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

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    Written by Pitsinos M.   
    Monday, 27 April 2009 17:13




    Emmanuel N. Pitsinos, PhD

    Research Director

    Institute of Physical Chemistry, NCSR “DEMOKRITOS”
    Laboratory of Natural Products Synthesis & Bioorganic Chemistry
    P.O. Box 60228, GR 15310 Aghia Paraskevi, Greece


    Personal data
    Date and place of birth: 23/10/1966, Greece
    Telephone number: +30-2106503789
    FAX number: +30-2106511766
    E-Mail: pitsinos"at"

    Research Interests / Areas of Expertise
    Synthetic Organic Chemistry
    Bioorganic Chemistry
    Natural Products Chemistry
    Chemical Biology



    1984 – 1988 B.Sc. (Chemistry), University of Thessaloniki, Greece

    1989 – 1994 M.Sc., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (UCSD), USA

    Professional Track Record

    1988 – 1989 Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, University of Crete

    1989 – 1994 Teaching Assistant, UCSD,Research Assistant, UCSD / The Scripps Research Institute, Prof. K.C. Nicolaou

    1994 –1996 Military Service (obligatory).

    1996 – 1997 Researcher D level, NCSR “DEMOKRITOS”, Inst. of Physical Chemistry

    1997 – 1999 Marie Curie Fellow, Université Louis Pasteur, France, Prof. Jean-Marie Lehn

    1999 – to date Researcher, NCSR “DEMOKRITOS”, Inst. of Physical Chemistry, Natural Products Synthesis & Bioorganic Chemistry Laboratory

    Selected Publications (Total: 38 research articles, 6 patents; H-index = 17)

    1. Smith, A.L.; Hwang, C.-K.; Pitsinos, E.; Scarlato, G.R.; Nicolaou, K.C. “Enantioselective total synthesis of (–)-calicheamicinone” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 3134–3136.

    2. Nicolaou, K.C.; Guy, R.K.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Wrasidlo, W.A water-soluble prodrug of Taxol with self-assembling propertiesAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1994, 33, 1583–1587.

    3. Nicolaou, K.C.; Vassilikogiannakis, G.; Simonsen, K.B.; Baran, P.S.; Zhong, Y.-L.; Vidali, V.P.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Couladouros, E.A. “Biomimetic total synthesis of Bisorbicillinol, Bisorbibutenolide, Trichodimerol, and designed analogues of Bisorbicillinoids” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 3071–3079.

    4. Koulocheri, S.D.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Haroutounian, S.A. “An expedient asymmetric synthesis of a calystegin B4 analogue” Synthesis 2002, 1707–1710.

    5. Couladouros, E.A.; Pitsinos, E.N.; Moutsos, V.I.; Sarakinos, G. “A general method for the synthesis of Bastaranes and Isobastaranes. First total synthesis of Bastadins 5, 10, 12, 16, 20 and 21” Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11(1), 406–421.

    6. Pitsinos, E.N.; Cruz, A. “Short and efficient route to the fully functionalized core of Scyphostatin” Org. Lett. 2005, 7(11), 2245–2248.

    7. Wascholowski, V.; Giannis, A.; Pitsinos, E.N. “Influence of the scyphostatin side-chain on the mode of inhibition of neutral sphingomyelinase” ChemMedChem 2006, 1, 718–721.

    8. Pitsinos, E.N.; Athinaios, N.; Xu, Z.; Wang, G.; Negishi, E.-I. "Total synthesis of (+)-Scyphostatin featuring an enantioselective and highly efficient route to the side-chain via Zr-catalyzed asymmetric carboalumination of alkenes (ZACA)" Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2200-2202.


    Greek Chemists Association, American Chemical Society, Marie Curie Fellows Association, The Sphingolipid Club, MC member of COST Action CM0602: Inhibitors of angiogenesis: design, synthesis and biological exploitation (ANGIOKEM) and COST Action CM0804: Chemical Biology with Natural Products.

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