30 October 2019 14:45 - 15:15
Serum non-coding RNA profiling as a promising diagnostic approach
Christos Tsatsanis received BSc degree in Biology from the University of Athens, Greece, in 1991. Between 1991 and 1995 he worked at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, Scotland and the University of Glasgow, Scotland on the identification of novel oncogenes and received his PhD in collaboration with the University of Crete in 1995. From 1995 until 1999 he was a Postdoctoral fellow at Fox Chase Cancer Center and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, working on mechanisms of leukemogenesis and inflammation and biomarkers of cancer and inflammation. He was appointed faculty member at the Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry, Medical School, University of Crete in 2000. He is currently Professor of Clinical Chemistry at the Medical School, University of Crete and Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete. In 2009-2010 he worked as Visting Assistant Professor at Tufts University, Boston, MA, and in 2016 he was appointed Visiting Professor at Lund University Medical School, Sweden. Research in his lab focuses on identifying biomarkers of inflammation including ncRNAs, their link to fertility and overall health, as well as analyzing mechanisms controlling innate immune responses in inflammation and sepsis.
Lab web page http://clinchem.med.uoc.gr/tsatsanis.html
Papillon Zeugma Convention Centre, Belek Antalya - TURKEY
October 27-31, 2019