DFSSN

Dipartimento di
Farmacia e Scienze della Salute e della Nutrizione
Dipartimento di Eccellenza L. 232/2016

  • Dipartimento di Farmacia e Scienze della Salute e della Nutrizione

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof Rosa TUNDIS

 

education

1998: Degree in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Technologies (110/110 cum laude) at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria.

2003: Specialization in Clinical Pathology (70/70 cum laude) at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria.

2004: Research fellow in Pharmaceutical Biology (SSD BIO/15) at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria.

professional experience

From 2005 to 2014: Assistant Professor (SSD BIO/15 - Pharmaceutical Biology), Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria.

From 2014 to date: Associate Professor (SSD BIO/15 - Pharmaceutical Biology), Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria.

2018: Staff Mobility for Teaching, Faculté de Pharmacie de Paris, Université de Paris, France.

From 2017 to 2026: National Scientific Qualification as Full Professor (05/A1, Botany - SSD BIO/15 - Pharmaceutical Biology).

Associate Editor of Food Frontiers and Member of the Editorial Board of Antioxidants, eFood, International Journal of Nutritional Sciences, Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, and Anti-Inflammatory & Anti-allergy Agents in Medicinal Chemistry.

Responsible and involved in various research projects. Referee for national and international research agencies, including the Italian Ministry of University REPRISE, VQR 2011-2014 (GEV 05 Area), and the Ministry of Education, Research and Sports of the Slovak Republic.

From 2016 to 2020: Member of the COST Action CA15136 - European network to advance carotenoid research and applications in agro-food and health - EUROCAROTEN.

2017: Awarded by the FFABR-MIUR 2017 research grant (Funding Fund for Basic Research Activities).

Member of Organizing Committee of some congress, including International Symposium on Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food, ISPMF 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2020.

managerial/department role

From 2016 to date: appointed Department Delegate for incoming and ongoing student orientation.

From 2015 to date: Member of the “Gruppo di Riesame” of the Bachelor Degree in Scientific Information on Drugs and Health Products, Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria.

From 2015 to date: Member of the tutoring team for incoming and in itinere students of the Bachelor Degree in Scientific Information on Drugs and Health Products, Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria.

From 2006 to 2011: Doctorate Board Member of the PhD Course in “Environment Health and Eco-sustainable processes”, University of Calabria.

2012: Doctorate Board Member of the PhD School in “Life Sciences”, University of Calabria.

From 2013 to date: Doctorate Board Member of the Research Doctorate (PhD) Course in “Translational Medicine”, University of Calabria.

research fields

Research interests are focused on the study of medicinal and edible plants, food matrixes, and by-products and wastes generated in food processing industries. The main topics are:

a) development of analytical strategies for the qualitative and quantitative determination of the constituents of plant extracts, b) extraction optimization of bioactive compounds from plant materials, c) isolation and characterization of secondary metabolites from plant sources, d) evaluation of the biological activity of natural compounds in order to identify molecules as potential leads for the development of new drugs, exploring their applications in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries.

publications

https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=6508253840

https://iris.unical.it/cris/rp/rp30035?sort_byall=2&orderall=ASC&open=all

teaching activity

From 2011 to 2013 and from 2015 to date: Research and Development of Phytotherapy and Phytocosmetics (Bachelor Degree in Scientific Information on Drugs and Health Products, University of Calabria).

From 2016 to date: Food Quality and Safety with practical applications in laboratory (Bachelor Degree in Nutritional Science, Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria).

From 2014 to date: Nutraceuticals and Phytointegration, II Level Master in Nutrition and Nutraceutical Integration (Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria).

From 2015 to 2018: Food Chemistry with practical applications in laboratory (Bachelor Degree in Nutritional Science, Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria).

2014: Pharmaceutical Botany (Master Degree in Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria).

From 2008 to 2011: Phytocosmetics products I (Bachelor Degree in Technologies of Cosmetic Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria).

2010 - Applied Pharmaceutical Botany (Bachelor Degree in Toxicology of the Environment, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria).

From 2004 to 2009: Research and Development of Phytotherapy (Bachelor Degree in Scientific Information on Drugs, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria).

From 2003 to 2005: Phytochemistry (Master Degree in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Technologies, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria).

Supervisor of 2 PhD students and Tutor for more than 100 thesis for students of Courses of the Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria.

teaching Unit

Ricerca e sviluppo di fitoterapici e fitocosmetici - Research and development of phytotherapy and phytocosmetics

https://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_scheda_insegnamento.cfm?71457&LANG=ITA&71457&LANG=ITA

 

Qualità e sicurezza del prodotti alimentari con esercitazioni di laboratorio -  Food quality and safety with practical applications in laboratory

https://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_scheda_insegnamento.cfm?66433&LANG=ITA&66433&LANG=ITA

 

Fitofarmacia - Phytopharmacy

https://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_scheda_insegnamento.cfm?79685&LANG=ITA&79685&LANG=ITA