Prof Dr Vassilios Roussis

Vassilios Roussis is a Professor at the Department of Pharmacognosy and Chemistry of Natural Products, School of Pharmacy, Univ. of Athens. He obtained his PhD in 1987 (University of Iowa, USA) and did postdoctoral work at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA (1987-1989) and NCSR Demokritos (1992-1995). He joined the School of Pharmacy in 1995 and in 2006 he was promoted to full professor. He is currently the Director of the Laboratory of Pharmacognosy and Chemistry of Natural Products. He has organized and chaired several national and international meetings. He has been invited to give lectures at international conferences, universities and companies and has trained several junior scientists. His research interest are mainly focused in the chemical investigation of marine organisms from the East Mediterranean Sea. His research has been funded by several national and European grants. In 2015 he received the PSE – Bruker Award “in recognition of his outstanding contributions to chemistry, structure and function of marine natural products”. NATIONAL AND KAPODISTRIANUNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY Section of Pharmacognosy and Chemistry of Natural Products, Panepistimiopolis Zografou, Athens 15771 GREECE Phone – fax: +30-210-7274-592 E-mail: roussis@pharm.uoa.gr