884.

    [4] "Photoreduction of Thioether Gold(III) Complexes: Mechanistic Insight and Homogeneous Catalysis" Z. Cao, D. M. Bassani, B. Bibal,* Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 18779-18787.

    [5] "Acetylcholine Receptors in Water" B. Bibal,* Supramol. Chem. 2017, 30, 243-254.

    [6] " Protonated Phosphazenes: Structures and Hydrogen-Bonding Organocatalysts for Carbonyl Bond Activation" D. Jardel, C. Davies, F. Peruch, S. Massip, B. Bibal,* Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016, 358, 1110-1118.

    [7] " Azaphosphatranes as Hydrogen-Bonding Organocatalysts for the Activation of Carbonyl Group: Investigation of Lactide Ring-opening Polymerization" D. Zhang, D. Jardel, F. Peruch, N. Calin, V. Dufaud, A. Martinez,* B. Bibal,* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 1619-1624.

    [8] " A Supramolecular Photocatalyst for the Reduction of Au(III) to Au(I) and High Turnover Generation of Nanocrystals" C. Mongin, I. Pianet, G. Jonusauskas, D. M. Bassani*, B. Bibal,* ACS Catalysis 2015, 5, 380-387.

    [9] " Hydrogen-Bonding Catalysts for Ring-Opening Polymerization" C. Thomas, B. Bibal,* Green Chem. 2014, 16, 1687-1699.

    [10] "α-Halogeno-Acetanilides as Hydrogen-Bonding Organocatalysts that Activate Carbonyl Bonds: Fluorine versus Chlorine and Bromine " S. Koeller, C. Thomas, F. Peruch, A. Deffieux, S. Massip, J.-M. Léger, J.-P. Desvergne, A. Milet, B. Bibal,* Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 2849-2859.

    [11] "Quaternary Ammoniums and A Cationic Sodium Complex as Supramolecular Catalysts in Ring-Opening of Epoxides by Amines " C. Thomas, S. Brut, B. Bibal,* Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 1646-1650.

    [12] "Activation of Carbonyl Bonds by Quaternary Ammoniums and a (Na+:Crown-Ether) Complex: Investigation of the Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclic Esters " C. Thomas, A. Milet, F. Peruch, B. Bibal,* Polym. Chem. 2013, 6, 3491-3498.

    [13] "A Simple Ionic Triphenylene Receptor for Catecholamines, Serotonin and D-Glucosamine in Buffered Water" C. Givelet, B. Bibal,* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 7457-7460.

    [14] "Phenols and Tertiary Amines: An Amazingly Simple Hydrogen-Bonding Organocatalytic System Promoting Opening Polymerization" C. Thomas, F. Peruch, A. Deffieux, A. Milet, J.-P. Desvergne, B. Bibal,* Adv. Synth. & Catalysis 2011, 353, 1049-1054.

    [15] "(Thio)amido-Indoles and (Thio)amido-Benzimidazoles: an Investigation of their Hydrogen-bonding and Organocatalytic Properties in the Ring Opening Polymerization of Lactide"
    S. Koeller, J. Kadota, F. Peruch, A. Deffieux, N. Pinaud, I. Pianet, S. Massip, J.-M. Léger, J.-P. Desvergne, B. Bibal*
    Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 4196-4205.

    [16] "Ring Opening Polymerization of L-Lactide Efficiently Triggered by an Amido-Indole. X-ray Structure of a Complex between L-Lactide and the Hydrogen-Bonding Organocatalyst"
    Koeller, S.; Kadota, J.; Peruch, F.; Deffieux, A.; Massip, S.; Léger, J.-M.; Desvergne, J.-P.*; Bibal, B.*
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15088-15089.

    [17] "Polyphosphorylated triphenylenes: synthesis, crystal structure and selective catechol recognition"
    Givelet, C.; Tinant, B.; Van Meervelt, L.; Buffeteau, T.; Marchand-Geneste, N.; Bibal, B.*
    J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 652-659.

    [18] "A Hydrosoluble Triphenylene that preferentially recognise acetylcholine, epibatidine and nicotine"
    Givelet, C.; Buffeteau, T.; Arnaud-Neu, F.; Hubscher, V.; Bibal, B.*
    J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 5069-5062.


    Sept. 2003 - present : Associate Professor at the University of Bordeaux, Organic Chemistry Department.
    Interests: Organic chemistry and molecular interactions, Organocatalysis, supramolecular detection and transformation.

    Jan. - Aug 2003 : Temporary Lecturer at the university of Bordeaux, Synthetic detector for leucoanthocyanidine dioxygenase enzyme.

    Jan. - Dec 2002 : Post doctoral stay in Pr Leon Ghosez’s group (IECB, Bordeaux), Synthesis of new bioactive molecules for Alzheimer’s disease.

    Oct 2000 - Dec 2001 : Post doctoral stay in Pr Anthony Barrett’s group (Imperial College, London), Synthesis of supported reagents for efficient peptide coupling : 2-bromopyridine ROMPGels.

    Sept 1997 - Sept 2000 : Ph. D. of Chemistry from Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (UMR 5532) under guidance of Dr J.-P. Dutasta, Synthesis and complexing properties of functionalised phosphacavitands.

    June 1997 : Diploma from the School of Chemistry in Lyon (Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Industrielle de Lyon, ESCIL) & M. Sc. of the University of Lyon I.


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