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Mariola Tortosa - Mariola Tortosa research group

Mariola Tortosa

Mariola Tortosa obtained her B.S. in Chemistry from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) in 1999. She then joined the group of Dr. R. Fernández de la Pradilla at the Instituto de Química Orgánica General (Madrid, Spain) to carry out her graduate work on the development of new asymmetric methods using chiral sulfoxides. In 2004, she received the Lilly Award for PhD students. In 2005, she moved to The Scripps Research Institute in Florida (USA) to work as a Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. William Roush.

Alejandro Parra - Tortosa group

Alejandro Parra

3Alejandro Parra was born in 1980 in Toledo, Spain. He received his B.S. in Chemistry at the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid (Spain) in 2004. In 2006 he spent four months in the laboratory of Prof. Andrew Myers at Harvard University (USA) working on the chemistry of tetracyclines. In 2009, he earned his Ph.D. at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid under the supervision of Prof. José Luis García Ruano. After that he carried out a postdoctoral stay in Institute of Organic Chemistry, RWTH-Aachen (Germany), with Prof. Magnus Rueping (2009-2011)

Ana Pereira

Ana Pereira was born in 1987 in Huelva, Spain. She received her B. S. in Chemistry from the Universidad de Huelva (Spain) in 2010. In 2014, as a Ph. D. student, she spent 3 months in the group of Prof. Martin Albrecht at University College of Dublin (Ireland). In 2015, she obtained her Ph. D. at the Universidad de Huelva under the supervision of Prof. Pedro J. Pérez and Prof. Tomás R. Belderrain. After that, she carried out a postdoctoral stay in the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ, Tarragona) with Prof. Antonio M. Echavarren working on the synthesis of new gold catalysts. Currently, she is working in Tortosa … Seguir leyendo Ana Pereira

Sergio Quesada

Sergio J. Quesada was born in 1989 in Jaén, Spain. He received his B. S. in Chemistry from the Universidad de Jaén (Spain) in 2011. In 2016, he obtained his Ph. D. at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid under the supervision of Dra. Ana Castro. After that, he worked as Associated Professor in Universidad CEU San Pablo. He joined Tortosa Group in 2017, where he is currently working on the asymmetric boron chemistry.   E-MAIL:   sergio.quesada@uam.es

Laura Trulli

Laura Trulli was born in 1989 in Veroli, a small city near Rome, Italy. She obtained her degree in Chemistry (2013) and also the Ph.D. (2016) in the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, under the supervision of Prof. Lucio Pellacani and Stefania Fioravanti. During the Ph.D. she also spent 6 months in the group of Prof. Darren Dixon at University of Oxford. She joined the group few months ago and currently she is working on the asymmetric boron chemistry.

Carlos Jarava-Barrera

Carlos Jarava-Barrera was born in Valencia in 1988. In 2011, he obtained his B.S. in Chemistry from the Universidad de Castilla La Mancha. In 2012, he received his master degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid under the supervision of Dr Jose Aleman and Dr Alejandro Parra. In 2014 he joined Tortosa group where he is currently working on the development of new borylation reactions under the supervision of Dr. Mariola Tortosa.

Aurora López - Tortosa group

Aurora López

Aurora López was born in Madrid in 1990. In 2012, she obtained her B.S. in Chemistry from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. In 2013, she received her master degree at the same university where she is currently working on the development of new borylation reactions under the supervision of Dr. Mariola Tortosa.

Víctor Martín-Heras

Víctor Martín-Heras was born in 1992 in Madrid, Spain. He obtained his B.S. in Chemistry from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2014. As an undergraduate, he spent one year at the same university working in Benito Alcaide’s group. In 2014, he obtained his master at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid under the supervision of Dr. Mariola Tortosa (ranked 1st out 23 candidates). Currently, he is carrying out his graduate work at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid under the supervision of Dr. Mariola Tortosa.

Mario Franco

Mario Franco Ferández was born in 1994 in Madrid, Spain. He obtained his B.S. in Chemistry from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2016. In the same year, he obtained his master at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid under the supervision of Dr. Mariola Tortosa and Belén Cid de la Plata. Currently, he is carrying out his graduate work at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid under the supervision of Belén Cid de la Plata and Dr. Mariola Tortosa.

Luis Nóvoa

Luis Nóvoa was born in 1994 in Ourense, Spain. He obtained his B.S. in Chemistry from the Universidade de Vigo in 2016. As an undergraduate, he worked in total synthesis for 7 months under the supervision of Dr. Ángel Rodríguez de Lera. In 2017 he obtained his master degree at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid where he worked in Medicinal Chemistry under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gil (CIB-CSIC). Currently, he is carrying out his graduate work at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid under the supervision of Dr. Mariola Tortosa.

Sergio Orgaz

  Sergio Orgaz has incorporated Mariola Tortosa Research Group as Undergraduate Student.

Irene Martinez

Irene Martinez has incorporate Mariola Tortosa Research Group as Undergraduate Student.