December 14, 2011

Press release covering recent work of the lab, published in the EMBO Journal, uncovering a novel molecular mechanism required for degeneration of nerve cells.





October 10, 2011

Seminar: Prof. Yves-Alain Barde

"Neurotrophic factors in development and disease of the nervous system"

Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland

Place/Time: FORTH Main auditorium, 12 noon



August 11, 2011

Eirini Lionaki and  Vassiliki Nikoletopoulou have both been awarded long term postdoctoral fellowships in the recent competition of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, to pursue their studies in the lab!!!



July 8, 2011

Nikos' review on stress and ageing has made it to the number one position of EMBO Journal's top-10 list of most downloaded articles!!!


July 27, 2011


"Cellular Genomics in Human Populations"

Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Place/Time: FORTH Seminar Room 1, 1 pm



June 2, 2011

The Foundation for Research and Technology opens its doors to the public.



June 16, 2011


"Travelling to Rome: inflammation, endoplasmic reticulum stress and angiogenesis during atherosclerotic plaque development"

Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Switzerland

Place/Time: IMBB Common Room, 12 noon



May 7-10, 2011





Polarity, Plasticity & Regeneration


Crete, Greece



April 11, 2011

The Ministry of Education of Greece appointed the new members of the National Life Sciences Council.



April 1-15, 2011

Medical School, University of Crete

Presentation of the Museum of Medicine

Basilica of Saint Mark, Heraklion, Crete, Greece