Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

April 2018 - present:

  • Director of Bioinformatics
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Elected Member of the Scientific Council

Institute for Fundamental Biomedical Research
Biomedical Science Research Center "Alexander Fleming"Vari (Athens), Greece
Research Areas: Bioinformatics, Integrative, Genome and Network Biology

April 2018 - present:

Head of BioinformaticsCenter of new Biotechnologies & Precision MedicineUniversity of Athens, Medical SchoolAthens, GreeceResearch Areas: Bioinformatics, Personalized Medicine

Nov 2020 - present:

Bioinformatics ConsultantMammoth Biosciences South San Francisco, CA, USACo-founded by the 2020 Nobel Prize winner in ChemistryResearch Areas: CRISPR-Cas systems

March 2018 - present:

Nov 2015 - Mar 2018:

Affiliated Researcher
Senior Post-Doctoral ResearcherLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory DOE Joint Genome InstituteBerkeley, CA, USAResearch Areas: Genomics, Metagenomics

Jan 2014 - Dec 2015:

Elected Board Member (Executive Secretary)Hellenic Society for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (HSCBB)Athens, Greece

Jan 2013 - June 2015:

Senior Post-Doctoral ResearcherFaculty of Medicine, Division of Basic Sciences, University of Crete,Heraklion, Crete, GreeceResearch Areas: Text-Mining, Network and Gene Expression Analysis

Feb 2011 - Dec 2012:

Post-Doctoral ResearcherFaculty of Electrical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,Leuven, BelgiumResearch Areas: Data Visualization

Oct 2010 - Jan 2011:

Bioinformatics ResearcherBiomedcode Hellas SAVari (Athens), GreeceResearch Area: Microarray Data Analysis and Data Integration for Immunology

Mar 2010 - Aug 2010:

Adjunct LecturerDepartment of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics,University of Thessaly,Lamia, Greece.

Sept 2009 - April 2010:

Obligatory Greek Military ServiceDepartment of Informatics ResearchNational Ministry of DefenseAthens, Greece

March 2009 - Sept 2009:

Short-term Post-Doctoral Research fellow,European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL),Heidelberg, GermanyResearch Area: Data Integration and Visualization Techniques in Systems Biology


Sept 2019 - March 2022:

MBA - Master of Business Administration - (Distinction) joint degree between Athens University of Economics & Business and National Technical University of Athens

Nov 2005 - May 2009:

PhD in Computational Biology and BioinformaticsEuropean Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)Department of Structural and Computational Biology.Heidelberg, Baden Wuerttemberg, Germany.(PhD awarded jointly with the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg).

Sept 2004 - Nov 2005:

MRes in Bioinformatics and Computational BiologyMaster of Research (MRes) - (Distinction)University of Leeds, School of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Leeds, UK