Ines BRUNO Curriculum

DATE OF BIRTH: Avellino, 30 Aprile, 1961


CURRENT POPSIOTION: Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at University of Salerno, Faculty of Pharmacy


EDUCATION: Degree in Pharmacy achieved at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Naples, on the 27th of October 1983, vote 110/110 cum laude.

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences obtained on the 10th of October 1990


Research Activity:

  • From 1981 to 1983 she worked at her experimental thesis in the Department of Natural Products Chemistry of University of Naples as an undergraduate student.
  • From 1987 to 1990 she performed PhD at the Department of Natural Products Chemistry of same University.
  • In the frame of her PhD she went to the Ecole de Pharmacie at the University of Lousanne (Svizzera) where, under Prof. K. Hostettman supervision, she focused the attention on the use of the most recent and efficient Cromatographic methodologies useful in natural products chemistry.
  • She had a working experience at the Zoological Station of Naples, where, under dott. L.Cariello supervision, she learned the main tecniques utilized to rapidly test marine metabolites for cytotoxic activity, continuing to investigate on natural products from marine organisms.
  • From 1990 to 1992 she obtained a postdoctoral fellowship in the same Department
  • From 1992 to 1993 she was a scientific collaborator of the above mentioned Institute
  • In June of 1993 she became researcher of organic chemistry at the Phaculty of Pharmacy of the University of Salerno
  • In December of 2002 she got the position of Associate professor at the above mentioned University.


Research Field

She is involved in the following  research fields:

  • Isolation and structural characterization of biologically active natural organic compounds from marine sources.
  • Application of advanced NMR techniques to the study of natural products.
  • Drug Discovery approaches focused on the design and synthesis, through the application of modern methodologies of organic chemistry, of bioactive compounds able to interfere with the most relevant macromolecular anti cancer and anti inflammatory targets.