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Roussis Vasileios

Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Product Chemistry

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Education

  • B.Sc. In Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 1983.
  • Ph.D. In Organic Chemistry, University of Iowa, U.S.A. 1987.

Research Interests

  • Isolation and structural identification of secondary metabolites with pharmacological activity from marine organisms.
  • Isolation of marine microorganisms and chemical investigation of their secondary metabolites.
  • Isolation of marine metabolites exhibiting settlement inhibition activity for the development of ecologically compatible systems (Biofouling).
  • Chemical ecology studies aiming at the elucidation of the role of secondary metabolites.

Distinctions

  • Chairman of the Phytochemical Society of Europe for South East Europe (2006-2008).
  • Vice-president of the Association for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries.
  • Expert in the 6th Framework European Committee for Human Resources and Mobility Program.
  • Organizer of 11 International and National Conferences and 4 Summer Schools.

 

List of recent publications

  1. Mollo E., Gavagnin M., Carbone M., Castellucio F., Pozone F., Roussis V., Templado J., Ghiselin M., Cimino G. Factors promoting marine invasions: A chemoecological approach. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 2008, 105, 4582-4586.
  2. Lhullier C., Falkenberg M., Ioannou E., Quesada A., Papazafiri P., Antunes Horta P.,Schenkel E., Vagias C., Roussis V. Cytotoxic Halogenated Metabolites from the Brazilian Red Alga Laurencia catarinensis. J. Nat. Prod. 2010, 73, 27–32
  3. Ioannou E., Quesada A., Rahman M.M., Gibbons S., Vagias C., Roussis V. Dolabellanes with antibacterial activity from the brown alga Dilophus spiralis. J. Nat. Prod., 2011, 74, 213-222.
  4. Ioannou E., Vagias C., Roussis V. Dilospiranes A and B: Diterpenes featuring novel carbocyclic units from the brown alga Dilophus spiralis. Tetrahedron Lett., 2011, 52, 3054-3056.
  5. Piazza V., Roussis V., Garaventa F., Greco G., Smyrniotopoulos V., Vagias C., Faimali M. Terpenes from the Red Alga Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Inhibit the Settlement of Barnacles. Mar. Biotechnol., 2011, doi 10.1007/s10126-010-9337-4.

 

 

Contact

Roussis Vasileios

Division of Pharmacognosy and Chemistry of Natural Products

Department of Pharmacy

University of Athens

Panepistimioupolis Zografou 15 771

Athens, Greece

Tel: 210 727-4592 Fax: 210 727-4592

E-mail: roussis[at]pharm.uoa[dot]gr

 

 

  1. Mollo E., Gavagnin M., Carbone M., Castellucio F., Pozone F., Roussis V., Templado J., Ghiselin M., Cimino G. Factors promoting marine invasions: A chemoecological approach. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 2008, 105, 4582-4586.

  2. Lhullier C., Falkenberg M., Ioannou E., Quesada A., Papazafiri P.,Antunes Horta P.,Schenkel E., Vagias C., Roussis V. Cytotoxic Halogenated Metabolites from the Brazilian Red Alga Laurencia catarinensis.J. Nat. Prod. 2010, 73, 27–32

  3. Ioannou E., Quesada A., Rahman M.M., Gibbons S., Vagias C., Roussis V. Dolabellanes with antibacterial activity from the brown alga Dilophus spiralis. J. Nat. Prod., 2011, 74, 213-222.

  4. IoannouE., Vagias C., Roussis V.Dilospiranes A and B: Diterpenes featuring novel carbocyclic units from the brown alga Dilophus spiralis. Tetrahedron Lett., 2011, 52,3054-3056.

  5. Piazza V., Roussis V., Garaventa F., Greco G., Smyrniotopoulos V., Vagias C., Faimali M. Terpenes from the Red Alga Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Inhibit the Settlement of Barnacles. Mar. Biotechnol., 2011, doi 10.1007/s10126-010-9337-4.