Antonios Magoulas

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Personal InformationAntonios Magoulas
Research Director
Marine Biology and Genetics

HCMR Thalassocosmos 71500 Gournes, Crete, Greece

+30 2810337801

magoulas@hcmr.gr

Field & DegreeBiology, PhD
SectionBiodiversity & Genetics
LocationMain Building
Office52 002
Secondary E-mailmagoul57@gmail.com
Mobile Number+306974652119
Gender Male | Date of birth 1957/04/20
Scientific impact
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
Education & training
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
Work Experience
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
Personal skills
Mother tongue(s)Greek
Other language(s)
Language Basic/Intermediate/Proficient
English Proficient
Educational activities
Teaching experience
A. Undergraduate courses

1989-1990:      Course module on “Evolution” (12 hours). 3rd year undergraduate course of the Biology Department of the University of Crete at Heraklion, Greece.

1992-1993:      Genetics Courses on “Evolution” (3rd year), (University Contract: P.D. 407/80, equivalent to Professor Assistant)

1993-1994:      Course module on “Evolution” (6 hours). Biology Department of the University of Crete at Heraklion, Greece.

1994:               Course module on “The use of molecular genetic markers in aquatic sciences”, part of 5th year Aquatic Environment Sciences course (16 hours). Department of Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Portugal.

1995:               Genetics Course modules on “The use of molecular genetic markers in aquatic sciences”, part of 5th year Aquatic Environment Sciences course (10 hours). Department of Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Portugal.

1997:               Seminar on “The use of molecular genetic markers in fisheries and aquaculture” (4 hours). Department of Animal Biology, University of Torino, Italy.

2001-2002:      Course on «Population Genetics» of the PSE «Management of Agricultural Ecosystems». Highest Technical Foundation, Heraklion, Crete

B. Postgraduate courses

1992:               Course modules on “Mitochondrial DNA” (2 hours). Biology Department, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.

1994:               Course module with Dr. Tomaso Patarnello, on “Molecular Phylogeny: theory and application to teleost fishes” (12 hours). Biology Department, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.

1996:               Course module with Prof. E. Zouros on “Molecular Evolution” (12 hours). Biology Department, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.

1999:               Course module on “Phylogeny Construction of Phylogenetic trees” (6 hours). Biodiversity Course of the Postgraduate EPEAEK Programme “Management of marine and terrestrial biological resources». Department of Biology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.

1999:               Course module on “The use of molecular genetic markers in aquaculture” (6 hours). Aquaculture Course of the Postgraduate EPEAEK Programme “Management of marine and terrestrial biological resources». Department of Biology, University of Crete, Greece.

2003:               Course module on «Genetics and Biotechnology of aquacultured species” (8 hours) within the EPEAEK Programme “Farming of Aquatic Organisms” of the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece.

2004:               Course module on «Genetics and Biotechnology of aquacultured species” (8 hours) within the EPEAEK Programme “Farming of Aquatic Organisms” of the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece.

2005a:              Course module in «Genetics and Biotechnology of aquacultured species” (3 hours). Postgraduate EPEAEK Programme “Management of marine and terrestrial biological resources». Department of Biology, University of Crete. Greece

2005b:              Course module on “Genetics and Biotechnology of aquacultured species” within the EPEAEK Programme “Farming of Aquatic Organisms” of the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece.

2006:                Course module on “Genetics and Biotechnology of aquacultured species” within the EPEAEK Programme “Farming of Aquatic Organisms” of the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece

2008:                Course module on “Genetics and Biotechnology of aquacultured species” within the EPEAEK Programme “Farming of Aquatic Organisms” of the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece

Supervision
PhD

1) 1996- 2001: Kasapidis P.” Study of the phylogeography of Cyrtopodion kotschyi (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in the Aegean archipelago and the adjacent mainland” (146 p). Postgraduate Programme “Environmental Biology - Management of marine and terrestrial biological resources”, Biology Department, University of Crete. Supervision and participation in the 7-member committee,

