Tag Archives: 2018

Synthesis and supramolecular self-assembly of glutamic acid-based squaramides

Synthesis and supramolecular self-assembly of glutamic acid-based squaramides Juan V. Alegre-Requena, Marleen Häring, Isaac G. Sonsona, Alex Abramov, Eugenia Marqués-López, Raquel P. Herrera and David Díaz Díaz Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 2065–2073. Abstract: We describe the preparation and characterization of two … Continue reading

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Urea Activation by an External Brønsted Acid: Breaking Self-Association and Tuning Catalytic Performance

Urea Activation by an External Brønsted Acid: Breaking Self-Association and Tuning Catalytic Performance Isaac G. Sonsona, Eugenia Marqués-López, Marleen Häring, David Díaz Díaz  and Raquel P. Herrera Catalysts 2018, 8(8), 305; https://doi.org/10.3390/catal8080305 Abstract: In this work, we hypothesize that Brønsted acids can activate urea-based catalysts by diminishing its … Continue reading

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Sandra got already her BSc degree!

Last wednesday, Sandra presented her Bachelor thesis entitled “Synthesis and applications of heterocycles of interest”. She did it excellent. Congratulations!

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Getting funds not easy, but this time we were fortunate!

We recently knew that Spanish Government gave us in the last call, funds for researching during 2018-2020 on “New challenges in organocatalysis and studies of biological and gelling properties” . Congratulations and good luck!

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A good friend visited us!

Prof. David Díaz Díaz, from the Universität Regensburg, come back to Zaragoza after long time, and as a present gave us a nice and excellent talk about “Air-sensitive photoredox catalysis performed under aerobic conditions in gel networks” DANKE!! 😉

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Proud of our boss!

Raquel has been awarded with a prestigious “Beca Leonardo (Fundación BBVA)“. Congratulations!!!!!!!! 😉  

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Juanvi, across the pond!

Our dear Juanvi is now working in Paton’s group at Colorado State University (Ft. Collins, Colorado). We are sure he will be successful 😉 All the best, there and always! Enjoy!

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Surprising Maru for her birthday!

Happy birthday, Maru! THANKS GUYS!

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Juanvi “touches” PREDOC- MESTRELAB award!

Juanvi has been a finalist in the PREDOC-MESTRELAB prize Congratulations!!!

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XXXVI CONGRESS OF THE ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY GROUP (GEQO)

Raquel belongs to the organizing committee of the XXXVI CONGRESS OF THE ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY GROUP (GEQO), 5th to 7th September 2018 in Zaragoza (Spain).

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