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  • News: An interview with Dr. Petros Grivas, MD, PhD

    Posted on December 21, 2020 by pfotakis in News.

    Petros Grivas, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine & Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance   Interview by Chara Koutsioumpa, PhD candidate, Harvard Medical School   1) Dr. Grivas, thank you for joining us for today’s discussion. To get started, can you share […]

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  • News: Bodossaki Foundation Distinguished Young Scientist Awards 2021

    Posted on September 19, 2020 by pfotakis in News.

    The Bodossaki Foundation has announced the “Bodossaki Foundation Distinguished Young Scientists Awards” for 2021. By means of these prizes, the Foundation seeks to support the creative achievements of young Greek academics and scientists, reward their endeavour in the advancement of learning and the creation of sound values in the Greek society. For the year 2021, the Foundation […]

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  • News: Elections for the next board of directors 2020-22, nominations are open.

    Posted on September 19, 2020 by pfotakis in News.

    The current board of directors will soon be completing its 2-year term and we would like to invite and encourage interested candidates to submit their candidacy for the 2020-2022 Board of Directors. You can contact us (hba.diax@gmail.com) in order to find out more about applying to serve on the Board. A position on the Board […]

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  • Employment: Scientist, Neuroscience position available at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in Tarrytown, NY

    Posted on September 15, 2020 by pfotakis in Employment.

    Scientist, Neuroscience Tarrytown, NY, United States Requisition Number: 21270BR Employment Type: Regular Employee Position Summary We are seeking a passionate Scientist to join our dynamic neuroscience research group. The new hire will be responsible for target discovery, validation and preclinical development for novel therapeutics in protein misfolding neurodegenerative diseases, with a primary focus on Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis […]

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  • News: Recent publication by our member Katerina Kourentzi demonstrating the production of a recombinant fusion protein involved in tumor pathogenesis and the development of a detection immunoassay.

    Posted on May 11, 2020 by pfotakis in News.

    Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32193476 Sci Rep. 2020 Mar 19;10(1):5078. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-61936-w.   Recombinant expression, characterization, and quantification in human cancer cell lines of the Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma-characteristic NPM-ALK fusion protein. Kourentzi K, Crum M, Patil U, Prebisch A, Chavan D, Vu B, Zeng Z, Litvinov D, Zu Y, Willson RC Abstract Systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is an aggressive T-cell lymphoma most commonly seen in children and young […]

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  • Employment: Doctoral graduate student position available in the Dorothy Klimis-Zacas laboratory at University of Maine

    Posted on April 18, 2020 by pfotakis in Employment.

    Professor Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, PhD, FACN (University of Maine) is seeking a doctoral graduate student to research with the support of a research assistantship, the role of bioactive compounds from berries on cell migration and angiogenesis-related to wound healing and cell regeneration.  The starting date is negotiable.  If interested, please contact her at dorothea@maine.edu Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, PhD, FACN Professor […]

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  • Employment: Προκήρυξη πλήρωσης θέσης Επιστημονικού Διευθυντή του Ιδρύματος Ιατροβιολογικών Ερευνών Ακαδημίας Αθηνών (ΙΙΒΕΑΑ)

    Posted on February 18, 2020 by pfotakis in Employment.

    Προκηρύσσουμε την πλήρωση της θέσης του Επιστημονικού Διευθυντή του Ιδρύματος Ιατροβιολογικών Ερευνών Ακαδημίας Αθηνών ( ΙΙΒΕΑΑ). Οι υποψηφιότητες υποβάλλονται στη Γενική Γραμματεία Έρευνας και Τεχνολογίας. Ταχυδρομική Διεύθυνση: Μεσογείων 14-18, 115 27 Αθήνα, Τ.Θ. 14631, τηλ. επικοινωνίας: 213-1300-161, αρμόδια: Γούσια Ευαγγελία, έως και την ημερομηνία, κατά την οποία συμπληρώνονται δύο (2) μήνες από την ημερομηνία έκδοσης […]

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  • Employment: Postdoctoral positions available in the Gavathiotis Laboratory at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City

    Posted on January 4, 2020 by pfotakis in Employment.

    Postdoctoral positions are immediately available in the Gavathiotis Laboratory at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City. Our laboratory uses chemical and structural biology to study cell death and cell survival pathways such as apoptosis, selective autophagy, mitochondrial dynamics and oncogenic signaling with the goal to characterize novel biological mechanisms that contribute to cancer and other […]

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  • News: Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program Now Accepting Cycle 4 Applications

    Posted on November 4, 2019 by pfotakis in News.

    GDFP Cycle 4 Now Open! Deadline January 15, 2020 Applications are now being accepted for the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP) to support collaborative academic projects between Greek higher education institutions and Greek scholars in the diaspora. Process:  The GDFP has a two-sided application process: Greek universities submit a project request online to host a scholar, while the scholars submit applications to […]

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  • Employment: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tumor Immunology in Verginis Lab at University of Crete Medical School

    Posted on August 27, 2019 by pfotakis in Employment.

    A postdoctoral position is available (starting January 2020) in Verginis Lab at University of Crete Medical School and Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB), Heraklion, Crete to study mechanisms of immune regulation in the context of cancer. Our lab currently focuses on investigating immune tolerance mechanisms at a cellular and molecular level in response […]

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