2) 2002-2008: Antoniou A. “European hare (Lepus europeus) as a model for studying parameters of the population structure of wild fauna by means of analysis of neutral markers and candidate genes”. Postgraduate Programme “Environmental Biology - Management of marine and terrestrial biological resources”, Biology Department, University of Crete. Supervision and participation in the 7-member committee,

  • 2008-2014: Christodoulou M.: “Investigation of taxonomy, zoogeography and phylogeny of the shrimps of genus Atyaphyra in the perimediterranean freshwater areas”. Biology Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Member of the 3-member advisory committee.
  • 2009: Stathi I: “Ecology and phylogeography of the scorpions of the Aegean”. Postgraduate Programme “Environmental Biology - Management of marine and terrestrial biological resources”, Biology Department, University of Crete. Member of the 7-member jury.
  • 2012- 2014: Kapli P: Phylogeography, systematics and delineation of the species of genus Mesalina (Sauria: Lacertidae), in the greater area of the Mediterranean”. Biology Department, University of Crete. Member of the 3-member advisory committee.

2012- 2016: Daskalakis M: Fixing porous building stones of historical monuments with bio -deposition of calcium carbonate. National Technical University of Athens. Member of the 7-member jury.

MSc

1) 1995-1996: Kasapidis P. Study of the phylogeography of Cyrtopodium kotschyi (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in south Aegean by means of mtDNA analysis. 62 p.

2) 1995-1998: Ladoukakis E. Phylogeographic study of Mediterranean mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis in relation to double uniparental inheritance of mtDNA. 71 p.

3) 1995-1998: Vatsos D. Behavior of the species Sardina pilchardus (sardine) and Engraulis encrasicolus (anchovy) during hydroacoustic surveys. 107 p.

  • 2001-2002: Antoniou A. Population structure of hares of Crete in relation to the populations of the rest of Greece. 113 p.
  • 2004-2006: Xenos-Karoumbas C. Identification of bacteria that degrade phenolic compounds in olive mill waste.
  • 2005-2008: Vasiliadou E. Information flow from the gene to the taxo-community of polychaetes in the estuarine ecosystem.
  • 2006-2008: Pakaki V. Study of the geographic differentiation of microsatellite loci in genes (EST-SSRs) developed in gilthead Sea bream and other species of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic.79 p.
  • 2008-2009: Matheaki M. Study of the genetic structure of the copepod Paracalanus parvus (Claus, 1863). 80 p.
BSc

1) Chatzilaris, E., 1993. Mapping of mtDNA of guilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) buy using six restriction endonucleases. University of Crete, Biology Dept, 39 pp.

2) Zampicinini G., 1996. Polymorphism of microsatellite DNA of European anchovy. Universitá degli Studi di Torino, 73 pp.

3) Sarropoulou Ε, 1998. Entwicklung von Mikrosatelliten und Erfassung der Populationsstruktur des Seehechts Merluccius merluccius (L. 1758) im ostlichem Mittelmeer. University of Munich, 70 pp

4) Rizzo, F. 2002. Development of microsatellite markers in horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus). Universitá degli Studi di Torino.

5) Cinus, S., 2002. Study of stock structure of sardine (Sardina pilchardus) in Iberian seas using microsatellite DNA markers. Universitá degli Studi di Torino.

6) Pavlidi Anastasia, 2003. Genetic analysis of planktonic stages of Engraulis encrasicolus in the Thracian Sea. Universitá degli Studi di Torino, 86 pp.

Practicals

Α. Supervision of grant-holders in the context of European Projects TMR (Training and Mobility of Researchers) – Marie Curie

1998-2000: G. Zampicinini (Italy): analysis of variability in microsatellite DNA loci in the sardine.

1998:          S. Cerioni (Italy): The use of microsatellite DNA analysis for study of genetic diversity in commercially important fish from the Mediterranean Sea. The scholarship was approved bur the beneficiary finally refused it.

2001-2003: J.B. Kristoffersen (Norway): Heterozygosity and fitness in anchovy. Survival, growth and fluctuating asymmetry.

