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Fabian M. Dayrit, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemistry
Dean, School of Science & Engineering

Contact Information:

Dean's Office, School of Science and Engineering
Phone: (632) – 426-6001 loc 5600
Fax: (632) - 426-5985
E-mail: fdayrit at ateneo.edu , toby_dayrit at yahoo.com

Educational Background:

BS Chemistry
(cum laude)
Ateneo de Manila University
MA Chemistry Princeton University
PhD Chemistry Princeton University

Research Interests:


Chemistry, chemistry, biochemistry and analysis of virgin coconut oil and herbal medicines

Courses Handled:

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Modern Mass Spectrometry
Chemistry of Natural Products
Science and Society (Sci 10)

Awards:

Award for Best Paper, National Academy of Science and Technology, 2007. (Marissa G. Noel and Fabian M. Dayrit, “Triterpenes in the Callus Culture of Vitex negundo L.”, Phil. J. Sci., 134(1): 5-19, June 2005)

Achievement Award for the Chemical Sciences, National Research Council of the Philippines, March 2002.

Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines in Chemistry. Philippine Jaycees.

Achievement Award in Chemistry Education. Philippine Federation of Chemistry Societies.

Selected Publications:

Dayrit, F.M.; Buenafe, O.E.M.; Chainani, E.T.; de Vera, I.M. Analysis of Monoglycerides, Diglycerides, Sterols and Free Fatty Acids in Coconut (Cocos nucifera, L.) Oil by 31-P NMR Spectroscopy. J. Agricultural and Food Chemistry2008, 56, 5765-5769.

Dayrit, F.M. A Brief History of the Philippine Coconut Industry as Reflected in the PJS, 1906 to 2005. Phil. J. Sci Special Centennial Edition 2007, A, 231-240.

Dayrit, F.M.; Buenafe, O.E.M.; Chainani, E.T.; de Vera, I.M.S.; Dimzon, I.K.D.; Gonzales, E.G.; Santos, J.E.R. Standards for Essential Composition and Quality Factors of Commercial Virgin Coconut Oil and its Differentiation from RBD Coconut Oil and Copra Oil. Phil. J. Sci. 2007, 136 (2).

Dayrit, F.M.; Buenafe, O.E.M.; Chainani, E.T.; de Vera, I.M.S.; Dimzon, I.K.D.; Gonzales, E.G.; Santos, J.E.R., Essential Quality Parameters of Commercial Virgin Coconut Oil. CORD 2007, 23 (1).
    CORD the biannual international journal on coconut research and development published by the Asian and Pacific Coconut   
     Community.


Aguilan, J.T.; Zhang, J.; Dayrit, F.M.; Ninonuevo, M.R.; Lebrilla, C.B. Structural Analysis of K-Carrageenan Sulfated Oligosaccharides by Postive Mode Nano-EDI-FTICR-MS And MS/MS by SORI-CID. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spec 2006, 17, 96-103.

Noel, Marissa G.; Dayrit, Fabian M., Triterpenes in the Callus Culture of Vitex negundo L. Phil. J. Sci. 2005, 134 (1), 5-19. (NAST Outstanding Paper, 2007)

Dayrit, Fabian; Ninonuevo, Milady R. Development of an Analytical Method for 3-Monochloropropane-1,2-diol in Soy Sauce using 4-Heptanone as Derivatizing Agent. Food Additives and Contaminants 2004, 21(3), 204-209.

Dumlao, Morphy; Dayrit, Fabian. Impurity Profiling of Methamphetamine Hydrochloride Drugs Seized in the Philippines. Forensic Science International 2004, 144, 29-36.

Fabian M. Dayrit, Olivia Erin M. Buenafe, Edward T. Chainani, Ian Mitchelle S. de Vera, Ian Ken D. Dimzon, Estrella G. Gonzales, and Jaclyn Elizabeth R. Santos, “Standards for Essential Composition and Quality Factors of Commercial Virgin Coconut Oil and its Differentiation from Refined, Bleached and Deodorized Coconut Oil and Copra Oil,” submitted for publication, Phil. J. Sci.

Jennifer T. Aguilan, Fabian M. Dayrit, Bernadette M. Henares and Carlito B. Lebrilla, “Peptide mass mapping of kappa-carrageenase from Pseudoalteromonas carrageenovora,” submitted for publication, Phil. J. Sci.
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