Interview with Irene Izzo
This Editorial Board Focus presents Irene Izzo (Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy).
SYNFORM presents an interview with SynOpen Associate Board member Irene Izzo (Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy). Irene Izzo received a Magna Cum Laude degree in chemistry in 1994 and a doctoral degree in chemistry from the University of Salerno (Italy) in 1998). In 1998 she received a postdoctoral fellowship working at the University of Strasbourg (France). Since March 2007 she has been an associate professor at the Department of Chemistry and Biology “A. Zambelli” of the University of Salerno. In 2018 she received the national Italian habilitation as full professor. Her field of research is the total synthesis and semisynthesis of bioactive natural products (mainly marine steroids and cyclopeptides) and their analogues. She is also involved in the synthesis of artificial ion channels and peptidomimetics, in particular cyclic peptoids.
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