Enzymes as catalysts in chemo-, regio- and stereoselective synthesis
of organic compounds.
Enantioselective synthesis of natural products and polymers.
Synthesis, structure and conformation of natural products and
analogues of biological importance
and mechanism of organic and organometallic compounds. Catalysis
Glycobiology of trypanosomatids and other eukaryotes. Structure of glycoconjugates. Synthesis of oligosaccharides and of glycosidases inhibitors.
modifications of heterocyclic compounds with potential biological activities.
Renewable raw materials. Polysaccharides from seed cell
walls; their role in germination. Industrial polysaccharides
from seaweeds: carrageenans and fucoidans. Molecular
modelling of disaccharides related to seaweed