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 - Department of Biochemistry in UK (2004-2005) and his PhD in Bioinformatics from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL-Heidelberg) jointly with the University of Heidelberg - Department of Biology in Germany (2005-2009). He completed two short-term postdoctoral fellowships at EMBL-Heidelberg (2009-2010) and BSRC "Alexander Fleming", Athens Greece (2010) respectively. He served as a visiting Lecturer at the University of Thessaly - Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics (2010) and worked as a 2-year postdoctoral fellow at the Catholic University of Leuven - Department of Electrical Engineering, Belgium (2011-2012). He then 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 (2015-2018). Since 2018 he is the Head of Bioinformatics and a Principal Investigator B' (Associate Professor rank) at BSRC "Alexander Fleming", Athens, Greece. He has more than 50 publications, several of them published in high impact journals such as Science, Nature and Nature Biotechnology. 

PostDoctoral Researchers

Yorgos Sofianatos 
  • Postdoctoral Researcher: BSRC "Alexander Fleming", Athens, Greece 
  • Machine Learning Engineer: Apple Inc, CA, USA
  • Research Assistant:  SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, CA, USA
  • PhD: Physics, Stanford University, CA, USA
  • BSc: Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Area of Research: Biological Networks, Visualization, Artificial Intelligence 


  • 2019: Mikaela Koutrouli (MSs Molecular Medicine - rotator)