I hold a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from Universitat de Barcelona (2016), followed by a post-doctoral position at the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) in Lyon, France.
During these years of academic research I worked in the synthesis of manganese compounds that are mimetics of the active centre of the Mn-catalase enzymes and their insertion into mesostructures silica supports and silica nanoparticles in order to design new antioxidants against the oxidative stress.
I have been working in an international and multidisciplnary environment that combines Coordination Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Catalysis and Material Science. Therefore, I have experience in Inorganic synthesis, silica materials, physical-chemical characterisation of coordination compounds and functionalised materials (thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), nitrogen isotherm (BET), dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), pH and conductivity, Infrared spectroscopy (IR),...) and also in catalysis.
I consider myself a proactive person who is always open to gain new experiences that can improve my skills and satisfy mu curiosity. Also, I love communicating Science. During most part of my career I have hold several teaching positions at the Universitat de Barcelona, which have given me a profound experience into transmitting Science to undergraduate students with different levels of knowledge.
In 2019 I joined the Functional Nanomaterials & Surface group as a Post-Doc Lab Project Manager.
I was working in the synthesis of manganese compounds that are mimetics of the active centre of Mn-catalase enzymes and their insertion into mesostructured silica supports and silica nanoparticles in order to design new antioxidants against the oxidative stress.
Chemistry, Universitat de Barcelona.
Polynuclears manganese compounds mimetics of catalase enzymes. Insertion in a mesostructured support and study of the magnetic and catalytic properties. (2016, Universitat de Barcelona)
Drug delivery, Mn-catalase, mimetics of catalase enzyme, antioxidants, oxidative stress, reactive oxygen species (ROS), mesostructured silica supports and silica nanoparticles (silica materials), catalysis, magnetism, bioinorganic and coordination chemistry.