Group of “Molecular-Cellular Ageing and Carcinogenesis (MCAC)”
Ioannis P. Trougakos, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology & Biophysics
Faculty of Biology
National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Panepistimiopolis, Zografou, Athens, 15784
Short Curriculum Vitae
Ioannis Trougakos obtained his Ph.D. in Cellular & Developmental Biology from the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA), Greece. He has worked as Research Scientist at EMBL, Germany, at the Centro De Biologia Molecular “Severo Ochoa”, Spain and at the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF), Athens, Greece He was elected Research Lecturer at NHRF and currently he is tenured Assistant Professor at the Department of Cell Biology & Biophysics, Faculty of Biology, UoA, where he leads the group of “Molecular-Cellular Ageing & Carcinogenesis”. Assist. Prof. Trougakos has received post-doctoral fellowships from the EU and the Scholarship Foundation of the Hellenic State; has participated in many international practical courses (EMBO, FEBS), has been honoured with various awards and he was an invited lecturer in international conferences. He teaches in post-graduate M.Sc. or Ph.D. courses at the Faculty of Biology and the Medical School of UoA, he is a member of several Scientific Societies; has participated as a senior researcher in several EU research projects; serves as a reviewer in numerous international journals and he is an editorial board member of international scientific journals. Dr. Trougakos was a member of the Scientific Committee of International Conferences and co-organized Hellenic and international conferences or workshops. He was Associate member of the EU Grant “Link-Age”, and member of the Management Committee of the EU COST Action “Cancer and Control of Genomic Integrity”; currently, he is member of the Management Committee of the EU COST Actions “Chemistry of non-enzymatic protein modification – modulation of protein structure and function”, and “Synthetic Probes for Chemical Proteomics and Elucidation of Biosynthetic Pathway”. He was invited to participate in panels of the “WhyWeAge - A road map for molecular Biogerontology” EU project and in the “European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing – from plan to Action” EU meeting. Dr Trougakos has published 58 articles in high-ranking journals, chapters in international books and he co-authored an academic book. Also, he is co-inventor in two patents, has been honoured with Hellenic and International research grants (public and private sources) and he is Deputy Coordinator of the EU grant “INsPiRE” (2011-2014, FP7 programme CAPACITIES, REGPOT-2011-1).