Seminars 2019-2020

National and Kapodristrian University of Athens

Department of Chemistry

Seminars 2019-2020


  • Thursday November 7th 2019 14:00
    Discovery and applications of cyclic peptides in drug design and agriculture
    Professor Prof. David Craik, University of Queensland, Australia
    (Organic Chemistry Laboratory Classroom)

  • Friday November 29th 15:00
    Designing Novel Carotenoids for Improved Antioxidant Activity and Conducting Organic Molecular Wires
    Professor Sangho KooDepartment of Chemistry; Department of Energy Science and Technology Myongji University, Yongin, Korea
  • Thursday January 16th, 11:00
    «Sandwiches, Hot-Dogs and Small Molecule Activation »
    Nikolaos Tsoureas Senior Research Assistant, University of Sussex.

  • Thursday February 13th, 11:00 (Canceled)
    «Discovery of novel sulfonamide-based 5-arylidenerhodanines as effective carbonic anhydrase (II) inhibitors: microwave-assisted and ultrasound-assisted one-pot four-component synthesis, molecular docking, and anti-CA II screening studies»
    Dr. Arif Mermer Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Istanbul University of Health Sciences

  • Thursday February 20th, 11:00
    «Quo Vadis Coatings»
    Dr. Evripidis Tsaousoglou, Technical Manager at Wilckens Paints Factory S.A.

  • Thursday February 27th, 11:00
    “Acrylamide formation in 3 potato cultivars fertilised under organic conditions and fried in extra virgin olive oil, soybean oil and corn oil. Correlation with macromolecular structure of starch. Glycaemic index estimation. Effect of SNRK1, GCN2 genes in acrylamide formation in Spunta και Lady Rosetta potato cultivars»
    Theodoros Varzakas, Professor, Science and Food Technology Department, University of Peloponnese

  • Thursday March 5th, 11:00
    Dr. Vassilis Mamalouka, Director at Environmental Protection Engineering S.A.

  • Thursday March 12th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Chemistry & the Pharmaceutical Industry»
    Dr. Spiros Papakostas, Director, Jerusalem Pharmaceuticals Group of Companies.

  • Thursday March 19th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Poisson Arrows, Explosives and Sweet Vitriol: From Tragedy to Therapy»
    Prof. Athanassios Giannis, PhD, MD. Professor, Institute for Organic Chemistry, University of Leipzig.

  • Thursday March 26th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Assessing Palaeoclimatic Archives via laser plasma Microspectrometry»
    Dimitrios Anglos, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Crete and Researcher at Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser, FORTH

  • Thursday April 2nd, 11:00 –> Postponed
    Oreozili Sideratou, Director of Research, Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, NCSR “Demokritos”.

  • Thursday April 9th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Natural products as a source of inspiration for the development of new synthetic methodologies»
    Alexandros Zografos, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

  • Thursday April 30th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    “Organic Synthesis in Chemical Industry”
    Dr. Petros Gizis (probable), R&D representative of Pharmaten, Thessaloniki.

  • Thursday May 7th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Discovery of novel therapeutic targets for Parkinson’s Disease through the investigation of cellular mechanisms of secretion and degradation»
    Evangelia Emmanouilidou, Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

  • Thursday May 14th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    « Next Generation Organic Semiconductors for Organic Electronic Applications »
    Vasilis Gregoriou, Ph.D., Director and Chairman of the Board, National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF)

  • Thursday May 21st, 11:00 –> Postponed
    «Emerging Environmental Contaminants and Public Health: the Importance of the Exposome.»
    Vasilis Vasiliou, Ph.D. Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology, Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Yale School of Public Health / Yale School of Medicine

  • Thursday May 28th, 11:00 –> Postponed
    Giorgos Patrinos, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras, Regular Member and National Representative, European Medicines Agency, CHMP-Pharmacogenomics Working Party, Amsterdam, Holland.


A2 Seminar Room, E Wing, 2nd floor, Chemistry Department, Panepistimiopolis