People

João Macara

João Macara was born in 1994 in Lisboa, Portugal. He obtained his B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia – Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2015 and is his M.Sc. in Bioorganic Chemistry at the same institution in 2017. Currently he is a PhD student under the guidance of Professor M. Manuel B. Marques, and his research focuses on Hypervalent Iodine Reagents.

Diogo Lopes Poeira

Diogo Lopes Poeira was born in 1993 in Beja, Portugal. He obtained his B.Sc. in biochemistry at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia – Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2013 and the M.Sc. in bioorganic chemistry with the Thesis focusing on the development of new synthetic strategies directed towards azaindoles from aminopyridines, under the guidance of Professor M. Manuel B. Marques. He is currently a PhD student at Prof Marques Lab and his research focuses novel sustainable strategies towards sulfonamide synthesis.

Ana Sofia Santos

Ana Sofia Branco dos Santos was born in 1994 in Almada, Portugal. She obtained her B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry from the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2015 and her M.Sc. in Bioorganic Chemistry from the same institution in 2017. At present she is a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Maria Manuel Marques and Prof. Artur Silva. Her research is focused on the synthesis of indole azaindole-base compounds, particularly using metal-catalysed reactions.

Daniel Raydan

Daniel Alejandro Raydan was born in 1994, obtained his undergraduate 5 years degree in chemistry, which he finished (CUM LAUDE) at Simón Bolívar University in Caracas, Venezuela, in November 2016. He started his graduate studies in Organic Chemistry at the University of Copenhagen in August 2017, which he finished in September 2019 (two years Master studies).

Bruno Franco

Bruno Franco joined the Marques group in 2019 and he is currently working on the synthesis of molecular probes.