Current Members

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Beatriz Martin Valero
Administrative Support
Beatriz is responsible for the secretarial and administrative support.
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Dr. Gemma Aragay Esteve
Post-doctoral Associate
Ph.D. from Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
Gemma works on the self-assembly of molecular containers, the synthesis of organic components for the construction of reaction vessels.
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Guillem Peñuelas
PhD student
Graduated at the Universitat de Barcelona
Guillem works on water soluble calixpyrroles.
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Ricardo Molina
PhD student
MSc. from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Ricardo works on the synthesis and study of mechanically locked supramolecules: self-assembly of molecular aggregates with catenane and rotaxane topologies.
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Andrés Felipe Sierra
PhD Student
Graduated at the National University of Colombia
Felipe works on the synthesis, study and characterization of fluorescent molecular receptors for the supramolecular recognition of biomolecules related to health.
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Qingqing Sun
PhD student ( CSC fellowship)
Master in Chemistry from Shaanxi Normal University, China
Qingqing works on the controlled conformational switching of deep cavitands based on calix[4]pyrrole scaffolds
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Dragos Dabuleanu
PhD student from INPhINIT LA CAIXA
Master Degree Chemistry from University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Dragos works on the synthesis, study and characterization of molecular receptors based on dynamic covalent bonds.
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Pedro Ferreira
PhD student (NOAH ESR)
MSc. from Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias da UNL
He works on the preparation of hydrogen-bonded molecular capsules based on calix[4]pyrrole scaffolds with photoswitchable properties
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Chiara F.M. Mirabella
PhD student (NOAH ESR)
University of Catania
Chiara works with dynamic covalent capsules based on calix[4]pyrrole scaffolds and imine chemistry
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Andrea Rivoli
PhD student
Master Degree in Biomolecular Chemistry (University of Catania)
He works on the synthesis and characterization of calix[4]pyrrole macrocycles to develop interlocked molecular structures

Contact info

Prof. Pablo Ballester (ICIQ-ICREA)
Institut Català d'Investigació Química
Av. Països Catalans, 16
43007 Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain)

Phone:   (+34) 977 920 206
E-mail:   pballester (at) iciq.es

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