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Evolution, Development & Cell Biology

Christos Delidakis

Christos Delidakis

Multicellularity is based on cell communication for the correct allocation of cell fates and the maintenance of tissue homeostasis.  We are studying how stem cells behave in different tissues and times using...

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Maria Monastirioti (Staff Scientist)

Maria Monastirioti (Staff Scientist)

We are interested in a) biological processes underlying the establishment of cellular fate and function within nervous system and b) how neuronal function and neuroactive molecules...

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Maria Markaki (Staff Scientist - Tavernarakis Lab)

Maria Markaki (Staff Scientist - Tavernarakis Lab)

My main research activities focus on the investigation of the molecular mechanisms underlying ageing and the identification of molecular pathways that connect ageing and neurodegeneration...

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Anastasios (Tassos) Pavlopoulos

Anastasios (Tassos) Pavlopoulos

We are the Developmental Morphogenesis Lab in Crete studying the origin of biological form during animal development and evolution. Our research aims to understand the molecular...

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Nikolaos Poulakakis

Nikolaos Poulakakis

Nikos Poulakakis is Professor at the Biology Department of the University of Crete, and Director of the Natural History Museum of Crete (since 2018)...

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Nektarios Tavernarakis

Nektarios Tavernarakis

The main focus of our research is the study of neuronal function and dysfunction, using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans as a model organism. Among the specific interests of our lab are the...

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Affiliated and Adjunct Faculty

George Diallinas (Univ. of Athens)

George Diallinas (Univ. of Athens)

Research in our lab (Aspergillus nidulans Molecular Genetics Laboratory) aims at: Genetically, biochemically and biophysically dissecting the structure-function relationships underlying...

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Paul Lasko

Paul Lasko

Post-transcriptional mechanisms of regulating gene expression make very important contributions to targeting proteins to particular regions of the cell, especially in large or highly asymmetric cells such as oocytes...

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