IMG 1657

Dr. Hiyas Junio

Position: Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D. Medicinal Biochemistry,

                  University of North Carolina at Greensboro; B.S. Chemistry, UP Diliman

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POST DOCTORAL TRAINING:

 Research Fellow, Novartis Basel, Switzerland

Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana University at Bloomington

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION / RESEARCH INTEREST:

Medicinal Biochemistry, Natural Products Chemistry, Mass Spectrometry

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:

H.A. Junio,D.A. Todd, K.A. Ettefagh, ,B. M. Ehrmann, J.S. Kavanaugh, A. R. Horswill, N.B. Cech, “Quantitative Analysis of Autoinducing Peptide I (AIP-I) fromStaphylococcus aureusCultures using UPLC-HRMS”J. Chrom. B., 2013

H.A. Junio, A. A. Sy-Cordero, K.A. Ettefagh, J.T. Burns, K. T. Micko, T. N. Graf, S. J. Richter, R. E. Cannon, N. H. Oberlies, N. B. Cech. "Synergy-Directed Fractionation of Botanical Medicines: A Case Study with Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis,L.)"J. Nat. Prod.,2011

- Featured in theChemical & Engineering NewsJune 14, 2011 Issue with article by Catherine M. Cooney. “New Method Pinpoints Synergistic Botanical Compounds”.

- Awarded as the2011 Journal of Natural Products Jack L. Beal Awardfor the Best Journal of Natural Products Paper by a Young Investigator

N. B. Cech,H. A. Junio, L. W. Ackermann, J. S. Kavanaugh, and A. H. Horswill."Quorum Quenching and Antimicrobial Activity of Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis, L.) against Methicillin-ResistantStaphylococcus aureus (MRSA)” Planta Med., 2012