Samuel Jacques André Guieu

Junior Researcher

Short CV

Postdoctoral Fellow............................................................ Mar. 10-present

University of Aveiro, Portugal, with Pr A. M. S. Silva and Pr J. Rocha, FCT fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellow............................................................. Jan. 09-Dec.10

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada,with Pr M. J. MacLachlan, Lavoisier Fellowship

PhD in Organic Chemistry ..................................................... Sept. 05-Dec. 08

École Normale Supérieure, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, France

"Synthesis of multidifferentiated cyclodextrins and Platform chirality evidenced through catalysis", with Pr P. Sinaÿ and Pr M. Sollogoub

 Master II in Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry........................... Sept. 04-July 05

École Normale Supérieure, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, France

"Toward gem-difluorocarba-mannose synthesis" with Pr P. Sinaÿ and Pr M. Sollogoub

French “Aggregation de Sciences Physiques, Option Chimie” : admittetd 21st... Sept. 03-July 04

Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Erasmus Student.................................................................. Jan. 03-July 03

Leiden Institut of Chemistry, Gorleaus laboratories, Leiden University, The Netherlands,  “N,O-containing ligands for copper-catalysed oxidation reactions”with Pr J. Reedijk

Master I in Physical Chemistry.................................................. Sept. 01-Jan. 03

Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

“Synthesis and optical studies of new octupolar chromophores for non-linear optic”

with Pr M. Blanchard-Desce in Rennes, France


Scientific interests

- Luminescent organic crystals

- Fluorophores for cellular imaging

- Selective modification of cyclodextrins

- Supramolecular chemistry

- Schiff-base macrocycles

Main collaborators

- Pr Artur M. S. Silva (QOPNA, University of Aveiro, Portugal): Organic synthesis.

- Pr João Rocha (CICECO, University of Aveiro, Portugal): Material synthesis.

- Pr Matthieu Sollogoub (Université Pierre et MArie Curie, Paris 6, France): Selective modifications of cyclodextrins

- Pr Mark J. MacLachlan (University of British-Columbia, Canada): Schiff-base macrocycles and metallo-macrocycles.

- Dr Sandra I. Vieira (Neuroscience Laboratory, Center for Cell Biology, Health Sciences Department, University of Aveiro,Portugal): Cellular imaging.

- Pr Paulo J. A. Ribeiro-Claro (CICECO, University of Aveiro, Portugal): Computational spectroscopy.

Selected publications

1) "New N,O-containing ligands for the biomimetic copper-catalyzed polymerization of 2,6-dimethylphenol", S. J. A. Guieu, A. M. M. Lanfredi, C. Massera, L. D. Pachon, P. Gamez and J. Reedijk, Catalysis Today 2004, 96, pp259-264.

2) "Gem-Difluorocarbasugars, the cases of mannose and galactose", J. Sardinha, S. Guieu, A. Deleuze, M. C. Fernández-Alonso, A. P. Rauter, P. Sinaÿ, J. Jiménez-Barbero, M. Sollogoub, Carbohydr. Res. 2007, 342, pp1689-1703.

3) "Multiple homo and hetero-functionalisations of alpha-cyclodextrin through oriented deprotections", S. Guieu, M. Sollogoub, J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73(7), pp2819 -2828.

4) "Photocontrol of Single-Chain DNA Conformation in Cell-Mimicking Micro-Compartments", M. Sollogoub, S. Guieu, M. Geoffroy, A. Yamada, A. Estevez-Torres, K. Yoshikawa, D. Baigl, ChemBioChem. 2008, 9, pp1201-1206.

5) "Regiospecific Tandem Azide-Reduction/Deprotection To Afford Versatile Amino Alcohol-Functionnalized alpha- and béta-Cyclodextrins", S. Guieu, M. Sollogoub, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, pp7060-7063.

6) "Can hetero-polysubstituted cyclodextrins be considered as inherently chiral concave molecules?", S. Guieu, E. Zaborova, Y. Blériot, G. Poli, A. Jutand, D. Madec, G. Prestat, M. Sollogoub, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, pp2314-2318.Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

7) "Synthesis and Electrochemical Study of an Original Copper(II)-Capped Salen–Cyclodextrin Complex", E. Deunf, E. Zaborova, S. Guieu, Y. Blériot, J.-N. Verpeaux, O. Buriez, M. Sollogoub, C. Amatore, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, pp4720–4727.

8) "Columnar Organization of Head-to-Tail Self-Assembled Pt4 Rings", P. D. Frischmann, S. Guieu, R. Tabeshi, M. J. MacLachlan, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, pp7668–7675.

Highlighted as Editor’s Choice in Science 2010, 329,  15.

