Education

Thesis title: "Bioinformatics studies in function and structure of membrane proteins", Supervisor: Professor Stavros J. Hamodrakas


Thesis title: "Bioinformatics studies in function and structure of membrane proteins", Supervisor: Professor Stavros J. Hamodrakas


Thesis title: "Transmembrane protein topology prediction", Supervisor: Professor Stavros J. Hamodrakas

Research Areas

  • Sequence analysis
  • Membrane protein structure and function, protein Disorder
  • Biological databases
  • Machine Learning, prediction algorithms
  • Protein-protein, protein-drug interactions
  • Computational genomics, clinical bioinformatics

Research Projects

  • March 2014 - March 2015: Comprehensive Study of Membrane Receptors’ function and Correlation with Disease, using bioinformaticsSynergasia 2009 Project (Program for co-operation of Universities and Enterprises funded by the Greek Ministry of Education, Project Code: 09SYN-13-999).
  • September 2010 - September 2013: Bioinformatics studies in function and structure of membrane proteinsHeracleitus II (Operational Program "Education and Lifelong Learning" of the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF), Project Code: 70/3/10927).

Reviewer for Peer-Reviewed Journals [Publons]

Awards / Distinctions

Scientific Associations / Memberships

Talks

  • 2 March 2018: : "Mutational load/burden. Clinical significance and management in NSCLC" Radiotherapeutic Oncology Congress, Thessaloniki.
  • 25 November 2016: "Bioinformatics" Oncology Symposium on the multidisciplinary confrontation of Cancer, Athens.
  • 29 January 2016: "Clinical Significance and Classification of Unknown Sequence Variants in Cancer Genes" International training, GeneKor MSA, Athens.
  • 26 January 2016: "Clinical Significance and Classification of Unknown Sequence Variants in Cancer Genes" MSc in Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Athens.
  • 4 December 2015: "Peripheral membrane proteins: visualization and analysis of interactions using graph theory" MSc in Systems Biology, Department of Biotechnology, Agriculturar University of Athens.
  • 23 September 2015: "Data analysis and Bioinformatics for clinical next generation sequencing" GeneKor MSA, Athens.
  • 19 June 2015: "Bioinformatics studies in function and structure of membrane proteins" MSc in Systems Biology, Department of Biotechnology, Agriculturar University of Athens.
  • 9 October 2011: "Combined prediction of post-translational modifications and topology of transmembrane proteins using HMMs" 6th Conference of the Hellenic Society for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Patras.
  • 18 October 2010: "ExTopoDB: A database of experimentally derived topological models of transmembrane proteins" 5th Conference of the Hellenic Society for Computational Biolog & Bioinformatics, Alexandroupolis.
  • 20 December 2009: "A computational approach to the optimal placement of a topology reporter: Implications to large-scale analysis" 4th Conference of the Hellenic Society for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, NHRF, Athens.
  • 31 October 2008: "Transmembrane protein topology prediction improves by 30% incorporating experimental information" 3rd Conference of the Hellenic Society for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, CERTH, Thessaloniki
  • 5 October 2007: "Correlation of the performance of protein structure prediction algorithms with the size of the training set" Hellenic Bioinformatics & Medical Informatics Meeting, BRFAA, Athens

Interests

Music, Swimming, Cycling, Basketball, Chess, Literature, Running