ICIQ-UNICAt Summer School

ICIQ-UNICAT Summer School

June 30th-July 4th, Tarragona


The ICIQ-UniCat Summer School brought together graduate and postdoctoral researchers from all over the world. They attended lectures of top level speakers who exchanged their scientific advances in organometallic catalysis.


Antonio M. Echavarren

Kilian Muñiz

Ruben Martin

Conference programme

Prof. Scott A. Snyder Columbia University, USA

1. The Development of Halogenating Reagents of Broad Applicability
2. Strategies For The Controlled Synthesis of Oligomeric Natural Products

Prof. Martin Kaupp Technical University of Berlin, Germany

1. A Quantum Chemical Perspective on Transition-Metal Compounds and Catalysis

Prof. Michael Greaney University of Manchester, United Kingdom

1. Transition Metal Catalysis For Heteroarene Synthesis
2. Catalysis For Reversible Chemical Reactions

Prof. Pau Ballester Insitute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain

1. Aryl Extended Calix[4]pyrrole Scaffolds in Supramolecular Chemistry

Prof. Darren J. Dixon University of Oxford, United Kingdom

1. Enantioselective Cooperative Catalysis with and without Metals
2. Catalysis and Cascades in Complex Natural Product Synthesis

Prof. Miquel Costas University of Girona, Spain

1. Bioinspired Oxidation Catalysis at Non-heme Iron Sites

Prof. Josep M. Poblet Rovira i Virgili University, Spain

1. Endohedral Metallofullerenes. An Unique Host-Guest Association

Prof. Markus Antonietti Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany 1. N-doped Carbon and Carbon Nitride as Heterogeneous Organo-Catalysts and Catalysts Supports

Prof. Eiichi Nakamura University of Tokyo, Japan

1. Iron Catalysis For Organic Synthesis
2. How much do we know about nucleation and crystal growth?

Prof. Paolo Melchiorre Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain

1. Organocatalytic Strategies to Control Remote Stereochemistry and Design Asymmetric Photochemical Processes

Prof. Jesús Jiménez Barbero Biological Research Center, CSIC, Spain

1. NMR and Molecular Recognition
2. Protein-Carbohydrate Interactions, A 3D View By Using NMR

Prof. Matthias Driess Technical University of Berlin, Germany

1. Silicon-Based Activation of Small Molecules and Catalysis

Prof. Pedro J. Pérez University of Huelva, Spain

1. Methane and Light Alkane Catalytic Functionalization: Catalyst Development and Mechanistic Insights

Prof. Martin Oestreich Technical University of Berlin, Germany

1. Expected and Unexpected in Catalysis With Strong Main Group Lewis Acids

Prof. Holger Dau Free University of Berlin, Germany

1. Water Oxidation: From Photosynthesis to Mn/Co/Ni-based Oxide Materials with Molecular Properties

Prof. Feliu Maseras Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain

1. Computational Modeling of Enantioselective Catalysis