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Silviya Stoykova

Email: sstoykova@chem.uni-sofia.bg

Phone: +359 2 8161609

Cabinet / laboratory: 220, 221

Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”

Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy

1164 Sofia, 1 James Bourchier Blivd.

Education

  • B. Sc. – Computer chemistry, SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”
  • M. Sc. – Medicinal chemistry, SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”
  • Ph.D – Chemical sciences (Analytical chemistry), SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”
  • specialty in Toxicology - Medical University - Sofia

Professional Experience

  • assistant (Military toxicology), Military medical academy – Sofia, 06.02.2013 – 30.07.016
  • chemist (Forensic toxicology), Military medical academy – Sofia, 01.08.2016 – present
  • head assistant professor (Analytical chemistry), Sofia university “St. Kliment Ohridski”, 01.07.2016 – present

Research Interests

  • analytical /forensic/ toxicology and its application in clinical and medico-legal practice - analysis of drugs and toxic substances in various biological samples (blood, urine, etc.), as in alternative matrices (e.g. oral fluid); expert activity
  • analysis of new psychoactive drugs in biological samples
  • forensic analysis of toxic substances in various biological matrices; screening methods
  • bioanalytical chemistry - biochemical methods for analysis
  • toxins in the venom of the bulgarian nose-horned viper – vipoxin, phospholipase A2, vipoxin acidic component (VAC)

Selected Publications (max 5)

  1. Stoykova S, Atanasov V, Pantcheva I. Determination of some biochemical parameters in oral fluid and evaluation of their stability under different storage conditions. Toxicologie Analytique et Clinique 2015; 27: 195-202. DOI: 10.1016/j.toxac.2015.03.111
  2. Ahmedova A, Mihaylova R, Momekova D, Shestakova P, Stoykova S, Zaharieva J, Yamashina M, Momekov G, Akitad M, Yoshizawad M. M2L4 coordination capsules with tunable anticancer activity upon guest encapsulation. Dalton Transactions 2016; 45: 13214–13221. DOI: 10.1039/c6dt01801g
  3. Stoykova S, Kanev K, Pantcheva I, Atanasov V. Isolation and characterization of drugs of abuse in oral fluid by a novel preconcentration protocol. Analytical Letters 2016; 49(17): 2822–2832. DOI: 10.1080/00032719.2016.1155594
  4. Stoykova S, Kiryakova T, Nikolov D, Nedzhib A, Pantcheva I, Atanasov V. Self-administrated propofol – a case report of a physician suicide. Toxicologie Analytique et Clinique 2018; 30: 142-148. DOI: 10.1016/j.toxac.2018.03.002
  5. Ivanov I, Stoykova S, Ivanova E, Vlahova A, Burdzhiev N, Pantcheva I, Atanasov V. A case of 5F-ADB / FUB-AMB abuse: drug-induced or drug-related death? Forensic Science International 2019; 297: 372-377. DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2019.02.005

List of Publications

Project Activity – (Research Projects in the last 5 years)

  • Investigation of the potential use of salinomycin as an antidote for subacute cadmium poisoning, member of the research team, Research Fund of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ", contract number: 64, 2015
  • Comparative consideration of the potential use of salinomycin, monensin and DMSA as antidotes for cadmium intoxication, member of the research team, Research Fund of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ", contract number: 5, 2016
  • Development of a procedure for the analysis of the synthetic cannabinoid BB-22 (QUCHIC) in commercial product ("herbal mixture") and biological samples, manager, Research Fund of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ", contract number: 80-10-98, 2017
  • Construction and development of young highly qualified researchers and lecturers for innovative interdisciplinary research for the benefit of biomedicine, member of the research team, Operational program "Science and education for smart growth" 2014-2020, co-financed by the EU through European Structural and Investment Funds, Contract: BG05M2OP001-2.009-0019-C01, 2017
  • Analysis of "herbal mixtures" containing synthetic cannabinoids applied, manager, Research Fund of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ", contract number: 80-10-23, 2018
  • Comparative study of the potential application of new chelating agents as antidotes in lead intoxication, member of the research team, Research Fund of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ", contract number: 80-10-168, 2018.
  • New horizons for natural ionophore antibiotics, member of the research team, Ministry of Education and Science Research Fund, contract number: KP-06-H29/3, 2018.
  • New bimodal imaging sensors, member of the research team, Ministry of Education and Science Research Fund, contract number: KP-06-H29/12, 2018.
  • In vivo study of the effect of chelating agents on the inflammatory cytokines TNF alpha, IL-1 beta and IL-6 in acute lead poisoning, member of the research team, Research Fund of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ", contract number: 80-10-131, 2019
  • New metal complexes: evaluation of their potential for chelation therapy and targeted imaging of tumors and tumor-affected lymph nodes by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), member of the research team, Ministry of Education and Science Research Fund, contract number: KP-06-Austria-6, 2019

Teaching Activity

Period from - to Discipline Specialty
2013 - present Analytical toxicology

Medicinal chemistry;

Chemistry;

Computer chemistry;

Chemical engineering and contemporary materials;

Nuclear chemistry;

Ecochemistry

2014 Analytical chemistry Molecular biology
2015 - present Forensic Toxicology Pharmacy
2016 - present Analytical chemistry Pharmacy
2016 - present Toxicology Pharmacy

External Scientific Service Activities

Membership in scientific societies:

  • The international association of forensic toxicologists (TIAFT)
  • Bulgarian Society of clinical toxicology (BgClinTox)