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Metals… more and more present in the HOCA group, SOS!

Last week (14-15 November 2019), Raquel attended to the 1st International Workshop on Metals in Medicine hold at Chimie ParisTech, PSL University. She presented the poster entitle Synthesis of group 11 metal complexes with thiourea or squaramide ligands: study of … Continue reading

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Isaac, we will miss you a lot!

Isaac is now in Bologna (Dipartimento di Chimica industriale “Toso Montanari”, Università di Bologna) as a postdoctoral researcher, working with Dr. Luca Bernardi. Last week, we said goodbye to him having a drink and laughing with his jokes! Enjoy and … Continue reading

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A little tribute to (THIO)UREAS. Improving their organocatalytic activity…

Hydrogen bonding and Internal or External Lewis or Brønsted Acid Assisted (Thio)urea Catalysts, Gimeno, M. C.; Herrera, R. P. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 10.1002/ejoc.201901344 Abstract. The obtainment of more active organocatalysts has promoted the search for new modes of activation … Continue reading

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The results of a new collaboration with University of Gabes

Synthesis, structural determination and catalytic study of a new 2-D chloro-substituted zinc phosphate, (C8N2H20)[ZnCl(PO3(OH))]2, Rayes, A.; Herrera, R. P.; Moncer, M.; Ara, I.; Calestani, G.; Ayed, B.; Mezzadri, F. J. Mol. Struct. 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molstruc.2019.127216 Abstract. A novel chloro-substituted zinc-phosphate, (C8N2H20)[ZnCl(PO3(OH)]2, … Continue reading

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Prof. Vieira from UFSCar (Brazil) with us, this week

This week (October, 22-25th), Prof. Fillipe Vieira Rocha from Federal University of São Carlos (Brasil), has visited our University invited by Prof. Gimeno. His mission is to promote their internationalization program (UFSCar PrInt) that supports, encourages and consolidates the graduate … Continue reading

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Re-thinking ISQCH in Jaca

During few days (October, 23-25th) ISQCH members have been in Jaca (Huesca), re-thinking the institute in terms of chemistry and organization. Raquel told us about Visualization and Internationalization, a part of about HOCA CHEMISTRY. She took us through her pasionated … Continue reading

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Wedding bells ring!

Last fridey (October, 18th), two HOCA members got married! Congrats, Isaac and Sandra! 😉    

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Raquel has promoted to “Investigador Científico”!!

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Closing a period of life opens you new horizons. Good luck!

Sara and Pablo, the youngest HOCA members, did their final exams last wenesday (september, 25th) and now they are ready to get their B.Sc. Diplomes. Organic Privileged Scaffolds with Anticancer Activity: Synthesis through Organocatalytic Procedures. Sara Gil. Design and synthesis … Continue reading

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Looking for intermediates of reaction to clarify the previously established mechanism

Thiolate Bridged Gold(I) NHC Catalysts: New Approach for Catalyst Design and its Application Trapping Catalytic Intermediates, Visbal, R.; Herrera, R. P.; Gimeno, M. C. Chem. Eur. J. 2019, https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201903494 Abstract. Novel dinuclear N ‐heterocyclic gold complexes with bridging thiolate ligands have been designed … Continue reading

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