Carine Maaliki, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow (Subgroup Blue-A)​​​​​


Research Interest

Organic and Organometallic Chemistry

Selected Publications

  • Org. Biomol. Chem., 2010, 8, 3227.
    « Flexible and enantioselective access to jaspine B and biologically active chain-modified analogues thereof »
    Y. Salma, S. Ballereau, C. Maaliki, S. Ladeira, N. Andrieu-Abadie, Y. Génisson.
  • New J. Chem., 2012, 36, 17.
    « Carbeniophosphanes and their carbon → phosphorus → metal ternary complexes »
    Y. Canac, C. Maaliki, I. Abdellah, R. Chauvin.
  • Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 7705.
    « On the P-coordinating limit of NHC-phosphenium cations towards Rh(I) centers »
    C. Maaliki, C. Lepetit, Y. Canac, C. Bijani, C. Duhayon, R. Chauvin.
  • Eur. J. Inorg. Chem, 2012, 4057.
    « Bis-ylide ligands from linear vs cyclic proximal diphosphoniums »
    C. Maaliki, C. Barthes, M. Abdalilah, C. Duhayon,Y. Canac, R. Chauvin.
  • Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 16153. (& Cover picture)
    « Carbene-stabilized phosphenium oxides and sulfides »
    C. Maaliki, C. Lepetit, C. Duhayon, Y. Canac, R. Chauvin.
  • RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 20391.
    « P-oxidation of gem-dicationic phosphines »
    C. Maaliki, Y. Canac, C. Lepetit, C. Duhayon, R. Chauvin.
  • Eur. J. Inorg. Chem, 2016, 313. (& Cover picture)
    «A Push-Pull Pd II Complex with a Ternary Pd-P-C + Accepting End and a Key N-Heterocyclic Carbene- Imidazoliophosphine Ligand »
    L. Dubrulle, C. Poidevin, C. Maaliki, Y. Canac, C. Lepetit, C. Duhayon, R. Chauvin.
  • Synthesis, 2016, 48, 1407.
    «Two Novel and Simple Approaches to ‘CD45 Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Inhibitor’ (Z)-Pulchellalactam and Derivatives»
    E. Anselmi, K. Cherry, C. Maaliki, S. Inack Ngi, A. Duchêne, J. Thibonnet, M. Abarbri.
  • Acta Crystallographica Section C., 2016, 198.
    « The search for formal electrostatic effects on molecular conformation and crystal packing: crystal structure of 2,2''-disubstituted (H versus PPh2) 1,1'-(1,2-phenylene)bis(3-methyl-1H-imidazol-3-ium) bis(trifluoromethanesulfonate ».,
    C. Duhayon, Y. Canac, L. Dubrulle, C. Maaliki, R. Chauvin.
  • Tetrahedron lett., 2016, 57, 3358.
    « Palladium and Copper Catalyzed Sonogashira Decarboxylative Coupling of Aryl Halides and Alkynyl Carboxylic Acids »,
    C. Maaliki, Y. Chevalier, E. Thiery, J. Thibonnet.​
  • Inorg. Chem, 2016, 55, 11018.
    « Phosphenium vs pro-phosphide character of P-tert-butyl-dicyclopropeniophosphine: zwitterionic palladate complexes of a dicationic phosphido ligand »,
    C. Mboyi, C. Maaliki, A. Mankou Makaya, Y.Canac, C. Duhayon, R. Chauvin.
  • Eur. J. Org. Chem, 2017, 2, 209.
    « Emergence of copper-mediated formation of C–C Bonds »,
    C. Maaliki, E. Thiery, J. Thibonnet.​


  • 2009-2012: PhD Organic and Organometallic Chemistry, Laboratory of Coordination of Chemistry (LCC), CNRS-UPR 8241, Toulouse, France.​
  • 2008-2009: Master 2 Research Chemistry and Biology, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France
  • 2007-2008: Master 1 Chemical Sciences and Engineering, option organic chemistry, University of Nantes, France.
  • Bachelor of Chemistry, (with Bs-2 Biology) University of Tours, France.

Professional Profile

  • 2017-present: Post-doctoal position, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014-2016: Research associate, ​University of Tours, Tours, France.
  • 2013-2014: Post-doctoal position, University of Namur, Namur, Belgium.