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  • GROS Claude
  • Statut : Full-Professor
  • Team : PD2A
  • Function : Researchers
  • Tags : Coordination chemistry, Macrocyclic chemistry, Molecular imaging, Sensors
  • ORCID ID : https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6966-947X
  • Researcher ID : F-3635-2017
  • Scopus Author ID : 35233256600
  • Address :

    ICMUB Institut de Chimie Moléculaire de l'Université de Bourgogne
    Bât. MIRANDE - Aille B - Bureau R24
    9 Avenue Alain Savary
    21000 Dijon – France

  • Tél : +33 380 396 112
  • claude.gros@u-bourgogne.fr
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Since Feb 2009 Full Professor (Organic Chemistry, Medicinal & Pharmaceutical school) Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC), Dijon, France

Sept. 1996-Jan. 2009 Assistant Professor, Laboratoire d’Ingénierie Moléculaire pour la Séparation et les Applications des Gaz (LIMSAG), UMR CNRS 5633, Université de Bourgogne

Oct. 1995–Sept. 1996 Post-Doc in Organic Chemistry, Univ. of California, Davis, USA (Prof. Kevin M. Smith).

2006 “Habilitation” to supervise academic research in chemistry (Univ. de Bourgogne).

1995 Ph.D. Thesis in Physical-Chemistry (Université de Bourgogne), “Synthesis and physicochemical studies of tetraazacycloalkanes. Potential applications as MRI contrast agents and for dioxygen binding” (Supervisor: Prof. Roger Guilard).  

Management of contracts:
ANR CO3SENS (255 k€, 2015-2019),
3MIM convention (280 k€),
VIRCO SATT SAYENS (475 k€, 2018-2019)

International mobility programs:
PHC Procore with Hong-Kong (2017-2018),
France-Canada Samuel de Champlain travel Grant (Consulat Général de France, 2015-2017),
Äsgard Recherche 2018 (Institut Français de Norvège)  

129 articles (H-index = 38, >3650 citations), 4 patents, 52 Oral communications and 88 posters in national/international conferences.

International collaborations :
Prof. Karl M. Kadish (Univ. of Houston, USA): 32 publications
Prof. Pierre D. Harvey (Univ. of Sherbrooke, Canada): 30 publications
Prof. Ganesh D. Sharma (LNMIIT, Jaipur, India): 7 publications

Many on-going collaborations with Chinese Universities :
Pr. Zhongping Ou (Nanjing, 14 publications),
Pr. Hai-Jun Xu (Nanjing, 13 publications),
Dr. Yi Chang (Nanjing, 6 publications).

List of publications :

1.    Dahaoui-Gindrey, V.; Lecomte, C.; Gros, C.; Mishra, A. K.; Guilard, R., Synthesis, characterization and X-ray crystal structures of cyclam derivatives .1. 1,4,8,11-(tetra-2-carbamoylethyl)-1,4,8,11 -tetraazacyclotetradecane TETPA.2H2O and its bis-protonated form (H2TETPA)2+,2NO3-.2H2O. New Journal of Chemistry 1995,19 (7), 831-838.

2.    Gros, C.; Boni, G., Le monde de la chiralité. L'Actualité Chimique 1995,03, 9-15.

3.    Brandès, S.; Gros, C.; Denat, F.; Pullumbi, P.; Guilard, R., New facile and convenient synthesis of bispolyazamacrocycles using Boc protection. Determination of geometric parameters of dinuclear copper(II) complexes using ESR spectroscopy and molecular mechanics calculations. Bulletin de La Societe Chimique de France 1996,133 (1), 65-73.

4.    Gros, C.; Chollet, H.; Mishra, A. K.; Guilard, R., A new versatile synthesis of N,N',N'',N'''-tetra-(2-carboxyethyl)- and N,N',N'',N'''-tetra-(3-aminopropyl)-tetraazacycloalkanes by Michael addition of polyazacycloalkanes to acrylic acid and acrylonitrile. Synthetic Communications 1996,26 (1), 35-47.

5.    Gros, C.; Rabiet, F.; Denat, F.; Brandès, S.; Chollet, H.; Guilard, R., New silica-gel-bound polyazacycloalkanes and characterization of their copper(II) complexes using electron spin resonance spectroscopy. Journal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions 1996,  (7), 1209-1214.

6.    Jaquinod, L.; Gros, C.; Khoury, R. G.; Smith, K. M., A convenient synthesis of functionalized tetraphenylchlorins. Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications 1996,  (22), 2581-2582.

7.    Jaquinod, L.; Gros, C.; Olmstead, M. M.; Antolovich, M.; Smith, K. M., First syntheses of fused pyrroloporphyrins. Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications 1996, 1475-1476.

8.    Gros, C. P.; Jaquinod, L.; Khoury, R. G.; Olmstead, M. M.; Smith, K. M., Approaches to beta-fused porphyrinoporphyrins: pyrrolo- and dipyrromethanoporphyrins. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 1997,1, 201-212.

9.    Lecomte, C.; Dahaoui-Gindrey, V.; Chollet, H.; Gros, C.; Mishra, A. K.; Barbette, F.; Pullumbi, P.; Guilard, R., Prediction of the coordination scheme of lanthanide N-tetrasubstituted tetraazamacrocycles: An x-ray crystallography and molecular modeling study. Inorganic Chemistry 1997,36 (18), 3827-3838.

10.    Comte, C.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R.; Khoury, R. G.; Smith, K. M., Facile synthesis of a bis-linked dioxocyclam porphyrin. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 1998,2 (4-5), 377-382.

