New Grant - Prematuration program of the University of BordeauxSeptember 7, 2023
Our group has been awarded a prematuration grant from the University of Bordeaux and France 2030 . Thank you for supporting our work!
Welcome back to LukaSeptember 1, 2023
Congratulations to Luka, who got a highly competitive national PhD scholarship (MESRI) and is starting his PhD in Chemical Biology within the group. Luka got his Bachelor and Master of science in Chemistry from the University of Bordeaux, France. Welcome back Luka and once again well done!!
@ Canceropole GSO - Chemistry and Cancer, Toulouse, FranceJune 19, 2023
Very excited to present our Chemical Glycobiology projects at the 1st Chemistry and Cancer Workshop of the Canceropole GSO in Toulouse, France.
@ EuChemS, Life Science division, YIW, Helsinki, FinlandMay 12-13, 2023
Very excited to present our Chemical Glycobiology projects at the 3rd Young Investigator Workshop of the European Chemical Society, Life Science division, in Helsinki, Finland. Thank you to the French Chenical Society, Chemical Biology division (SCF-Chemobiologie) for the nomination. [Photos]
Seminar in Chemical Biology in honor of L. Kiessling @ IECB, University of Bordeaux, FranceApril 26, 2023
We have organized at IECB a special Chemical Biology symposium in honor of Laura Kiessling venue in Bordeaux. Very excited to present our Chemical Glycobiology projects front of Laura. [Photos]
Welcome to LeaApril 11, 2023
Our new lab member, Lea Jarlet is a 3rd year undergrad (L3) from the University of Bordeaux and will stay with us for 2 months.
Seminar @ ISM - University of Bordeaux, FranceApril 04, 2023
Zoeisha gave an excellent talk on the importance of glycans at the ISM, University of Bordeaux, France. Well done Zoeisha!
Welcome to LukaJanuary 16, 2023
Our new lab member, Luka Perrin is in his second year of Masters (M2) from the University of Bordeaux and will stay with us for 6 months. Welcome back Luka.
Welcome to MathildeJanuary 09, 2023
Our new lab member, Mathilde Willigens is in her first year of Masters (M1) from the University of Bordeaux and will stay with us for 2 months.
Our New PublicationDecember 14, 2022
Our latest publication is a review in Israel Journal of Chemistry in a special issue to celebrate Carolyn Bertozzi's selection for the 2022 Wolf Prize in Chemistry. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ijch.202200055
Our Paper on Neuraminidases Activity is Featured in ACS Chem. Biol. Special Issue on the 2022 Nobel Prize in ChemistryDecember 01, 2022
Check out the special issue on Click & Bioorthogonal Chemistry in ACS Chem. Biol. celebrating the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, whcih features our paper on the impact of bioorthogonal reporters on neuraminidases activity...
Seminar @ Sorbonne University, ParisNovember 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 FloraNovember 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, BordeauxOctober 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 ChemistryOctober 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 WebinarSeptember 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, FranceJune 10, 2022
Very excited to present our Chemical Glycobiology projects at the 34th day Chimie-Biologie-Santé (JCBS) in Toulouse, France. [Photos]
Our new publicationMay 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.
Welcome to LukaJanuary 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.
Welcome to EmmaNovember 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 publicationOctober 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.
Our new publicationOctober 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.
Welcome to LénaMay 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 publicationMarch 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.
@ Society For Glycobiology Annual Meeting - Virtual MeetingNovember 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-19March 16, 2020
COVID-19: As most labs in France, our lab is now closed until further notice. Public and personal safety first!
Welcome to VáclavJanuary 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 websiteNovember 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 RepublicSeptember 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]
New Grant - LabEx TRAILJune 28, 2019
Our group has been awarded a Consolidation grant from the LabEx TRAIL. Thank you for supporting our work!
PhD Defense - Congratulations to CamilleJune 14, 2019
Well done Camille for a great PhD Defense!! We will miss you. Good luck with your future projects.
@ TRAIL conference - University of BordeauxJune 14, 2019
Zoeisha gave an excellent talk on imaging glycans at the TRAIL conference, University of Bordeaux. Well done Zoeisha!
New grant - Canceropole GSOApril 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 BiologyMarch 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 publicationFebruary 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.
Welcome back to TarekDecember 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.
Welcome to DanielleJuly 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!
New grant - LabEx TRAILMay 14, 2018
Our group has been awarded a Consolidator grant from the LabEx TRAIL. Thank you for supporting our work!
Welcome to MagalyApril 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 publicationFebruary 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.
Welcome to TarekJanuary 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.
Welcome to BertilleMay 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.
Welcome to MeganMarch 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 ZoeishaJanuary 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!