Dr Ioannis Sarigiannis

Dr Yiannis Sarigiannis is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus. Previously, he worked as Senior Post Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (August 2014 – August 2016). He obtained his Diploma in Chemistry (1998) and his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry (2006) from the University of Patras, Patras Greece. He performed postdoctoral research at the Departments of Chemistry and Pharmacy at the University of Patras (Patras, Greece), whereas he was Visitor Scientist at the ISPA – Bari (Bari, Italy). He has developed wide research activities covering mostly synthetic and analytical aspects of chemistry (Bioactive Peptides and Peptidomimetics, Small Molecule Organic Synthesis, Mycotoxin Analysis, Synthesis of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles used for Drug Delivery, Polymers). Research results have been published in 15 international refereed journals, more than 50 abstracts in International Conferences, 2 invited lectures, while 1 patent is pending and serves as a reviewer in several journals.