11.    Comte, C.; Gros, C. P.; Koeller, S.; Guilard, R.; Nurco, D. J.; Smith, K. M., Synthesis and characterization of a novel series of bis-linked diaza-18-crown-6 porphyrins. New Journal of Chemistry 1998, 621-626.

12.    Jérôme, F.; Gros, C. P.; Tardieux, C.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R., First synthesis of sterically hindered cofacial bis(corroles) and their bis(cobalt) complexes. Chemical Communications 1998, 2007-2008.

13.    Jérôme, F.; Gros, C. P.; Tardieux, C.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R., Synthesis of a 'face-to-face' porphyrin-corrole. A potential precursor of a catalyst for the four-electron reduction of dioxygen. New Journal of Chemistry 1998,22 (12), 1327-1329.

14.    Tardieux, C.; Bolze, F.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., New one-step synthesis of 3,4-disubstituted pyrrole-2,5-dicarbaldehydes. Synthesis - Stuttgart 1998,  (3), 267-268.

15.    Tardieux, C.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., On corrole chemistry. An isomerization study and oxidative cleavage of the corrole macroring to a biliverdin structure. Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry 1998,35, 965-970.

16.    DahaouiGindrey, V.; Lecomte, C.; Barbette, F.; Pullumbi, P.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R.; Dahaoui, S., Confirmation by an X-ray crystallography study of a molecular modeling prediction about the coordination scheme of a new (1,4,8,11-(Tetra-2-carboxyethyl)-1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradecane)cerium(III) complex. Zeitschrift Fur Kristallographie 2000,215 (5), 293-298.

17.    Kadish, K. M.; Ou, Z. P.; Adamian, V. A.; Guilard, R.; Gros, C. P.; Erben, C.; Will, S.; Vogel, E., Corroles with group 15 ions. 2. Synthesis and characterization of octaethylcorroles containing a phosphorus central atom. Inorganic Chemistry 2000,39 (25), 5675-5682.

18.    Kadish, K. M.; Shao, J. G.; Ou, Z. P.; Comte, C.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., Electrochemical and spectroscopic characterization of cobalt and zinc diaza-18-crown-6 porphyrins and of a zinc dioxocyclam porphyrin. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines 2000,4 (7), 639-648.

19.    Bolze, F.; Gros, C. P.; Harvey, P. D.; Guilard, R., Luminescence properties of a cofacial dipalladium porphyrin dimer under argon and in the presence of dioxygen. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines 2001,5 (7), 569-574.

20.    Guilard, R.; Gros, C. P.; Bolze, F.; Jérôme, F.; Ou, Z. P.; Shao, J. G.; Fischer, J.; Weiss, R.; Kadish, K. M., Alkyl and aryl substituted corroles. 1. Synthesis and characterization of free base and cobalt containing derivatives. X-ray structure of (Me(4)Ph(5)Cor)Co(Py)(2). Inorganic Chemistry 2001,40 (19), 4845-4855.

21.    Guilard, R.; Jérôme, F.; Barbe, J. M.; Gros, C. P.; Ou, Z. P.; Shao, J.; Fischer, J.; Weiss, R.; Kadish, K. M., Alkyl and aryl substituted corroles. 2. Synthesis and characterization of linked ''face-to-face'' biscorroles. X-ray structure of (BCA)Co2(Py)3, where BCA represents a biscorrole with an anthracenyl bridge. Inorganic Chemistry 2001,40 (19), 4856-4865.

22.    Guilard, R.; Jérôme, F.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J. M.; Ou, Z. P.; Shao, J. G.; Kadish, K. M., Synthesis of an anthracenyl bridged porphyrin-corrole bismacrocycle. Physicochemical and electrochemical characterisation of the biscobalt mu-superoxo derivative. Comptes Rendus de L Academie Des Sciences Serie II Fascicule C - Chimie 2001,4 (3), 245-254.

23.    Harvey, P. D.; Proulx, N.; Martin, G.; Drouin, M.; Nurco, D. J.; Smith, K. M.; Bolze, F.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., Preparation, characterization, and luminescence properties of gallium-metal face-to-face diporphyrins (M = H2, GaL, Ru(CO)(OH), Co). Inorganic Chemistry 2001,40 (17), 4134-4142.

24.    Jérôme, F.; Barbe, J. M.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R.; Fischer, J.; Weiss, R., Peculiar reactivity of face to face biscorrole and porphyrin-corrole with a nickel(II) salt. X-Ray structural characterization of a new nickel(II) bisoxocorrole. New Journal of Chemistry 2001,25 (1), 93-101.

25.    Bolze, F.; Gros, C. P.; Drouin, M.; Espinosa, E.; Harvey, P. D.; Guilard, R., Fine tuning of the photophysical properties of cofacial diporphyrins via the use of different spacers. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2002, 89-97.

26.    Kadish, K. M.; Ou, Z. P.; Shao, J.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Jérôme, F.; Bolze, F.; Burdet, F.; Guilard, R., Alkyl and aryl substituted corroles.  3.  Reactions of cofacial biscorroles and porphyrin-corroles with pyridine and carbon monoxide. Inorganic Chemistry 2002,41, 3990-4005.

27.    Weiss, R.; Fischer, J.; Bulach, V.; Schünemann, V.; Gerdan, M.; Trautwein, A. X.; Shelnutt, J. A.; Gros, C. P.; Tabard, A.; Guilard, R., Structure and Mixed Spin State of the Chloroiron(III) Complex of 2,3,7,8,12,13,17,18-octaphenyl-5,10-15,20-tetraphenylporphyrin Fe(dpp)Cl. Inorganica Chimica Acta 2002,337, 223-232.

28.    Barbe, J.-M.; Burdet, F.; Espinosa, E.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., New insights in the synthesis of porphyrin-corrole and biscorrole systems. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2003,7, 365-374.

