News/Announcements

IMBB researcher elected member of the Young Academy of Europe

Panayiota Poirazi, a Research Director at IMBB-FORTH was elected yesterday member of the Young Academy of Europe. 

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Panayiota Poirazi is one of the 20 top neuroscientists forming the FENS-KAVLI Network of Excellence

THE FENS-KAVLI NETWORK OF EXCELLENCE is a prestigious network of 30 outstanding young European neuroscientists that represent the most talented scholars among their peer group. The first 20 members were selected in December 2014 and another 10 will be selected in 2015. Panayiota Poirazi, a Research Director at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation of Research and technology Hellas (FORTH) was nominated by the Hellenic Society for Neuroscience and has been selected as one of the 20 top young neuroscientists that will form the core of the FENS-KAVLI Network of Excellence.

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P. Poirazi on TEDx Heraklion

Dr. Poirazi participated in the recent TEDx event which took place in Heraklion, Crete on February 8, 2014. The presentation was about the role of dendrites in memory formation. 

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Manolis Christofides award to Dr Poirazi

The Cypriot President, Nicos Anastasiadis gives Dr. Poirazi the “Manolis Christofides” award in a Ceremony that took place in Nicosia on March 14, 2014.

Link: CretaLive.gr

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Panayiota Poirazi becomes a member of AcademiaNet after nomination by EMBO

Dr. Panayiota Poirazi, Principal Researcher of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB / FORTH) has become a member of AcademiaNet after nomination by the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO).

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The Parliament Magazine article about dEMORY

In the journal of European Parliament "Parliament Magazine" (issue 381, 16 December 2013), which is dedicated to the Greek Presidency, there is a specific reference (p. 51) to the "dEMORY" project, an ERC Starting Grant to P. Poirazi and the related research activities at FORTH/IMBB in Heraklion, Crete, Greece

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Article in VimaScience

The Greek national paper "To vima" has a special report about the 3 Greek scientists who recently received ERC grants. 

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dEMORY Press Release

Panayiota Poirazi, a researcher in the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) at the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), was recently awarded the prestigious Starting Grant of the European Research Council (ERC) for her proposal entitled "Dissecting the role of dendrites in memory".

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