Education

FELLOWSHIPS

2016 - today: Visiting Research Fellow King's College, London, UK
2016 - today: Fellow of the Genetics Society, UK -- FGS(UK)
2016 - today: Member of the Royal Society of Biology, UK -- MRSB(UK)
2016 - today: Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK -- MRSC(UK)
2016 - today: Fellow of the British Geriatrics Society, UK -- MBGS(UK)


2003 – 2006
PhD, Doctor of Philosophy

Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University, UK
Computer-aided drug design and biological evaluation of novel anti-viral agents
Medicinal Chemistry Group
Departmental Full Time Scholarship


2002 – 2003
MPhil, Master of Philosophy

Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University, UK
Computer-aided drug design & synthesis of novel anti-viral agents
Medicinal Chemistry Group
Departmental Full Time Scholarship


2001 – 2002
MSc, Master of Science

Chemistry School, Cardiff University, UK.
MSc in Molecular modelling & quantum mechanics
Modelling protein-ligand interactions, docking and design of inhibitor compounds
EPSRC Full Time Scholarship


1998 – 2001
BSc, (Honors’ Degree) Biology with Biochemistry

Department of Science and Technology, University of Bedfordshire, UK
Overall grade: 2:1 – 7,62 out of 10 (76,2%)
A study of the effect of cell immobilisation in adipocyte viability by LDH assay


AWARDS

2016
Editorial Award
Elsevier
Award from the journal "Gene" for editorial/reviewing contribution. Award issued by Elsevier.
Award: Editorial - Reviewing Award

2016
Research Award
1st award of basic research in endocrinology
Awarded first place in the 43rd Hellenic conference of endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes.
Title of study: A novel mutation of the hGR gene causing Chrousos syndrome

2015
Editorial Award
Elsevier
Golden award from the journal "Molecular Graphics and Modelling" for editorial/reviewing contribution. Award issued by Elsevier.
Award: Editorial - Reviewing Award

2008
Post-Doctoral Scholarship
NCSR Demokritos, GR
Full time Post-Doctoral Scholarship in the Protein Structure and Molecular Modelling Group.
Duration: 24months

2006
Post-Doctoral Scholarship
NCSR Demokritos, GR
Full time Post-Doctoral Scholarship in the X-ray Crystallography and Theoretical Modelling Group.
Duration: 24months

2005
Lecture Award
Cardiff University, UK
Winner of the annual Lecture Award at the Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University.

2004
ISAR Travel Award
Cardiff University, UK
International student award, 18th ICAR of the Antiviral Society, Barcelona, Spain.

2003
PhD Scholarship
Cardiff University, UK
Departmental Scholarship towards the completion of my Masters of Philosophy and Doctorate of Philosophy.
Duration: 36 months.

2003
PhD Scholarship
Cardiff University, UK
Full time EPSRC Scholarship towards the completion of my Masters in Science (MSc).
Duration: 12 months