9) "Cavitand supported tetraphosphine: cyclodextrin offers a useful platform for Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling", E. Zaborova, J. Deschamp, S. Guieu, Y. Blériot, G. Poli, M. Ménand, D. Madec, G. Prestat,  M. Sollogoub, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, pp9206-9208.

Highlighted as Editor’s Choice in ChemInform 2011, 42, Issue 42.

10) "Campestarenes: novel shape-persistent Schiff base macrocycles with 5-fold symmetry", S. Guieu, A. K. Crane, M. J. MacLachlan, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, pp1169–1171.

11) "Synthesis and characterization of linear and macrocyclic ligands with multiple hemisalen pockets", S. Guieu, Synthetic Communications 2012, 42:21, pp3177-3186.

12) "Sterically-Limited Self-Assembly of Pt4 Macrocycles into Discrete Noncovalent Nanotubes: Porous Supramolecular Tetramers and Hexamers", P. D. Frischmann, B. J. Sahli, S. Guieu, B. O. Patrick, M. J. MacLachlan, Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, pp13712-13721.

13) "Dimethyl 5,5'-methylenebis(2-hydroxybenzoate)", S. Guieu, P. Brandão, J. Rocha, A. M. S. Silva, Acta Cryst. 2012. E68, o1404.

14) "Supramolecular organization of bis(3-halo-4-dimethylaminobenzylidene)hydrazines", S. Guieu, J. Rocha, A. M. S. Silva, J. Mol. Struct. 2013, 1035, pp1-5.

15) "Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Methylenebisphenol Derivatives", S. Guieu, J. Rocha, A. M. S. Silva, Synlett 2013, 24, pp762-764.

16) "Synthesis, crystal structure,and luminescence of tetrakis(4-methoxyphenyl)methane", S. Guieu, J. Rocha, A. M. S. Silva, Tetrahedron Letters 2013, 54, pp2870-2873.

17) "Crystallization-induced light-emission enhancement of diphenylmethane derivatives", S. Guieu, J. Rocha, A. M.S. Silva, Tetrahedron 2013, 69, pp9329-9334.

Ongoing Supervisions


Photodynamic treatment of melanoma cells using aza-dipyrromethenes as photosensitizers

Castro, KADF; Costa, LD; Guieu, S; Biazzotto, JC; Neves, MDPMS; Faustino, MAF; da Silva, RS; Tome, AC
ISBN: 1474-9092

Site-Selective Modification of a Porpholactone-Selective Synthesis of 12,13-and 17,18-Dihydroporpholactones

Cerqueira, AFR; Snarskis, G; Zurauskas, J; Guieu, S; Paz, FAA; Tome, AC
2020, MOLECULES, 25, 11.
ISBN: 1420-3049

Synthesis and luminescence properties of analogues of the green fluorescent protein chromophore

Esteves, CIC; Fonseca, ID; Rocha, J; Silva, AMS; Guieu, S
ISBN: 1873-3743

Unsymmetrical 2,4,6-Triarylpyridines as Versatile Scaffolds for Deep-Blue and Dual-Emission Fluorophores

Fontes, LFB; da Silva, RN; Silva, AMS; Guieu, S
2020, CHEMPHOTOCHEM, 4, 11, 5312-5317.

Fluorescent Light-up Probe for the Detection of Protein Aggregates

da Silva, RN; Costa, CC; Santos, MJG; Alves, MQ; Braga, SS; Vieira, SI; Rocha, J; Silva, AMS; Guieu, S
2019, CHEMISTRY-AN ASIAN JOURNAL, 14, 6, 859-863.
ISBN: 1861-471X

Development of novel Cu(I) compounds with vitamin B-1 derivative and their potential application as anticancer drugs

Brandao, P; Guieu, S; Correia-Branco, A; Silva, C; Martel, F
2019, INORGANICA CHIMICA ACTA, 487, 287-294.
ISBN: 1873-3255

Tunable Color of Aggregation-Induced Emission Enhancement in a Family of Hydrogen-Bonded Azines and Schiff Bases

Guieu, S; Cardona, F; Rocha, J; Silva, AMS
2018, CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, 24, 65, 17262-17267.

Aggregation-induced emission enhancement of chiral boranils

Vaz, PAAM; Rocha, J; Silva, AMS; Guieu, S
2018, NEW JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, 42, 22, 18166-18171.

Porphyrin-boron diketonate dyads

Costa, LD; Guieu, S; Rocha, J; Silva, AMS; Tome, AC
2017, NEW JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, 41, 5, 2186-2192.
ISBN: 1369-9261

Halogen-bonded dimers and ribbons from the self-assembly of 3-halobenzophenones

Vaz, PAAM; Rocha, J; Silva, AMS; Guieu, S
2017, CRYSTENGCOMM, 19, 16, 2202-2206.

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