Postdoctoral Fellow

Contact Details:
Address: Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC)
Paseo Manuel de Lardizabal, 4, 20018, Donostia, Spain
Phone : +34 943018526
E-mail : elena.formoso [at] ehu.eus
WWW : http://sites.google.com/site/formosoe/

ResearcherID: E-6834-2010
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Main Research Interest

  • Investigation of aluminum in biological systems
  • Study of conformational changes of proteins
  • Study of enzymatic reactions
  • Study of nanoclusters

Scientific Career

  • 02/01/2014-today: Postdoctoral fellow in the Theoretical Chemistry Group at the Donostia International Physics Center, Donostia, Basque Country.
  • 02/01/2011-01/31/2014: Postdoctoral fellow at the Università della Svizzera Italiana and ETH Zürich, Lugano, Switzerland.
  • 07/01/2010-01/31/2011: Postdoctoral fellow in the Theoretical Chemistry Group at the University of the Basque Country, Donostia, Basque Country.
  • 06/25/2010: PhD in the Theoretical Chemistry Group at the University of the Basque Country, Donostia, Basque Country
    (Advisor: Xabier Lopez)
  • 2009-06/30/2010: Researcher position in the Theoretical Chemistry Group at the University of the Basque Country, Donostia, Basque Country.
  • 2005-2009: PhD position (FPI fellowship) in the Theoretical Chemistry Group at the University of the Basque Country, Donostia, Basque Country.

Publications List

  • 13) Elena Formoso, José M. Asua, Jon M. Matxain and Fernando Ruipérez “The role of non-covalent interactions in the self-healing mechanism of disulfide-based polymers” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7CP03570E
    Impact Factor: 4.123 (2016) Quartile in Category: Q1
  • 12) Elena Formoso and Xabier Lopez “A computational study on the Aluminum interaction with D-glucose 6-phosphate in various stoichiometries” RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 6064-6079.DOI: 10.1039/C6RA27037A
    Impact Factor: 3.108 (2016) Quartile in Category: Q2
  • 11) Rafael Grande-Aztatzi, Elena Formoso, Jose M. Mercero, Jon Matxain, Slawomir Grabowski and Jesus M. Ugalde “Structural and Optical Properties of the Naked and Passivated Al5Au5 Bimetallic Nanoluster” J. Chem. Phys., 2016, 144, 114302. DOI: 10.1063/1.4943129
    Impact Factor: 2.952 (2014) Quartile in Category: Q1
  • 10) Rafael Grande-Aztatzi, Elena Formoso, Jon I. Mujika, Jesus M. Ugalde and Xabier Lopez “Phosphorylation Promotes Al(III) Binding to Proteins: GEGEGSGG as a case study” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 7197-7202. DOI: 10.1039/C5CP06379E
    Impact Factor: 4.493 (2014) Quartile in Category: Q1
  • 9) Elena Formoso, Jon Iñaki Mujika, Slawomir J. Grabowski and Xabier Lopez “Aluminum and its effect in the equilibrium between folded/unfolded conformation of NADH” J. Inorg. Biochem., 2015, 152, 139-146 DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2015.08.017
    Impact Factor: 3.444 (2014) Quartile in Category: Q2
  • 8) Noelia B. Luque, Jon Iñaki Mujika, Elena Formoso and Xabier Lopez “Aluminum interaction with 2-3-diphosphoglyceric acid. A computational study” RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 63874. DOI: 10.1039/C5RA06796K
    Impact Factor: 3.84 (2014) Quartile in Category: Q1
  • 7) Elena Formoso, Vittorio Limongelli and Michele Parrinello “Energetics and Structural Characterization of the large-scale Functional Motion of Adenylate Kinase” Sci. Reports, 2015, 5, 8425. DOI: 10.1038/srep08425
    Impact Factor: 5.578 (2014) Quartile in Category: Q1
  • 6) Elena Formoso, Jon M. Matxain, Darrin M. York, and Xabier Lopez “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Bovine Pancreatic Ribonuclease A – CpA and Transition State-like Complexes” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114, 7371 – 7382. DOI: 10.1021/jp909004y
    Impact Factor: 4.189 (2008) Quartile in Category: Q1
  • 5) Jon M. Matxain, Elena Formoso, Jose M. Mercero, Mario Piris, Xabier Lopez, and Jesus M. Ugalde “Magnetic Endohedral Transition-Metal-Doped Semiconduncting-Nanoclusters” Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 8547 – 8554. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200800376
    Impact Factor: 5.454 (2008) Quartile in Category: Q1
  • 4) Jon M. Matxain, Mario Piris, Elena Formoso, Jose M. Mercero, Xabier Lopez, and Jesus M. Ugalde “Endohedral stannaspherenes: Mn@Sn12 and its dimer. Ferromagnetic or antiferromagnetic?” Chem. Phys. Chem., 2007, 8, 2096 – 2099. DOI: 10.1002/cphc.200700428
    Impact Factor: 3.502 (2007)Quartile in Category: Q1
  • 3) Jon M. Matxain, Leif A. Eriksson, Elena Formoso, Mario Piris, and Jesus M. Ugalde “Endohedral (X@ZniSi)q compounds: X=Li,Na,K,F,Cl,Br, q=-1,0,1 and i=4-16”. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 3560 – 3565. DOI: 10.1021/jp0668697
    Impact Factor: 3.396 (2008) Quartile in Category: Q1
  • 2) Jon I. Mujika, Elena Formoso, Jose M. Mercero, and Xabier Lopez “Reaction Mechanism of the Acidic Hydrolysis of Highly Twisted Amides: Rate Acceleration Caused by the Twist of the Amide Bond”. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, 110, 15000 -15011. DOI: 10.1021/jp0604037
    Impact Factor: 4.115 (2006) Quartile in Category: Q1
  • 1) Jose M. Mercero, Elena Formoso, Jon M. Matxain, Leif A. Eriksson and Jesus M. Ugalde “Sandwich Complexes Based on the “All-Metal” Al42- Aromatic Ring”. Chem. Eur. J., 2006, 12, 4495 – 4502. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200600106
    Impact Factor: 5.015 (2006) Quartile in Category: Q1