Studies: BSc in Biology, Department of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). Diplome de Bacteriologie of the Pasteur Institute, Grands Cours, Institut Pasteur.
PhD Thesis, Unite des Enterobacteries, Institut Pasteur, Paris.
1987-2003: Research Assistant in the Bacteriology Department of the Hellenic Pasteur Institute (HPI), collaboration in research projects for the study of antimicrobial resistance and the bacterial virulence.
2003-2012: Detachee to the General Secretariat for Research and Technology. Greece’s Delegate in several European Initiatives: 7FP “HEALTH” Programme, Innovative Medicines Initiative, Programmes of Art.185, EDCTP and AAL, ESFRI Research Infrastructures, BBMRI, INFRAFRONTIER, EATRIS, HiPER, ELI, COPAL, ERINHA, EURO-BIOIMAGING. ERAnets: E-RARE, TRANSCAN, SynBio, Joint Programming Initiatives:JPND (Neurogenerative Diseases), JAMPR (Antimicrobial Resistance). Elaboration of the Greek Positions for all the above activities and communication of the relevant information in the national academic community.
2012- : Development Department of the Hellenic Pasteur Institute. Representative of the HPI in the BIONIAN biotech cluster. Collaboration with the Greek Pharma Industry. Establishment of collaborations with other Research Centers and Universities.