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.


16 February 2015

The Biomedical Sciences Research Center "Alexander Fleming" is seeking independent researchers to establish their own laboratories, and Staff Scientists (ΕΛΕ) to lead and manage FLEMING’s research facilities/units. (PDF)

12 January 2015

Papanikolopoulou & Skoulakis demonstrate that Tau-mediated neuronal dysfunction and toxicity are separable and in fact neuronal dysfunction, which requires phosphorylation on Ser262, precedes and is required for Ser238 phosphorylation which in turn is requisite for premature lethality. PubMed

08 January 2015

Dr Antigone Dimas, Marie-Curie and EMBO Research Fellow at BSRC Alexander Fleming, was awarded this year’s L’Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science. This prestigious award rewards promising young women scientists whose outstanding achievements have contributed to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

02 January 2015

Recent work by Fleming researchers indicate that in liver tumors, cancer stem cells may originate from differentiating ductal progenitors following oncogenic transformation. PubMed .

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Seminar 18-12-2014, 13.00. "Bioinformatics analysis for exome and large panel high-throughput sequencing", Andreas Massouras, PH.D., SAPHETOR, EPFL Innovation Park, Lausanne, Switzerland


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