2011-2013: G. Zampicinini (Italy): Isolation and characterization of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) (ABFT SNPs)

 

Β. Supervision of students in the context of the Programme COMETT - ERASMUS

Mar. 1995 - Jun.1995. Μ. Randazzo (University of Palermo, Italy): PCR amplification of the Cytoxhrme b gene of mtDNA of anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus).

Jun. 1995-Sep. 1995. V. Imondi (University of Palermo, Italy): Microsatellite DNA analysis in swordfish (Χiphias gladius) populations.

Mar.1996-Oct. 1996. G. Zampicinini (University of Torino, Italy): Development of microsatellite DNS primers for anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus).

Mar.2000-Sep. 2000. Francesca Rizzo (University of Torino, Italy): Development of microsatellite DNS primers for horse mackerel.

Sep. 2000-Dec. 2000. Massimiliano Gili (University of Torino, Italy): Development of microsatellite DNS primers for horse mackerel.

May 2001-Oct. 2001. Simone Cinus (University of Torino, Italy): Analysis of microsatellite DNA variation in sardine populations.

Jan. 2003-May 2003. Raffaele di Placidou (University of Bologna, Italy): Genetic analysis (mtDNA – microsatellite DNA) of sardine populations in the Iberian.

Jul. 2003- Sep 2003. Anastasia Pavlidi: Genetic analysis (mtDNA – nuclear DNA) of anchovy larvae in the Thracian Sea.

 

  1. Supervision of research works of Under- and Post-Graduate Students of the Biology Dept of the University of Crete
  2. Μ. Kyriakakis and P. Moutsaki: Restriction analysis of the mtDNA variation of sardine (Sardina pilchardus) in the Aegean and Ionian seas.

1994-1995. Ζ. Veneti: RFLP analysis of the mtDNA of the lizard Cyrtodactylus kotschyi in populations of the Aegean islands.

  1. Μ. Dermitzakis: Microsatellite DNA in Sparidae species.

 

  1. Supervision of Free Students

Jan. 1998-May 1998. Karen Winfield (Canada). Development of microsatellite-DNA markers in sardine.

Conferences-Symposia

1)   Spanakis E., Magoulas A., Tsimenides N., and Zouros E., 1988. Discrimination among Aegean and Ionian populations of European pilchard (Sardina pilchardus). Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the Hellenic Society of Biological Sciences (HSBS), Patras 1988, pp 146-149.

2)   Magoulas A., Batargias C., and Zouros E., 1994. The use of DNA markers for rapid identification of genetically superior parents in mass-crosses of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata). Bordeaux Aquaculture 1994, Special publication No. 2, pp: 313-314. Completearticle: Methodes et techniques pour l’amelioration genetique en aquaculture. European Aquaculture Society- Association pour le Developement de l’Aquaculture. Publication No 44 (1994), pp: 19-26

3) Batargias K., Kotoulas G., Magoulas A., and E. Zouros, 1997. Retrospective parentage determination in a mass cross of gilthead sea bream using microsatellite DNA. Preliminary results of genetic selection. Proceedings of the 5th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Kavala1997, Volume II, pp 203-207.

4)   Dermitzakis E., Batargias K., Magoulas A., and Zouros E., 1997. Cross-species use of microsatellite markers in the family Sparidae. Proceedings of the 5th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Kavala 1997, Volume II, pp 149-150.

5)   Kotoulas G., Magoulas A., Imondi V., and Zouros E.,, 1997. Population genetics and fish stock management: the case of swordfish (Xiphias gladius). Proceedings of the 5th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Kavala 1997, Volume II, pp 75-78.

6)   Magoulas Α., 1997. Application of molecular markers to aquaculture and broodstock management with special emphasis on microsatellite DNA. Genetics and breeding of Mediterranean aquaculture species, Zaragoza, Spain, 1997. Cahiers Options Mediterrannes 34: 153- 168.

7)   Magoulas A., Zampicinini G., and E. Zouros, 1997. Study of the population structure of anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) in the Mediterranean and adjacent seas using molecular genetic markers. 19th Congress of HSBS and 1st Biology Conference of BALKAN Countries,. Oral presentation: Proceedings of the 19th National Conference of HSBS and the 1st Biology Congress of the  BALKAN Countries, Thessaloniki, 1997, pp 262-263.

