da Silva Júnior Group

Organic and Medicinal chemistry

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Welcome to the homepage of the da Silva Júnior Group at the Federal University of Minas Gerais - Brazil.

The art of creating molecules
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Latest News

See our paper on C-H activation

A dedicated guide for students!

Cover at JBCS!!


Our last paper is

Cover at CrystEngComm!!

CrystEngComm, 2021, 23, 1873


Our last paper is

Cover at RSC MedChem!!

RSC Med. Chem., 2020, 11, 1145

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Our last paper is Cover at EurJOC!!

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 4474

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Our last paper is Cover at JOC!!

J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 8825


Free Radical Biology & Medicine  

January 11, 2019

Eur. J. Organic Chemistry  

January 07, 2019


October 16, 2018

Hot paper Chem. Eur. J

September 7, 2018


July 4, 2018

Chemical Science

August 30, 2018

Prof. da Silva Júnior has been elected affiliate member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (2020).

Project part of the WUN Global Challenge is led by Prof. da Silva Júnior. Union of research forces from Brazil, Ireland, England and China against Trypanosoma cruzi.


Prof. da Silva Júnior was part of the Brazilian Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (BrazMedChem) as a speaker. This meeting is the largest scientific event dedicated to Medicinal Chemistry in Latin America.

Latest News - Awards

2019 CNPq-SBQ-RSC Brazilian Chemistry Certificate of Distinction

2018 Capes-Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers

2017 MedChemComm New Talent: Americas

2018 Emerging Investigators

2016 International Conference on Organic Synthesis

2015 RSC/BMOS Young Investigator

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Visiting Professor - The Ackermann Group

Universität Göttingen - Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

From August 2018 to July 2019

Cuxhaven Trip, June 2019

Students of da Silva Júnior Group Abroad

(UK, 2015)
(Germany, 2016)
Gleiston and Breno (Germany, 2016)
(Germany, 2017)
(India, 2017)
(India, 2017)
(Germany, 2018)
(Germany, 2018)
(Germany, 2019)
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Laboratory of Synthetic and Heterocyclic Chemistry,

Institute of Exact Sciences, Department of Chemistry,
Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Address: Av. Pres. Antônio Carlos, 6627 - Pampulha,

Belo Horizonte - MG

E-mail: eufranio@ufmg.br

Phone Number: +55 31 34095696

Gleiston and Breno (Germany, 2016)