Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015

Panayiota Poirazi, together with the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas and the ERC President, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, held a Press Briefing on Frontier Research on behalf of the European Research Council at World Economic Forum‘s ”Summer Davos”, in Dalian, China, on 9 September 2015.

Alexandra Tzilivaki wins Google EMEA fellowship

Alexandra Tzilivaki, an undergraduate Biology student working in our lab, has been awarded the prestigious pan-European “Google EMEA Scholarship” for the academic year 2015-2016 (www.google.com/edu/scholarships). Applicants for the EMEA scholarship have been screened by Google for their academic standing, leadership skills and demonstrated passion for Computer Science. Alexandra is the only recipient working in a […]

IMBB researcher elected member of the Young Academy of Europe

Heraklion, February 12th 2015. Panayiota Poirazi, a Research Director at IMBB-FORTH was elected yesterday member of the Young Academy of Europe. The Young Academy of Europe is a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists who wished to create a platform for networking, scientific exchange and science policy. Membership to this prestigious Academy is based on […]

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 […]

TEDx Heraklion, 2014

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.

Dissertation defense of Nestoras Karathanassis

Congratulations to Nestoras Karathanassis for successfully defending his PhD dissertation thesis “miRNAs and cancer. An experimental and Bioinformatics approach.” During the course of his PhD, Nestoras studied the role of miRNAs in cancer and developed bioinformatics tools for the identification of mature miRNAs.