Lab Members

George Diallinas, PI,

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

The lab goes Roma (for ECFG15 and fun)

Home lab dinner October 2019 (we are getting fewer and..beter!)
Home lab dinner

Our 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
  • Olga Martzoukou, Post-doc, Applied Microbiology Group, Department of Biology, NKUA, Athens

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
    • Nicole Deacon-Smith, Ph.D. student, Imperial College, London, UK