The following table shows a list of recent publications (2012 and on) with students of the Department of Biological Sciences as leading or contributing authors.

Paper Date

Student Name

Paper Details

Paper Link

Antonis Ververis
A novel family of katanin-like 2 protein isoforms (KATNAL2), interacting with nucleotide-binding proteins Nubp1 and Nubp2, are key regulators of different MT-based processes in mammalian cells.
19/05/2015 Pantelis Savvides Competition for shelter occupancy between a native freshwater crab and an invasive crayfish.
  Charis Stephanou

Co-inheritance of functional podocin variants with heterozygous collagen IV mutations predisposes to renal failure" In Press in "Nephron.

16/12/2014 Louiza Papazachariou

Frequency of COL4A3/COL4A4 mutations amongst families segregating glomerular microscopic hematuria and evidence for activation of the unfolded protein response. Focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis is a frequent development during ageing.
24/10/2014 Nicoletta Petridou

FAK transduces extracellular forces that orient the mitotic spindle and control tissue morphogenesis
21/07/2014 Avgousti Kalia

The bacterial metabolite 2-aminoacetophenone promotes association of pathogenic bacteria with flies.
31/06/2014 Kalvari Ioanna

iLIR: A web resource for prediction of Atg8-family interacting proteins.
28/02/2014 Ioannis Kirmitzoglou

Reconfiguring the bioinformatics computational spectrum: Challenges and opportunities of fpga-based bioinformatics acceleration platforms
15/01/2014 Maria Andreou 40LoVe and Samba are involved in Xenopus neural development and functionally distinct from hnRNP AB.
13/01/2014 Ioanna Andoniades Making the connection: ciliary adhesion complexes anchor basal bodies to the actin cytoskeleton.
07/01/2014 Stavria Panayidou

Human pathogenic bacteria, fungi and viruses in Drosophila: disease modeling, lessons and shortcomings.
01/12/2013 Neophytos Christodoulou

Calpain2 protease: A new member of the Wnt/Ca(2+) pathway modulating convergent extension movements in Xenopus.
15/10/2013 Nicoletta Petridou

A dominant-negative provides new insights into FAK regulation and function in early embryonic morphogenesis.
13/10/2013 Stavria Panayidou

Drosophila melanogaster: a first step and a stepping-stone to anti-infectives.
15/08/2013 Andriani Ioannou

Xenopus laevis nucleotide binding protein 1 (xNubp1) is important for convergent extension movements and controls ciliogenesis via regulation of the actin cytoskeleton.
30/06/2013 Ioannis Kirmitzoglou

FPGA-based hardware acceleration for local complexity analysis of massive genomic data.
27/06/2013 Giannis Maimaris

The nucleotide-binding proteins Nubp1 and Nubp2 are negative regulators of ciliogenesis.
07/06/2013 Chara Pitta

Reversal of ER-β silencing by chromatin modifying agents overrides acquired tamoxifen resistance.
16/05/2013 Andriani Ioannou

Xenopus laevis nucleotide binding protein 1 (xNubp1) is importantfor convergent extension movementsand controls ciliogenesis via regulation of the actin cytoskeleton.
15/05/2013 Chara Pitta

Equol enhances tamoxifen's anti-tumor activity by induction of caspase-mediated apoptosis in MCF-7 breast cancer cells.
08/05/2013 Styliani Michael

The HPV16 oncogenes cause aberrant stem cell mobilization.
05/05/2013 Theodoulakis Christofi

Drosophila immune priming against Pseudomonas aeruginosa is short-lasting and depends on cellular and humoral immunity.
25/04/2013 Theodoulakis Christofi

Drosophila and the Hallmarks of Cancer.
12/04/2013 Katerina Drakou, Stavros Nicolaou

Novel Spatiotemporal Glycome Changes in the Murine Placenta During Placentation Based on BS-I Lectin Binding Patterns.
03/04/2013 Christiana Polydorou

Ets2-dependent trophoblast signalling is required for gastrulation progression after primitive streak initiation. Nature Communications. 03 April 2013
22/03/2013 Stavria Panayi

Regenerative Inflammation: Lessons from Drosophila Intestinal Epithelium in Health and Disease.
14/03/2013 Panagiota Demosthenous, Louiza Papazachariou

Epistatic role of the MYH9/APOL1 region on familial hematuria genes. 
25/02/2013 Gregory Papagregoriou

Renal graft outcome in autosomal dominant medullary cystic kidney disease type 1.
15/01/2013 Vassia Schiza

Cross-talk among epigenetic modifications: lessons from histone arginine methylation
13/01/2013 Artemis Elia

Decidual spiral artery remodeling during early post-implantation period in mice: Investigation of associations with decidual uNK cells and invasive trophoblast.
 29/11/2012 Elena Odiatou  Identification of the factors responsible for the in vitro pro-oxidant and cytotoxic activities of the olive polyphenols oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol.
11/11/2012 Stella Tamana

Sequence features of Compositionally Biased regions in three dimensional protein structures
12/10/2012 Theodoulakis Christofi

Ras-oncogenic Drosophila hindgut but not midgut cells use an inflammation-like program to disseminate to distant sites.
04/09/2012 Despina Charalambous

KIF1Bβ transports dendritically localized mRNPs in neurons and is recruited to synapses in an activity-dependent manner.
01/09/2012 Maria Andreou,Neophytos Chrystodoulou,Ioanna Antoniades

In vivo, site-specific, covalent conjugation of quantum dots to proteins via split-intein splicing.
06/08/2012 Νikoletta Petridou, Neophytos Chrystodoulou

Activation of endogenous FAK via expression of its amino terminal domain in Xenopus embryos.
20/07/2012 Katerina Nicolaou

Induction of discrete apoptotic pathways by bromo-substituted indirubin derivatives in invasive breast cancer cells.
10/04/2012 Andriani Ioannou

Comparing intracellular stability and targeting of sulfobetaine quantum dots with other surface chemistries in live cells.
16/02/2012 Panagiota Demosthenous

Genotype-phenotype correlation in X-linked Alport syndrome patients carrying missense mutations in the collagenous domain of COL4A5.
15/02/2012 Athena Theodosiou

A web server for visualizing rare codon clusters in coding sequences.
02/02/2012 Gregory Papagregoriou A miR-1207-5p binding site polymorphism abolishes regulation of HBEGF and is associated with disease severity in CFHR5 nephropathy.
12/01/2012 Andriani Ioannou, Iro Eleftheriou High-resolution whole-mount in situ hybridization using Quantum Dot nanocrystals.