Nicolas Marion

 

Postdoctoral fellow

Location:

HCI G-322

Phone:

+41-1-632 4515

e-mail:

Nicolas Marion

Education

since 2009:

Postdoctoral fellow, ETH (Zürich, Switzerland), Prof. F. Diederich.

2008-2009:

Postdoctoral fellow, MIT (Cambridge, USA), Prof. G. C. Fu.

2004-2008:

Ph.D. in Chemistry, ICIQ (Tarragona, Spain), Prof. S. P. Nolan.

1999-2004:

M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris, France), Profs. M. Malacria and L. Fensterbank.

Laterally-functionalized Chiral 1,3-Diethynylallenes


Publications

N. Marion, G. C. Fu, Chiral Ferrocenes in Asymmetric Catalysis: Synthesis and Applications (Eds.: L.-X. Dai, L. Hou), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, in press. Applications of Aza- and Phosphaferrocenes and Related Compounds in Asymmetric Catalysis

R. S. Ramón, N. Marion, S. P. Nolan, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 8695-8697. Gold Activation of Nitriles: Catalytic Hydration to Amides.

S. Díez-González, N. Marion, S. P. Nolan, Chem. Rev. 2009, 109, 3612-3676. N-Heterocyclic Carbenes in Late Transition Metals Catalysis.

N. Marion, G. Lemičre, A. Correa, C. Costabile, R. S. Ramón, X. Moreau, P. de Frémont, R. Dahmane, A. Hours, D. Lesage, J.-C. Tabet, J.-P. Goddard, V. Gandon, L. Cavallo, L. Fensterbank, M. Malacria, S. P. Nolan, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 3243-3260. Gold- and Platinum-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Enynyl Esters vs. Allenenyl Esters: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study.

N. Marion, R. S. Ramón, S. P. Nolan, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 448-449. [(NHC)AuI]-Catalyzed Acid-Free Hydration of Alkynes at Part-per-Million Catalyst Loadings.

R. S. Ramón, N. Marion, S. P. Nolan, Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 1767-1773. [Special issue Catalysis Using Gold Complexes]. [(NHC)AuCl]-Catalyzed Meyer-Schuster Rearrangement: Scope and Limitations.

C. Gourlaouen, N. Marion, S. P. Nolan, F. Maseras, Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 81-84. Mechanism of the [(NHC)AuI]-Catalyzed Rearrangement of Allylic Acetates. A DFT Study.

P. de Frémont, N. Marion, S. P. Nolan, J. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694, 551-560 [Special issue Gold Catalysis]. Cationic NHC-Gold(I) Complexes: Synthesis, Isolation, and Catalytic Activity.

P. de Frémont, N. Marion, S. P. Nolan, Coord. Chem. Rev. 2009, 253, 862-892. Carbenes: Synthesis, Properties, and Organometallic Chemistry.

N. Marion, S. P. Nolan, Acc. Chem. Res. 2008, 41, 1440-1449. Well-Defined N-Heterocyclic Carbenes-Palladium(II) Precatalysts in Cross-Coupling Reactions.

A. Correa, N. Marion, L. Fensterbank, M. Malacria, S. P. Nolan, L. Cavallo, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 718-721. Golden Carousel in Catalysis: The Cationic Gold/Propargylic Ester Cycle.

X. Moreau, J.-P. Goddard, M. Bernard, G. Lemičre, J. M. López-Romero, E. Mainetti, N. Marion, V. Mouričs, S. Thorimbert, L. Fensterbank, M. Malacria, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2008, 350, 43-48. Gold- vs. Platinum-Catalyzed Polycyclizations by O-Acyl Migration. Solvent Free Reactions.

N. Marion, P. de Frémont, I. M. Puijk, E. C. Ecarnot, D. Amoroso, A. Bell, S. P. Nolan, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2007, 349, 2380-2384. N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Palladium Complexes [(NHC)Pd(acac)Cl]: Improved Synthesis and Catalytic Activity in Large-Scale Cross-Coupling Reactions.

N. Marion, R. Gealageas, S. P. Nolan, Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 2653-2656. [(NHC)AuI]-Catalyzed Rearrangement of Allylic Acetates.

N. Marion, P. Carlqvist, R. Gealageas, P. de Frémont, F. Maseras, S. P. Nolan, Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 6437-6451. [(NHC)AuI]-Catalyzed Formation of Conjugated Enones and Enals: An Experimental and Computational Study.

