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We are a young and highly motivated group trying to develop innovative ideas in organic synthesis. We are in the Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials (CIQUS), a new research building at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

We currently focus on the development of novel C-H and C-C bond activation processes using transition metal catalysts and the development of asymmetric versions. Ultimately, we apply these methods in the synthesis of complex natural products with pharmacological properties.

Latest news

Congratulations to David for successfully defend his PhD thesis!

On July the 12th of 2019, the PhD Candidate, David Fernández Fernández, defended his Doctoral Thesis entitled "Transition Metal Catalyzed Annulations Based on The Activation of C–H Bonds"

Welcome to new Ph. D student José Manuel who joins the group

Welcome to new Ph. D student José Manuel who joins the group

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Latest publications

Kinetic Resolution of Allyltriflamides through a Pd-Catalyzed C–H Functionalization with Allenes: Asymmetric Assembly of Tetrahydropyridines

J. González, B. Cendón, J. L. Mascareñas, M. Gulías

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 0000

37) Palladium-catalyzed formal (4+2) cycloaddition between alkyl amides and dienes initiated by the activation of C(sp3)−H bonds

B. Cendón, M. Font, J. L. Mascareñas, M. Gulías

ACS Catal., 2020, 10, 3425-3430

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