Current Members

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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
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Yifan Li
PhD student
MSc at Universität Siegen
Mechanically Interlocked Structures
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Hayley Frost
PhD Student
MSc from the University of Manchester
Hayley works on the synthesis, characterization and studies of molecular containers based on dynamic covalent bonds.
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Esteban A. Valencia
PhD student / technician
Master from Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Esteban works on the control of the conformational flexibility of super-aryl extended calix[4]pyrrole containers.
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Dr. Felipe Andrés Sierra
Postdoctoral Associate
PhD at ICIQ
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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Dr. Evgeny Bulatov
Post-doctoral associate MSCA-COFUND I2: ICIQ Impulsion Programme
University of Jyväskylä
Evgeny works on the synthesis and studies of resorcin[4]arene and Calix[4]pyrrole Based Cavitands in Asymmetric Supramolecular Gold(I) Catalysis
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Dr. Eva González
Post-doctoral associate
PhD at Universiad de Santiago de Compostela
Eva works on the development of molecular sensors for the monitoring of acute kidney injury biomarkers.
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Dr. Eduardo C. Escudero
X-Ray crystallograher
Lab manager at ICIQ X-ray diffraction unit
Eduardo provides support and assessment to the group in the crystallization of surpramolecular complexes. He also perform the measurements of single crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Dr. Gemma Aragay
Scientific Group Coordinator
Ph.D. from Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
Gemma acts as Scientific Group Coordinator of the group.

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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