Current News and Announcements

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November 18, 2018



Samples of Caenorhabditis elegans strains from our lab were launched in space today from the Kennedy Space Center in USA, as part of an international research project with the aim of studying how space flight influences organismal physiology. Experiments will be carried out aboard the International Space Station (ISS) before samples return to earth for further study. Ápart from Greece, the United States of America, Great Britain, Japan and South Korea participate in this international effort.







October 15-17, 2018




The 67th plenary meeting of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC) and the 1st International Conference of Greek ERC Grantees, hosted at FORTH!


Press Releases (1 | 2) | Grantee conference program | Poster

(See also a relevant article in the ERC Magazine)



May 8-12, 2018





Crete, Greece




March 22, 2018

Kostas Palikaras and Eirini Lionaki have each been awarded a highly competitive Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI) Research Grant to pursue their studies in the lab!