MSc 2006, PhD candidate, Chemistry Department, University of Athens
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Antonio Ricardo Lopes Marouvo Gonçalves
Early-Stage Researcher in the MC EU project CYCLON, PhD candidate U of Lisbon, PT
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aricardo “at” chem.demokritos.gr
Early-Stage Researcher in the MC EU project BIOMINTEC, PhD candidate, Institute for Physiological Chemistry Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, De.
alberto.manfrin “at” gmail.com
James Birtley, PhD. James has been a research associate in the Marie Curie IAPPTOPCRYST project coordinated by Dr. Emmanuel Saridakis, March 2010-March 2012. He was working in the development of novel crystallization methods based on DPI technology and production and purification of new proteins by molecular biology methods for crystallization and molecular structure determination. Presently, is at the Pathology Department, U. of Massachusetts, U.S.A. jamesbirtley”at”googlemail.com.
Linda Piras, PhD. Linda has been a research associate in the Marie Curie ITN CYCLON project coordinated by Dr. Konstantina Yannakopoulou, March 2011-August 2012. Presently, she is research associate, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Institute of Crystallography, Bari, Italy.
Anastasia Paulidou, PhD. Anastasia was awardedaNCSR Demokritos post doctoral fellowship, 2005-2009. She worked on the X-ray structures of cyclodextrin derivatives and inclusion complexes, as well as application of cyclodextrins in nanotechnology. She has undertaken a teaching position in the TEI of Trikala.a_paulidou”at”hotmail.com
Davide Maffeo, PhD. Davide was supported, 2004-2007, successively by the national projects ARISTEIA & PEP and the European project TASNANO. He worked on the synthesis of a variety of cyclodextrin derivatives for nanotechnology applications, as well as of NMR studies of cyclodextrins in aqueous solutions. Presently he works in the private sector. davide_maffeo”at hotmail.com
Zoi Plyta, PhD. Zoi was supported by the national project PENED1999 and she worked on the synthesis of cyclodextrin derivatives. She is presently appointed in the General Chemical State Laboratory of Greece.
Dr. Aliki Rontoyianni, PhD 1994, University of Athens. Aliki was awardedaNCSR Demokritos fellowship after entranceexaminations. She worked on structures of cyclodextrin inclusion complexes by X-ray crystallography. After a postdoctoral position in the group (under a national program, PENED95), she was appointed in high school education, where she teaches chemistry and physics. aront”at”sch.gr
Panayota Stefanidou, MSc 2000, University of Athens.Pennywas awardedaNCSR Demokritos fellowship after entrance examinations.MScthesis title:Study ofβ–cyclodextrin complexes byNMR spectroscopy,Chemistry Department,University of Athens. After another MSc degree in chemistry education, she was appointed in high school education.
Dr. Styliani Makedonopoulou, PhD 2000, University of Athens. Stellawas awardedaNCSR Demokritos fellowship after entranceexaminations. She worked on structures of many cyclodextrin inclusion complexes by X-ray crystallography. After appointments in the private sector, she is presently appointedin the General Chemical State Laboratory of Greece. stella.makedonopoulou”at”syzefxis.gov.gr
Dimitrios Zouvelekis, MSc 2001, University of Athens.Dimitris was awardedaNCSR Demokritos fellowship after entranceexaminations. MSc thesis title: Development of HPLC method for stability determination of acemetacin/β–cyclodextrin complex. Study of the complexes by NMR spectroscopy, Department of Pharmacy, University of Athens.He worked in the collaboration of the group with the above department (PENED1999). Dimitris now works in the pharmaceutical company Petsiavas.
