[Lecture] Facing the Challenge of Gold-Catalyzed Asymmetric Reactions of Alkynes


Title: Facing the Challenge of Gold-Catalyzed Asymmetric Reactions of Alkynes
Speaker: Prof. Antonio M. Echavarrens
Venue: Shaw Engineering Building, Wushan Campus
Time: March 11, Monday, 10:00-11:00



Graduate in Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), 1977

Ph.D. in Chemistry, UAM (Prof. Francisco Fariña), 1982

Research and/or professional experience:

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Boston College (Prof. T. Ross Kelly), (1982-1984).

Assistant Professor, UAM, (1984-1986).

NATO Fellow, Colorado State University, (Prof. John K. Stille), (1986-1988).

CSIC Researcher (Institute of Organic Chemistry), CSIC, Madrid, (1988-1992).

Visiting Professor, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France (2001)

Visiting Professor, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (2002)

CSIC Research Professor (2005-).

Visiting Professor, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France (2007).

Group Leader, Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) (2004-present)

Professor of Organic Chemistry, UAM (1992-2009) and Universitat Rovira i Virgili (2009-).



Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Lectureship, Chemistry Department at The Scripps Reseach Institute, La Jolla, California, 2012.

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (January 2012).

Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher (2014, 2015, 2016).

2014-2015 Novartis Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award 2015, ACS.

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