Rodríguez de Lera

Professor

Area of Organic Chemistry
Department of Organic Chemistry

Contact information

Faculty of Chemistry
Edificio de Ciencias Experimentais
Bloque E, Planta 3, Despacho 1
As Lagoas, Marcosende
36310 Vigo

+34 986 812 316
qolera@uvigo.es

Short CV

Ángel R. de Lera obtained his PhD at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela in 1983, and did a postdoctoral stay in the University of California, Riverside; under the guidance of Prof. W. H. Okamura. He joined the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela in 1987 as an Assistant Professor, working on the Chemistry and Biology of Retinoids. In 1996, he moved to the Universidade de Vigo and became Full Professor of Organic Chemistry in 1998. His research interests were extended to include the Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Carotenoids and Related Polyenes; the Design and Synthesis of Epigenetic Modulators Based on Natural Products; the Computational Analysis of Pericyclic and Other Concerted Reactions, and of Organometallic Catalytic Processes. His group expertise includes the results of ongoing research programmes in which stereoselective synthesis is central, with focus in polyenes (retinoids, carotenoids, among other natural products), vinylallenes and epigenetic modulators. Ongoing collaborations with other groups of molecular biologists, pathologist, biochemists, biophysicist, etc., is giving focus on the design and development of innovative drugs, in particular for cancer and neurological diseases, by carrying out the target-oriented synthesis of compounds based on the structure of natural products; and also advances in the development of new nanoparticle biosensors for recognition and potential use in diagnosis and analysis. Along his career he has stayed as Research Associate at the University of Surrey, Guildford (UK); University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (UK); and University of Washington, Seattle; and as Visiting Professor at the Albert-Ludswig-Universität. Freiburg (2000) and Paris-Sud (2006).

Teaching

Teaching profile at UVigo

1st term

Grao en Química

V11G200V01704 | Química orgánica III

Máster Universitario en Investigación Química e Química Industrial

V11M162V02113 | Síntese Estereoselectiva

2nd term

Grao en Química

V11G201V01310 | Organic chemistry IV: Deseño da síntese orgánica

 

Tutorials

1st term

On-site tutorials
The teaching staff has a on-site tutorials offer in fixed timetable on the following schedule:
– Tuesday: from 13:00 to 14:30, despacho 1, planta 3, Facultade de Química
– Friday: from 13:00 to 14:00, Despacho 1, 3ª planta, Facultade de Química

 

2nd term

On-site tutorials
The teaching staff has a on-site tutorials offer in fixed timetable on the following schedule:
– Tuesday: from 13:00 to 14:30, despacho 1, planta 3, Facultade de Química
– Friday: from 13:00 to 14:00, Despacho 1, 3ª planta, Facultade de Química