29.    Bolze, F.; Drouin, M.; Harvey, P. D.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., X-Ray structures and luminescence properties of Co(II) and Co(III) complexes of cofacial diporphyrins. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2003,7, 474-483.

30.    Kadish, K. M.; Shao, J.; Ou, Z. P.; Gros, C. P.; Bolze, F.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R., Alkyl and Aryl Substituted Corroles. 4.  Solvent Effects on the Electrochemical and Spectral Properties of Cobalt-Corroles. Inorg. Chem. 2003,42, 4062-4070.

31.    Fukuzumi, S.; Okamoto, K.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., Mechanism of Four-Electron Reduction of Dioxygen to Water by Ferrocene Derivatives in the Presence of Perchloric Acid in Benzonitrile, Catalyzed by Cofacial Dicobalt Porphyrins. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004,126, 10441-10449.

32.    Fukuzumi, S.; Okamoto, K.; Tokuda, Y.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., Dehydrogenation vs Oxygenation in Two-Electron and Four-Electron Oxidation of 9-Alkyl-10-methyl-9,10-dihydroacridines by Oxygen Catalyzed by Monomeric Cobalt Porphyrins and Cofacial Dicobalt Porphyrins in the Presence of Perchloric Acid. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004,126, 17059-17066.

33.    Guilard, R.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Espinosa, E.; Jérôme, F.; Tabard, A.; Shao, J.; Ou, Z. P.; Latour, J.-M.; Kadish, K. M., Alkyl and Aryl Substituted Corroles. 5. Synthesis, Physicochemical Properties and X-Ray Structural Characterization of Copper Biscorroles  and Porphyrin-Corrole Dyads. Inorg. Chem. 2004,43, 7441-7455.

34.    Kadish, K. M.; Finikova, O.; Espinosa, E.; Gros, C. P.; Destefino, G.; Cheprakov, A. V.; Beletskaya, I. P.; Guilard, R., First highly distorted pi-extended Fe(II) porphyrin - a unique model to elucidate factors affecting the electrochemical potentials. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2004,8, 1062-1066.

35.    Guilard, R.; Burdet, F.; Barbe, J.-M.; Gros, C. P.; Espinosa, E.; Shao, J.; Ou, Z. P.; Zhan, R.; Kadish, K. M., Heterobimetallic complexes of cobalt(IV) porphyrin-corrole dyads. Synthesis, physicochemical properties and X-ray structural characterization. Inorg. Chem. 2005,44, 3972-3983.

36.    Kadish, K. M.; Frémond, L.; Ou, Z. P.; Shao, J.; Shi, C.; Anson, F. C.; Burdet, F.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R., Electrocatalytic Four-Electron Reduction of Dioxygen to Water  by an Adsorbed Cofacial Dicobalt Porphyrin-Corrole. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005,127, 5625-5631.

37.    Kadish, K. M.; Shao, J.; Ou, Z. P.; Frémond, L.; Zhan, R.; Burdet, F.; Barbe, J.-M.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., Electrochemistry, Spectroelectrochemistry, Chloride Binding and O2 Catalytic Reactions of Free-Base Porphyrin/Cobalt Corrole Dyads. Inorg. Chem. 2005,44, 6744-6754.

38.    Kadish, K. M.; Shao, J.; Ou, Z. P.; Zhan, R.; Burdet, F.; Barbe, J.-M.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., Electrochemistry and Spectroelectrochemistry of Heterobimetallic Porphyrin-Corrole Dyads. Influence of Spacer, Metal Ion and Oxidation State on Pyridine Binding Ability. Inorg. Chem. 2005,44, 9023-9038.

39.    Montméat, P.; Madonia, S.; Pasquinet, E.; Hairault, L.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R., Metalloporphyrins as sensing material for quartz crystal microbalance nitroaromatics sensors. IEEE 2005,5, 610-615.

40.    Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Espinosa, E.; Guilard, R., Room temperature auto-conversion of free-base corrole into free-base porphyrin. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (VIP Communication) 2006,45, 5642-5645.

41.    Kadish, K. M.; Frémond, L.; Burdet, F.; Barbe, J.-M.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., Cobalt(IV) Corroles as Catalysts for the Electroreduction of O2. Reactions of Heterobimetallic Dyads Containing a Face-to-Face Linked Fe(III) or Mn(III) Porphyrin. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2006,100 (4), 858-868.

42.    Szubert, A.; Sadowski, Z.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R., Identification of metalloporphyrins extracted from the copper bearing black shale of fore sudetic monocline (Poland). Minerals Eng. 2006,19, 1212-1215.

43.    Tanaka, M.; Ohkubo, K.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R.; Fukuzumi, S., Persistent electron-transfer state of a pi-complex of acridinium ion inserted between porphyrin rings of cofacial bisporphyrins. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006,28, 14625-14633.

44.    Gros, C. P.; Aly, S. M.; El Ojaimi, M.; Barbe, J.-M.; Brisach, F.; Abd-El-Aziz, A. S.; Harvey, P. D., Through Space Singlet-Singlet and Triplet-Triplet Energy Transfers in Cofacial Bisporphyrins Held by the Carbazoyl Spacer. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2007,11 (3-4), 244-257.

45.    Gros, C. P.; Brisach, F.; Meristoudi, A.; Espinosa, E.; Guilard, R.; Harvey, P. D., Modulation of the Singlet-Singlet Through Space Energy Transfer Rates in Cofacial Bisporphyrin and Porphyrin-Corrole Dyads Inorg. Chem. 2007,46, 125-135.

