Emerson Giovanelli

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Teaching assistant, since September 1st, 2010

Mail: emerson.giovanelli@espci.fr
Phone: 01 40 79 46 11

Research interests

Quantum dots surface chemistry and functionalization for water solubilization and in vivo applications.

Professional experience

2005 – 2008          PhD in organic chemistry, on alternative strategies for the synthesis of vinflunine, a fluorinated alkaloid derivative used as antitumor agent.

2004 – 2005          Responsible for tutorials in organic chemistry at Chimie ParisTech.

2004 – 2003          M. Sc. Internship in lab. Charles Friedel at Chimie ParisTech, on the synthesis of chiral alpha-aminophosphonic acids.

2004 – 2002          R & D Internship in the Medicinal Chemistry Departement of Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma KG, Germany.


2010 – 2011           Practicals in the field of crystallized materials for ESPCI second-year students.

2004 – 2005          Tutorials in organic chemistry for Chimie ParisTech first- and second-year students.


2005 – 2008          PhD in organic chemistry at the Service de Chimie Bioorganique et de Marquage (CEA/Saclay), Gif-sur-Yvette.

2000 – 2003          Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris (Chimie ParisTech).



E. Giovanelli, S. Leroux, L. Moisan, H. Carreyre, P. Thuéry, D.-A. Buisson, A. Meddour, J.-M. Coustard, S. Thibaudeau, B. Rousseau, M. Nicolas, P. Hellier, E. Doris, “On the elucidation of the mechanism of Vinca alkaloid fluorination in superacidic medium”, Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4116-4119.


L. Moisan, S. Comesse, E. Giovanelli, B. Rousseau, E. Doris, P. Hellier, “Fluorinated catharanthine derivatives, their preparation and their utilisation as Vinca dimeric alkaloid precursors”, 2008, WO 2008/034882 A1.


E. Giovanelli, E. Doris, B. Rousseau, “Straightforward conversion of alcohols into dibenzenesulfonimides”, Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 8457-8458.

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