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My Chem Coach Carnival

This week on Twitter there is the #ChemCoach carnival, as organized by @SeeArrOh in which my hand was forced by doing a retweet... (but forced in a nice way). So now I'm obliged to contribute to the carnival.. (day 1, day 2, day3..)


Your current job. I'm an ICREA Research Professor at the University of Girona. ICREA stands for Instituci├│ Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avan├žats, i.e. the Catalan research institute, which does not have its own facilities but places the Research Professors within the Catalan universities. Basically it means that ICREA hires excellent investigators to do breathtaking research, performed within the universities (or other research centers). 
I'm a Chemist.... working in the Institute of Quantum Chemistry and Catalysis (IQCC), and work on different things: method development, DNA, transition-metal complexes, iron proteins, fullerenes, supramolecular cages.


What you do in a standard "work day." I'm a computational chemist, so basically I…