8)   Boudry P., Collet B., Kotoulas G., Magoulas A., Hervouet V., Bonhomme F., and Gerard A., 1998. The use of microsatellite markers for parentage analysis in the Pacific cupped oyster, Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg), ICES 1998 Annual Science Conference, 86th Statutary Meeting, Cascais, Portugal, 1998. Theme Session K, Use of genetics in aquaculture. CM 1998/K7.

9)   Magoulas A., Terzoglou V., and Zouros E., 1999. The impact of geological history and present hydrographic patterns on the population structure of anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) in the Mediterranean and the Black seas. Oceanography of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea (Athens, 23-26 Feb. 1999). Pp 275-276 in Balopoulos E. Th., Chronis Th., Lipiatou E., Oliounine I, (eds), EUR 19302 - Oceanography of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea, European Scientific Report International Conference. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities.

10) Magoulas A., 2002. Genetic considerations in the introduction of aquacultured fish to natural ecosystems. Proceedings of ASEM Workshop “Aquaculture Challenges in Asia» (AQUACHALLENGE), Beijing, China, 2002, pp. 79-85.

11) Abaunza P., Murta A., Molloy J., Nascetti G., Mattiucci S., Cimmaruta R., Magoulas A., Sanjuan A., Comesaña S., Mackenzie K., Iversen S., Dahle G., Gordo L., Zimmermann C., Stransky C., Santamaria M.T., Ramos P., Quinta R., Pereira A.L., and Campbell N., 2003. New findings on horse mackerel stock structure in the Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea- Results of the EU-Project HOMSIR, Working Document in the ICES Working Group on Assessment of Mackerel, Horse Mackerel, Sardine and Anchovy, Copenhagen 2003.

12) Gafas G., Tsalavouta M., Tsigenopoulos K., Magoulas A., Neophytou C., and Exadaktylos A., 2006. Genetic population structure of Oblada melanura L., using microsatellite DNA. Proceedings of the 8th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Thessaloniki 2006, pp 90-94.

13) Kotoulas G, Sarropoulou E., Bargelloni L., Power D., Geisler R., Galibert F., Senger F., Patarnello T., Gorshkov S., Gorshkova G., Batargias C., Georgoudis A., Chatziplis D., Ron B., Koubarakis Μ., Franch R., Tsalavouta M., Louro B., Antonello J., Fritzilas E., Adamopoulou G., and Magoulas A., 2006. Genome resources for the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) produced within the EU project BRIDGE-MAP. Proceedings of the 8th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Thessaloniki 2006, 7 pp

14) Tsigenopoulos K., Kotoulas G., Kollias S., and Magoulas A., 2006. Using methods of genomics approach for the genetic improvement of sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): development of genetic markers and genetic map construction connection. Proceedings of the 8th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Thessaloniki 2006, 4 pp

15) Tsigenopoulos K., Kotoulas G., Oikonomaki A., Xenos H., and Magoulas A., 2006. Preliminary results of the assessment of genetic diversity in populations of cephalopods (Sepia officinalis) in the Mediterranean and Atlantic. Proceedings of the 8th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Thessaloniki 2006, 6 pp.

16) Daskalakis I., Rigas F., Katsikis I., Karageorgis A., and Magoulas A,, 2006. development of an environmentally friendly technique for the conservation of monuments. Proceedings of the IASME /WSEAS International Conference on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems and Sustainable Development, Athens 2006, pp 629-634.

17) Chatziplis D., Tsigenopoulos K., Sarropoulou E., Roubou A., Kotoulas G., and Magoulas A., 2008. Molecular genetics and genomics technologies of and genomics in farmed animals and fish. Proceedings of the 2nd Panhellenic Conference of Animal Production Technology, Larissa 2008, pp.68-74.

