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Our research focuses on design, synthesis and study of organic functional systems; emphasis is on conceptual innovation - integrating lessons from nature and exotic interactions - for broad applications such as solar cells, bioprobes or catalysts.  Click here for details.

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 Latest Publications all publications

Wang, C.; Miros, F. N.; Mareda, J.; Sakai, N.; Matile, S. “Asymmetric Anion-π Catalysis on Perylenediimides”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, in press.

Chuard, N.; Fujisawa, K.; Morelli, P.; Saarbach, J.; Winssinger, N.; Metrangolo, P.; Resnati, G.; Sakai, N.; Matile, S. “Activation of Cell-Penetrating Peptides with Ionpair-π Interactions and Fluorophiles”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 11264-11271.

Benz, S.; Macchione, M.; Verolet, Q.; Mareda, J.; Sakai, N.; Matile, S. “Anion Transport with Chalcogen Bonds”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 9093-9096.

 What's New

May: Press releases in Geneva (UniGe and NCCR CB) and Basel (UniBas and NCCR MSE) for the appearance of first anion-π enzyme in ACS Central Science.

Apr: A beautiful JACS Spotlight by Christine Herman on Unorthodox Interactions at Work.

Jan 16: Much appreciation for François' enolate-π macrodilactones: a VIP recognition, an invited cover and an author profile.
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