Jordi Garcia Gomez

Universitat de Barcelona, Spain


Jordi Garcia was born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, in 1956. He obtained a degree in chemistry in 1979 at the Universitat de Barcelona and another degree in pharmacy in 1992 at the same university. After a short stay at the Institute de Chemie des Substances Naturalles (Gif-sur-Yvette, CNR, France) working on carbohydrate chemistry in Professor Gabor Lukacs' Laboratory, he obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1986 (Universitat de Barcelona) on synthetic organic chemistry. After postdoctoral studies with Professor Satoru Masamune at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, working on boron chemistry, he was appointed to the position of an Associate Professor at the Departament de Química Orgànica, the Universitat de Barcelona in 1988. His research activity includes both academic and applied projects in the area of stereoselective methodology and synthesis of natural products, especially those related with boron and palladium chemistry. He is also involved in research projects at the border between biochemistry and inorganic chemistry.

Biography Updated on 18 January 2011

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