Tag Archives: Raquel P. Herrera

A new “visiting student” in our lab

Hunting a Pokemon while setting up reactions… Advertisements

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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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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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