Tag Archives: Raquel P. Herrera

Javi defended his Bachelor thesis

Last 28th September, Javi presented his Bachelor thesis (TFG) and he got a good mark. Congratulations! He is now studying a Master in Madrid. We wish him all the best! Come to visit us with peaches soon! 😉   Advertisements

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David visites us after long time!

Our friend and colleague, David Díez from the University of Regensburg, was in Zaragoza last Monday (2nd October). We enjoyed a lot talking about chemistry and much much more. Thank you for coming! See you soon “here” or “there”… Tschüss!

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HOCA participates in the European Researchers’ Night

As each year on the last Friday in September, last Friday took place the European Researchers’ Night. This is a big event dedicated to popular science and fun learning, celebrated simultaneously in 300 cities across Europe and in neighbouring countries. Raquel, … Continue reading

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Just accepted other interesting work as a result of the nice collaboration held with Prof. Gimeno

Our already long term collaboration with Prof. Gimeno has been successful again and now a new article has been accepted. Congratulations! Highly active group 11 metal complexes with α- hydrazidophosphonate ligands, Gimeno, M. C.; Salvador-Gil, D.; Ortego,  L.; Herrera, R.P.; Marzo, I. Dalton Trans. 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7DT02743E. Abstract. … Continue reading

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Deepening the knowledge of Henry reaction catalyzed by squaramides

We have just published very interesting studies about the Henry reaction, which allow understanding more in detail the activation of the substrates by a very effective squaramide. Enjoy them… Congratulations Juanvi! “Push−Pull π+/π−” (PPππ) Systems in Catalysis, Alegre Requena J. … Continue reading

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Learning and enjoying far away!

Raquel is now in São Paulo (Brazil), attending to the IUPAC 2017 – 46th World Chemistry Congress. There, our collaborator, Concepción Gimeno, received her award “IUPAC 2017 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering”. It seems they are enjoying! 😉     … Continue reading

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Working and enjoying Toulouse!

Raquel joins these days the 14th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry and presents her work together with Prof. Gimeno: “First synthesis of group 11 metal complexes with α-hydrazidophosphonate ligands and biological study” (Raquel P. Herrera, Daniel Salvador, Lourdes Ortego, M. Concepción … Continue reading

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Celebrating our last publication!

Asymmetric Organocatalytic Synthesis of Substituted Chiral 1,4-Dihydropyridine Derivatives. Fernando Auria-Luna, Eugenia Marqués-López, M. Concepción Gimeno, Roghayeh Heiran, Somayeh Mohammadi, and Raquel P. Herrera, J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 5516–5523. Abstract. The first cinchona-alkaloid-organocatalyzed enantioselective synthesis of chiral 1,4-dihydropyridine derivatives is described. Bis-cinchona catalyst 3b … Continue reading

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Supporting to Real Zaragoza

Last friday Raquel and Javi enjoyed a football match in “La Romareda” supporting to Real Zaragoza (vs Cadiz CF). Real Zaragoza scored first a goal, but finally the result was very frustrating (1-1). Next time!

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