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30 May 2017

CIIMAR researcher awarded a travel grant

Diana Resende, Post-Doctoral researcher of the CIIMAR project INNOVMAR and currently working at the Laboratory of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto, won the Pharmaceuticals Travel Award for Young Post-Doctoral Researcher among researchers from 14 countries.

With this travel grant she will be able to present an oral communication at the 20th European Symposium on Organic Chemistry (ESOC 2017) that will be held in Cologne (Germany) during the month of July (2–6 July). Her talk will be entitled “Synthetic Strategies for the Preparation of Quinazoline Alkaloid Derivatives with Promising Biological Activities”..

Working at CIIMAR since 2016, her main interests include synthesis of xanthone and fiscalin scaffolds derivatives based on marine natural models with promising biological activities.