46.    Harvey, P. D.; Stern, C.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., The photophysics and photochemistry of cofacial free base and metallated bisporphyrins held together by covalent architectures. Coordination Chemistry Review 2007,251, 410-428.

47.    Tanaka, M.; Ohkubo, K.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R.; Fukuzumi, S., pi-Complex Formation between Bisporphyrin and Acridinium Ion and the Photodynamics. ECS Trans. 2 2007,12, 167-176.

48.    D’Souza, F.; Maligaspe, E.; Karr, P. A.; Schumacher, A. L.; El Ojaimi, M.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Ohkubo, K.; Fukuzumi, S., Face-to-Face Held Pacman Type Porphyrin-Fullerene Dyads: Design, Synthesis, Charge Transfer Interactions and Photophysical Studies. Chemistry - A European Journal 2008,14, 674-681.

49.    El Ojaimi, M.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M., Eficient two step synthesis of face-to-face meso-substituted biscorrole dyads. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008,7, 1181-1186.

50.    Harvey, P. D.; Stern, C.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., Comments on the Through Space Singlet Energy Transfers and Energy Migration (Exciton) in the Light Harvesting Systems. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2008,102, 395-405.

51.    Kadish, K. M.; Shen, J.; Frémond, L.; Chen, P.; El Ojaimi, M.; Chkounda, M.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Ohkubo, K.; Fukuzumi, S.; Guilard, R., Clarification of the Oxidation State of Cobalt Corroles in Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Catalytic Reduction of Dioxygen. Inorg. Chem. 2008,47, 6726-6737.

52.    Shen, J.; El Ojaimi, M.; Chkounda, M.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Shao, J.; Guilard, R.; Kadish, K. M., Solvent, Anion and Structural Effects on the Redox Potentials and UV-visible Spectral Properties of Mononuclear Manganese Corroles. Inorg. Chem. 2008,47, 7717-7727.

53.    Su, B.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Samecc, Z.; Girault, H. H., Evidence of Tetraphenylporphyrin Monoacids by Ion-Transfer Voltammetry at Polarized Liquid|Liquid Interfaces. Chem. Commun. 2008, 5037-5038.

54.    Bellows, D.; Aly, S. M.; Gros, C. P.; El Ojaimi, M.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R.; Harvey, P. D., Energy Transfers in Monomers, Dimers, and Trimers of Zinc(II) and Palladium(II) Porphyrins Bridged by Rigid Pt-Containing Conjugated Organometallic Spacers. Inorg. Chem. 2009,48 (16), 7613-7619.

55.    Hatay, I.; Su, B.; Li, F.; Méndez, M. A.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Ersoz, M.; Samec, Z.; Girault, H. H., Proton Coupled Oxygen Reduction at Liquid-Liquid Interfaces Catalyzed by Cobalt Porphine. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009,131, 13453-13459.

56.    Kadish, K. M.; Frémond, L.; Shen, J.; Chen, P.; Ohkubo, K.; Fukuzumi, S.; El Ojaimi, M.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R., Catalytic Activity of Biscobalt Porphyrin–Corrole Dyads Towards the Reduction of Dioxygen. Inorg. Chem. 2009,48 (6), 2571-2582.

57.    Partovi-Nia, R. P.; Su, B.; Li, F.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Samec, Z.; Girault, H. H., Proton Pump for O2 Reduction Catalyzed by 5,10,15,20-Tetraphenylporphyrinatocobalt(II). Chemistry - A European Journal 2009,15 (10), 2335-2340.

58.    Takai, A.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R.; Fukuzumi, S., Enhanced Electron-Transfer Properties of Cofacial Porphyrin Dimers through π–π Interaction Chemistry - A European Journal 2009,15, 3110-3122.

59.    Barbe, J.-M.; Habermeyer, B.; Khoury, T.; Gros, C. P.; Richard, P.; Chen, P.; Kadish, K. M., Three Metal Coordination by Novel Bis-porphyrin Architectures. Inorg. Chem. 2010,49 (19), 8929-8940.

60.    Bellows, D.; Goudreault, T.; Aly, S. M.; Fortin, D.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Harvey, P. D., Through-Bond vs Through-Space T1 Energy Transfers in Organometallic Compound-Metalloporphyrin Pigments. Organometallics 2010,29, 317-325.

61.    El Ojaimi, M.; Habermeyer, B.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M., Towards the Synthesis of Substituted Porphyrins by a Pyridyl Group Bearing a Reactive Functionality. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2010,14, 469-480.

62.    Harvey, P. D.; Stern, C.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R., Through space singlet energy transfers in the light harvesting systems and cofacial bisporphyrin dyads. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2010,14, 55-63.

63.    Hatay, I.; Su, B.; Mendez, M.; Corminboeuf, C.; Khoury, T.; Gros, C. P.; Bourdillon, M.; Meyer, M.; Barbe, J.-M.; Ersoz, M.; Zalis, S.; Samec, Z.; Girault, H. H., Oxygen reduction catalyzed by a fluorinated tetraphenylporphyrin free base at liquid/liquid interfaces. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010,132 (39), 13733-13741.

64.    Partovi-Nia, R.; Su, B.; Mendez, M.; Habermeyer, B.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Samec, Z.; H., G., Dioxygen Reduction by Cobalt(II) Octaethylporphyrin at Liquid|Liquid Interfaces. Chem. Phys. Chem. 2010,11 (13), 2979-2984.

65.    Su, B.; Hatay, I.; Trojánek, A.; Samec, Z.; Khoury, T.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Daina, A.; Carrupt, P.-A.; Girault, H. H., Molecular Electrocatalysis for Oxygen Reduction by Cobalt Porphyrins Adsorbed at Liquid/Liquid Interfaces. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010,132, 2655-2662.

