Tag Archives: 2016

Season’s Greetings

HOCA group wishes you all the best, now and ever!

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Synergistic catalysis from synergistic collaboration between UK and SPAIN

This is the first article of a synergistic collaboration between Southampton and Zaragoza, as well as the catalysis involved on it. The work has been developed in Dr. Ramon Rios’s lab at the University of Southampton, in collaboration with Prof. M. Concepción … Continue reading

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Raquel got the gold medal!

Yesterday, Raquel participated in the race “6K Healthy smiles for MALAWI” (category: “3K Walkers”), and she got the gold medal! Congratulations!

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7th Conference of Young Researchers (Chemistry and Physics) of Aragon

Last thursday, young researchers of Aragon presented their works in the Faculty of Science during the “7th Young Researchers Conference (Chemistry and Physics) of Aragon“. HOCA’s guys attended to this nice event and told the audience about their chemistry. While … Continue reading

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HOCA’s guys have joined XIII SIJ in Logroño!

Last week Fernando, Isaac and Juanvi presented their work in the XIII SIMPOSIO DE INVESTIGADORES JÓVENES DE LA REAL SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA DE QUÍMICA.

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Fernando won a nice award for his creativity!

Fernando Auria Luna won the award for “The best poster to announce the 7th Young Researchers Conference (Chemistry and Physics) of Aragon“. We are really proud of him! Congratullations!

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Lidia has defended her B.Sc. Thesis

Lidia, has finished her studies in Marketing and Market Research, after she successfully defended yesterday her BSc Thesis, entitled “Business Plan: the case of HOCA scientific group”. Congratulations Lidia! Thanks to Lidia and Carmen Berné, her supervisor.  

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One of our recent works has been highlighted in Synfacts

Our Asymmetric Organocatalysis (H-OCA) research group has developed a new enantioselective process for carrying out the Henry reaction. This reaction produces β-nitro alcohols, a group of compounds of highest interest, as they are frequently found in the structure of certain … Continue reading

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Juanvi and Isaac start their 3rd year of doctorate

Today, Juanvi and Isaac have successfully presented their research advances of second year of doctorate. Congratulations! Later, we celebrated it eating nice Cuban food!    

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A day of mixing feelings…

A bit sad because it is the last day of Javi in the lab (but maybe he’ll come back soon!)…   … and very happy because Isaac found a 70% ee in his reaction! Congratulations!

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