Maria Kolympadi Markovic

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1.2.2004. - 25.2.2011. Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne, EPFL
1.10.2001. - 1.10.2003. M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry University of Athens
1.10.1997. - 1.9.2001. B.Sc. in Chemistry University of Athens

Radno iskustvo

- Department of Physics, University of Rijeka Post-Doctoral Associate Participation in a multi-disciplinary research project of Croatian Science Foundation under the direction of Assistant Prof. Gabriela Ambrožić: 'Preparation of porous thin-film materials for water purification using atomic layer deposition (ALD)'.
- LISAPHARM Laboratoires, Paris, France, in collaboration with the Faculty of Pharmacy, University Paris Descartes Pharmaceutical R&D Collaborator (8 months) Development: Improving the physical and organoleptic properties of a pharmaceutical gel-cream. Reformulation and preliminary stability studies. The project furnished positive results for further product development.
- Department of Chemistry, University of Neuchatel Post-Doctoral Associate in Prof. Reinhard Neier’s group Participation in a multi-disciplinary research project aiming at the development of an optical biosensor detecting early protein aggregation stages in Alzheimer’s disease. Collaboration with scientists from Microcity, EPFL in Neuchâtel. Chemical modification studies of the sensor surface. Teaching assistant for laboratory classes of general chemistry.
- Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, EPFL Doctoral Assistant in Prof. Pierre Vogel’s group Research project on the synthesis of sugar mimics for the preparation of anti-cancer vaccines. Synthesis of fluorinated carbohydrates, NMR conformational studies and interactions with carbohydrate recognizing proteins. Collaboration with a Spanish research group. Supervision of undergraduate and master’s students. 2004-2006: Teaching assistant for laboratory classes of organic chemistry.
- Department of Chemistry, University of Athens Teaching assistant Laboratory classes of organic chemistry. Supervision of undergraduate students.

Nagrade i priznanja

Scholarship for postgraduate studies from the ‘Greek State Scholarships Foundation’.

Znanstvena i umjetnička djelatnost

Znanstveni radovi

1. K. Cottet M. Kolympadi D. Marković M.-C. Lallemand
Natural Products Biosynthesis involving a Putative DielsAlder Reaction
Current Organic Chemistry 20 2421-2442

2. K. Cottet M. Kolympadi M.-C. Lallemand D. Marković
Artificial Enzyme-Catalyzed Diels-Alder Cycloadditions
Current Organic Chemistry 20 2254-2281

3. I. Mierina E. Gudelis D. Stepanovs M. Jure A. Mishnev M. Kolympadi D. Marković
Crystal structure of 3-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-N-phenylpropanamide, C16H17NO3
Zeitschrift für Kristallographie – New Crystal Structures 231 657-659

4. D. Marković M. Kolympadi B. Deguin F.-H. Porée M. Turks
The isolation and synthesis of neodolastane diterpenoids
Natural Products Report 32 230-255

5. L. Awad R. Madani A. Gillig M. Kolympadi M. Philgren A. Muhs C. Gérard P. Vogel
A C-Linked Disaccharide Analogue of Thomsen-Friedenreich Epitope Induces a Strong Immune Response in Mice
Chemistry - A European Journal 18 8578-8582

6. M. Kolympadi M. Fontanella C. Venturi S. André H.-J. Gabius J. Jiménez-Barbero P. Vogel
Synthesis and conformational analysis of (a-D-galactosyl)phenyl methane and a-,ß- difluoromethane analogues. Interactions with the plant lectin viscumin
Chemistry - A European Journal 15 2861-2873

7. M. Kolympadi M. Liapis V. Ragoussis
Synthesis of the marine furanoditerpene (-)-marginatone
Tetrahedron 61 2003-2010

8. V. Ragoussis Ek. Vamvaka M. Kolymbadi
Short and stereoselective synthesis of (E)-3-alkenyl acetates, insect sex pheromone constituents of Lepidoptera; Gelechidae
Journal of Chemical Research, Synopses 398-399

Stručna djelatnost