66.    Takai, A.; Chkounda, M.; Eggenspiller, A.; Gros, C. P.; Lachkar, M.; Barbe, J.-M.; Fukuzumi, S., Efficient Photoinduced Electron Transfer in a Porphyrin Tripod–Fullerene Supramolecular Complex via π–π Interactions in Nonpolar Media. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010,132, 4477-4489.

67.    Takaï, A.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Fukuzumi, S., Photodynamics in stable complexes composed of a zinc porphyrin tripod and pyridyl porphyrins assembled by multiple coordination bonds. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2010,12, 12160-12168.

68.    Brégier, F.; Aly, S. M.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Rousselin, Y.; Harvey, P. D., Design and Photophysical Properties of  Zinc(II) Porphyrin-containing Dendrons Linked to a  Central Artificial Special Pair

. Chemistry - A European Journal 2011,17 (51), 14643-14662.

69.    Chen, P.; El Ojaimi, M.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R.; Shen, J.; Kadish, K. M., Electrochemistry and Spectroelectrochemistry of Bismanganese Biscorroles Dyads. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2011,15 (3), 188-196.

70.    Chen, P.; El Ojaimi, M.; Gros, C. P.; Richard, P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R.; Shen, J.; Kadish, K. M., Electrochemistry and Spectroelectrochemistry of Bismanganese Biscorroles and Porphyrin-Corrole Dyads. Inorg. Chem. 2011,50 (8), 3479-3489.

71.    Chen, P.; Lau, H.; Habermeyer, B.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Kadish, K. M., Electrochemistry, Spectroelectrochemistry and Catalytic Activity of Biscobalt Bisporphyrin Dyads Towards Dioxygen Reduction. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2011,15, 467-479.

72.    Goulon, J.; Rogalev, A.; Goujon, G.; Wilhelm, F.; Ben Youssef, J.; Gros, C.; Barbe, J.-M.; Guilard, R., X-ray Detected Magnetic Resonance: a Unique Probe of the Precession Dynamics of Orbital Magnetization Components. Int. J. Mol. Sci. (Special Issue Applications of Molecular Dynamics) 2011,12 (12), 8797-8835.

73.    Gros, C. P.; Eggenspiller, A.; Nonat, A.; Barbe, J.-M.; Denat, F., New Potential Bimodal Imaging Contrast Agents Based on DOTA-like and Porphyrin Macrocycles. MedChemComm 2011,2 (2), 119-125.

74.    Habermeyer, B.; Takai, A.; Gros, C. P.; El Ojaimi, M.; Barbe, J.-M.; Fukuzumi, S., Dynamics of Closure of a Zinc Bisporphyrin Molecular Tweezers with Copper(II) Ions and Electron Transfer. Chemistry - A European Journal 2011,17 (38), 10670-10681.

75.    Langlois, G.; Aly, S. M.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Harvey, P. D., Rational Synthetic Design of Well-defined Pt(bisethynyl)/Zn(porphyrin) Oligomers for Potential Applications in Photonics. New J. Chem. 2011,35, 1302-1314.

76.    Stefan, L.; Xu, H.-J.; Gros, C. P.; Denat, F.; Monchaud, D., Harnessing nature’s insights: synthetic small-molecules with peroxidase-mimicking DNAzyme properties. Chemistry - A European Journal 2011,17, 10857-10862.

77.    Takaï, A.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Fukuzumi, S., Greatly Enhanced Intermolecular π-Dimer Formation of a Porphyrin Trimer Radical Trications through Multiple π Bonds. Chemistry - A European Journal 2011,17 (12), 3420-3428.

78.    Xu, H.-J.; Gros, C. P.; Brandès, S.; Ge, P.-Y.; Girault, H. H.; Barbe, J.-M., Room Temperature Ionic Liquids based on Cationic Porphyrin Derivatives and Tetrakis(pentafluorophenyl)borate Anion. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2011,15, 560-574.

79.    Brizet, B.; Eggenspiller, A.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Goze, C.; Denat, F.; Harvey, P. D., B,B-diporphyrinbenzyloxy-BODIPY dyes: Synthesis and Antenna Effect. J. Org. Chem. 2012,77 (7), 3646-3650.

80.    Eggenspiller, A.; Takai, A.; El-Kouhly, M. E.; Ohkubo, K.; Gros, C. P.; Bernhard, C.; Goze, C.; Denat, F.; Barbe, J.-M.; Fukuzumi, S., Synthesis and Photodynamics of Fluorescent Blue BODIPY–Porphyrin Tweezers Linked by Triazole Rings. J. Phys. Chem. A. 2012,116 (15), 3889-3898.

81.    Fukuzumi, S.; Amasaki, I.; Ohkubo, K.; Gros, C. P.; Guilard, R.; Barbe, J.-M., Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Supramolecular Complexes of a pi-Extended Viologen with Porphyrin Monomer and Dimer RSC Advances 2012,2, 3741-3747.

82.    Olaya, A. J.; Schaming, D.; Brevet, P.-F.; Nagatani, H.; Zimmermann, T.; Vanicek, J.; Xu, H.-J.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Girault, H. H., Self-Assembled Molecular Rafts at Liquid|Liquid Interfaces for Four-Electron Oxygen Reduction. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012,134 (1), 498-506.

83.    Peljo, P.; Murtomäki, L.; Kallio, T.; Xu, H.-J.; Meyer, M.; Gros, C. P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Girault, H. H.; Laasonen, K.; Kontturi, K., Biomimetic oxygen reduction by cofacial porphyrins at a liquid-liquid interface. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012,134, 5974-5984.

