December 13, 2012
Nikos Charmpilas and Ioanna Daskalaki were both awarded graduate studies fellowships from the State Scholarships Foundation!


September 12, 2012


Press Release


Press release, covering recent work of the lab published in Nature, reveals a novel molecular mechanism that strongly and generally defends against necrotic cell death triggered by extreme temperature and multiple other insults.


Relevant articles in the Greek national daily To Vima and the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel



November 9-11, 2012



Heraklion, Crete, Greece



July 21, 2012

Kostas Palikaras has been awarded the Manasaki Doctoral Fellowship for 2012-2013!

Announcement (Greek)



July 27, 2012

Seminar: Dr. Daniele Bano

"AIF as regulator of ageing and  neurodegeneration"

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn, Germany

Place/Time: Mediterranean Studies Room, 2:00 pm



March 29, 2012


"In silico modeling of alpha-synuclein oligomerization effects on dopaminergic neuron homeostasis"

Hamilton Institute, NUI Maynooth, Kildare, Ireland

Place/Time: IMBB Common Room, 12:30 pm




March 16, 2012




The lab was awarded an Excellence Research Grant from the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Greek Ministry of Education!


Announcement (Greek)



January 18, 2012

Our new Embryonic Stem Cell & Tissue Culture facility is now fully operational!