The Science Solidarity List - This is a list of scientists offering temporary bench or desk space, library access and possibly even accommodation for US-based scientists who are stranded abroad due to the White House Executive Order 13769 "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States" of 27 January, 2017.
Seminar 01/02/2017, 13.00. "Deciphering molecular pathogenesis and drug targeting in Cardiovascular and Neuromusclar disease", Assis. Prof. Despina Sanoudou, 4th Department of Internal Medicine - "Attikon" Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
Seminar 18/01/2017, 13.00. "Mechano-transduction: From a single cell (μm), in vitro, to a single embryo (mm), in vivo", Demosthene Mitrossilis, Ph.D, Physico-Chimie Curie-Institute Curie/UMR 168, Paris, France.
Seminar 11/01/2017, 13.00. "Poxviruses: driving virus spread through Smad-mediated EMT", Tim Newsome, PhD, Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney, Australia .
Seminar 21/11/2016, 12.00. "Chemical biology at EMBL: transforming basic research into drugs", Joe D. Lewis, PhD, Director of the Chemical Biology Core Facility, EMBL, Heidelberg.
Seminar 18/11/2016, 12.00. "Biological imaging in new light: advances in fluorescence and optoacoustic imaging", Prof. Vassilis Ntziachristos, Director of Biological and Medical Imaging, Helmholtz Zentrum, TUM School of Medicine, Munich, Germany.
Seminar 04/11/2016, 12.00. "Human Brain on Chip: a new era in drug development", Achilleas Gravanis, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete Researcher, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (IMBB), FORTH
Seminar 7/10/2016, 13.00. "Trisomy 21, chromatin and single cells", Dr. Stylianos Antonarakis, Dept. of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva Medical School.
Seminar 21/09/2016, 13.00. "Mechanisms of oncogene-induced DNA replication stress", Thanos Halazonetis, DDS, PhD, Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Molecular Biology University of Geneva.
Seminar 21/09/2016, 11.00. "Mechanisms and biomarkers of pulmonary fibrosis", Oliver Eickelberg, M.D., FERS, Chairman of the Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Asklepios Klinik Gauting and Helmholtz Zentrum München, Director of the Institute of Lung Biology and Disease (iLBD), Helmholtz Zentrum München, Vice Chairman of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL)
Πρόσκληση για την Τελετή Υπογραφής της Συμφωνίας μεταξύ του Ελληνικού Δημοσίου και της Ευρωπαϊκής Τράπεζας Επενδύσεων για τη στήριξη της Έρευνας στα ΑΕΙ και τα Ερευνητικά Κέντρα της χώρας. Η τελετή υπογραφής θα λάβει χώρα την Παρασκευή, 15 Ιουλίου 2016 και ώρα 10:00 π.μ. στο Αμφιθέατρο του Εθνικού Ιδρύματος Ερευνών (Λεωφ. Βασ. Κωνσταντίνου 48, Αθήνα).
Seminar 08/06/2016, 13.00. "Stretching talin, a mechanosensor that regulates cell migration", Dr Ben Goult, School of Biosciences, University of Kent, UK.
BSRC Fleming announces a Discussion session on "Translational Research & Innovation", May 24th, 2016 at 12noon. Guest participating speakers: Prof. Bruce Beutler, 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, Director of the Center for the Genetics of Host Defense, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA, Prof. Argyrios Theofilopoulos, Vice Chairman, Department of Immunology and Microbial Science, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA. More info
BSRC Al. Fleming participates at Athens Science Festival 2016, with 3 educational activities in the fields of Biology and Biomedicine. BSRC Fleming scientists have organised scientific activities for all ages that spans the duration of the Festival and aim to bring science closer to the people. More info (in Greek).
Seminar 29/03/2016, 13.00. "Identification of novel druggable targets and elucidation of their role in cancer signalling networks", Georgios Giamas, Ph.D, Reader (Associate Professor) in Cell Signalling University of Sussex -School of Life Sciences, Brighton, UK & Visiting Reader, Imperial College -Faculty of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, London, UK.
