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Marina Stefova
Date of birth: 08. 05. 1969
Place of birth: Skopje - Macedonia
Nationality: Macedonian

E-mail: marinaiv@pmf.ukim.mk
Address at work: Arhimedova 5
1000 Skopje, Macedonia
Telephone: +389 2 3249934; Fax: +389 2 3226 865

Education:
PhD: Development of HPLC methods for identification and quantification of flavonoids in plant material and plant products, University Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Faculty of Natural Sciences & Mathematics in Skopje, 2001
MSc: Determination of vitamin B12 in pharmaceutical preparations by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry and high performance liquid chromatography, Faculty of Natural Sciences & Mathematics in Skopje, 1997
BSc: Infrared spectra of rubidium diaquatetrachloronickelate(II) and rubidium monoaquapentachloroferrate(II), Faculty of Natural Sciences & Mathematics in Skopje, 1992

Teaching experience:
Practical (laboratory) work in Analytical chemistry, Instrumental analysis and Environmental analysis
 Lectures of Instrumental analysis, Trace analysis, Methodics in teaching chemistry, Methodology of scientific research

Research interests
identification and quantification of phenolic compounds with antioxidant activity in food (berry fruits, grapes, juices, wines);
assay of flavonoids in plant material using chromatographic methods;
quantitative structure-HPLC retention relationships;
development and validation of methods for drug analysis by HPLC
environmental analysis using chromatographic methods (HPLC and GC).

Participation in projects (in last five years):
Chemical characterization of wild-growing medicinal and aromatic plants from Lamiaceae family and evaluation of the possibilities for their cultivation, Macedonian-Bulgarian bilateral research project (2005-2007), coordinator.
Development of analytical methods for determination of traces of metals and drugs in biological samples, national project (2006-2009), participant.
Teaching and learning bioanalysis, CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Program for University Studies) CII-HU-0010-01-0607, 2006-2009, participant.
MK CHEMREFORM: Reforms and upgrade chemistry undergraduate studies in Macedonia (TEMPUS JEP 41144 2006), 2007-2009, participant.
EDUFORMAK: Education system in the forensic sciences for the Republic Of Macedonia (TEMPUS CD_JEP - 41105-2006), 2007-2009, participant.
CHROMLAB-ANTIOXIDANT: Reinforcement of the WBC research capacities for food quality characterization, (FP7), 2008-2011, coordinator, http://chromlab.pmf.ukim.edu.mk/
SWOT-CHEMISTRY-FOOD: Evaluation of the research capacity in chemistry and development of strategy for further growth with ambition in food science, (FP7), 2009-2010, coordinator, http://www.chemistryfood.pmf.ukim.edu.mk/

