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Seminars 2019

IMBB Seminar

"Structural biology of the import machinery of peroxisomal matrix enzymes" - November 15, 2019

Christos GATSOGIANNIS
Max Planck Institute Molecular Physiology
Department of Structural Biochemistry
Date: November 15, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: M. Kokkinidis

IMBB Colloquium

"Computational models of dendrites" - November 8, 2019

Athanasia PAPOUTSI
Poirazi Lab
IMBB-FORTH
Date: November 8, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Colloquium

"Biophysics and hydrodynamics with an acoustic sensor" - November 7, 2019

Achilleas TSORTOS
Biosensors Lab
IMBB-FORTH
Date: November 7, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Single-molecule biophysics in unraveling multi-tier structural dynamics to understand life and empower drug development" - November 4, 2019

Dr. Giorgos Gouridis
Senior Academic staff member,
Laboratory of Molecular Bacteriology,
Rega Institute; KU Leuven
Date: November 4, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: I. Talianidis

IMBB Seminar

"GPCR heteromers in psychosis and in the opioid crisis" - November 1, 2019

Professor Diomedes Logothetis
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
School of Pharmacy, Bouve College of Health Sciences
Northestern University, Boston
Date: November 1, 2019 @ 13:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: D. Karagogeos

IMBB Seminar

"Molecular and cellular insights in the pathogenesis of autoimmunity" - October 25, 2019

George BERTSIAS
Assistant Prof. in Rheumatology-Clinical Immunology,
University of Crete Medical School
Affiliated Member, IMBB-FORTH
Date: October 25, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Unraveling new checkpoint mechanisms in cancer: the pivotal role of regulatory T cells" - October 21, 2019

Panagotis VERGINIS
Investigator, Assistant Professor Level,
Biomedical Research Foundation,
Academy of Athens
Date: October 21, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: I. Talianidis

IMBB Seminar

"CSL DNA-binding dynamics regulate functional consequences of Notch activation" - October 18, 2019

Maria Jesus GOMEZ LAMARCA
Senior Post Doc,   
Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience,
University of Cambridge
Date: October 18, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: C. Delidakis

IMBB Chromatin Club

"Enhancer priming enables fast and sustained transcriptional responses to Notch signalling" - October 17, 2019

Julia Falo-Sanjuan
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience,
University of Cambridge
Date: October 17, 2019 @ 17:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: C. Delidakis

IMBB Seminar

"Single cell mapping of the bone marrow microenvironment in health and disease" - October 9, 2019

Ioannis AIFANTIS
Hermann M Biggs Professor
Chair, Department of Pathology
NYU School of Medicine
Date: October 9, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: C. Spilianakis

IMBB Seminar

"RNA granules and Exosome biogenesis in the vulnerability “signature” of daylife Stress & Alzheimer’s disease" - October 7, 2019

Ioannis SOTIROPOULOS
Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS)
Medical School
University of Minho, Portugal
Date: October 7, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: I. Charalampopoulos

IMBB Seminar

"Plasma membrane-bound signalling in plants: from immunity to plant development" - October 3, 2019

Dr. Artemis PERRAKI
Research Associate (Dr Ian Henderson's group),
Department of Plant Sciences,
University of Cambridge,UK
Date: October 3, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: P. Moschou

IMBB Seminar

"Structure and Dynamics of Biomolecular Systems by Combining Enhanced Sampling Molecular Simulations and Experimental Data" - September 18, 2019

Dr. Faidon BROTZAKIS
FEBS individual Post-Doc fellow
University of Cambridge,
Department of Chemistry,
Centre of Misfolding Diseases
Date: September 18, 2019 @ 11:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: M. Kokkinidis

IMBB Seminar

"Unravelling the role of the sympathetic nervous system on cardiomyocyte maturation" - September 11, 2019

Emmanouil Tampakakis MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Date: September 11, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Extracellular vesicles and RNAs: from functional biomarkers to therapeutic targets" - July 26, 2019

Saumya DAS
Co-Director of Resynchronization and Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics Program,
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Date: July 26, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: D. Kardasis

IMBB Seminar

Chemical and mechanical interrogation of biological systems…and beyond - July 22, 2019

Periklis PANTAZIS
(Imperial College London, Department of Bioengineering, Laboratory of Advanced Optical Precision Imaging)
Date: July 22, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Fighting Malaria: targeting Plasmodium histon-fold domain proteins to "cure" infected mosquitoes" - July 5, 2019

Chiara CURRA
(Siden-Kiamos Lab)
Date: July 5, 2019 @ 13:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Neuronal ATG1 coordinates mood and cognition via serotonin receptors" - July 5, 2019

Thanos METAXAKIS
(Tavernarakis Lab)
Date: July 5, 2019 @ 13:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"The role of RNA binding protein A1CF in liver metabolism" - June 24, 2019

Konstantinos NIKOLAOU
ETH Zurich, Institute for Molecular Health Sciences,
Lab. for Metabolic Diseases (Switzerland)
Date: June 24, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Payatakes" Seminar Room, FORTH’s bldg
Host: I. Talianidis

