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Portrait de  Quim Peña
Quim
PEñA
AMU iSm2 service 332
Campus Scientifique de St Jérôme
13397
Marseille cedex 20
Entrée
01/01/2016
Soutenance
20/12/2019
Directeur de thèse
Olga IRANZO, Mercè CAPDEVILA, Òscar PALACIOS
Sujet de thèse
Cu(II) complexes with anticancer properties
Parcours

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2016-to date: PhD researcher cotutorship (Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France/Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain). Project: Design and study of improved bioconjugated Cu(II) complexes as anticancer agents.

2014-2015: MSc researcher (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain). Project: Structure-activity relationships for anticancer Cu(II) complexes with N-donor ligands.

2014: Research fellow (Erasmus Program, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany). Project: Bimetallic complexes of Siamese-Twin Porphyrins for catalytic applications. 

 

PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH PROJECTS

2016-2019: BIO2015-67358-C2-2-P. Research project from the Spanish Government (Spain)

2016-2017: CTQ2015-7371-REDT. Research project from Spanish Government (Spain)

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2015-to date: PhD In Chemistry (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona -Spain- and Aix-Marseille Université -France- cotutorship)

October 2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry Techniques Course (Granada, Spain)

December 2015: Cell culture manipulation training course (SCAC-IBB, Spain)

2014-2015: Master's Degree in Industrial Chemistry and Introduction to Chemical Research (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

2009-2014: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

Distinctions

2018: Second Prize Oral communication in Doctoral Chemistry Conferences (Barcelona, Spain)

2018: Best Poster Prize in CuBICS2018 congress (Marseille, France)

2017: Best Poster Prize in BioBilbao2017 congress (Bilbao, Spain)

2014: Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera grant. Merits-based fellow.

2014: Extraordinary Prize Upon Graduation in Chemistry (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). Academic merits Bachelor's degree.

2014: Research collaboration fellow  (Spanish Government) for academic merits in Bacherlor's degree.

2011: Oxford Award. Academic merits Bacherlor's degree.

 

Enseignements

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

1) Bachelor's degree Chemistry subject: Chemistry fundamentals (2016-2019)

2) Interactive Chemistry Course for High School students. (2017-2018)

Publications (2)
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Copper(II) N,N,O-chelating complexes as potential anticancer agents

Quim Peña, Giuseppe Sciortino, Jean-Didier Maréchal, Sylvain Bertaina, A. Jalila Simaan, Julia Lorenzo, Mercè Capdevila, Pau Bayón, Olga Iranzo, Òscar Palacios, Inorganic Chemistry, 2021, 60. <hal-03157314>

Studying the reactivity of “old” Cu(II) complexes for “novel” anticancer purposes

Quim Peña, Julia Lorenzo, Giuseppe Sciortino, Sergi Rodríguez-Calado, Jean-Didier Maréchal, Pau Bayón, A. Jalila Simaan, Olga Iranzo, Merce Capdevila, Oscar Palacios, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 2019, 195, 51-60. <hal-02106686>