Author Archives: mmaamarq

First Sandra’s paper! Congratulations!

Horizons in Asymmetric Organocatalysis: En Route to the Sustainability and New Applications, Ardevines, S.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. Catalyst 2022, 12(1), 101. https://doi.org/10.3390/catal12010101. Special Issue “Organocatalysis:Advances, Opportunity, and Challenges“ Abstract. Nowadays, the development of new enantioselective processes is highly relevant in … Continue reading

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A new collaboration with our good friend Luca Bernardi (Bologna) has just come out!

CONGRATULATIONS!! Investigation of Squaramide Catalysts in the Aldol Reaction En Route to Funapide, Canudo-Sonsona, I. G.; Vicenzi, A.; Guidotti, M.; Bisag, G. D..; Fochi, M.; Herrera, R. P.; Bernardi, L. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2022, e202101254. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.202101254. Abstract. Funapide is … Continue reading

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HOCA awarded a prize, congratulations!

Our group has just received an accesit of Prizes “Tercer Milenio” in the category of Research and Future for our work in organoasymmetric catalysis oriented to industrial applications. Last Thursday, together with the other 14 awarded projects and careers, Raquel … Continue reading

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Congratulations Guille for the first of many scientific articles!

Synthesis of New Thiourea-Metal Complexes with Promising Anticancer Properties, Canudo-Barreras, G.; Ortego, L.; Izaga, A.; Marzo, I.; Herrera, R. P.; Gimeno, M. C. Molecules 2021, 26(22), 6891. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26226891. Abstract. In this work, two thiourea ligands bearing a phosphine group in … Continue reading

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Sandra and Juan Carlos, excellent students

Sandra and Juan Carlos received their awards for best academic record, last Monday during the San Alberto Magno ceremony, at the Faculty of Sciences. Well done!! Congratulations!!

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Awakening scientific vocations in children

CSIC organices this week an interesting event dedicated to children from schools of Aragon and surprise them with Science (“Semana de la Ciencia”). Sandra, Christian, Guillermo and Fanny from HOCA lab, have been awakening scientific vocations. Maybe some of them … Continue reading

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Sandra makes HOCA is present in the IV NanoOncology Workshop

Last Tuesday, Sandra Ardevines, PhD student in our group, gave her talk about the “Synthesis of 1,4-dihydropyridine derivatives and the study of their biological properties” during the first session of the IV NanoOncology Workshop (October, 19-20th) celebrated in Zaragoza.Well done!!

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Tschüss Devan!

Today we said goodbye to Devan, a student from the TUM who got a DAAD internship and joined the HOCA lab for 6 weeks working very hard. We hope you learnt with us and you had enjoyed. Good luck and … Continue reading

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Bachelor and Master Thesis defended successfully!

Congratulations guys! Bachelor Theses: Miryam Garcés Marín. “Searching for more sustainable and effective methods for the synthesis of chiral chromenes of biological importance” Supervisors: Dr. Eugenia Marqués-López and Dr. Raquel P. Herrera. Juan Carlos Pérez Sánchez. “Synthesis and study of … Continue reading

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New paper published. Congratullations!!

Single-crystal-to-single-crystal transformation and catalytic properties of new organically template perhalidometallates, Rayes, A.; Zárate-Roldán, S.; Ara, I.; Moncer, M.; Dege, N.; Gimeno, M. C.; Ayed, B.; Herrera, R. P. Catalysts 2021, 11, 758. https://doi.org/10.3390/catal11070758. Abstract. Two new organic–inorganic salts of perhalidometallates with … Continue reading

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