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Seminars 2018

IMBB Seminar

"The power of cryo-EM to elucidate biological mechanisms" - September 24, 2018

Stefan RAUNSER
Department of Structural Biochemistry
Max Planck, Institute of Molecular Physiology,
Otto-Hahn-Str. 11, 44227, Dortmund
Date: September 24, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: M. Kokkinidis

UC Medical School - IMBB-FORTH Joint Seminar Series in Translational Medicine

"Targeting BCL-2 family protein interactions: a matter of life and death" - September 20, 2018

Evripidis Gavathiotis
Associate Professor,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine,
New York City
Date: September 20, 2018 @ 10:30
Location: “A. Payatakes” Seminar Room, FORTH’s bldg
Host: D. Kardassis

IMBB Seminar

"Regulation of Mitochondrial Function by Chaperone-Mediated Autophagy" - September 19, 2018

Richard N. KITSIS
Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology
The Dr. Gerald and Myra Dorros Chair in Cardiovascular Disease
Director, Wilf Family Cardiovascular Research Institute
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York City 
Date: September 19, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: N. Tavernarakis

IMBB Seminar

"Illuminating arthropod development with lightsheet microscop" - July 30, 2018

Anastasios PAVLOPOULOS
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Research Campus
Date: July 30, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: C. Delidakis

IESL - ΙΜΒΒ Joint Seminar

"A simple modification of the normal wound healing process regenerates nearly physiological skin and peripheral nerves in adult mammals" - July 27, 2018

Ioannis YANNAS
Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Date: July 27, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: A. Gravanis

IMBB Seminar

"Calcium Imaging of Cortical Circuits in Absence Epilepsy: Lessons from the Stargazer Mouse Model” - July 23, 2018

Stelios M. SMIRNAKIS
Associate Professor of Neurology
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University  
Date: July 23, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: Domna Karagogeos

IMBB Colloquium

"Biological connectivity and NMDA nonlinearities increase PFC response dimensionality during working memory" - July 13, 2018

Stefanos STEFANOU-STAMATIADIS
Computational Biology Lab, IMBB
Date: July 13, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"A flavour of peptide crystallography" - July 6, 2018

Kyriakos PETRATOS
Principal Investigator
IMBB-FORTH
Date: July 6, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: “A. Payatakes” Seminar Room, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Exovesicles as carriers of Hedgehog signal during epithelial development" - July 2, 2018

Isabel GUERRERO
Centro de Biologia Molecular Severo
Ochoa Madrid
Date: July 2, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: STEP-C building, Room 211 (1st floor, Building A)
Host: C. Delidakis

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Characterization of GATA1 functions in murine erythropoiesis" - June 29, 2018

Elena KARKOULIA
Strouboulis' Lab
Date: June 29, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"The mRNA metabolism pathway as a determinant of mitochondrial homeostasis during ageing in Caenorhabditis elegans" - June 29, 2018

Ioanna DASKALAKI
Markaki - Tavernarakis Lab
Date: June 29, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Inflammation and dysbiosis at mucosal barriers" - June 28, 2018

George HAJISHENGALLIS
University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Date: June 28, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: G. Chamilos

IMBB Seminar

"Immunometabolic crosstalk in innate immunity" - June 28, 2018

Triantafyllos CHAVAKIS
Technische Universität Dresden,
Dresden, Germany
Date: June 28, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: G. Chamilos

IMBB Seminar

"Robust Neural Interfaces using Silicon Carbide" - June 25, 2018

Stephen E. SADDOW
Professor
Electrical Engineering Department,
University of South Florida,
Tampa, USA
Date: June 25, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: A. Gravanis

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Interplay of the polarity protein Scrib and the mTOR signaling pathway in breast cancer" - June 22, 2018

Maria MAKKOU
Papamathaiakis' Lab
Date: June 22, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Dynamic characterization of the human H-NOX domain under the influence of diatomic gaseous ligands" - June 22, 2018

Rana Rehan KHALID
Kokkinidis' Lab
Date: June 22, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Light sensing in the Ocean: new perspectives from the study of the diatom photoreceptors" - June 21, 2018

Angela FALCIATORE
Diatom Functional Genomics Team,
Laboratory of Computational and Quantitative Biology,
Sorbonne
Université Paris
Date: June 21, 2018 @ 12:45
Location: “A. Payatakes” Seminar Room, FORTH’s bldg
Host: K. Kalantidis

IMBB Seminar

"Excitatory-inhibitory circuits in auditory processing" - June 21, 2018

Maria N. GEFFEN
Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Department of Neuroscience
Date: June 21, 2018 @ 11:30
Location: “A. Payatakes” Seminar Room, FORTH’s bldg
Host: P. Poirazi

