The scientists at BSRC “Alexander Fleming” perform cutting-edge research, aiming to understand molecular mechanisms of complex biological processes in health and disease. We are also committed to contribute to innovation in medicine, by developing novel therapeutic and diagnostic methods, focusing on immunity and inflammation, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases. To keep our focus on top-notch research, we recruit at all levels with excellence as the sole criterion and we support our researchers by providing state-of-the science infrastructures and a pleasant working environment. FLEMING is a non-profit organization operating under the auspices of the Greek General Secretariat for Research & Technology and is supported by the Greek government and by national, European and international grants.


29 May 2014

International recognition of a molecular biology database developed in Greece. Diana-TarBase, the database of experimentally verified microRNA targets, is now part the widely used genome browser Ensembl.

09 May 2014

This year's Carol Nachman Prize for Rheumatology was awarded to BSRC Fleming researcher, biologist Prof. Dr. George Kollias.  The Prize is one of Germany's highest medical honours and the most prestigious international award for research in Rheumatology.

10 April 2014

The quality of the work performed at the Fleming Genomics Facility has recently been recognized in the Run RecognitION League of the Ion Community.

18 March 2014

600 graduate students and postdoctoral scientists are selected worldwide after nomination from scientists of their home countries to attend the yearly Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting.

News and Events


Seminar 18-07-2014, 13.00. "Coordination of mitophagy and the mitochondrial retrograde response during ageing", Nektarios Tavernarakis, Director of IMBB-FORTH & Professor of Molecular Systems Biology, Medical School, University of Crete


Seminar 09-07-2014, 13:00. "Dying for no cause. Premortem analysis of motor function in Drosophila", Assoc. Prof. Christos Consoulas, Laboratory of Experimental Physiology University of Athens Medical School.


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