Antonios Magoulas

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Personal InformationAntonios Magoulas
PositionResearch Director
Field & DegreeBiology, PhD
Research FieldMarine Biology and Genetics
E-mail Address
Phone+30 2810337801
AddressHCMR Thalassocosmos 71500 Gournes, Crete, Greece

Marine Biology, Population Genetics, Marine Genomics, Biotechnology

HCMR Director and President of the Board of Directors. Director of Research at the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBBC) of HCMR. Former Director of IMBBC (2013 - 2018) and vice president of the Board of Directors of HCMR (2015-2018), former Director of the Institute of Marine Biology and Genetics (2005 -2012), for the founding of which I have played a pivotal role. Member of the Regional Council for Research and Innovation of Crete (RCRI-C) (since Jan 2017). Participation in more than 60 RTD projects, in half of which was Scientific Responsible of Coordinator. Scientific Responsible of the European (FP7, Capacities, REGPOT) emerging excellence project “Supporting research potential for marine biodiversity and genomics in the Eastern Mediterranean” (MARBIGEN), funded 3 M€. Coordinator of the “Centre for the Study and Sustainable Exploitation of Marine Biological Resources” (CMBR), which is the Greek node of EMBRC-ERIC and part of the Greek national roadmap for Research Infrastructures, funded 4 M€. H index = 32 (Scopus) - 38 (Google Scholar). More than 90 publications in international peer-reviewed journals, more than 2700 (Scopus) - 4300 (Google Scholar) citations.

Publication recordNo of ProjectsThesis supervision
H-index (scopus): 32Coordinator: 4PhD: 6
Articles: 92Princ. Invest.: 30MSc: 8
Citations-total: 2,724Project member: 27BSc: 6
Citations-nonself: 2,606Funding: 13,686,622
Year (completed) Degree, Department, University, Town (optional), Country
1980Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Biology, National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, Greece.
1990Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Population and Marine Biology, University of Crete, Greece
1982Training in aquaculture food production (microalgae and Artemia). National University of Ghent, Belgium
1992Postdoctoral training on transgenic fish production. Animal Genetics Research Laboratory, University of Southampton, UK
1994Practical course “Nucleic Acid Techniques for the analysis of fish pathogens: detection, characterization and evolution”. Department of Microbiology, University of Galway, Ireland
Year (start) Position – Organization, Town (optional), Country
1984Teacher of Biology in secondary school (Athens).
1990Post –doctoral researcher, Institute of Marine Biology of Crete (IMBC)
1995Researcher B’ at IMBC, Head of the Department of Genetics and Molecular Biotechnology
2002Researcher A’ at IMBC, Head of the Department of Genetics and Molecular Biotechnology
2003Researcher A’ at the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), Head of the Department of Genetics and Molecular Biotechnology
Language Basic/Intermediate/Proficient
English Proficient

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