Tag Archives: Raquel P. Herrera

New article published in collaboration with Prof. Houcine Naïli!

Synthesis, structural determination and antimicrobial evaluation of two novel CoII and ZnII halogenometallates as efficient catalysts for the acetalization reaction of aldehydes, Maatar Ben Salah, A.; Belghith Fendri, L.; Bataille, T.; Herrera, R. P.; Naïli, H. Chem. Cent. J. 2018, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13065-018-0393-6 Abstract Background: Complexes of … Continue reading

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Trapping carbocations…

A new article has just been published. Thank you to everyone, and congratulations! Functionalization of π-activated alcohols by trapping carbocations in pure water under smooth conditions, Ortiz, R.; Koukouras, A.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. Arab. J. Chem. 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arabjc.2018.01.022 Abstract. Acetic acid as catalyst … Continue reading

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A new article has been accepted for publication, CONGRATULATIONS!!

“Functionalization of π-activated alcohols by trapping carbocations in pure water under smooth conditions”, R. Ortiz, A. Koukouras, E. Marqués-López, R. P. Herrera, Arab. J. Chem. 2018, accepted. Abstract: Acetic acid as catalyst in pure water was found to be an excellent reaction medium … Continue reading

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A new “visiting student” in our lab

Hunting a Pokemon while setting up reactions…

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Juanvi joined the UPPA-UPV / EHU Transboundary Doctorials

Juanvi has been in Arantzazu (Gipuzkoa), from October 16th to 19th working with other PhD students in the “Doctoriales transfronterizos UPPA-UPV/EHU” (UPPA-UPV / EHU Transboundary Doctorials), organized by the Master’s and Doctorate School of the UPV / EHU (MDe), in collaboration with the … Continue reading

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Just accepted! New article about making more efficient enatioselective organocatalytic reactions

Juanvi has worked hard in this project and now the first results have just come out. The central idea is to generate in situ, the carbonyl compound, via oxidation of an alcohol, which is involved in a subsequent asymmetric organocatalytic … Continue reading

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Welcome Sofía!

We want to give our warmest welcome to Sofía to our group. She will work on her Master thesis dealing with the synthesis of metal-squaramide complexes and the study of their properties. Good luck!  

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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! 😉  

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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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