Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Zografou
Charalampos Proestos has a BSc (Ptychio) in Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece and MSc in Food Science at Reading University, U.K. He obtained his Ph.D. in Food Chemistry at Agricultural University of Athens (AUA), Greece, where he continued his post doc working on natural antioxidants on programs funded by EU and Greece. After further training at Wageningen University (The Netherlands), he worked as a Research Associate at AUA. He worked as a Chemist for the Hellenic Food Authority (EFET), being food industry auditor and supervisor of the Chemical laboratory in Athens accredited with ISO 17025. Currently he is Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of more than 5 repute journals.
1. Food Antioxidants: Extraction, isolation and chemical characterization by hyphenated techniques (LC/MS/MS, NMR, HPLC/DAD, GC/MS) and antioxidant assays. 2. Food Bioactive compounds (isolation and chemical characterization). 3. Food contaminants (Toxic, heavy metals analysis), migration from packaging materials, Biogenic amines, GMOs, Food allergens. 4. Food analysis and Foodomics through the application and integration of advanced -omics technologies (e.g. NMR)