Laboratory of Chemical
Synthesis Methodology
The Kalek Research Group

Welcome to Marcin Kalek's Research Group

Welcome to the website of our chemistry research group at the Centre of New Technologies of the University of Warsaw. Our research is aimed at the development of new synthetic methodologies based on the application of hypervalent iodine compounds, often employing organocatalysis and transition metal catalysis. We are also interested in stereoselective transformations as well as mechanistic investigations, and we routinely apply modern quantum chemical methods in the course of our work.

Latest News

Postdoc positions available

We are looking for candidates for postdoctoral researchers. See the Vacancies section for details.



Marcin has participated in the Ekiden Relay Marathon as a guest member in one of the Faculty of Chemistry teams. Congratulations to all runners for great results: [Team 1][Team 2]



The preprint of Natalia's work on the asymmertic electrochemical diacetoxylation of styrenes using a chiral iodoarene electrocatalyst has been added to ChemRxiv.


Contact and Location

Dr. Marcin Kalek
Centre of New Technologies
University of Warsaw
Banacha 2C, 02-097 Warsaw, Poland
Tel.: +48 22 5543730

Visiting address:
Office: 03.45 (building B)
Lab: 06.53 (building C)

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