Lectures / Seminars

    Prof. Thomas D. Anthopoulos 

    Department of Physics and Centre for Plastic Electronics, Imperial College London, Blackett Laboratory, London, UK

    in a lecture entitled:

    "New materials and fabrication paradigms for plastic electronics"

    Department of Advanced Materials auditorium (Building #8),

    Wednesday 20th of November 2013 at 11.a.m.


    Professor Rebecca Deprez - Poulain Pr PhD MRSC


    INSERM U761 Biostructures And Drug Discovery


    Universite De Lille 2 - Pasteur Institute Lille


    “Hydroxamates as tools for the target validation of metalloproteases:

    Applications To malarial PfAM1 And human Insulin-Degrading Enzyme”


    Wednesday 30rd of October at 12:00 pm,


    IPC auditorium


    The lecture is organized by the Institute of Nuclear & Radiological Sciences & Technology, Energy & Safety (I.N.RA.S.T.E.S.) and Dr. E. Stratikos


    29/07/2013 Opening For a PhD studentship (Greek Version)



    17/01/2014 Opening For an Experienced Researcher/Fellow for MARIE CURIE SANAD project

    29/07/2013 Opening For a PhD studentship (Greek Version)

    15/07/2012 Opening For a PhD studentship

    15/07/2012 Opening For Post Doctoral Position

    06/06/2012 Opening For Synthetic Chemistry Post Doctoral Associate

    06/06/2012 Opening For Post Doctoral Associate on Carbon Nanomaterials

    06/06/2012 Opening For Synthetic Chemistry PhD Studentship


    Intenational Workshop | 31 October - 3 November 2011
    Macromolecular crystal growth and optimisation methods

    Workshop Program



    Photochemistry and Applications in Photoactivable Anticancer Drugs

    Bologna, September 26 – 28, 2011



    October 11 of 2010 :

    The Institute of Physical Chemistry actively participates in the establishment of the European Photocatalysis Federation and the coordination of the corresponding research activities in Greece.



    The 6th Summer School on Methods in Micro-Nanotechnology and Nanobiotechnology will be held in Athens, Greece September 13 - 17, 2010.  

    The Summer School is co-organized by the Institutes of Physical Chemistry, Microelectronics,  Radioisotopes & Radiodiagnostic Products and Materials Science,  NCSR Demokritos, in collaboration with the Foundation for Biomedical Research of the Academy of Athens.

    The Summer School  is co-sponsored by the project, Marie Curie ITN CYCLON  ( )  coordinated by the  Institute of Physical Chemistry.

