Designed Biomolecules

Research Group

Structure-based design & synthesis of bioactive molecules

Computational study of biomolecular structure & dynamics

Anastasia Mpakali, PhD

Anastasia is the principal investigator of our project “ARIA” from HRFI. She has a PhD in Biology from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and she’s very experienced in molecular biology and cell cultures (mammalian and insect cells). For our project, Anastasia is responsible for the protein expression, the enzymatic assays and the setup and analysis of crystallographic experiments. She has also experience in manipulating mice animal models. 

Short Bio

Dec 2018 – now:  Principal Researcher of the grant No. 303 (PostDoc1 / GSRT) supervised by Athanasios Papakyriakou at the Institute of Biosciences & Applications.

Dec 2012 – now: Research Associate, Protein Chemistry Laboratory (Supervisor: E. Stratikos), National Center for Scientific Research NCSR “Demokritos”

Dec 2008 – Nov 2012: Ph.D Research at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, BSRC Alexander Fleming (Supervisors: Agalioti Th., Thanos D., Papavassileiou A.) 

Jan 2007 – Jun 2008: Master Thesis at the Laboratory of Epigenetics and Genomics, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, BSRC Alexander Fleming (Supervisor: Agalioti Th.)

Sep 2004 – Jun 2005: Honor Bachelor Thesis, Department of Cell Biology and Biophysics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens