Welcome to the "LASC"
of Asymmetric Synthesis and Catalysis

  • Qing-Qing Marco M Niall Minqiang Betta MB Ricky Fabio
Latest Publications

'Counterion effects in homogeneous gold catalysis'
M. Jia...
ACS Catalysis 2015, 5, 1638-1652. [link]

'Enantioselective Gold Catalyzed Dearomative [2+2]-Cycloaddition between Indoles and Allenamides'
M. Jia, M. Monari, Q.-Q. Yang .... Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 2320

New research interests

The group is currently opening two new research lines: Photoredox-dual catalysis and metal drugs based on gold(I) complexes.


MB coordinates the team "Conoscere la Chimica" (founded 1998) "Shows and Workshops" of chemistry for young students. read more »


Scientific projects for experimental Thesis (Bc.S/Master/Erasmus students) are currently available in our lab. Please contact MB for further info. Teaching»

Open positions

We are always looking to recruit talented and commited scientists. Please contact MB if you are interested in joining us.

Upcoming seminars

09/04/2015) Bernard Golding - University of Newcastle
TBA) Wen-Jing Xiao - Central China Normal University (Wuhan)

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- March. 2015: Marco successfully defended his Master Thesis. Congrats Marco.
- MArch 2015: Vincenzo Borgia joined the group as a Master student. Welcome.

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