Dr. Ru Angelie Edrada-Ebel - Predictive Analytics - Best Researcher Award 

University of Strathclyde - United Kingdom

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. RuAngelie Edrada-Ebel embarked on her academic journey with a Master of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of the Philippines Manila in 1992. During this time, her thesis work focused on the biological and chemical investigation of the colored constituents of Kokoona ochracea. Following her master's degree, she pursued a Doctorate degree in Pharmaceutical Biology at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany, from 1994 to 1998. Her doctoral dissertation, conducted under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Peter Proksch, centered on the isolation and structure elucidation of bioactive secondary metabolites from Philippine marine sponges and soft corals. Her academic achievements during this period culminated in receiving the degree of Dr. rer. Nat with Magna cum Laude honors in June 1998.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Edrada-Ebel's professional journey has been marked by a rich tapestry of experiences spanning various academic and research positions. She held positions such as Research Fellow at the University of California Santa Cruz and the University of Oklahoma in the early years of her career. Her expertise in pharmaceutical analysis led her to become a Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Analysis at the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS) in 2009, progressing to Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in 2015.

Contributions and Research Focus

As a highly qualified expert in marine natural product research, Dr. Edrada-Ebel has made significant contributions to the field. Her research has focused on the systematic discovery and production of biologically active natural products for novel drugs, with particular emphasis on metabolomics-guided isolation work. Through her leadership, she established the Natural Products Metabolomic group at SIPBS in 2011, pioneering innovative approaches in natural product research.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Edrada-Ebel's contributions to the field have been widely recognized, with numerous accolades and awards. Her work on innovating metabolomics for natural product discovery was honored as the "most innovative paper" published in Planta Medica in 2017. She has also received prestigious awards at international meetings and conferences, showcasing her excellence in research and leadership.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Edrada-Ebel's impact extends beyond academia, with her research generating significant income for SIPBS through successful grant funding and industry collaborations. Her multidisciplinary research approach has led to high-impact publications and international collaborations, enriching the global scientific community.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Edrada-Ebel's legacy lies in her pioneering research, mentorship of students and fellows, and strategic leadership in marine natural product research. Her future contributions are poised to further advance the frontiers of natural product discovery, leveraging international collaborations and innovative methodologies to address pressing biomedical challenges.

Through her relentless pursuit of scientific excellence, Dr. RuAngelie Edrada-Ebel continues to inspire the next generation of natural product scientists and shape the landscape of marine biotechnology research.

Notable Publication


Ru Angelie Edrada-Ebel – Predictive Analytics – Best Researcher Award

You May Also Like