Laura Amenós was born in 1989 in Tarragona, Spain. She obtained her B.S. in Chemistry from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in 2008. As an undergraduate, she spent 4 months at the University of Nottingham working in Robert Stockman’s group. In 2013, she obtained her master at ICIQ (Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia) under the supervision of Professor Antonio Echavarren. Currently, she is carrying out her graduate work at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid under the supervision of Dr. Mariola Tortosa.
HIGHLIGHTED PUBLICATIONS OF Laura Amenós IN TORTOSA GROUP:
· Stereoselective Traceless Borylation-Allenation of Propargylic Epoxides: Dual Role of the Copper Catalyst. Jarava-Barrera, C.; Parra, A.; Amenos, L.; Arroyo, A.; Tortosa, M.* Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, X.
· 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.