University of Valladolid
Asunción Barbero was born in Burgos, Spain. She studied Chemistry at the University of Valladolid, and received her PhD degree at the same university working with Prof. Pulido. She joined Prof. Ian Fleming’s group at the University of Cambridge as Marie Curie fello for two years working in the study of stereocontrol in organic synthesis using silicon chemistry. She came back to Valladolid as Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate Professor in 2001 and obtained the spanish habilitation to full Professor in 2012. In 2013 she was appointed as Coordinator of the Grade of Chemistry of the University of Valladolid. She has co-authored around 50 international scientific publications and has delivered several invited and plenary lectures. Her current interests include the study of the silyl-cupration of multiple bonds and its application to the synthesis of natural and related products.
Organic synthesis, synthesis of heterocycles, Organometallic synthesis, Synthesis of carbocycles, synthesis of natural products