Selected published articles (most important):
1. S. Kulevanova, M. Stefova, G. Stefkov, T. Stafilov, IDENTIFICATION, ISOLATION AND DETERMINATION OF FLAVONES IN ORIGANUM VULGARE FROM MACEDONIAN FLORA, J. Liq. Chrom. & Rel. Technol., 24, 589-600 (2001).
2. M. Stefova, S. Kulevanova, T. Stafilov, ASSAY OF FLAVONOLS AND QUANTIFICATION OF QUERCETIN IN MEDICINAL PLANTS BY HPLC WITH UV-DIODE ARRAY DETECTION, J. Liq. Chrom. & Rel. Technol., 24, 2283-2292 (2001).
3. D. Zendelovska, T. Stafilov, M. Stefova, OPTIMIZATION OF A SOLID-PHASE EXTRACTION METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF INDAPAMIDE IN BIOLOGICAL FLUIDS USING HIGH-PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY, J. Chromatogr. B, 788(1), 199-206 (2003).
4. D. Zendelovska, T. Stafilov, M. Stefova, HIGH-PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHIC DETERMINATION OF DILTIAZEM IN HUMAN PLASMA AFTER SOLID-PHASE AND LIQUID-LIQUID EXTRACTION, Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 376, 848-853 (2003).
5. M. Stefova, T. Stafilov, S. Kulevanova, HPLC ANALYSIS OF FLAVONOIDS, in Encyclopedia of Chromatography (J. Cazes, Ed.), Marcel Dekker, Inc., (2003).
6. M. Stefova, V. Ivanova, I. Muratovska, IDENTIFICATION AND QUANTIFICATION OF Bis-GMA AND TEG-DMA RELEASED FROM DENTAL MATERIALS BY HPLC, J. Liq. Chrom. & Rel. Technol., 28(2), 289-295 (2005).
7. N. Ristovska, M. Stefova, F. Anastasova, RP-HPLC METHOD FOR SIMULTANEOUS DETERMINATION OF THIOBENZANILIDE AND ITS OXIDATION PRODUCTS: MONITORING THE OXIDATION OF THIOBENZANILIDE WITH JONES' REAGENT, J. Liq. Chrom. & Rel. Technol., 28(15), 2391-2401 (2005).
8. T. Kadifkova Panovska, S. Kulevanova, M. Stefova, IN VITRO ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF SOME TEUCRIUM SPECIES (Lamiaceae), Acta Pharm. 55, 207-214 (2005).
9. M. Stefova, T. Stafilov, S. Kulevanova, G. Stefkov, V.S. Bankova, QSRR OF FLAVONES-EVALUATION OF SUBSTITUENT CONTRIBUTION TO RP HPLC RETENTION, J. Liq. Chrom. & Rel. Technol. 30(8), 1035-1049 (2007).
10. B. Janeska, M. Stefova, K. Alipieva, ASSAY OF FLAVONOID AGLYCONES FROM SPECIES OF THE GENUS SIDERITIS (LAMIACEAE) FROM MACEDONIA WITH HPLC‑UV DAD, Acta Pharm. 57, 371-377 (2007).
11. E. Kostadinova, K. Alipieva, M. Stefova, T. Stafilov, D. Antonova, Lj. Evstatieva, V. Matevski, S. Kulevanova, G. Stefkov, V. Bankova, CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF THE ESSENTIAL OILS OF THREE Micromeria SPECIES GROWING IN MACEDONIA AND BULGARIA, Maced. J. Chem. Chem. Eng. 26, 37 (2007).
12. E. Kostadinova, D. Nikolova, K. Alipieva, M. Stefova, G. Stefkov, L. Evstatieva, V. Matevski, V. Bankova, CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF THE ESSENTIAL OILS OF Sideritis scardica Griseb. AND Sideritis raeseri Boiss & Heldr. FROM BULGARIA AND MACEDONIA, Natural Product Research, 21, 319323 (2007).
13. V. Ivanova, D. Zendelovska, M. Stefova, T. Stafilov, HPLC METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF VERAPAMIL IN HUMAN PLASMA AFTER SOLID-PHASE EXTRACTION, J. Biochem. Biophys. Methods 70, 1297-1303 (2008).
14. E. Kostadinova, K. Alipieva, M. Stefova, D. Antonova, L. Evstatieva, G. Stefkov, I.Tsvetkova, H. Naydenski, V. Bankova, INFLUENCE OF CULTIVATION ON THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF Sideritis SPP. Phcog Mag. 4(14), 102-106 (2008).
15. K. I. Alipieva, E. P. Kostadinova, L. N. Evstatieva, M. Stefova, V. S. Bankova, AN IRIDOID AND A FLAVONOID FROM Sideritis lanata L., Fitoterapia, 80, 5153 (2009).
16. V. Ivanova, M. Stefova, B. Vojnoski ASSAY OF THE PHENOLIC PROFILE OF MERLOT WINES FROM MACEDONIA: EFFECT OF MACERATION TIME, STORAGE, SO2 AND TEMPERATURE OF STORAGE, Maced. J. Chem. Chem. Eng. (2009), in press.
17. V. Ivanova., M. Stefova, F. Chinnici, DETERMINATION OF POLYPHENOL CONTENTS IN MACEDONIAN GRAPES AND WINES ASSESSED BY STANDARDIZED SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHODS, J. Serb. Chem. Soc. (2009), in press.
18. K. Alipieva, J. Petreska, A. Gil Izquierdo, M. Stefova, L. Evstatieva, V. Bankova, INFLUENCE OF THE EXTRACTION METHOD ON THE YIELD OF FLAVONOIDS AND PHENOLICS FROM Sideritis spp. (Pirin Mountain tea), Natural Product Communications (2009), in press.

Books:
1. L. Šoptrajanova, M. Stefova, I. Kuzmanovski, IZVORI I KORISTENJE NA HEMISKI INFORMACII, Prosvetno delo, Skopje, 1999.


 

 

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