N. Marion, E. C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, E. D. Stevens, L. Fensterbank, M. Malacria, S. P. Nolan, Organometallics 2007, 26, 3256-3259. Synthesis, Characterization, and Structure of [GaCl3(NHC)] Complexes.

N. Marion, S. P. Nolan, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 2750-2752. Propargylic Esters in Gold Catalysis: Access to Diversity.

N. Marion, S. Díez-González, S. P. Nolan, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 2988-3000. N-Heterocyclic Carbenes as Organocatalysts.

D. A. Malyshev, N. M. Scott, N. Marion, E. D. Stevens, V. P. Ananikov, I. P. Beletskaya, S. P. Nolan, Organometallics 2006, 25, 4462-4470. Homogeneous Nickel Catalysts for the Selective Transfer of a Single Arylthio Group in the Catalytic Hydrothiolation of Alkynes.

J. Marco-Contelles, N. Arroyo, S. Anjum, E. Mainetti, N. Marion, K. Cariou, G. Lemičre, V. Mouričs, L. Fensterbank, M. Malacria, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 4618-4633. PtCl2- and PtCl4-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Polyunsaturated Precursors.

N. Marion, S. Díez-González, P. de Frémont, A. R. Noble, S. P. Nolan, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 3647-3650. AuI-Catalyzed Tandem [3,3] Rearrangement-Intramolecular Hydroarylation: Mild and Efficient Formation of Substituted Indenes.

O. Navarro, N. Marion, J. Mei, S. P. Nolan, Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 5142-5148. Rapid Room Temperature Buchwald-Hartwig and Suzuki-Miyaura Couplings of Heteroaromatic Compounds Employing Low Catalyst Loadings.

N. Marion, P. de Frémont, G. Lemičre, E. D. Stevens, L. Fensterbank, M. Malacria, S. P. Nolan, Chem. Commun. 2006, 2048-2050. AuI-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of 1,5-Enynes Bearing a Propargylic Acetate: Formation of Unexpected Bicyclo[3.1.0]hexene.

N. Marion, E. C. Ecarnot, O. Navarro, D. Amoroso, A. Bell, S. P. Nolan, J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 3816-3821. (IPr)Pd(acac)Cl: An Easily Synthesized, Efficient, and Versatile Precatalyst for C-N and C-C Bond Formation.

N. Marion, O. Navarro, J. Mei, N. M. Scott, E. D. Stevens, S. P. Nolan, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4101-4111. Modified (NHC)Pd(allyl)Cl (NHC = N-Heterocyclic Carbene) Complexes for Room Temperature Suzuki-Miyaura and Buchwald-Hartwig Reactions.

O. Navarro, N. Marion, Y. Oonishi, R. A. Kelly III, S. P. Nolan, J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 685-692. C-C Bond Formation and Dehalogenation Reactions Catalyzed by a (NHC)-Bearing Palladacycle (NHC = N-Heterocyclic Carbene).

O. Navarro, N. Marion, E. D. Stevens, N. M. Scott, J. González, D. Amoroso, A. Bell, S. P. Nolan, Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 9716-9722 [Special issue Palladium Catalysts]. Synthesis of Novel (NHC)Pd(acac)Cl Complexes (acac = acetylacetonate) and their Activity in Cross-Coupling Reactions.

N. Marion, O. Navarro, R. A. Kelly III, S. P. Nolan, Catalysts for Fine Chemical Synthesis, Vol. 3, Metal Catalysed Carbon-Carbon Bond-Forming Reactions (Eds.: S. M. Roberts, J. Xiao, J. Whittall, T. Pickett), John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2004, pp 86-90. Arylation of Ketones, Aryl Amination and Suzuki-Miyaura Cross Coupling Using a Well-defined Palladium Catalyst Bearing an N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligand.

M. S. Viciu, O. Navarro, R. F. Germaneau, R. A. Kelly III, W. Sommer, N. Marion, E. D. Stevens, L. Cavallo, S. P. Nolan, Organometallics 2004, 23, 1629-1635. Synthetic and Structural Studies of (NHC)Pd(allyl)Cl Complexes.

N. Marion, O. Navarro, R. A. Kelly III, S. P. Nolan, Synthesis 2003, 2590-2592. Synthesis of Biaryl, Arylamine and Arylketone Compounds using a Commercially Available Air- and Moisture-Stable Palladium Catalyst.

Last update: Dec. 2009