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.




· Copper-Catalyzed Eantioselective Synthesis of  β-Boron β-Amino Esters. Lopez, A.; Clark, T. B.; Parra, A.; Tortosa, M.* Org. Lett, 2017, 19, 6272.

· Copper-Catalyzed Borylative Aromatization of p-Quinone Methides: Enantioselective Synthesis of Dibenzylic Boronates. Carlos Jarava-Barrera, Alejandro Parra, Aurora López, Fabio Cruz-Acosta, Daniel Collado-Sanz, Diego J. Cárdenas, Mariola Tortosa,*  ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 442-446. (highlighted in Synfacts 2016, 12, 0291)

· Copper-Catalyzed Silylation of p-Quinone Methides: New Entry to Dibenzylic Silanes, Aurora López, Alejandro Parra,  Carlos Jarava-Barrera, Mariola Tortosa*, Chem. Comm. 2015, 51, 17684-17687.

·  Insight into the Copper-Catalyzed Borylation of Strained Alkenes, Alejandro Parra, Aurora López, Sergio Díaz-Tendero, Laura Amenós, José Luis Garcia-Ruano, Mariola Tortosa*, Synlett 2015, 26, 494. Young Investigators Issue

· Copper-catalyzed diastereo- and enantioselective desymmetrization of cyclopropenes: synthesis of cyclopropylboronates, Alejandro Parra, Laura Amenós, Manuel Guisan-Ceinos, Aurora López, José Luis Garcia-Ruano, Mariola Tortosa*J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 15833-15836.