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.
HIGHLIGHTED PUBLICATIONS OF Aurora LÓpez IN TORTOSA GROUP:
· Copper-Catalyzed Eantioselective Synthesis of β-Boron β-Amino Esters. Lopez, A.; Clark, T. B.; Parra, A.; Tortosa, M.* Org. Lett, 2017, 19, 6272. (highlighted in Synfacts 2018, 14, 273)
· 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)
· 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.