Principal Investigator
Georgios A. Pavlopoulos held his 4-year Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Athens in Greece (2000-2004), his Masters (MRes) degree in Bioinformatics from the University of Leeds in UK (2004-2005) and his PhD in Bioinformatics from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL-Heidelberg) jointly with the University of Heidelberg in Germany (2005-2009). He completed two short-term postdoctoral fellowships at the EMBL-Heidelberg (2009-2010) and Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center in Athens Greece (2010). He served as a visiting Lecturer at the University of Thessaly - Department of Medical Informatics (2010) and worked as a 2-year postdoctoral fellow at the Catholic University of Leuven - Department of Electrical Engineering in Belgium (2011-2012). He worked as a Bioinformatics instructor and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Crete - Faculty of Medicine (2013-2015) in Greece and during the same period he served as the elected executive secretary of the Hellenic Society for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (HSCBB). He then joined DOE Joint Genome Institute of Lawrence Berkeley National Labs in California, USA as a Bioinformatics research fellow (end 2015 - beginning 2018) and since 2018 he is a Group Leader/Principal Investigator (Associate Professor level with tenure) as well as the Head of the Bioinformatics Division in BSRC Alexander Fleming Institute, Athens, Greece. He has published in high impact journals such as Science, Nature and Nature Biotechnology.