24 julio, 2018 AdminGadea

Cristina Nevado

Department of Chemistry-University of Zurich

  • Feb 2013 Full Professor in Organic Chemistry (Direct promotion after 5 years) Department of Chemistry – University of Zürich (UZH), Switzerland May 2007
  • Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry (with tenure track) Organic Chemistry Institute – University of Zürich (UZH), Switzerland, Dec. 2004
  • Post–Doctoral Associate “Total Synthesis of Iejimalide B”. Alois Fürstner ax Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung (MPI) – Mülheim a. d. Ruhr, Germany. Oct. 2004
  • Doctoral Thesis (Summa Cum Laude) “Reaction of enol ethers & arenes with alkynes catal. by transition metals”. Prof. A. M. Echavarren. Autonoma University (UAM) – Madrid, Spain. Mar. 2003
  • Master Thesis “Alcoxy- and Hydroxycyclization of 1,6- Enynes catalyzed by PtCl2”. Prof. A. M. Echavarren. Autonoma University (UAM) – Madrid, Spain. July, 2002
  • Complementary Research “Enantioselective Addition of Organozinc Reagents to Alkynyl Ketones”. Eiichi Nakamura. Tokyo University (TU) – Tokyo, Japan. June, 2000
  • Bachelor in Organic Chemistry (with Honours 3.4 / 4) Autonoma University (UAM) – Madrid, Spain. Science Faculty


Awards & Fellowships

2013               Werner Prize Swiss Chemical Society

2012-2017      ERC-Starting Investigator Grant

2011               Chemical Society Reviews Emerging Investigator Award

2011               Thieme Chemistry Journal Award

2011               NJC Young Pleanary Speaker Price at the EuCOMC XIX

2008               Young Investigator Award (Spanish Chemical Society, RSEQ)

2005-2007      Alexander von Humboldt – Postdoctoral Fellowship

2005               PhD Thesis – Extraordinary Award (Autonoma University, Madrid)

2003               Eli&Lilly –Best Graduate Student Award

1999-2004      Spanish Ministry of Education and Science Undergraduate and PhD Fellowships

Competitive funding (last 5 years)

2012-2017      ERC Young Investigator Grant. NIGOCAT 1.500,000 €, ongoing

2012-2018       Swiss National Science Foundation. 550,000 CHF, ongoing Novel NP actin binding molecules 

2016-2019       Swiss National Science Foundation. Tools for Efficient Alkene and Alkyne Difunctionalization           600,000 CHF, ongoing

2016-2017       Forschungskredit University of Zürich. Novel Gold-Redox catalyzed Cross Couplings. 180,000 CHF, ongoing

2014-2017       Novartis Post-Doctoral Grant. New Tools in Fluorination. 180,000 CHF, ongoing

Mentoring, Teaching and Scientific Outreach

Supervision of Students:        2007-2017       15 PhD, 15 Post-doctoral and 12 Master Students

Teaching experience:              2008-2017      Organic Chemistry Practical Courses I / II

2008-2017       Advance Organic Chemistry (4 KP)

2007-2013      Retrosynthesis and Natural Product Synthesis

Lectures and Presentations: > 80 Invited Lectures, > 35 Plenary Lectures