Tag Archives: Isaac G. Sonsona

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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Wedding bells ring!

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

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Synthesis of optically active warfarin by using an aromatic amine

First aromatic amine organocatalysed activation of α,β-unsaturated ketones, Sonsona, I. G.; Marqués-López, E.; Gimeno, M. C.; Herrera, R. P. New J. Chem. 2019, 43, 12233-12240. DOI: 10.1039/c9nj02392e. Abstract. This work provides an unprecedented example of a chiral aromatic amine used to … Continue reading

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Saying hello to summer holidays…

… all together around the table, enjoying nice food and nice company!   Enjoy summer!!!!

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Easter is coming…

… and we celebrate it meeting in one of our favorite places!

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The young chemists and physicists of Aragon told us yesterday their work in the Faculty of Sciences

The 8th Young Aragonese Researchers Meeting took place yesterday (November 22th) in the Faculty of Sciences (Zaragoza). 8ª Jornada de Jóvenes Investigadores (Química y Física) de Aragón. (8ª JJIQFA) Isaac, Anabel and Fernando successfully presented part of their Doctoral Thesis work. Congratulations! … Continue reading

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One more year, Chemistry and Young people have had an appointment; this time in the beautiful city of Toledo

Our guys attended last week (5-8 NOVEMBER 2018) the last Young Research Symposium of the Spanish Chemistry Society, celebrated in Toledo. XV SIMPOSIO DE INVESTIGADORES JÓVENES DE LA REAL SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA DE QUÍMICA. REAL SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA DE QUÍMICA-SIGMA ALDRICH (MERCK) They … Continue reading

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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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Young researchers meet in Badajoz and discuss about CHEMISTRY

HOCA PhD students joined last week, the XIV Simposio de Investigadores Jóvenes de la RSEQ, celebrated in Badajoz (Spain). Juanvi gave a talk about “PUSH-PULL” π+/π- (PPππ) SYSTEMS: A NEW TYPE OF INTERACTION SYSTEM IN CATALYSIS. Fernando and Isaac presented their … Continue reading

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