84.    Xu, H.-J.; Richard, P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Gros, C. P., Design of guanidinium porphyrins as potential G-quadruplex ligands. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2012,16 (10), 1073-1081.

85.    Xu, H.-J.; Stefan, L.; Vuong, S.; Haudecoeur, R.; Richard, P.; Denat, F.; Barbe, J.-M.; Gros, C. P.; Monchaud, D., Porphyrin-templated synthetic G-quartet (PorphySQ): a second prototype of G-quartet–based G-quadruplex ligand. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012,10 (27), 5212-5218.

86.    Eggenspiller, A.; Michelin, C.; Desbois, N.; Richard, P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Denat, F.; Licona, C.; Gaiddon, C.; Sayeh, A.; Choquet, P.; Gros, C. P., Design of porphyrin-DOTA-like scaffolds as all-in-one multimodal heterometallic complexes for medical imaging. European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2013, 6629-6643.

87.    Xu, H.-J.; Du, B.; Gros, C. P.; Richard, P.; Barbe, J.-M.; Harvey, P. D., Shape-persistent poly-porphyrins assembled by a central truxene: synthesis, structure, and singlet energy transfer behaviors. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2013,17, 44-55.

88.    Brizet, B.; Desbois, N.; Bonnot, A.; Langlois, A.; Dubois, A.; Barbe, J.-M.; Gros, C. P.; Goze, C.; Denat, F.; Harvey, P. D., Slow and fast singlet energy transfers in BODIPY-gallium(III)corrole dyads linked by flexible chains. Inorg. Chem. 2014,53 (7), 3392-3403.

89.    Fang, Y.; Jiang, X.; Ou, Z.; Michelin, C.; Desbois, N.; Gros, C. P.; Kadish, K. M., Redox Properties of Nitrophenylporphyrins and Electrosynthesis of Nitrophenyl-Linked Zn Porphyrin Dimers or Arrays. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2014,18, 832-841.

90.    Laguerre, A.; Desbois, N.; Stefan, L.; Richard, P.; Gros, C. P.; Monchaud, D., Porphyrin-based design of bioinspired multi-target quadruplex ligands. ChemMedChem, DNA/RNA Special issue 2014,9 (9), 2035-2039. DOI: 10.1002/cmdc.201300526.

91.    Langlois, A.; Xu, H.-X.; Brizet, B.; Denat, F.; Barbe, J.-M.; Gros, C. P.; Harvey, P. D., Origin of the Temperature Dependence of the Rate of Singlet Energy Transfer in a Three-Component Truxene-bridged Dyads. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines - Special Issue 2014,18 (1/2), 94-106. DOI: 10.1142/S1088424613501150.

92.    Xu, H.-J.; Bonnot, A.; Karsenti, P.-L.; Langlois, A.; Abdelhammed, M.; Barbe, J.-M.; Gros, C. P.; Harvey, P. D., Antenna Effect in Truxene-bridged BODIPY-Triarylzinc(II)porphyrin Dyads: Evidence for a Dual Dexter-Förster Mechanism. Dalton Trans. 2014,43, 8219-8229.

93.    Chang, Y.; Michelin, C.; Bucher, L.; Desbois, N.; Gros, C. P.; Piant, S.; Bolze, F.; Fang, Y.; Jiang, X.; Kadish, K. M., Synthesis and Characterization of Carbazole Linked Porphyrin Tweezers. Chem. Eur. J. (Hot paper + inside cover) 2015,34, 12018-12025.

94.    Desbois, N.; Michelin, C.; Chang, Y.; Stupar, V.; Bonnaud, M.; Pacquelet, S.; Gros, C. P., Synthetic strategy for preparation of a folate corrole DOTA heterobimetallic Cu-Gd complex as a potential bimodal contrast agent in medical imaging. Tetrahedron Letters 2015,56, 7128-7131.

95.    Desbois, N.; Pacquelet, S.; Dubois, A.; Michelin, C.; Gros, C. P., Easy access to heterobimetallic complexes for medical imaging applications via microwave-enhanced cycloaddition. Belstein  J. Org. Chem. 2015,  (11), 2202-2208.

96.    Gros, C. P.; Desbois, N.; Michelin, C.; Demilly, E.; Tilkin-Mariamé, A.-F.; Mariamé, B.; Gallardo, F., Synthesis and antiviral activity evaluation of nitroporphyrins and nitrocorroles as potential agents against human cytomegalovirus infection. ACS Infectious Diseases (+ Cover) 2015,1 (8), 350-356.

97.    Harvey, P. D.; Tasan, S.; Gros, C. P.; Devillers, C. H.; Richard, P.; Le Gendre, P.; Bodio, E., Ruthenium and Osmium Complexes of Porphyrin-Phosphine Derivatives as Potential Bimetallic Theranostics: Photophysical Studies. Organometallics 2015, 34 (7), 1218–1227.

98.    Laguerre, A.; Chang, Y.; Pirrotta, M.; Desbois, N.; Gros, C. P.; Lesniewska, E.; Monchaud, D., Surface-promoted aggregation of amphiphilic quadruplex ligands drives their selectivity for alternative DNA structures. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015,13, 7034 - 7039.

99.    Langlois, A.; Xu, H.-J.; Karsenti, P.-L.; Gros, C. P.; Harvey, P. D., Very Fast Singlet and Triplet Energy Transfers in a Tri-chromophoric Porphyrin Dyad Aided by the Truxene Platform. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2015,Special Issue dedicated to Prof. Shunichi Fukuzumi (19), 427-441.

