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IQCC Forum: Xmas edition 2023

Last 15th December took place the Xmas edition of the IQCC Forum, a quarterly meeting-place where high-quality science will be discussed. The IQCC Forum gives the opportunity for PhD and postdoc members of the IQCC to present their work to a wide audience. This will lead to better knowledge of the work that is being performed

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Cover Nanoscale on carbon nanobelts

The Nanoscale journal features on its inside front cover the recently published research article “A step towards rational design of carbon nanobelts with tunable electronic properties” by Gibu George, Dr. Olga A. Stasyuk, Prof. Miquel Solà, Dr. Anton J. Stasyuk. Can you see Sant Feliu church and the Cathedral of our beloved Girona?. The cover was

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Talking with: Adrià López

Adrià Lòpez was graduated in Chemistry at the University of Girona and he performed the master in the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis (IQCC), then he did the PhD thesis between the IQCC and the Concetrol company (in Spain) with a AGAUR industrial doctorate fellowship. Then, he worked as a R&D Technician in Concentrol in Spain. Since you pursued an industrial doctoral program,

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Science Week – Diada de Sant Albert at IQCC and Science Faculty UdG

Every year in November, the IQCC is organizing together with the Scientific Culture and Digital Communication (C4D) unit of the UdG some activities for Science Week with the aim to bring our science closer to the Girona general public. Last Friday, November 17, 2023, the Diada de Sant Albert took place at Science Faculty of UdG. The

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Carles Fuertes, new Margarita Salas postdoc fellow at IQCC

Dr. Carles Fuertes has recently become a new member of the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis (IQCC). Dr. Fuertes did his PhD at the IQCC/University of Girona on supramolecular nanocapsules as platforms for molecular recognition and reactivity in confined spaces under the supervision of Prof. Xavi Ribas in 2020. He has postdocotral experience at University of Cambride (United Kingdom)

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Talking with: Adriàn Romero

Adriàn Romero was graduated in Chemistry at the University of Girona and he performed the PhD in the former Institut de Química Computacional i Catàlisi (IQCC) under the supervision of Prof. Marcel Swart and Prof. Sílvia Osuna in the field of computational studies of enzymatic and biomimetic catalysts. Then, he worked as a postdoctoral investigator in Uppsala University (Sweden).

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Fourth IndustryQCC Forum

Last Thursday, the IQCC organized the fourth edition of the IndustryQCC Forum with four national and international companies (Concentrol, UQUIFA, AGC Pharma Chemicals Europe and Chemotargets) during the Science Week. The IndustryQCC Forums provide young (and more advanced) researchers of IQCC the opportunity to get to know the research carried out in (bio)chemical industry in different parts

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Talking with: Gemma Font

Gemma Font was graduated in Chemistry at the University of Girona and she performed the master in the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis (IQCC) and she did the master thesis between the IQCC and the Proter & Gamble (in Belgium) in the field of two type of natural BOLA surfactants. Then, she worked as a associate researcher in

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Dr. Jordi Mestres, new visiting professor

  Dr. Jordi Mestres (Girona, 1967) graduated in chemistry in 1990 from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and received his doctorate in 1995 (specializing in computational chemistry) from the University of Girona, with short research stays at the Université de Paris-Sud (Paris, France; 1992) and Rice University (Houston, USA; 1993). Parallel to his research

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PhD defense Rubén Álvarez Yebra

Next Tuesday will be the defense of the doctoral thesis of Rubén Álvarez Yebra, titled “Development of flexible cavitands receptors based on calixarene. Rational design, synthesis and study of their properties”, supervised by Dr. Agustí Lledó from IQCC. Place: Aula Magna de la Facultat de Ciències Date: Tuesday November 7th, 2023 Time: 11.30am We wish him good luck and all the

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