Lab Members

George Diallinas, PI,


  • Nancy Militsi, Secretarial Assistant & S. Niarchos Foundation Research Funding Project manager, 2017-2020,, +30-210-72745680

Our curret group goes Italy (Sept 2018)...Smyte 36th was fantastic!

Happy after the publication of the UapA structure in Nature Com 2016!

Annual lab dinners - and other food and drink nights 2017-18

group meeting 2014....


The Archimedes Prize team 2002...Marina, Areti, Stella, George, Kostantinos. Sophia

Former Ph.D students & Post-docs

  • Marina Koukaki, Research assistant, IMBB, FORTH, Herakleion, Greece
  • Areti Pantazopoulou, Research Scientist, University of Chicago
  • Sophia Gkountela (Goudela), Researcher, Department of Biomedicine , University of Basel , Basel , Switzerland.
  • Ioannis Papageorgiou, Post-doc, Washington State University, USA
  • Njimoh Dieudonne Lemuh, Lecturer, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Cameroon
  • Yiannis Serafimides, Research Scientist, Biomedical Research Foundation, BRFAA, Greece
  • Anna Vlanti, Regulatory Affairs Contractor - Galdema Hellas S.A.Greece
  • Christos Gournas, Group Leader (PI), Institute of Biology, NCRS Demokritos
  • Vaso Kosti, Biology Tutor, Athens, Greece
  • Isabel Soares Silva, Research assistant, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
  • Joana Pessoa, Post-doc, Queens University Belfast, Ireland
  • Mayia Karachaliou....traveling the world
  • Emilia Krypotou, Post-doc at Yale University
  • Minoas Evangelinos, Post-doc, Molecular Physiology of the Cell laboratory, at Université Libre de Bruxelles

Visiting Students (Erasmus) and Scientists

    • Dr. Gianna Cecchetto (Postdoc), Research assistant, Universidad de la República, Uruguay
    • Dr. Veronica Maurinio (Ph.D. student), Group Leader, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
    • Dr. Özge Canli (M.Sc), Postdoc, Molecular Immunology, Technical University Munich, Germany
    • Esra Karakose (M.Sc), Ph.D. student MPI for Biochemistry, Munich, Germany 
    • Prof. Claudio Scazzocchio, Imperial College, London, UK
    • Prof. Margarida Casal, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
    • Ass. Prof. Sandra Paiva, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
    • Dr. Joana Sá-Pessoa,Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
    • Dr. Isabel Soares-Silva, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
    • Prof. Harry De Koning, University of Glasgow, Glascow, UK
    • Prof. Bernadette Byrne, Imperial College, London, UK
    • Prof. Uygar H. Tazebay, Gebze Institute of Technology, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Prof. Rosine Haguenauer-Tsapis, Institut Jacques Monod, Paris, France
    • Prof. Alex Cameron, University of Warwick, UK
    • Dr. Y. Alguel, Imperial College, London, UK
    • Prof. R. Fischer, KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany
    • Gabriel Rocha, (PhD student), Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2016, 2017
    • Christina Biamis (Erasmus student),Queen’s University Belfast, Ireland), 2017
    • Eleanor Bennett (Erasmus student),Queen’s University Belfast, Ireland), 2017
    • Laura Ramos (Ph.D student Erasmus training), Univ. Cordoba, Spain, 2017
    • Marco Jochem (Erasmus Master student), Univ. Heidelberg, Germany, 2018
    • Maria Valentina D' Autilia (Erasmus Master student), University of Salento, Italy 2018