Evangelos Kolettas has a High degree in applied biology from the Department of Biology, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK (1983), a B.S. degree (with honors) in biochemistry from the Department of Biochemistry, King's College, University of London, London, UK (1986), and a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry from King's College, University of London/Genetics Division, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK (1991). He is an Assistant Professor of physiology and molecular physiology at the Cell and Molecular Physiology Unit, Laboratory of Physiology, University of Ioannina Medical School, Ipiros, Greece (2003), and a Group Leader at the Biomedical Research Division, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology‐Hellas, Iraklio, Greece. He received his postdoc training at the Department of Biochemistry, Charing Cross & Westminster Hospital Medical School, University of London, and at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell‐Matrix Research/Biochemistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. He worked as a Fixed‐Term Lecturer at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Thessaly Medical School, Volos, Greece, and the Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece, and as a Professor of chemistry and biochemistry at TEI of Epirus, Arta, Greece. He collaborates with Professor Ken Marcu, Biochemistry and Cell Biology Department, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA, who is also an Associate Member of BR‐IMBB/FORTH. The current research interests of the group are in functional roles and mechanisms of action of IKKα‐ and IKKβ‐mediated NF‐κB signaling in DNA damage, senescence, and lung carcinogenesis, using in vitro cell systems and in vivo novel mouse lung cancer models.
Biography Updated on 19 February 2014