Marc Garcia-Borràs and Laia Vicens receive Marcial Moreno-Mañas Award and Josep Castells award of RSEQ-Cat

Marc Garcia-Borràs receives Marcial Moreno-Mañas Award 2023 for young researchers of RSEQ-Cat

This week the Real Sociedad Española de Química (RSEQ) announced that Dr. Marc Garcia-Borràs, Ramón y Cajal fellow at the Institut de Química Computacional i Catàlisi (IQCC) of the UdG, received the Marcial Moreno-Mañas Award 2023, for his scientific career of quality and excellence. The Marcial Moreno-Mañas Prize for Young Investigators distinguishes annually one excellent young talented Spanish researcher (<40 years) for their scientific quality and professional career path.

Marc Garcia-Borràs (Sant Feliu de Guíxols, 1988) is the winner of different awards like member of research team that receives Royal Society of Chemistry award (2021), he was finalist at the European Young Chemistry Awards (EYCA) (EuChemS) Early Career Researcher level (2020) and he got the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Postdoctoral Research Award (2018).


Laia Vicens wins Josep Castells award of RSEQ-Cat

Laia Vicens won the Josep Castells awards from the Real Sociedad Española de Química, Catalan section (RSEQ-Cat) for the best PhD in Chemistry in 2023. She did her PhD in theQBIS-CAT group of the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis (IQCC) under the supervision of Prof. Miquel Costas about “Implementing amino acids in manganese-catalyzed biologically inspired oxidations: g-lactonization and ligand design”.

Congratulations Marc and Laia!

Girona, March 13, 2024
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