Seminar @ Sorbonne University, Paris

November 07, 2022

Very excited to present our Chemical Glycobiology projects at Sorbonne Univesrity, Paris. Had a wonderful time talking to the scientists of the Laboratory of Biomolecules. Thank you so much for the invitation.

Welcome to Flora

November 01, 2022

Our new lab member, Flora Robin is a 2nd year student in Chemistry and Biology at the technical school Saint Louis in Bordeaux and will stay with us for 2 months.

Well done Zoeisha!

October 23, 2022

Zoeisha obtained a permanent scientific researcher (CR) position with the CNRS. One of the most competitive position in France. Such an achievement, congratulations Zoeisha!!

Symposium in Glycoscience @ IECB, Bordeaux

October 07, 2022

The Friscourt lab has hosted an excited symposium in glycoscience in Bordeaux and Frederic defended successfully is HDR (Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches). A perfect day within a perfect week!! [Photos]

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 05, 2022

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless "for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry". This is a special moment for our research gorup since our work is focussed on employing click and bioorthogonal chemistries for the study of complex glycans in living systems.

@ ACS Chemical Biology Young Investigators Webinar

September 13, 2022

Very excited to be part of this amazing event featuring young investigators, who are doing cutting edge research at the interface of chemistry and biology. For more details, go to: https://connect.acspubs.org/YoungInvestigators2022 - [Photos]

Cover Feature of Eur. J. Org. Chem.

July 11, 2022

Our last work on generating glycan-array by strain-promoted sydnone-alkyne cycloaddition, published in Eur J Org Chem earlier this year, is depicted as a cover feature. To see it, go to: https://doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.202200786

@ 34th Journée Chimie-Biologie-Santé - Toulouse, France

June 10, 2022

Very excited to present our Chemical Glycobiology projects at the 34th day Chimie-Biologie-Santé (JCBS) in Toulouse, France. [Photos]

Our new publication

May 13, 2022

Our latest publication on utilizing sydnones for the preparation of glycan-array via strain-promoted sydnone-alkyne cycloaddition is out in European Journal of Organic Chemistry. Congratulations to Zoeisha and our collaborator KW Moremen from the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, GA, USA.

https://doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.202200271

Welcome to Luka

January 03, 2022

Our new lab member, Luka Perrin is in his first year of Masters (M1) from the University of Bordeaux and will stay with us for 2 months.

Our new publication

December 10, 2021

Our last publication is a book chapter in the amazing Science of Synthesis in Click Chemsitry.

https://doi.org/10.1055/sos-SD-235-00329

Front cover of Chem. Eur. J.

November 12, 2021

Our last work with the Wagenknecht group, published in Chem Eur J, is depicted as front cover. To see it, go to: https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202103947

Welcome to Emma

November 01, 2021

Our new lab member, Emma Urrère, is a 2nd year student in Chemistry and Biology at the technical school Saint Louis in Bordeaux and will stay with us for 2 months.

Our new publication

October 21, 2021

Our new publication, in Chemistry European Journal, is a collaborative work with Prof Hans-Achim Wagenknecht from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, on the utilization of our sydnone reporters for the labeling of DNA. Congratulations to Zoeisha, Camille and our collaborators from the KIT.

https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202103026

Our new publication

October 1, 2021

Our new paper on controlling the activity of bacterial sialidases using bioorthogonal chemical reporters is out in ACS Chemical Biology. Congratulations to Zoeisha and our collaborators at IECB, E Montembault and A Royou, as well as KW Moremen from the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, GA, USA.

https://doi.org/10.1021/acschembio.1c00469

Outreach Activities

June 23, 2021

Zoeisha will soon be giving an online class to Masters students of the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, on how to perform NMR analysis of carbohydrates - [Read more]

Welcome to Léna

May 10, 2021

Our new lab member, Léna Atlan, is in her 2nd year of chemical engineering (I2) from the National Chemical Engineering School in Rennes (ENSCR) and will stay with us for 3 months.

Our new publication

March 1, 2021

Our new publication is a chapter in the 2nd Edition of Comprehensive Glycoscience where we review the advantages and shortcomings of bioorthogonal chemical ligation for neoglycoproteins synthesis. Congratulation Zoeisha.

https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819475-1.00080-8

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

December 22, 2020

The Friscourt Lab wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021 :) [Photos]

@ Society For Glycobiology Annual Meeting - Virtual Meeting

November 09, 2020

Although still in lockdown here in France, we are excited to present our Glyco projects at the virtual SFG 2020 - Chemical Glycobiology session [Photos]

Lab closure - COVID-19

March 16, 2020

COVID-19: As most labs in France, our lab is now closed until further notice. Public and personal safety first!

Welcome to Václav

January 06, 2020

Our new lab member, Václav Němec is a visiting PhD student in the group of Dr. Kamil Paruch from Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. Václav will be with us for a 1-month traineeship.

