Enol Lopez

I was born in 1991 in Gijón (Spain). I studied Chemistry at the University de Oviedo (2009-2013). Then, I obtained my master degree in 2014 with a work on gold-catalyzed C-H bond functionalization of metallocenes. I am doing my PhD studies under the supervision of Dr. Luis A. López. My work is focused on the development of new metal-catalyzed reactions involving diazo compounds.

Very recently, I have been awarded by the pharmaceutical company Lilly with one of the three Research Lilly Awards for PhD students in Chemistry.

We are developing new metal catalyzed transformations of carbene precursors. We have reported new intermolecular methodologies for the preparation of functionalized ferrocene and ruthenocene derivatives involving aryl and vinyl diazocompounds as well as propargylic esters. Futhermore, we have also described the reaction of vinyl diazocompounds with unsaturated systems such as non-activated allenes, N-allenamides and vinyl azides as suitable substrates for the synthesis of cyclopentene derivatives. I thank the Principado de Asturias for a predoctoral grant (Severo Ochoa Program). I am also very gratefully to Santander Bank for the excellence mobility grant for Professors and Researchers of the University of Oviedo.

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  1. López, L. A. López, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5121.

E. López, J. Borge, L. A. López, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 3091.

López, S. González-Pelayo, L. A. López, Chem. Rec., 2017, 17, 1.

López, T. Suárez, A. Ballesteros, L. A. López, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 225.

E. López, G. Lonzi, J. González, L. A. López, Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 9398.

E. López, J. González, L. A. López, Adv. Synth. Cat. 2016, 358, 1428.

L. A. López, E. López, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 10128.

E. López, G. Lonzi, L. A. López, Organometallics, 2014, 33, 5924.

M. J. González, E. López, R. Vicente, Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 5379.