Dr. Kyriaki Eliadou, PhD 2001,University of Athens.(thesis title:Structural studies of cyclodextrinpseudorotaxanes with linear aliphatic molecules by NMR spectroscopy.Synthesis and characterization of regioselectively substituted cyclodextrins, Chemistry Department, University of Athens). Kiki was awardedan NCSRDemokritos fellowship after entranceexaminations. She worked on synthesis of modifiedcyclodextrins and NMR structure of cyclodextrins and their inclusion complexesin aqueous solutions. After a postdoctoral position in the group(under a national program,ARISTEIA), she has been appointed in high secondary education, where she teaches chemistry and physics. kiki_eliadou”at”yahoo.gr
Dr. Nikos Pinotsis, PhD 2003, University of Athens.Nikos was awardedaNCSR Demokritos fellowship after entrance examinations. His work involved X-ray crystallographic studies of complexes of glucogen phosphorylase b with cyclodextrins and linear sugars and on the structure of the amino terminus titin/telethonin complex, a project that was in collaboration with the group of Matthias Wilmans in EMBL-Hamburg.After post-doctoral appointments in EMBL-Hamburg, De, the Institute of Cancer Research, UK, and a position at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories, U of Vienna, Austria, he is now at Biological Sciences, Birkbeck College, U of London. n.pinotsis” at”mail.cryst.bbk.ac.uk
Dr. Nikolaos Mourtzis, PhD 2006, University of Athens.Nikos was awardedaNCSR Demokritos fellowship after entranceexaminations. He worked, during his MSc (Studies of cyclodextrin complexes with oligomeric aromatic, end-functionalised molecules, in solution by NMR spectroscopy, Chemistry Department, University of Athens, 2002) and PhD (Synthesis and studies of molecular and supramolecular systems in solution,Chemistry Department,University of Athens) degrees, on synthesis of modified cyclodextrins with positively charged groups and their applications in cell penetration and gene transfer experiments. After a postdoctoral position in the group of Professor Nolte in Nijmegen, Netherlands, he is now employed by Merck, Greece.nikosmourtzis”at”gmail.gr
Dr. Petros Giastas, PhD 2007, University of Athens.Petros was awardedaNCSR Demokritos fellowship after entranceexaminations. His work, during his MSc and PhD degrees, involved X-ray crystallographic studies of modified cyclodextrins and the structures of a new class of bacterial ferredoxins from P. aeroginosa and E. coli. Petros is nowworking as a post doctoral associatein the Hellenic Pasteur Institute.pegias”at”pasteur.gr
Dr. Spyrridon D. Chatziefthymiou, PhD 2008, University of Athens.Spyros was awardedaNCSR Demokritos fellowship after entranceexaminations. His work, during his MSc and PhD degrees, involved X-ray crystallographic studies of salicylideneanilines, structures of cyclodextrin inclusion complexes and on myomesin, a project in collaboration with the group of Matthias Wilmans in EMBL-Hamburg. Now he has a post-doctoral appointments in EMBL-Hamburg, Germany.schatzi”at”embl-hamburg.de
Katerina Fotiadou, MSc 2009.ΜSc thesis title:Study of interactions between positively and negatively charged cyclodextrins in polar solutionsby NMR spectroscopy and Isothermal titration calorimetry,Chemistry Department,University of Athens).Katfot82″at”gmail.gr
Dr. LasseΕ.P. Kyllönen,PhD 2009, University of of Birmingham, UK. Lasse was supported (2005-2007) by the MC RTN Network UNINANOCUPS. Thesis title : Supramolecular Wires Basedοn Cyclodextrins: Synthesisοf Surface Active Hosts and Metallo Guests, Host-Guest Binding and Surface Identificationοf the Assemblies, School of Chemistry, The University of Birmingham, a collaboration of the group with the School of Chemistry of U of Birmingham. Now he is a Senior Research Scientist at Kemira Oyj, Helsinki, FI.
Dr. Maria Lambropoulou, PhD 2009, Agricultural University of Athens. Mariza was supported during her PhD studies(2006-2009) by the national project PENED 2005.Thesis title: Synthesis structural characterisation and properties of specially substituted cyclodextrins. Studies of molecular encapsulation of antimicrobial and other drugs.She works now as a part-time manager assistant in the MC ITN CYCLON project of the laboratory.mlamp”at”chem.demokritos.gr
Chrysie Agelidou, PhD 2010, University of Athens. Chrysa was awarded a NCSR Demokritos fellowship after entranceexaminations. Her work, during the MSc and PhD degrees, involved nucleotide-cyclodextrin interactions and synthesis of porphyrin-cyclodextrin conjugates and their function. She has been appointed in secondary school education, where she teaches chemistry and physics.