CNRS ATIP-Avenir Laureates website

November 05, 2019

The CNRS has just put up a website highlighting the research of all the laureates of the prestigious ATIP-Avenir Program. You can find our team's profile here: https://insb.cnrs.fr/fr/personne/frederic-friscourt

@ Prof Černy's 90th Birthday Symposium - Prague, Czech Republic

September 26, 2019

Excited to present our Glyco projects in honor of the great carbohydrate chemist Prof. Černy 90th Birthday at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. [Photos]

@ EuroCarb2019 - Leiden, The Netherlands

July 01, 2019

We are presenting our exciting Glyco projects at the EuroCarb 2019 in Leiden, The Netherlands. [Photos]

New Grant - LabEx TRAIL

June 28, 2019

Our group has been awarded a Consolidation grant from the LabEx TRAIL. Thank you for supporting our work!

PhD Defense - Congratulations to Camille

June 14, 2019

Well done Camille for a great PhD Defense!! We will miss you. Good luck with your future projects.

@ TRAIL conference - University of Bordeaux

June 14, 2019

Zoeisha gave an excellent talk on imaging glycans at the TRAIL conference, University of Bordeaux. Well done Zoeisha!

New grant - Canceropole GSO

April 10, 2019

Our group has been awarded an Emergence grant from the Cancéropôle GSO. Thank you for supporting our work!

Highlight of our talk at ICBS2018 in ACS Chemical Biology

March 18, 2019

Meeting Proceedings from ICBS 2018 are out in ACS Chemical Biology and with it a highlight of our talk on the use of sydnone reporters for imaging glycans in living cells. https://doi.org/10.1021/acschembio.9b00169

Our new publication

February 1, 2019

Our new paper on the selective metabolic oligosachharide engineering of sialoconjugates in living cells is out in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Congratulations to Zoeisha and Camille and our collaborators C. Bodineau and RV Duran from the Cabimer, Sevilla, Spain as well as KW. Moremen from the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, GA, USA.

https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201814266

Welcome back to Tarek

December 15, 2018

Our new lab member, Tarek Khalaf is starting his PhD in Chemical Biology within the group. Tarek got his Bachelor of science in chemistry from the University of Balamand in Lebanon and his Master degree from the University of Bordeaux, France.

@ ICBS 2018 - Vancouver, Canada

September 25, 2018

Exciting Chemical Biology projects are being presented at the ICBS 2018 in Vancouver, Canada. [Photos]

Welcome to Danielle

July 15, 2018

Our new lab member, A/P Danielle Skropeta is a visiting scientist from the University of Wollongong, Australia. Danielle will be with us for a 3-month sabbatical. Thank you to the IdEx Bordeaux program for sponsoring her stay!

Our new publication

July 11, 2018

Our new paper on Fluorogenic Sydnone-Modified Coumarins is out in Org. Lett. Congratulations to Camille.

https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.orglett.8b01587

@ GFG 2018 - Nouan le Fuzelier, France

May 23, 2018

Exciting talks on carbohydrates are being presented at the GFG 2018 in Nouan le Fuzelier, France. [Photos]

Best presentation prize

May 17, 2018

Frederic received the Ruffec Rotary Club prize for best presentation during the Bordeaux Neurocampus Day for his talk on "Imaging Glycans in the Brain from Chemistry to Living Systems". [Link] [Photos]

New grant - LabEx TRAIL

May 14, 2018

Our group has been awarded a Consolidator grant from the LabEx TRAIL. Thank you for supporting our work!

Welcome to Magaly

April 29, 2018

Our new lab member, Magaly Harignordoquy is a 3rd year undergrad (L3) from the University of Bordeaux and will stay with us for 2 months.

Our new publication

February 1, 2018

Our new paper on Fluorogenic Reactions between Sydnones and the Cyclooctyne Fl-DIBO is out in J. Org. Chem. Congratulations to Camille, Lucie and Jerome.

https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.orglett.8b01587

Welcome to Tarek

January 29, 2018

Our new lab member, Tarek Khalaf is a 2nd year Master student (M2) from the University of Bordeaux and will stay with us for 5 months.

Best poster prize - Congrats to Zoeisha

July 4, 2017

Zoeisha received the ChemBioChem prize for best poster during the European Chemical Biology Symposium 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. [Photos]

@ ECBS 2017 - Budapest, Hungary

July 2, 2017

Exciting talks on Chemical Biology are being presented at the ECBS 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. [Photos]

Welcome to Bertille

May 22, 2017

Our new lab member, Bertille Alauze is a 2nd year undergrad from the IUT Orsay, Paris, France. She will stay with us for the next 3 months.

The Friscourt Lab was highlighted in the University of Bordeaux Press

May, 2017

[Photos]

Welcome to Megan

March 1, 2017

Our new lab member, Megan Tirard is a 1st year Master student from the University of Nantes, France. She will stay with us for the next 5 months.

Welcome to Zoeisha

January 1, 2017

Our new lab member, Zoeisha Chinoy obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, GA, USA under the supervision of Prof. Geert-Jan Boons on the chemical and enzymatic preparation of complex glycans. She then did a 2-year postdoctoral study in polymer chemistry at the University of Bordeaux (LCPO), France. Welcome Zoeisha!