100.    Tasan, S.; Licona, C.; Michelin, C.; Doulain, P.-E.; Gros, C. P.; Picquet, M.; Le Gendre, P.; Harvey, P. D.; Paul, C.; Gaiddon, C.; Bodio, E., Gold-phosphine-porphyrin as potential metal-based theranostics. J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 2015,1, 143-154.

101.    Cui, Y.; Zeng, L.; Fang, Y.; Zhu, J.; Devillers, C. H.; Lucas, D.; Desbois, N.; Gros, C. P.; Kadish, K. M., Tuning the Electrochemistry of Free-Base Porphyrins in Acidic Nonaqueous Media: Influence of Solvent, Supporting Electrolyte and Ring Substituents. ChemElectroChem 2016,3, 228-241.

102.    Cui, Y.; Zeng, L.; Fang, Y.; Zhu, J.; Xu, H.-J.; Desbois, N.; Gros, C. P.; Kadish, K. M., Electrochemical and Spectroelectrochemical Properties of Free-Base Pyridyl- and N-Alkyl-4-Pyridylporphyrins in Nonaqueous Media. ChemElectroChem 2016,3 (1), 110-121.

103.    Denat, F.; Gros, C. P., Introduction to the Nitrogen Ligands Themed Issue. New J. Chem. Special Issue on Nitrogen Ligands 2016,40, 5643-5643.

104.    Deschamps, J.; Chang, Y.; Langlois, A.; Desbois, N.; Gros, C. P.; Harvey, P. D., The first example of cofacial bis(dipyrrins). New J. Chem Themed collection on Nitrogen Ligands 2016,40, 5835-5845.

105.    Deschamps, J.; Langlois, A.; Martin, G.; Bucher, L.; Desbois, N.; Gros, C. P.; Harvey, P. D., Cyclotriveratrylene-containing Porphyrins Inorg. Chem. 2016,55, 9230−9239.

106.    Diabate, P.-D.; Laguerre, A.; Pirrotta, M.; Desbois, N.; Boudon, J.; Gros, C. P.; Monchaud, D., DNA structure-specific sensitization of a metalloporphyrin leads to an efficient in vitro quadruplex detection molecular tool

. New J. Chem Themed collection on Nitrogen Ligands 2016,40, 5683-5689 + Front Cover.

107.    Gros, C. P.; Michelin, C.; Depotter, G.; Desbois, N.; Clays, K.; Cui, Y.; Zeng, L.; Fang, Y.; Ngo, H. M.; Lopez, C.; Ledoux, I.; Nicoud, J. F.; Bolze, F.; Kadish, K. M., Non-Linear Optical, Electrochemical and Spectroelectrochemical Properties of Amphiphilic Inner Salt Porphyrinic Systems. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, Special Issue dedicated to Thomas Torres 2016,20, 1006-1015.

108.    Pascal, S.; Bucher, L.; Desbois, N.; Bucher, C.; Andraud, C.; Gros, C. P., Synthesis, Electrochemistry and Photophysics of Aza-BODIPY Porphyrin Dyes. Chem. Eur. J. 2016,22, 4971-4979.

109.    Bucher, L.; Aly, S. M.; Desbois, N.; Karsenti, P.-L.; Gros, C. P.; Harvey, P. D., Random structural modification of a low band gap BODIPY-based polymer. J. Phys. Chem. C 2017,121 (12), 6478–6491.

110.    Bucher, L.; Desbois, N.; Harvey, P. D.; Sharma, G. D.; Gros, C. P., Porphyrins and BODIPY as Building Blocks for Efficient Donor Materials in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells. Solar RRL 2017,1 (12), 1700127. DOI: 10.1002/solr.201700127.

111.    Bucher, L.; Tanguy, L.; Fortin, D.; Desbois, N.; Harvey, P. D.; Sharma, G. D.; Gros, C. P., An ultra-low bandgap (diketopyrrolopyrrole-porphyrin) conjugated polymer. ChemPlusChem 2017,82, 625-630 (Biofest special issue).

112.    Fang, Y.; Zhu, J.; Cui, Y.; Zeng, L.; Naitana, M. L.; Chang, Y.; Desbois, N.; Gros, C. P.; Kadish, K. M., Protonation and Electrochemical Properties of Pyridyl and Sulfonatophenyl Substituted Porphyrins in Nonaqueous Media. ChemElectroChem 2017,4 (8), 1872-1884.

113.    Jiang, X.; Gros, C. P.; Chang, Y.; Desbois, N.; Zeng, L.; Cui, Y.; Kadish, K. M., Tetracationic and Tetraanionic Manganese Porphyrins: Electrochemical and Spectroelectrochemical Characterization. Inorg. Chem. 2017,56 (14), 8045-8057.

114.    Langlois, A.; Xu, H.-J.; Karsenti, P.-L.; Gros, C. P.; Harvey, P. D., Excited State N-H Tautomer Selectivity in the Singlet Energy Transfer in a Zinc(II)Porphyrin-Truxene-Corrole Assembly. Chem. Eur. J. 2017,23 (21), 5010-5022. Hot paper.

115.    Shan, W.; Desbois, N.; Blondeau-Patissier, V.; Naitana, M. L.; Quesneau, V.; Rousselin, Y.; Gros, C. P.; Ou, Z.; Kadish, K. M., Synthesis, Characterization and Electrochemistry of Open-Chain Pentapyrroles and Sapphyrins with Highly Electron Withdrawing meso-Tetraaryl substituents. Chem. Eur. J. 2017,23 (52), 12833-12844.

116.    Vanotti, M.; Theron, C.; Poisson, S.; Quesneau, V.; Naitana, M.; Soumann, V.; Brandès, S.; Desbois, N.; Gros, C.; Tran-Thi, T.-H.; Blondeau-Patissier, V., Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors for the Detection of Hazardous Compounds in Indoor Air. Proceedings 2017,1, 444. doi:10.3390/proceedings1040444.

