Head of the group
Assoc. prof. Mykhaylo Potopnyk

Dr Hanna Zinchenko

PhD Students
mgr Karol Postrożny
Omar Lahna, M.Sc.

LTP Ukraine PAN.BFB.S.BWZ.330.022.2023
“Organoboron materials capable of harvesting triplet excitons for a new generation of optoelectronic devices”

NAWA Joint Poland-Germany research projects BPN/BDE/2022/1/00024/U/00001
„Novel drug-like molecules targeting lectins of Pseudomonas aeruginosa”

OPUS NCN 2021/43/B/ST4/00984
“Novel tricyclic glycomimetics as DC-SIGN receptor ligands”


M. A. Potopnyk, J. Mech-Piskorz, G. Angulo, M. Ceborska, R. Luboradzki, E. Andresen, A. Gajek, A. Wisniewska, U. Resch-Genger, „Aggregation/Crystallization-Induced Emission in Naphthyridine-Based Carbazolyl-Modified Donor-Acceptor Boron Dyes Tunable by Fluorine Atoms”, Chem. Eur. J.

Ł. Szyszka, P. Cmoch, M. Górecki, M. Ceborska, M. Potopnyk, S. Jarosz, „Chiral Molecular Cages Based on Cyclotriveratrylene and Sucrose Units Connected with p-Phenylene Linkers”, Eur. J. Org. Chem.

M. A. Potopnyk, „1,3,5,2-Oxadiazaborinines as a class of fluorescent organoboron dyes”, Targets in Heterocyclic Systems

M. A. Potopnyk, M. Kravets, R. Luboradzki, D. Volyniuk, V. Sashuk, J. V. Grazulevicius, „Carbazole-modified thiazolo[3,2-c][1,3,5,2]oxadiazaborinines exhibiting aggregation-induced emission and mechanofluorochromism”, Org. Biomol. Chem. 

M. A. Potopnyk, D. Volyniuk, R. Luboradzki, A. Lazauskas, J. V. Grazulevicius, „Aggregation-Induced Emission-Active Carbazolyl-Modified Benzo[4,5]thiazolo[3,2-c]oxadiazaborinines as Mechanochromic Fluorescent Materials”, Eur. J. Org. Chem.

G. Witkowski, M. Potopnyk, K. Tiara, A. Osuch-Kwiatkowska, S. Jarosz, „Synthesis of Highly Oxygenated Bicyclic Carbasugars. Remarkable Difference in the Reactivity of the d-gluco and d-xylo- Derived Trienes”, Molecules

M. A. Potopnyk, D. Volyniuk, R. Luboradzki, M. Ceborska, I. Hladka, Y. Danyliv, J. V. Grazulevicius, „Organolithium-Mediated Postfunctionalization of Thiazolo[3,2- c][1,3,5,2]oxadiazaborinine Fluorescent Dyes”, J. Org. Chem.

K. Tiara, M. Potopnyk, P. Świder, S. Jarosz, „Stereocontrolled Debenzylative Cycloetherification Reaction as a Route to Enantiopure C-Furanosides with Amino Substituents in the Side Chain”, J. Org. Chem.

H. Huang, C. A. Howard, S. Zari, H. J. Cho, S. Shukla, H. Li, J. Ndoj, P. González-Alonso, C. Nikolaidis, J. Abbott, D. S. Rogawski, M. A. Potopnyk, K. Kempinska, H. Miao, T. Purohit, A. Henderson, A. Mapp, M. L. Sulis, A. Ferrando, J. Grembecka, T. Cierpicki, „Covalent inhibition of NSD1 histone methyltransferase” Nat. Chem. Biol.

Ł. Szyszka, P. Cmoch, A. Butkiewicz, M. Potopnyk, S. Jarosz, „Synthesis of Cyclotriveratrylene-Sucrose-Based Capsules”, Org. Lett.

S. Jarosz, K. Tiara, M. A. Potopnyk, „Stereoselective synthesis of sugar mimetics from simple monosaccharides”, Pur. Appl. Chem.

M. A. Potopnyk, D. Volyniuk, R. Luboradzki, M. Ceborska, I. Hladka, Y. Danyliv, J. V. Grazulevicius, „Application of the Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction for the Postfunctionalization of the Benzo[4,5]thiazolo[3,2-c][1,3,5,2]oxadiazaborinine Core: An Approach towards Fluorescent Dyes”, J. Org. Chem.

K. Tiara, M. A. Potopnyk, S. Jarosz, „Synthesis of sucrose-based macrocycle with unsymmetrical monosaccharides „arms” ” , Beilstein J. Org. Chem.

M. A. Potopnyk, R. Lytvyn, Y. Danyliv, M. Ceborska, O. Bezvikonnyi, D. Volyniuk, J. V. Gražulevičius, „N,O π-Conjugated 4-Substituted 1,3-Thiazole BF2 Complexes: Synthesis and Photophysical Properties”, J. Org. Chem.

M. A. Potopnyk, D. Volyniuk, M. Ceborska, P. Cmoch, I. Hladka, Y. Danyliv, J. V. Gražulevičius, „Benzo[4,5]thiazolo[3,2-c][1,3,5,2]oxadiazaborinines: Synthesis, Structural, and Photophysical Properties”, J. Org. Chem.


Research topics

  • Chemistry of glycomimetics
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Fluorescent boron complexes
  • Solid-state emissive dyes
  • Organic stimuli-responsive materials