18) Kasapidis P., Magoulas A., García-Cortés B., and Mejuto J., 2008. Stock Structure of Swordfish (Xiphias gladius in the Pacific Ocean using Microsatellite DNA Markers. Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, Scientific Committee Fourth Regular Session (WCPFC-SC4-2008/BI-WP-4), Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 2008.

19) Pakaki V., Magoulas A., and Kasapidis P., 2009. Development of microsatellite markers in European anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) and study of the genetic structure of its populations. Proceedings of the 9th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Patras 13-16 May 2009, Volume II, pp.800-805

20) Vogiatzi E., Manousaki T., Anthony A., Lagnel J., Ntailianis T., Hanel R., Magoulas A., and Tsigenopoulos K., 2009. Development and application of microsatellite markers in the phylogeography of red mullet (Mulus surmuletus). Proceedings of the 9th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Patras 2009, Volume II, pp 1149-1154

21) Manousaki T., Lagnel J., Ladoukakis M., Magoulas A., Kotoulas G., and Tsigenopoulos K., 2009. Study of the conserved non-coding sequences in the genomes of fish. Proceedings of the 9th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Patras 2009, Volume II, pp 1155-1160.

22) Vogiatzi E.,  Magiopoulos J., Kalogianni E., Giakoumi S., Magoulas A., and Tsigenopoulos K., 2009. Study of genetic diversity in the type Valencia letourneuxi (fish, valencidae). Proceedings of the 9th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Patras 2009, Volume II, pp 1161-1166.

23) Skaraki K., Ntailianis T., Kotoulas G., Nicolaides A., Magoulas A., and Pantazidou A., 2009. Study of bacterial diversity of the Spongia officinalis L. 1759 (Porifera Demospogiae). Proceedings of the 9th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Patras 2009, Volume II, pp 1261-1266.

24) Dailianis T., K. Tsigenopoulos, Dounas K., and Magoulas A, 2009. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for the species Spongia officinalis (porifera: demospongiae). Proceedings of the 9th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Patras 2009, Volume II, pp 1189-1192.

25) Mitter Κ., Kotoulas G., Magoulas A., and Sarropoulou E., 2009. Evaluation of housekeeping genes for quantitative expression studies in the European seabass D. Labrax. Proceedings of the 9th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Patras 2009, Volume II, pp 1178-1182.

 

Services

In total: Fourteen service contracts, of which 6 with institutions abroad and 8 with national companies. Total funding ~ 254.000 €.

