Dr. Mattia Monaco, who worked until January 2016 in the List Group at the Max-Planck-Insitut für Kohlenforschung, is one of the 45 finalists for the 2016 Reaxys PhD Prize. The team of Reaxys received nearly 450 submissions with top class quality.
The representative paper of Dr. Mattia Monaco is entitled: "Activation of Carboxylic Acids in Asymmetric Organocatalysis"
published in Angewandte Chemie, 2014.
Ben List ist very proud of his former PhD-student and sends congratulations.