CV

Education:

  • Bachelor of Sciences in Phamacy (Magna Cum Laude), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (1975).
  • Ph. D in Chemistry, University of São Paulo, Brazil (1980).
  • Post-doctoral fellow in the Institut de Pharmazeutische Biologie, University of Heidelberg, Germany (1986).
  • Post-doctoral fellow in Department of Chemistry, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.A. (1988).

Academic Positions:

  • Instructor of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (1975-1976).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (1981-1984).
  • Assistant Professor, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (1984-1990).
  • Associate Professor, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (1990-1994).
  • Professor of Chemistry, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (since 1994).
  • Adjunct Professor, Burapha University, Thailand (since 2003)
  • Adjunct Professor, Kasetsart University, Thailand (since 2005)

Research Area of interests:

  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Biological and Pharmacological Activities of Plant Secondary Metabolites
  • Chemistry and Biological Activities of Marine Natural Products.

Teaching Activities:

  • has taught Organic Chemistry courses
  • has taught the courses of Secondary Metabolism
  • has taught Organic Spectroscopy (UV, IR, MS, NMR)
  • has supervised two post-doctoral researchers
  • is supervising two post-doctoral researchers
  • has supervised four M.Sc. theses
  • is supervising two M.Sc. theses
  • has supervised ten PhD dissertations in Organic Chemistry
  • is supervising three PhD dissertations in Organic Chemistry

Administrative Positions:

  • Head of Chemistry Department, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, University of Porto (January 1990-January 1995 and January 2000 to date)
  • Vice President of the Association of Thai Professionals in Europe (ATPER) (1993-1996)
  • President of the Association of Thai Professionals in Europe (ATPER) (1996-1999)
  • President of Faculty Assembly of Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, University of Porto (January 1996-January 2000).
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Bangsaen Institute of Marine Science (BIMS), Burapha University, Thailand
  • Member of the Scientific Council of Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, University of Porto since 1984.

International Scientific Projects:

  • Coordenator of ALFA project (America Latina para Formacion Científica)
  • Coorenator of Spanish Portuguese Network of Programme X of CYTED : Fine Chemicals on Pharmaceutical Purposes.

Member of:

  • Chairman of the 6th European Conference on Marine Natural Products (Porto, Portugal, 19-23 July 2009)
  • International Advisory Board of 7th European Conference on Marine Natural Products (Strömstad, Sweden, 14-18 August 2011)
  • Member of Scientific Committee of   9thEuropean Conference on Marine Natural Products (Glasgow, UK, 30 August-02 September 2015)
  • Academic committee Vice Chairman of The 2nd International Symposium of Modern Medicine, Traditional   Chinese Medicine and Uygur Medicine (Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 14-20 September 2012)
  • The Phytochemical Society of Europe
  • Society of Medicinal Plant Research
  • The Association of Thai Professionals in Europe (ATPER) (1993-1999)
  • Member of the Marine Board-ESF working group
  • Associate Editor of Marine Drugs
  • Editorial Board of Molecules
  • Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals
  • Editorial Board of Phytochemistry Reviews
  • Editorial Advisory Board of Signpost Open Access Journal of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry
  • Executive Editor of Oceanography
  • Honorary Member of International Silk Road Academy of Medical Sciences