Dr. Eugénie Romero

Postdoctoral Researcher


  University of Pennsylvania, 2018-present
Postdoctoral Researcher with Professor Gary A. Molander

Post-Doc Université libre de Bruxelles, 2017-2018
Under the supervision of Gwilherm Evano

Post-Doc Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 2016-2017
Under the supervision of Robert H. Dodd

Ph.D. Université de Lorraine, 2012-2015
PhD thesis in organic chemistry: Synthesis and conformational studies of linear and cyclic α-hydrazinopeptides

M.S. Université d'Aix-Marseille, 2010-2012
M.S. in organic chemistry: green chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, supramolecular chemistry

B.S. Université d'Aix-Marseille, 2007-2010
B.S. in molecular organic chemistry: retrosynthesis, industrial chemistry, analytical chemistry
Current Research:
    Photoredox Cross-Coupling

  • A General Copper-Based Photoredox Catalyst for Organic Synthesis. C. Deldaele, B. Michelet, H. Baguia, S. Kajouj, E. Romero, C. Moucheron, G. Evano*Chimia 2018, Accepted Article.
  • Synthesis and conformational studies of 1:1[α/α-Nα-Bn-hydrazino] trimers: First determination of the Δδ value for the γ-turn conformation. E. Romero, R-O Moussodia, S. Acherar*, B. Jamart-GrégoireEur. J. Org. Chem. 2018, Accepted Article
  • Copper-catalyzed photoinduced radical domino cyclization of ynamides and cyanamides: a unified entry to rosettacin, luotonin A and deoxyvasicinone. H. Baguia, C. Deldaele, E. Romero, B. Michelet, G. Evano*Synthesis 2018, 50, 3022.
  • In situ generation of Iminoketenes from ynamides: applications in [2+2] cycloadditions. E. Romero, C. Minard, M. Benchekroun, S. Ventre, P. Retailleau, R. H. Dodd, K. Cariou*Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23,12991.
  • Versatile self-organization ability of chiral Nα-substituted, N’-Boc protected α-hydrazinoamides: Solid and solution state analysis. R-O Moussodia, E. Romero, S. Acherar*, B. Jamart-Grégoire,J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 9937.
  • Spontaneous self-assembly of protected 1:1 [α/α-Nα-hydrazino] pseudodipeptides into twisted parallel β-sheet in solid state. E. Romero, R-O Moussodia, A. Kriznik, E. Wenger, S. Acherar and B. Jamart-Grégoire*,J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 9037.
  • Pseudopeptides bioconjugates additives for CO2 separation. X. Solimando, C. Lherbier, J. Babin, C. Arnal-Herault, E. Romero, S. Acherar, B. Jamart-Grégoire, D. Barth, D. Roizard, A. Joncquières*Polym. Int. 2016, 65, 1464.
  • Evidence of nanotubular self-organization in solution and solid states of heterochiral cyclo 1:1 [α/α-Nα-Bn-hydrazino]mers series. R-O Moussodia, S. Acherar, E. Romero, C. Didierjean, B. Jamart-Grégoire*J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 3022.
  • Synthesis of various secosteroidal macrocycles by ring-closing metathesis. M. Ibrahim-Ouali*, E. RomeroSteroids 2013, 78, 651.
  • Stereoselective synthesis of pentacycle steroids functionalized at C-11. M. Ibrahim-Ouali*, E. Romero, K. HamzeSteroids 2012, 77, 1092.
  • Synthesis and characterization of (±)-13-hydroxy-3,11-diaza steroids. M. Ibrahim-Ouali*, E. Romero,Steroids 2012, 77, 157.
  • A ring closing metathesis approach to secosteroidal macrocycles. M. Ibrahim-Ouali*, J. Zoubir, E. RomeroTetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 7128.
  • First total synthesis of (±)-3-aza-11-selena and (±)-3-aza-11-tellura steroids. M. Ibrahim-Ouali*, E. Romero, H. BouleglemTetrahedron 2011, 67, 3668.