Dr. Maria Chatzidaki | Researcher in Life Sciences | Best Researcher Award

National Hellenic Research Foundation - Greece

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Early Academic Pursuits:

Maria D. Chatzidaki embarked on her academic journey with a diploma in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. She then pursued a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London, showcasing early interest and commitment to interdisciplinary research.

Professional Endeavors:

After completing her MSc, Maria pursued a Ph.D. in Chemistry at Örebro University, Sweden, specializing in nanotechnology and bioactive delivery. Her doctoral research focused on formulating food-grade water-in-oil nano-dispersions, demonstrating a keen interest in the intersection of chemistry and food technology.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Her research contributions include publications on topics such as microemulsions as potential carriers of bioactive molecules, low shear-rate processes for obtaining transparent emulsions, and reverse micelles as antioxidant carriers. Her work delves into the structural characterization of formulations, showcasing expertise in advanced analytical techniques.

Accolades and Recognition:

Throughout her academic and professional journey her earned recognition for her work, including a scholarship from the Institut Français de Grèce and Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) grants. These accolades underscore her dedication and impact in the field of nanotechnology.

Impact and Influence:

Her work extends beyond academia into impactful roles such as Scientific Advisor at The Mighty Kitchen and Co-founder of BeConscious.GR. These positions highlight her commitment to applying scientific knowledge in real-world contexts, contributing to food technology and sustainability.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

With over 10 years of experience, Her continues to drive innovation as a Science Communication Officer at Skretas Lab. Her goal is clear—to advance scientific knowledge and address global challenges in food security, climate change, and public health. her legacy lies in her multifaceted contributions to research, science communication, and sustainable initiatives.


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Notable Publications:

1 Formulation and characterization of food-grade microemulsions as carriers of natural phenolic antioxidants MD Chatzidaki, E Mitsou, A Yaghmur, A Xenakis, V Papadimitriou Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 483, 130-136

2 Reverse micelles as antioxidant carriers: an experimental and molecular dynamics study MD Chatzidaki, KD Papavasileiou, MG Papadopoulos, A Xenakis Langmuir 33 (20), 5077-5085

3 Reverse micelles as nano-carriers of nisin against foodborne pathogens. Part II: The case of essential oils MD Chatzidaki, F Balkiza, E Gad, V Alexandraki, S Avramiotis, ... Food chemistry 278, 415-423

4 Microemulsion versus emulsion as effective carrier of hydroxytyrosol MD Chatzidaki, N Arik, J Monteil, V Papadimitriou, F Leal-Calderon, ... Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 137, 146-151

5 Water-in-oil microemulsions versus emulsions as carriers of hydroxytyrosol: An in vitro gastrointestinal lipolysis study using the pHstat technique MD Chatzidaki, E Mateos-Diaz, F Leal-Calderon, A Xenakis, F Carrière Food & function 7 (5), 2258-2269

6 Reverse micelles as nanocarriers of nisin against foodborne pathogens MD Chatzidaki, K Papadimitriou, V Alexandraki, F Balkiza, M Georgalaki, ... Food chemistry 255, 97-103

7 Microemulsions as potential carriers of nisin: Effect of composition on structure and efficacy MD Chatzidaki, K Papadimitriou, V Alexandraki, E Tsirvouli, Z Chakim, ... Langmuir 32 (35), 8988-8998

8 β-Cyclodextrin as carrier of novel antioxidants: A structural and efficacy study M Chatzidaki, I Kostopoulou, C Kourtesi, I Pitterou, S Avramiotis, ... Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 603, 125262

9 Low shear-rate process to obtain transparent W/O fine emulsions as functional foods D Amadei, MD Chatzidaki, J Devienne, J Monteil, M Cansell, A Xenakis, ... Food research international 62, 533-540

10 Encapsulation of food ingredients by microemulsions MD Chatzidaki, V Papadimitriou, A Xenakis Lipid-Based Nanostructures for Food Encapsulation Purposes, 129-149


Maria Chatzidaki | Researcher in Life Sciences | Best Researcher Award

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