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Ioannis Stavrou
Lecturer, Pharmaceutical Analysis
The School of Sciences
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
PhD in Chemistry 2015 University of Cyprus Chemistry “Development of New Methods for Chiral Separations in Capillary Electrophoresis Using Ionic Liquids”.
BSc in Chemistry 2010 University of Patras Chemistry Dissertation: “Synthesis of Non-Peptide Antagonist of AT1 Angiotensin II, Histamine derivative, with Possible Antihypertensive Activity”.
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
Sept. 2016 2019 European University of Cyprus Cyprus Scientific Collaborator
April 2016 2019 University of Cyprus, Department of ChemistryInstrumental Analysis Lab Cyprus Postdoctoral researcher
Oct. 2015 March 2016 Nireas-International WaterResearch Center, University of Cyprus Cyprus Researcher
  • Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
    2019 Synergistic enantioseparation systems with either cyclodextrins or cyclofructans and L‐alanine Tert butyl ester lactate. Nicolaou, AG., Mavroudi, MC., Weatherly, CA.,Kapnissi‐Christodoulou, CP. Electrophoresis 40 539-546
    2018 Antioxidant Properties and Total Phenolic Content of Carobs A Christou, CP, Kapnissi-Christodoulou. Food Chemistry 269 355–374
    2017 Chiral selectors in CE: Recent development and applications (mid 2014-mid 2016) Agathokleous, EA., Kapnissi-Christodoulou, CP. Electrophoresis 38 (6) 786-819
    2016 Enantioseparations in Open-Tubular Capillary Electrochromatography: Recent Advances and Applications CP Kapnissi-Christodoulou, Nicolaou A Journal of Chromatography A 1467 145-154
    2016 Stress-related phenomena and detoxification mechanisms induced by common pharmaceuticals in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) plants Christou A., Antoniou C., Christodoulou C., Hapeshi E., Michael C., Fatta-Kassinos D., Fotopoulos V. Science of the Total Environment 557 652–664
    2015 Combined Use of Cyclofructans and an Amino Acid-Based Ionic Liquid for the Enantioseparation of Huperzine A and Coumarin Derivatives in CE. ZS Breitbach, CP Kapnissi-Christodoulou. Electrophoresis 36 (24) 3061-3068
    2015 Chiral selectors in CE: Recent developments and applications (2012‐mid 2014). MC Mavroudi, CP Kapnissi Christodoulou Electrophoresis 36 (1) 101-123
    2014 Chiral Ionic Liquids in Chromatographic and Electrophoretic Separations. CP Kapnissi-Christodoulou, MC Mavroudi Journal of Chromatography A 1363 2-10
    2013 Use of Chiral Amino Acid Ester-Based Ionic Liquids as Chiral Selectors in CE. Kapnissi-Christodoulou, C. P. Electrophoresis 34 (4) 524-530
    2013 Chiral Separation of the Clinically Important Compounds Fucose and Pipecolic Acid Using CE – Determination of the Most Effective Chiral Selector. Hadjistasi, C. A., Stefan-van Staden, R.-I., Aboul-Enein, H. Y., Kapnissi-Christodoulou, C. P. Chirality 25 556–560
Date Topic International / Local Location* Role in Exhibition
23-27 September2018 International Symposium on chromatography International Cannes, France Presentation (poster – short oral)
29-30 May2017 "Uncertainty in Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis", (EURACHEMWORKSHOP) International Nicosia, Cyprus Presentation (poster)
14-18 September2014 30thInternational Symposium on chromatography International Salzburg, Austria Presentation (oral)
11-15 May2013 41stInternational symposium on high performance liquid phase separations and related techniques. International New Orleans, Louisiana,USA. Presentation (poster)
16-17 November 2012 Two-day workshop organized by the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences. Local Nicosia, Cyprus Presentation (poster)
30 Sept.–3 Oct. 2012 19thInternational Symposium on Electro- and Liquid-Phase Separation Techniques. ITP 2012. International Baltimore, USA Presentation (poster)
19-23 June 2011 36th International Symposium on High-Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related Techniques. International Budapest, Hungary Presentation (poster)
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2018 Combination of Cyclofructans and Novel Chiral Ionic Liquids as Chiral Separation Media in Capillary Electrophoresis: Elucidation of the Separation Mechanism University of Cyprus Postdoctoral researcher
2017 Chiral Separation of Clinically Important Compounds by Using Chiral Ionic Liquids and Cyclofructans in Capillary Electrophoresis – Elucidation of the Enantioselective Recognition Mechanism University of Cyprus Postdoctoral researcher
2012 Use of Cellulose, Chitin and Ionic Liquids for the Construction of Chiral Stationary Phases in Open-Tubular Capillary Electrochromatography Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation Program - International Co-operation(2012-2014). Researcher
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
October 31st – November 3rd 2019 Pancyprian Union of Chemists Member of the organizing committee for the bilateral chemistry conference Cyprus-Greece. Help for organizing the conference which will be held at the University of Cyprus.
May 29th– June 3rd2017 Pancyprian Union of Chemists (Eurachem) Volunteer Help the organizing committee for the Eurachem Week 2017 (Workshop “Uncertainty in Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis”).
May 2018 Paschal Education Evaluator at the SciFair2017-2018 Evaluation of students of Paschal education for their scientific project.
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
23-17 September 2018 Nominated among the best 21 posters out of 330 submitted for the Final Round Evaluation of the Best Poster Competition The board of expert reviewers at the ISC 2018 Symposium.
2010 Best fourth year student of the Chemistry Department at the University of Patras (2009-2010). State Scholarship Foundation (Greece)
2008 Best second year student of the Chemistry Department at the University of Patras (2007-2008). State Scholarship Foundation (Greece)
Other Achievements