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Code: GI-1586
Short Name: BioPhysChem
Name: Biophysical Chemistry, Photophysics and Spectroscopy
Department: Departamento de Química Física
Contact: Rodríguez Prieto, María Flor -

Research field
  • Fluorescence spectroscopy and ultrafast optical spectroscopy
  • Kinetics of proton- and electron-transfer processes in the electronic ground- and excited-state
  • Photophysical characterization of new materials and fluorescent probes
  • Dynamics of photoinduced processes in molecular materials and biological systems.
  • Kinetics of solvation processes and photochemical reactions
  • Dynamical and structural study of supramolecular and colloidal systems by means of fluorescent probes
  • Dynamics of chemical reactions by fluorescence correlation spectroscopy and single molecule detection
  • Synthesis and characterization of lipid nanoparticles of biomedical interest
  • Development of data analysis methods
  • Halophilic reactions. Study of the mechanism of nucleophilic attack on halogen atoms
  • Electrophilic catalysis in alpha-carbon deprotonation of amino acids
Technology services
  • Studies and advice on application of fluorescence techniques
  • Steady-state and time-resolved fluorescence techniques (picosecond resolution)
  • Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy technique
Key words
  • Electronic spectroscopy; Fluorescence; Photophysics; Photochemistry; Solvation; Fluorescent probes; Proton transfer; Electron transfer; Supramolecular systems; Colloidal systems; Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy; Single molecule detection; Data analysis methods; New materials; Kinetics of chemical reactions; Catalysis; Reaction mechanisms; Models of enzymatic processes; Halogenation.
Name Position ORCID Contact:
Rodríguez Prieto, María FlorCoordinador0000-0001-6066-6320E-Mail:
Al-Soufi, WajihMembro0000-0003-2535-8546
Crugeiras Martínez, JuanMembro
Mosquera González, ManuelMembro0000-0002-5528-0535
Novo Rodríguez, María de la MercedMembro0000-0002-4869-289X
Rios Rodríguez, Ana MaríaMembro
Ríos Rodríguez, María del CarmenMembro0000-0001-8306-3274
Carreira Blanco, CarlosIFP
González Fernández, SoniaIFP
Pedro, Jorge AlbertoIFP
Piñeiro Maseda, LucasPA
IP Principal Investigator, IFP Training Research, PA Supporting Researchers and Technicians
External collaborators
Name Institution
Nikolaus P. Ernsting  Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Sergey A. Kovalenko   Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Juan Carlos Penedo Esteiro  University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, U.K.
John P. Richard   University at Buffalo (SUNY), New York, USA
Claus A. M. Seidel   Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany
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