Seminar 04/03/2016, 12.00. "Tau Protein - from native unfolding to pathological folding" & "Tau toxicity and rescue in cell and animal models of tau pathology", Eva and Eckhard Mandelkow, Ph.D, Max Planck for Structural Molecular Biology, Hamburg & DZNE, German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Bonn.
Seminar 17/02/2016, 13.00. "Modulation of T cell function in HIV infection: from inhibitory receptors and cytokines to transcription factors and miRNAs", Filippos Porichis, Ph.D, Director of International Programs and Principal Investigator, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard.
Seminar 16/12/2015, 13.00. "Genetics of gene expression regulation in a case-control study for Acute Myocardial Infarction in a Pakistani population", Nikos Panousis, Functional Population Genomics and Genetics of Complex Traits Laboratory University of Geneva Medical School.
Seminar 09/12/2015, 13.00. "Role of parvins in vessel development", Eloi Montanez Miralles, PhD, Walter-Brendel-Center of Experimental Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany.
Seminar 04/09/2015, 13.00. "Lgr5 Stem Cells and Organoids", Marc van de Wetering, Ph.D, Hubrecht Institute Clevers group & Hubrecht Organoid Technology, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Seminar 07/07/2015, 14.00. "Regardless of size they play a big role – Noncoding RNAs in fibrosis", Naftali Kaminski, Ph.D, Boehringer-Ingelheim Endowed Professor of Internal Medicine, Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Yale School of Medicine.
Seminar 26/06/2015, 13.00. "In vivo imaging revealed early microglial responses and blood brain barrier disruption in neuroinflammatory disease", Dimitrios Davalos, Ph.D, Center for In Vivo Imaging Research, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, University of California, San Francisco.
Seminar 19/06/2015, 12.00. "Ribonucleoproteins in Aging Biology", Myriam Gorospe, PhD, Senior Investigator Chief, RNA Regulation Section, Laboratory of Genetics, National Institute of Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD.
Seminar 12/06/2015, 13.00. "Orchestrating brain function: Cortical Interneurons in Health and Disease", Myrto Denaxa, Ph.D, The Francis Crick Institute, Mill Hill Laboratory, London.
Seminar 17/04/2015, 13.00. "Young blood in an old brain: perspectives of systemic rejuvenation", Lida Katsimbardi, Ph.D, Dept of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University
Seminar 15/04/2015, 13.00. "The circle of stress: Understanding the epigenetic basis of aging in brain", Athanasios Zovoilis, Ph.D, Dept of Genetis and Dept of Molecular Biology, Harvard Medical School
The 2015 Call for Nominations for the Awards of the Academy of Athens have been announced. The Awards honor outstanding original scientific studies in specific fields of natural sciences, published in refereed journals. Deadline for applications: 30/4/2015. More info
Seminar 27/03/2015, 13.00. "Non-coding RNAs in signaling: From mechanisms to therapeutic applications", Christos Polytarchou, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Medicine-IBD Program, Center for Systems Biomedicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Seminar 24/03/2015, 13.00. "Transcription Factor-Epigenetic Networks in Tumorigenesis", Maria Hatziapostolou, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Medicine-Cancer Programme, Center for Systems Biomedicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA.
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
Seminar 17-12-2014, 13.00. "Systemic approaches for understanding brain disorders", Michaela Filiou, Ph.D., Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
Seminar 11-11-2014, 15.00. "Interplay between Transcription Factors and DNA methylation Changes in Myeloid Differentiation", Esteban Ballestar, Ph.D, Chromatin and Disease Group, Cancer Epigenetics and Biology Programme (PEBC), Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Barcelona, Spain
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.
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 07-07-2014, 13.00. "Novel molecules in cancer cell migration and metastasis", Jamboor Vishwanatha, Professor, Molecular and Medical Genetics, Director, Texas Centre for Health Disparities, University of North Texas Health Science Center.