Dimitrios E. Damalas ~ Ph.D. Candidate

Dimitrios E. Damalas
Post Doctoral Researcher at NKUA

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Research Interests

General research interests: Metabolomics, Environmental Analytical Chemistry, High Resolution Mass Spectrometry, Method development (LC-MS/MS, GC-MS/MS, LC-ESI-QTOF, GC-APCI-QTOF, MALDI-TOF, timsTOF pro,), Biotransformation of xenobiotics in zebrafish embryos and larvae, Determination of emerging contaminants in environmental samples
1. 2022 – 2025: MALDI4Health, “Novel polymer- based MALDI matrices and next generation analytical platforms for the investigation of biologically relevant low molecular weight compounds”, 2nd Call for H.F.R.I.’s Research Projects to Support Faculty Members & Researchers.
2. 08/2019 – 09/2020: EMBLAS-PLUS, EU/UNDP Project: Improving Environmental Monitoring in the Black Sea – Selected measures.
3. 2018-2022: LIFE APEX: Systematic use of contaminant data from apex predators and their prey in chemicals management, LIFE17 ENV/SK/000355, https://lifeapex.eu/
4. 2018-2021: “A&M in PHION” – Analytics and Modelling within the UBA project Sauer ist nicht immer
lustig – Effekte des pH auf die Toxizität und Bioakkumulation ionischer Stoffe (funding Eberhard Karls
Universität Tübingen).
5. 2017-2019: 1st Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI) Announcement for
doctoral candidates, “Toxicity assessment of xenobiotics in aquatic organisms through targeted and
untargeted metabolomics analysis by high resolution mass spectrometry techniques” (funding HFRI
and the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT)).
6. 2016-2018: EMBLAS II, EU/UNDP Project: Improving environmental monitoring in the Black Sea.
Analysis of water framework priority substances and screening of black sea specific pollutants in water
biota and sediment samples obtained during the National Pilot Monitoring Studies and Joint Open Sea
Surveys and risk assessment of identified pollutants.
7. 2014 –2015: WATERMICROPOL Project, THALIS, Ministry of Education: Investigation of organic
micropollutants’ fate in wastewater treatment and study of their behavior during wastewater disposal
to the aquatic environment.
8. 2014 –2015: TREMEPOL Project, ARISTEIA, Ministry of Education: Transformation Products of
Emerging Pollutants in the aquatic environment.