IMBB Seminar

"Cell death in liver disease and cancer: Lessons from RIP kinases and p62/Sqstm1" - June 15, 2018

Vangelis KONDYLIS
CECAD and Institute for Genetics,
University of Cologne,
Germany
Date: June 15, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: Inga Siden - Kiamos

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Design of organ-on-chip devices for based on porous scaffolds" - June 8, 2018

Dimitris TZERANIS
Gravanis' Lab
Date: June 8, 2018 @ 11:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Synthetic microneurotrophins ameliorates Amyloid-beta pathology and promotes adult neurogenesis in the 5xFAD mouse model of Alzheimer’s Disease" - June 8, 2018

Kanelina KARALI
Gravanis' Lab
Date: June 8, 2018 @ 11:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Can epigenetics solve crimes? The potential and challenges of DNA methylation profiling in forensics" - June 7, 2018

Dr. Athina VIDAKI
Department of Genetic Identification,
Erasmus MC
University Medical Center Rotterdam
Date: June 7, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: Inga Siden Kiamos, Evangelia Morou

IMBB Colloquium

"Rules of transvection" - June 1, 2018

Piwko PAWEL
Delidakis' Lab 
Date: June 1, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Macrophages: mediators of resistance to anti-cancer therapies" - May 25, 2018

Ioanna KEKLIKOGLOU
Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC), 
School of Life Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), 
Switzerland
Date: May 25, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: Inga Siden - Kiamos

IMBB Colloquium

"The role of XAB2 in RNA processing and DNA repair" - May 11, 2018

Maria TSEKREKOU
Garinis' Lab 
Date: May 11, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"DNA damage and innate immune responses in mammals" - April 27, 2018

George A. GARINIS
Professor of Genetics, Dept. of Biology
University of Crete
Affiliated Group Leader at IMBB-FORTH
Date: April 27, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"High-Throughput FRET Assays for Real-Time Detection of cAMP Enable GPCR Drug Discovery Research" - April 24, 2018

George HOLZ
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Date: April 24, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: I. Siden - Kiamos

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"RNA silencing in diatom" - April 20, 2018

Frédéric VERRET
(Kalantidis Lab)
Date: April 20, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"The function of Contactin-2/TAG-1 in oligodendrocytes in health and demyelinating pathology" - April 20, 2018

Ilias KALAFATAKIS
(Karagogeos Lab)
Date: April 20, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Coming closer: studying malaria transmission in real time" - April 17, 2018

Dennis KLUG
Anopheles Group - IBMC
Strasbourg University
Date: April 17, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: "Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: I. Siden - Kiamos

Joint IMBB Seminar

"Genome Editing protocols using CRISPR/Cas9 technology" - March 23, 2018

T. Kosteas, I-M. Kefala, H. Kontaki, P. O'Corragain, K. Kourouniotis, H. Roumpaki
IMBB Transgenesis Facility and Minotech Biotechnology 
Date: March 23, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater "G. Lianis", FORTH's bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"A mitochondrial rheostat drives germline stem cell differentiation in C. elegans" - March 16, 2018

Nikolaos CHARMPILAS
(Tavernarakis Lab)
Date: March 16, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Unraveling the mechanisms of Notch ligand (Delta) activation, using genetic and proteomic approaches" - March 16, 2018

Konstantina KALODIMOU
(Delidakis Lab)
Date: March 16, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"The Anticancer Drug Zeocin Specifically Affects Copper/Iron Homeostasis and Other Essential Molecular Pathways, in Saccharomyces cerevisiae" - March 9, 2018

Dimitra DIALYNAKI
(Alexandraki's Lab)
Date: March 9, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"SATB1 unleashes the inactive X chromosome in T lymphocytes: implications for autoimmunity " - March 9, 2018

Tomas ZELENKA
(Spilianakis' Lab)
Date: March 9, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Understanding the Genetics of Pharmacokinetics Using Model Organisms" - March 2, 2018

Shane DENECKE
Vontas Lab
Date: March 2, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Endonucleosis: an unusual autophagy process causing cellular senescence and necrotic death" - March 2, 2018

Ourania GALANOPOULOU
Talianidis Lab
Date: March 2, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Ancient DNA: Applications and perspectives " - February 16, 2018

Nikolaos PSONIS
Kafetzopoulos Lab
Date: February 16, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Unravelling the mechanisms of ERF- associated craniosynostosis". - February 16, 2018

Angeliki VOGIATSI
Mavrothalassitis Lab
Date: February 16, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Genomic 3D reorganization in homeostasis and senescence" - January 29, 2018

Argyris PAPANTONIS
Group leader
Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne
University of Cologne
Date: January 29, 2018 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: G. Garinis