Our work in the Press


June 28, 2019

IMBB researchers uncover a link between mitochondrial maturation and germ cell differentiation. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece


Press coverage bits: ERT, Nea Kriti, Patris


June 13, 2019

FORTH Chairman, Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis is elected Corresponding Member of the Academy of Athens. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, & Academy of Athens, Athens Greece




February 12, 2019





January 14, 2019

FORTH Chairman, Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis is elected member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, & Salzburg, Austria




November 5, 2018

IMBB-FORTH launches Greece to the International Space Station. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece




October 3, 2018

IMBB researchers reveal a novel mechanism regulating protein synthesis and ageing. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece


Press coverage bits: Vima-Science, In.gr, EKT, ERT, Nea Kriti, Patris, CretaLive, Haniotika Nea, EfSyn (1 | 2)


March 15, 2018





November 24, 2017



July 20, 2017

FORTH Chairman, Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis, receives the prestigious Helmholtz International Fellow Award. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece & Berlin, Germany




July 6, 2017



Press coverage bits: Vima-Science, Nea Kriti, Patris (1 | 2), Haniotika Nea, CretaLive, 2810.gr


May 31, 2017

FORTH-IMBB postdoctoral researcher receives the AXA Research Fund
Postdoctoral Fellowship. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece


Press coverage bits: CretaLive, Nea Kriti, Patris


April 3, 2017

FORTH-IMBB researcher and University of Crete Medical School Professor receives the Galien Scientific Research Award. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece




October 10, 2016

IMBB researcher earns an ERC Proof of Concept Grant. Brussels, Belgium & Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece


Press coverage bits: ERT, Proto Thema, Haniotika Nea, Nea Kriti


August 9, 2016

Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis appointed new member of the ERC Scientific Council. European Research Council, Brussels, Belgium, & Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece




April 25, 2016

IMBB researcher earns an ERC Advanced Investigator Grant for the second time. European Research Council, Brussels, Belgium, & Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece


Press coverage bits: EKT, Hmerisia, EfSyn, Nea Kriti, Patris


April 20, 2015





December 19, 2014

IMBB researchers receive the prestigious BioMedical Research Award of the Academy of Athens. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, & Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece




August 5, 2014

IMBB researcher is elected member of the Academy of Europe. Academia Europaea, London, England & Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece



December 22, 2012

IMBB researcher receives the Empeirikeion Foundation Academic Excellence Prize. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Press coverage bits: EMBO encounters, Patris (1 | 2), Nea Kriti, Haniotika Nea, CretaLive, 2810.gr


September 12, 2012

Cell biology: If you can’t stand the heat, warm up first! Nature, London, UK


See also: Commentary in Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology, F1000 Biology evaluations (1 | 2 | 3).


September 12, 2012

IMBB researchers uncover a universal and potent protective mechanism against neuronal necrosis. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece


Press coverage bits: Der Spiegel, To Vima-Daily, Eleftherotypia, E&T, Patris (1 | 2).


December 14, 2011

IMBB researchers reveal a novel mechanism underlying necrotic neurodegeneration. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece


Press coverage bits: Vima-Science, Patris, Nea Kriti.


May 13, 2010

Advanced Multiphoton Confocal Microscopy facility established at IMBB/FORTH. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion Crete Greece

Press coverage bits: Eleftherotypia, Patris (1 | 2).


October 19, 2009



October 8, 2009

IMBB researchers reveal a novel mechanism regulating metabolism and ageing. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece



Press coverage bits: EKT, Eleftherotypia, Patris (1 | 2 | 3).


December 5, 2008

IMBB researchers uncover a novel mechanism, important for learning and memory. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece




November 4, 2008

NeuronAge research earns IMBB researcher an ERC Advanced Investigator Grant. European Research Council, Brussels, Belgium, & Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece


Press coverage bits: Eleftherotypia, Patris (1 | 2 | 3 | 4), Hmerisia.


February 5, 2007

IMBB researchers reveal a novel mechanism modulating ageing. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece



Press coverage bits: Scientific American (Greek Edition),  EKTIn.gr, Ta Nea, Eleftherotypia (1 | 2), Kathimerini (English), Ethnos, Flash, Nea Kriti.


May 29, 2005

IMBB researcher receives the Bodossakis Foundation Scientific Prize. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Press coverage bits: ERT, Voice Of Greece, In.gr, Paron, Kathimerini, Vima-Science, EKT, Eleftherotypia, Patris (1 | 2 | 3 | 4).


October 30, 2002

IMBB researchers reveal mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration. Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece



Press coverage bits: Alzforum, Eleftherotypia, Erevnontas, Patris.