Assistant professor Gkelis Spyridon
University: University of Thessaloniki
Activity at Home University: Assistant Professor in the School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Research field: Bioinformatics and Biodiversity of photosynthetic organisms
Spyros Gkelis is the head of the Cyanolab research group where he and his team investigate the diversity and genomics of aquatic microorganisms, how species interact with each other and with the abiotic environment, what drives their secondary metabolite production. In addition to doing research he teaches undergraduate/Master’s courses in Biodiversity, Phycology, Bioinformatics, Applied Microbiology, Aquacultures and serves in the board of several MSc Programs.
Activity at CNBCh UW: Present seminar and develop joint experimental project on thermophilic cyanobacteria with Prof. Iwona Jasser.
CNBCh UW Research Group:
Ecology and Toxicity of Cyanobacteria
Date of stay:
24 August – 4 September 2020