117.    Bucher, L.; Desbois, N.; Harvey, P. D.; Gros, C. P.; Misra, R.; Sharma, G. D., Non fullerene/Polymer Solar Cells Reaching a 9.29% Efficiency Using a BODIPY-thiophene Backboned Donor Material. ACS Applied Energy Materials. 2018,1 (7), 3359–3368.

118.    Bucher, L.; Desbois, N.; Harvey, P. D.; Gros, C. P.; Sharma, G. D., A Porphyrin Antenna-enriched BODIPY-thiophene copolymer for Efficient Solar Cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2018,10 (1), 992-1004.

119.    Bucher, L.; Desbois, N.; Koukaras, E. N.; Devillers, C.; Biswas, S.; Sharma, G. D.; Gros, C. P., BODIPY-diketopyrrolopyrrole-porphyrin conjugate Small Molecules for Use in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells. J. Mater. Chem. A 2018,6, 8449 - 8461.

120.    Bucher, L.; Tanguy, L.; Desbois, N.; Karsenti, P.-L.; Harvey, P. D.; Gros, C. P.; Sharma, G. D., Photovoltaic Properties of a Porphyrin-containing Polymer as Donor in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells with Low Energy Loss. Solar RRL 2018,2 (1), 1700168. DOI: 10.1002/solr.201700168.

121.    Gros, C. P.; Michelin, C.; Bucher, L.; Desbois, N.; Devillers, C.; Coutsolelos, A. G.; Biswas, S.; Sharma, G. D., Synthesis and characterization of zinc carboxy-porphyrin complexes for dye sensitized solar cells New J. Chem. 2018,42, 8151-8159.

122.    Jiang, X.; Naitana, M.; Desbois, N.; Quesneau, V.; Brandès, S.; Rousselin, Y.; Shan, W.; Osterloh, W. R.; Blondeau-Patissier, V.; Gros, C. P.; Kadish, K. M., Electrochemistry of Cobalt Nitrophenylcorroles in Nonaqueous Media. Inorg. Chem. 2018,57 (3), 1226-1241.

123.    Jiang, X.; Shan, W.; Desbois, N.; Quesneau, V.; Brandès, S.; Van Caemelbecke, E.; Osterloh, W. R.; Blondeau-Patissier, V.; Gros, C. P.; Kadish, K. M., Mono-DMSO Ligated Cobalt Nitrophenylcorroles: Electrochemical and Spectral Characterization New J. Chem. 2018,42, 8220-8229.

124.    Meyer, M.; Gros, C. P.; Plasseraud, L., Equilibrium solution coordination chemistry (NJC Themed Issue). New J. Chem. 2018,42, 7514-7515.

125.    Miyake, Y.; López Moreno, A.; Yang, J.; Xu, H.-J.; Desbois, N.; Gros, C. P.; Komatsu, N., Synthesis of flexible nanotweezers with various metals and their application to carbon nanotube extraction. New. J. Chem. 2018,42, 7592-7594.

126.    Quesneau, V.; Shan, W.; Desbois, N.; Brandès, S.; Rousselin, Y.; Vanotti, M.; Blondeau-Patissier, V.; Naitana, M.; Fleurat-Lessard, P.; Van Caemelbecke, E.; Kadish, K. M.; Gros, C. P., Cobalt Corroles with bis-Ammonia or mono-DMSO Axial Ligands. Electrochemical, Spectroscopic Characterizations and Ligand Binding Properties. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, In press. .

127.    Yang, J.; Cai, F.-J.; Yuan, X.-M.; Meng, T.; Xin, G.-X.; Wang, S.-F.; Gros, C. P.; Xu, H.-J., Efficient energy transfer in a tri-chromophoric dyad containing BODIPYs and corrole based on a truxene platform. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2018,22, 777-783.

128.    Yang, J.; Rousselin, Y.; Bucher, L.; Desbois, N.; Bolze, F.; Xu, H.-J.; Gros, C. P., Two-Photon Absorption Properties and Structures of BODIPY and Its Dyad, Triad and Tetrad. ChemPlusChem 2018,83, 838-844.

129.    Ponsot, F.; Desbois, N.; Bucher, L.; Berthelot, M.; Mondal, P.; Gros, C. P.; Romieu, A., Near-infrared emissive bacteriochlorin-diketopyrrolopyrrole triads: Synthesis and photophysical properties. Dyes & Pigments 2019,160, 747-756.

Full Professor (Organic Chemistry, Medicinal & Pharmaceutical school)

Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC), Dijon, France 

Synthesis and physico-chemical characterization of BODIPY, porphyrin and corrole derivatives for energy and electron transfer studies and/or applications.

Biomimetic models (O2 reduction).

Sensors (CO detection). 

Since 2008, nominated expert for the French Ministry of Research « Délégation aux affaires européennes et internationales (DAEI) » (international mobility programs (Partenariats Hubert Curien) and international scientific cooperation programs).

Guest Editor of two New J. Chem. Themed Issues.

Equilibrium solution coordination chemistry - 2016
Editorial Introduction to the Nitrogen Ligands Themed Issue - 2015

Full member (elected) of the “Académie des Sciences, Arts et Belles-Lettres de Dijon”, ACASCIA and President of the Science Commission

Chaiman of the 6th EuCheMS Conference on Nitrogen Ligands, Beaune 2015 (September, 13-17th)

Chaiman of the 2nd and 1st Dijon/Nanjing symposium on Functional Macrocyclic Molecules, (Dijon, June 29-30th 2018 and Nanjing, July 9-10th, 2016, China)