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 Dr. Daniel Giddings Vassão (PhD, Washington State University)

   Department of Biochemistry
   Detox & Mode of Action
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1333Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1302Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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Previous Academic Experience
Post-Doctoral Research Associate: Studied the enzymology and pathway engineering of phenylpropanoid late biosynthetic steps; Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University (2008-2009).
Graduate Research Assistant: Studied the chemistry/enzymology of specialized phenolic metabolite biosynthesis; Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University (2003-2008).
Graduate Student Peer Mentor: Molecular Plant Sciences graduate program, Washington State University (2004-2008).
Graduate Assistant Instructor: Performed demonstrations and training in 1D/2D NMR techniques and instrument operation, “NSF-sponsored workshop on basic NMR: Fundamentals and applications;” Center for NMR Spectroscopy, Washington State University (May 2007).
Teaching Assistant: Taught biochemical laboratory techniques, Molecular Biosciences 304, “Introductory biochemistry laboratory;” Washington State University (Spring 2007).
Graduate Assistant: Performed routine NMR maintenance tasks, trained new staff; Center for NMR Spectroscopy, Washington State University (Spring-Fall 2007).
Graduate Research Assistant: Performed phytochemical studies on antifungal compounds from Piper amplum; Department of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Institute, University of São Paulo (2002).
Undergraduate Research Assistant: Performed phytochemical studies on antioxidant flavonoids of Araucaria angustifolia; Natural Product Chemistry Lab, Chemistry Institute, University of São Paulo (1999-2001).

Awards and Honors
PSNA Arthur C. Neish Young Investigator Award (2013)
Arthur M. and Kate Eisig-Tode Scholarship (2003-2008)
Charles Glen King Fellowship (2008)
WSU Plant Sciences Notable Student Publication Award (2008)
WSU School of Molecular Biosciences Excellence in Graduate Research Award (2007)
WSU Graduate and Professional Student Registration Grant (2006, 2007)
WSU Graduate School Travel Grant (2006)
WSU SMB Graduate Student Travel Award (2006)
John and Maggie McDougall Fellowship (2006/07)
Helen and Loyal H. Davis Fellowship (2004/05)
CNPq Doctoral Research Scholarship (2002)
FAPESP Undergraduate Research Scholarship (1999-2001)

Previous oral presentations:
“The biofuel challenge: New roles for aromatic hydrocarbons?” Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America (June 2008).
“Biosynthesis of phenolic flavor compounds in basil,” Integrated Plant Sciences Retreat, Washington State University (February 2008).
“Biosynthesis of allyl/propenyl phenols and related 9,9′-deoxygenated lignans,” 1st Brazilian Conference on Natural Products (November 2007).
“Biosynthesis of flavor compounds in basil (Ocimum basilicum),” XXIII International Conference on Polyphenols (August 2006).
“Biosynthesis of phenolic flavor compounds in basil (Ocimum basilicum),” Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America (July 2006).
last updated on 2021-09-09