    Special Events


    Institute of Physical Chemistry

    Institute of Physical Chemistry

    Journals PDF Print E-mail
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    1. 1,1-Bis(phenylsulfonyl)-4-diethylamino-1,3-butadiene, a fully delocalized “push-pull” diene
      Alcock, N.W.; Pike, G.A.; Papadopoulos, M.; Pitsinos, E.; Hatjiarapoglou, L.; Varvoglis, A.
      Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements 1991, 60, 131–133
    2. Enantioselective total synthesis of (–)-calicheamicinone
      Smith, A.L.; Hwang, C.-K.; Pitsinos, E.; Scarlato, G.R.; Nicolaou, K.C.
      Journal of the American Chemical Society 1992, 114, 3134–3136
    3. Total synthesis of calicheamicin gamma 1I
      Nicolaou, K.C.; Hummel, C.W.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Nakada, M.; Smith, A.L.; Shibayama, K.; Saimoto, H.
      Journal of the American Chemical Society 1992, 114, 10082–10084
    4. Total synthesis of calicheamicin gamma 1I. 2. Development of an enantioselective route to (–)-calicheamicinone
      Smith, A.L.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Hwang, C.-K.; Mizuno, Y.; Saimoto, H.; Scarlato, G.R.; Suzuki, T.; Nicolaou, K.C.
      Journal of the American Chemical Society 1993, 115, 7612–7624
    5. Total synthesis of calicheamicin gamma 1I. 3. The final stages
      Nicolaou, K.C.; Hummel, C.W.; Nakada, M.; Shibayama, K.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Saimoto, H.; Mizuno, Y.; Baldenius, K.U.; Smith, A.L.
      Journal of the American Chemical Society 1993, 115, 7625–7635
    6. Synthetic calicheamicin mimics with novel initiation mechanisms: DNA cleavage, cytotoxicity, and apoptosis
      Nicolaou, K.C.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Theodorakis, E.A.; Saimoto, H.; Wrasidlo, W.
      Chemistry & Biology 1994, 1, 57–66
    7. A water-soluble prodrug of Taxol with self-assembling properties
      Nicolaou, K.C.; Guy, R.K.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Wrasidlo, W.
      Angewandte Chemie - International Edition in English 1994, 33, 1583–1587
    8. Inhibition of topoisomerase I by naphthoquinone derivatives
      Papageorgiou, V. P.; Li T.; Plyta, Z. F.; Mellidis, A. S.; Assimopoulou, A. N.; Pitsinos, E. N.; Couladouros, E. A.
      Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters 1998, 8, 3385–3390
    9. Stabilization of microtubules by combretastatin D derivatives
      Couladouros, E. A.; Li, T.; Moutsos, V. I.; Pitsinos, E. N.; Soufli, I. C.
      Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters 1999, 9, 2927–2928
    10. Biomimetic explorations towards the bisorbicillinoids. Total synthesis of bisorbicillinol, bisorbibutenolide and trichodimerol
      Nicolaou, K. C.; Simonsen, K. B.; Vassilikogiannakis, G.; Baran, P. S.; Vidali, V. P.; Pitsinos, E. N.; Couladouros, E. A.
      Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 1999, 38, 3555–3559
    11. Biomimetic total synthesis of bisorbicillinol, bisorbibutenolide, trichodimerol, and designed analogues of bisorbicillinoids
      Nicolaou, K. C.; Vassilikogiannakis, G.; Simonsen, K. B.; Baran, P. S.; Zhong, Y.-L.; Vidali, V. P.; Pitsinos, E. N.; Couladouros, E. A.
      Journal of the American Chemical Society 2000, 122, 3071–3079
    12. Vicinal tetraamines of defined geometry: Potential scaffolds for assembly
      Pitsinos, E.N.; Lehn, J.-M.; De Cian, A.
      Helvetica Chimica Acta 2001, 84, 2231
    13. Heterofunctional linking agents for the synthesis of well-defined block copolymers of dimethylsiloxane and tert-butyl methacrylate or 2-vinylpyridine
      Bellas, V.; Iatrou, H.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Hadjichristidis, N.
      Macromolecules 2001, 34, 5376–5378
    14. A convenient route to alkaloid lipids: Application for the synthesis of a leptophylline A analogue
      Koulocheri, S.D.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Haroutounian, S.A.
      Synthesis 2002, 111–115
    15. An expedient asymmetric synthesis of a calystegin B4 analogue
      Koulocheri, S.D.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Haroutounian, S.A.
      Synthesis 2002, 1707–1710
    16. A novel 2΄-(N-methylpyridinium acetate) prodrug of paclitaxel induces superior antitumor responses in preclinical cancer models
      Wrasidlo, W.; Gaedicke, G.; Guy, R. K.; Renaud, J.; Pitsinos, E. N.;
      Nicolaou, K. C.; Reisfeld, R. A.; Lode, H. N.
      Bioconjugate Chemistry 2002, 13, 1093–1099
    17. Synthetic studies towards trichodimerol and related vertinoid polyketides
      Pitsinos, E.N.; Vidali, V.P.; Couladouros, E.A.
      ARKIVOC 2002, 13, 105–110
    18. Synthesis of o-brominated diaryl ethers using symmetrical iodonium salts:
      Application to the synthesis of Bastadin precursors
      Couladouros, E.A.; Moutsos, V.I.; Pitsinos, E.N.
      ARKIVOC 2003, 15, 92–101
    19. Synthesis and evaluation of three novel scyphostatin analogues as neutral sphingomyelinase inhibitors
      Pitsinos, E.N.; Wascholowski, V.; Karaliota, S.; Rigou, C.; Couladouros, E.A.; Giannis, A.
      ChemBioChem 2003, 4, 1223–1225
    20. Synthetic studies towards oxazinins. An expedient first total synthesis and proof of the absolute stereochemistry of oxazinin-3
