October 19, 2009
The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) announces the election of 66 life scientists to its membership.

October 8, 2009

Press release covering recent work of the lab, published in Nature, on the mechanisms regulating metabolism and mitochondrial function during ageing in C. elegans.

September 7-9, 2009


June 27, 2009

Nikos Kourtis received a "Best Poster Award" at the 17th International C. elegans Meeting, which was held at the University of California in Los Angeles!

July 6-17, 2009

EMMI Optical Imaging Summer School

FORTH, Crete, Greece

June 2, 2009

Seminar: Dr. Elise Kikis

"C. elegans as a model system to study the genetic underpinnings of protein misfolding diseases"

Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA

Place/Time: FORTH Mediterranean Studies Room, 1 pm

May 22, 2009

Fodele Beach Hotel, Crete, Greece

May 20-21, 2009

Fodele Beach Hotel, Crete, Greece

May 18, 2009

April 28, 2009

Seminar: Georgia Rapti

"Dissecting an extracellular scaffold for clustering of acetylcholine receptors at the C. elegans neuromuscular junction"

INSERM U789, Biologie Cellulaire de la Synapse,  Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France

Place/Time: FORTH Seminar Room 1, 11 am

Presentation of the Greek editions of two books just published by Crete University Press:


February 18, 2009