Denise Karounos

Strategic Peptide Account Manager/Technical Marketing Liaison

(502) 650-1422

Denise Karounos joined Peptides International in October 2016. After completing her BS in chemistry from West Virginia University, she spent time as an organic chemist at Bachem Bioscience synthesizing peptides and amino acid derivatives. Denise has experience with both solid and solution-phase peptide synthesis, and has worked under both research and cGMP settings. After completing her MBA from Saint Joseph’s University, Denise transitioned into product management of peptides and amino acid derivatives. In her marketing role, she had many duties including but not limited to product management, market research, creating and producing marketing materials, handling US catalog distribution and customer database, email marketing, quoting and inside sales, sales calls, and coordinating and attending trade conferences. 

At PI, Denise's duties encompass both sales and marketing, bringing to bear her extensive lab and sales support experience. Contact her today and see how Denise can assist you with your peptide research project.

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...Stings Like A Bee

A report on recent research investigating bee venom and efforts to reduce its toxicity while retaining of its useful ability

Resistance is Futile

The serious and growing problem of antibiotic resistance and one research team's efforts to mitigate it via some interesting modifications.

DPP and Cancer

The dipeptidyl-peptidases or dipeptidyl-aminopeptidases (DPP) are a subclass of exopeptidases, including some enzymes, that cleave either two or three amino acids from the end of a peptide or protein.

Probing the Matrix

Using the MMP-2 as a target for a nanoprobe as a research tool towards new, selective MMP probes for use in intracellular tumor imaging.

A ∩ of 2C3*

This post touches on the intersection of two of Peptides International's core competencies, RGD peptides and peptide venoms.