Organization of conferences & symposia
  • Organising Committee of the “First International Symposium on Domestication of Thunnus thynnus (DOTT)”. Cartagena, Spain, 3-8 Feb 2002.
  • Organising Committee of the “Conference on Sustainable Development of the Mediterranean and Black Sea Environment”, Thessaloniki, 29-31 May 2003.
  • Scientific Committee of the “11th Panhellenic Congress of Ichthyologists”, 10-14 April 2003, Preveza.
  • Organising Committee of “First Panhellenic Scientific Meeting for the invasion of alien species in Eastern Mediterranean”, Heraklion, 5-6 Nov 2007.
  • Organising Committee of “11th international congress on the zoogeography and ecology of Greece and adjacent regions (ICZEGAR), Heraklion, 21 -26 Sep 2009.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the events for the “Year of Darwin”, Heraklion, 20-21 Nov 2009.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the course (summer school) «Computational Molecular Evolution”, of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EΜΒΟ), Heraklion, 3-12 May 2010.
  • Organising Committee of the «Genomics in Aquaculture 2011» (GIA 2011), Heraklion, 13-16 Sep 2011.
  • Organising Committee of the course (summer school) «Computational Molecular Evolution”, of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EΜΒΟ), Heraklion, 29 Apr - 9 May 2012.
  • Organising Committee of the course (summer school) «Computational Molecular Evolution”, of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EΜΒΟ), Heraklion, 5 - 14 May 2014.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the international summer school «Ecological Data Analysis” (EcoDAR 2014), Heraklion, 7-12 Jul. 2014.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the day-event “Methods and frames for decision making in the context of a policy for biodiversity in Crete”, Heraklion, 20 Mar 2015.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the international summer school «Ecological Data Analysis” (EcoDAR 2015), Mytilini, 6-11 Jul. 2015.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the “3th International Congress on the Zoogeography and Ecology of Greece and Adjacent Regions (ICZEGAR 2015), Heraklion, 7 -11 Oct. 2015.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the international meeting “Crete-Moorea Island Digital Ecosystem Avatar”: towards a global multidisciplinary biosphere assessment of Crete (EU) & Moorea (US) islands as leading paradigms for global management”, Heraklion, 12-13 Oct. 2015.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the «Genomics in Aquaculture 2016» (GIA 2016), Athens, 20-22 Apr. 2016.
  • Organising Committee of the course (summer school) «Computational Molecular Evolution”, of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EΜΒΟ), Heraklion, 8 - 19 May 2016.
  • Organising Committee of the international 18th Workshop of the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC 18) “Coordinating metadata standards and putting standards intο action” και “Island Sampling Day”, Heraklion, 12-15 Jun. 2016.
  • Organising Committee of the «Aquaculture Datathon” Heraklion, 15-16 Jun. 2017.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the «Ecological Data Analysis” (EcoDAR 2017), Mytilini, 10-15 Jul. 2017.
  • Sponsoring of the HBIO 10, «Bioinformatics and its applications in Health, Biodiversity and the Environment”, Heraklion, 6-9 Sep. 2017
  • Organising Committee of the course (summer school) «Computational Molecular Evolution”, of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EΜΒΟ), Heraklion, 6 -17 May 2018.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the “4th International Conference on Decision Support System Technology – ICDSST 2018 & PROMETHEE DAYS 2018”. “Sustainable Data-Driven & Evidence-based Decision Support with applications to the Environment and Energy sector", Heraklion, 22 - 25 May 2018.
  • Organising Committee and sponsoring of the «VII International Sandy Beaches Symposium», Heraklion, 25 - 29 May 2018.
Scientific reviewing
A. Areas of Expertise and Scientific Interests
  • Population genetics
  • Phylogeography
  • Molecular markers in Aquaculture
  • Comparative and functional genomics, with emphasis in Αquaculture
  • Marine Biodiversity and conservation

 

Β. Evaluation Committees

Member of international committees for the evaluation of research proposals of the European Framework Programmes (EC):

  • Apr. 1996
  • Jul. 1997
  • Jul. 1999
Membership of scientific societies
  • ICES Stock Identification Methods Working Group (SIMWG)
  • Hellenic Society of Mikrobiokosmos
  • General Assembly of the EMBRC-ERIC Research Infrastructure
  • Member of the Regional Council for Research and Innovation of Crete (PSEK-K)
  • Deputy member of the Sectorial Scientific Council (SSC) for Biosciences of the National Council for Research and Innovation (NCRI) (2018-2019)
Awards & distinctions

Awards

1975                  “Th. Tzannetatos” award for the best graduate of the “Vallianion High School” (Cephalonia, Greece).

1991                  "V. Xanthopoulos and S. Pneumatikos" award from the Schoοl of Sciences of the University of Crete for the best doctoral dissertation (academic year 1990-1991).

Scholarships

1976                  Annual scholarship from the Foundation of State Scholarships of Greece (undergraduate studies).

1978                  Annual scholarship from the Foundation of State Scholarships of Greece (undergraduate studies).

1981                  Annual scholarship from the Belgian government for postgraduate training (free student).

1985-1987        Scholarship for postgraduate studies from the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas)

1987-1990       Scholarship for postgraduate studies from the Institute of Marine Biology of Crete.

1991-1992        Four-month fellowship from the British Council for postdoctoral training in University of Southampton, U.K.

 

 

 

Publications outside HCMR

1984

Matsakis, Ι; Frentzos, A; Magoulas, A; Molfetas, S; Bournazos, D

Observations Bio-ecologiques sur certaines populations insulaires de Ligidium de Grece (Isopode, Oniscoidae) Journal Article

Biologia Gallo-Hellenica, 11 , pp. 137–147, 1984.

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