      Couladouros, E.A.; Moutsos, V.I.; Pitsinos, E.N.
      Tetrahedron Letters 2004, 45, 7779–7781
    21. A general method for the synthesis of bastaranes and isobastaranes. First total synthesis of bastadins 5, 10, 12, 16, 20 and 21
      Couladouros, E.A.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Moutsos, V.I.; Sarakinos, G.
      Chemistry - A European Journal 2005, 11, 406–421
    22. Short and efficient route to the fully functionalized core of scyphostatin
      Pitsinos, E.N.; Cruz, A.
      Organic Letters 2005, 7, 2245–2248
    23. Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel steroid-modified ether phospholipids
      Karantonis, H.C.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Antonopoulou, S.; Couladouros, E.A.; Demopoulos, C.A.
      Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 2005, 138, 12–19
    24. Influence of the scyphostatin side-chain on the mode of inhibition of neutral sphingomyelinase
      Wascholowski, V.; Giannis, A.; Pitsinos, E.N.
      ChemMedChem 2006, 1, 718–721
    25. Oxazinins from toxic mussels: isolation of a novel oxazinin and reassignment of the C-2 configuration of oxazinin-1 and -2 on the basis of synthetic models
      Ciminiello, P.; Dell'Aversano, C.; Fattorusso, E.; Forino, M.; Magno, S.; Santelia, F.U.; Moutsos, V.I.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Couladouros, E.A.
      Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 7738–7743
    26. Synthesis of enantiopure (S)-7-hydroxy-3-amino-3,4-dihydro-2H-1-benzopyran en route to (+)-scyphostatin
      Pitsinos, E.N.; Moutsos, V.I.; Vageli, O.
      Tetrahedron Letters 2007, 48, 1523–1526
    27. Synthetic bastadins modify the activity of ryanodine receptors in cultured cerebellar granule cells
      Ziemińska, E.; Stafiej, A.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Couladouros, E.A.; Moutsos, V.; Kozłowska, H.; Toczyłowska, B.; Łazarewicz, J.W.
      NeuroSignals 2006-07, 15, 283–292
    28. Stereo-structural determination of three novel oxazinins isolated from Adriatic mussels via a synthetic and NMR-based approach
      Ciminiello, P.; Dell’Aversano, C.; Fattorusso, E.; Forino, M.; Grauso, L.; Santelia, F.U.; Tartaglione, L.; Moutsos, V.I.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Couladouros, E.A.
      European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2007, 5434–5439
    29. Tumor necrosis factor-α promotes malignant pleural effusion
      Stathopoulos, G.T.; Kollintza, A.; Moschos, A.; Psallidas, I.; Sherrill, T.P.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Vassiliou, S.; Karatza, M.; Papiris, S.A.; Graf, D.; Orphanidou, D.; Light, R.W.; Roussos, C.; Blackwell, T.S.; Kalomenidis, I.
      Cancer Research 2007, 67, 9825–9834
    30. Stereoselective syntheses of 2,6-disubstituted piperidin-3-oles (alkaloid lipids)
      Koulocheri, S.D.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Haroutounian, S.A.
      Current Organic Chemistry 2008, 12, 14541467
    31. Open-chain half-bastadins mimic the effects of cyclic bastadins on calcium homeostasis in cultured neurons
      Zieminska, E.; Lazarewicz, J.W.; Couladouros, E.A.; Moutsos,V.I.; Pitsinos, E.N.
      Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2008, 18, 5734–5737
    32. Synthesis and characterization of novel natural product-Gd(III) MRI contrast agent conjugates
      Efthimiadou, E.K.; Katsarou,M.E.; Fardis, M.; Zikos, C.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Kazantzis, A.; Leondiadis, L.; Sagnou, M.; Vourloumis, D.
      Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2008, 18, 6058–6061
    33. Synthesis of novel laurenditerpenol analogues and their evaluation as HIF-1 activation inhibitors
      Athinaios, N; Kazantzis, A.; Putzker, K.; Lewis, J.; Pitsinos, E.N.
      Letters in Organic Chemistry 2009, 6, 269271
    34. Total synthesis of (+)-Scyphostatin featuring an enantioselective and highly efficient route to the side-chain via Zr-catalyzed asymmetric carboalumination of alkenes (ZACA)
      Pitsinos, E.N.; Athinaios, N.; Xu, Z.; Wang, G.; Negishi, E.-I.
      Chemical Communications 2010, 46, 2200-2202
    35. Diaryl ether formation in the synthesis of natural products
      Pitsinos, E.N.; Vidali, V.P.; Couladouros, E.A.
      European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2011, 1207-1222
    36. Enantioselective total synthesis of (–)-laurenditerpenol
      Pitsinos, E.N.; Athinaios, N.; Vidali, V.P.
      Organic Letters 201214, 4666-4669
    37. Bioefficacy of acyclic monoterpenes and their saturated derivatives against the West Nile vector Culex pipiens
      Michaelakis, A.; Vidali, VP.; Papachristos, D.P.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Koliopoulos, G.; Couladouros, E.A; Polissiou, M.G.; Kimbaris, A.C.
      Chemosphere 2014, 96, 74–80.
    38. A fast entry to furanoditerpenoid-based Hedgehog signaling inhibitors: Identifying essential structural features
      Chatzopoulou, M.; Antoniou, A.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Bantzi, M.; Koulocheri, S.D.; Haroutounian, S.A.; Giannis, A.G
      Organic Letters 2014, 16, 3344-3347.
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