Faculty : Faculty

Sylvia Daunert, PharmD, MS, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Lucille P. Markey Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Associate Director, Dr. JT Macdonald Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute
Director of Research, Center for Integrative and Complementary Medicine
Primary Appointment of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
(305) 243-4005
sdaunert@med.miami.edu
Gautier Building Room #239DA
Research Area: Biomolecules and bionanotechnology
Lab Website: DaunertLab.com
Publications: PubMed

Education

  • PhD, Bioanalytical Chemistry, May 1991, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • MS, Medicinal Chemistry, August 1985, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Professional Experience

  • Professor and Lucille P. Markey Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 2010-present
  • President & Chair of the Board of Trustees, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Foundation, 2010-present
  • Associate Director, Dr. JT Macdonald Biomedical Nanotechnology Insititute, University of Miami, 2011-present
  • Associate Director for Research, Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 2011-present
  • Professor of Biological and Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 2002-2012
  • Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 2002-2012
  • Founder iGlyko, Inc., 2008
  • Founder, SenseOmics, Inc., 2005
  • Founder, ChipRx, Inc., 2000
  • Associate NSF-IGERT Faculty in Engineered Molecular and Biological Materials, 2007-2015
  • Associate NSF-IGERT Faculty Member in Multidisciplinary Program in Chemical Sensing Architectures, 1998-2004.
  • Associate, Center of Membrane Sciences, University of Kentucky, 1994-2012.
  • Member, Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes & Obesity Center, 2008-2012
  • Associate Professor of Biological and Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 1998-2002.
  • Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1998-2002.
  • Assistant Professor of Biological and Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 1994-98.
  • Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1994-98.
  • Assistant Research Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 1990-93.
  • Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 1986-90.

Awards and Distinctions

  • Elected Member of the Real Academia Nacional de Farmacia of Spain, 2015
  • Elected Academic D’Honor, Reial Acadèmia de Farmàcia de Catalunya, 2015
  • 2014 Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity, University of Miami
  • Graduate School Commencement Speaker, University of Miami, May 9, 2013
  • Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Fellow, 2012
  • Lucille P. Markey Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 2010-present
  • Albert D. and Elizabeth H. Kirwan Memorial Prize, 2009
  • The 2009 Bill Barfield Award, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, 2009
  • Wethington Award, University of Kentucky, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
  • Distinguished Professor, AMC/FUMEC, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico, 2007
  • University Research Professor Award, University of Kentucky, 2005-2006
  • Distinguished Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Kentucky, 2005-2006
  • Gill Eminent Professorship, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Kentucky, 2002-2012
  • Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, 2003
  • Special Creativity Award, National Science Foundation, 2002
  • A. F. Findeis Award, Division of Analytical Chemistry, American Chemical Society, 2001
  • Lilly Award in Analytical Chemistry, 1997-1998
  • Cottrell Scholar Award, Research Corporation, 1997
  • National Science Foundation-CAREER Award, 1995
  • The Van Slyke Society Research Award, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, 1992
  • Juan Abelló Pascual Award in Biochemistry, Accesit, Spanish Royal Academy of Doctors, 1992
  • Summa Cum Laude, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 1991
  • Fulbright Scholar, 1983-85

Editorial Activities

  • Executive Editor, Analytical Biochemistry, 2003-present
  • Editorial Committee, Annual Reviews in Analytical Chemistry, 2011-present
  • Editorial Board, CELLR4, 2013-present
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2002-present