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"NA damage induced brain Inflammation in neurodegeneration" - June 14, 2019

Katerina GΚΙΡΤΖΙΜΑΝΑΚΙ
(Garinis Lab)
Date: June 14, 2019 @ 13:00
Location: “Payatakes" Seminar Room, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"A role for autophagy in excitation/inhibition balance in the brain" - June 14, 2019

Theodora CHALATSI
(Nikoletopoulou Lab)
Date: June 14, 2019 @ 13:00
Location: “Payatakes" Seminar Room, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Machine Learning in Automatic Algorithms of Genome Annotation" - June 7, 2019

Mark BORODOVSKY
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering and
School of Computational Science and Engineering
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia
Date: June 7, 2019 @ 11:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: M. Aivaliotis

IMBB Colloquium

"Metabolic and epigenetic regulation of macrophage activation; the role of Akt signaling" - June 7, 2019

Christos TSATSANIS
Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry,
Medical School, University of Crete,
IMBB Faculty Member
Date: June 7, 2019 @ 13:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Inflammation resolution at mucosal barrier sites: Local tissue control of macrophages and regulatory T cells" - June 4, 2019

George HAJISHENGALLIS
Penn Dental Medicine, Department of Microbiology,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Date: June 4, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: C. Tsatsanis

IMBB Seminar

"Trained granulopoiesis" - June 4, 2019

Triantafyllos CHAVAKIS
Faculty of Medicine, Technische Universität Dresden,
Dresden, Germany
Date: June 4, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: C. Tsatsanis

IMBB Colloquium

"A nano-mechanical nexus that regulates cell fate" - May 31, 2019

Panagiotis MOSCHOU
Date: May 31, 2019 @ 13:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Clinical development of the lymphocyte growth and activation factor hetIL-15 for cancer immunotherapy" - May 21, 2019

George PAVLAKIS
Chief, Human Retrovirus Section, Vaccine Branch
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Date: May 21, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: Main Amphitheater “G. Lianis”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: N. Tavernarakis

IMBB Colloquium

"A new player in CNS axon regeneration" - May 17, 2019

Maria SAVVAKI
Karagogeos Lab
Date: May 17, 2019 @ 13:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Haploid Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Derivation and Applications" - April 22, 2019

Nissim BENVENISTY
Professor of Genetics,
The Herbert Cohn Chair in Cancer Research,
Director, The Azrieli Center for Stem Cells and Genetic Research, Institute of Life Sciences,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Date: April 22, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: A. Kretsovali

IMBB Seminar

"The genetic basis for diversification of leaf form: from understanding to reconstructing" - April 19, 2019

Miltos TSIANTIS
Director,
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
Date: April 19, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: K. Kalantidis

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Targeting hepatocellular carcinoma by Smyd3 antisense oligonucleotides" - April 12, 2019

Charoula KONTAKI
(Talianidis Lab)
Date: April 12, 2019 @ 13:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"A bioinformatic approach to find new potential insecticide target genes expressed in the gut of Myzus persicae and Nezara viridula" - April 12, 2019

Alexia AKALESTOU-CLOCHER
(Bioinformatics)
Date: April 12, 2019 @ 13:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Investigating the link between chromatin landscape and gene regulation in the murine adaptive immune system" - April 2, 2019

Antonis KLONIZAKIS
(Nikolaou Lab)
Date: April 2, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Exploring the role of protein-domain fusions in plant NLR immune receptors" - April 2, 2019

Vasiliki MICHALOPOULOU
(Sarris Lab)
Date: April 2, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Conformational studies of biomolecules with acoustic biosensors" - March 22, 2019

Pablo MATEOS-GIL
(Gizeli Lab)
Date: March 22, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"BNN27 improves cognitive deficits, ameliorates amyloid-β pathology and promotes adult neurogenesis in the 5xFAD mouse model of Alzheimer’s Disease" - March 22, 2019

Maria KOKKALI
(Charalampopoulos Lab)
Date: March 22, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"NEET proteins as important regulators of longevity and healthspan: Involvement in iron homeostasis" - March 15, 2019

Christina PLOUMI
(Tavernarakis Lab)
Date: March 15, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"2D and 3D ex vivo platforms to study pharmacology of human demyelination and remyelination". - March 15, 2019

Sonia SYNTAKA
(Gravanis Lab)
Date: March 15, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg

IMBB Seminar

"Transporter structure and function - lessons from a paradigmatic journey from genetics to biophysics" - March 12, 2019

George DIALLINAS
Department of Biology, NKUA
ΕMBO member
Date: March 12, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg
Host: G. Chamilos

IMBB Joint Colloquia

"Discovery of potential therapeutic targets by uncovering deranged signaling pathways in Lymphoma" - March 8, 2019

Georgia ORFANOUDAKI
(Aivaliotis Group-ProFI)
Date: March 8, 2019 @ 12:00
Location: “Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg