Alexandros K. Kanellopoulos
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Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior - Division of Neurosciences - Biomedical Sciences Research Center “Alexander Fleming”, Athens, Greece. Supervisor Prof. Efthimios Skoulakis
Master’s Interdisciplinary program “Molecular Medicine”. Specialty in Neuroscience
Molecular Biology and Genetics
High school graduation with honors (193,84/200)
Postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Claudia Bagni's laboratory, VIB Center for the Biology of Disease, KU Leuven, Medical School, Leuven, Belgium.
Expertise and Scientific Background: Human and Animal Behavior, Neuronal Circuitry, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Epilepsy, Schizophrenia, Intellectual Disabilities, Fragile X Syndrome, Human Genetics, Drug Screening, Molecular and Biochemical Techniques, Metabolism, Mitochondria, Microscopy, Drosophila melanogaster genetics and behavior.
Responsible of fruit fly colonies maintenance, fly pushing and husbandry, genetics, liquid nitrogen cells tank
Laboratory of Prof. Babis Savakis. Director of BSRC "Al. Fleming"
Manager of Sports Info Desk and Supervising managers of Staging, Field of play and and Ceremony Awards.
Managing of the Delegations.
Coaching, Supervising, Training and Management of 300 volunteers and 85 referees.
Responsible of the evacuation plan of the venue. Responsible for all the duties and policies.
Phd Supervisors Committee: Prof. E.M.C. Skoulakis. Prof. Foteini Stylianopoulou, Prof. Christos Konsoulas
Title of the thesis: “Study the molecular mechanisms of learning and memory using models of cognitive impairment in Drosophila melanogaster” (PhD defense: October 2012)
Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior. Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics. Biomedical Sciences Research Center “Alexander Fleming”, Athens, Greece.
Thesis title: The role of dFMRP in learning
Supervisor: Prof. Efthimios Skoulakis
On May 3rd 2004 I was employed on the basis of a private law employment contract (Marie Curie, MIRG-CT-2004-003570 MECH LEARNING) for a three year period (03.05.2004-30.04.2007).
Responsible for fruit fly colonies maintenance (1500 colonies), fly pushing and husbandry.
Doha 2006 Pan-continental Asian Games: Water Polo, Competition Management
Staging supervisor (Paid Staff)
Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior
Thesis title: “Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Drosophila Melanogaster”
Supervisor: Prof. Efthimios Skoulakis, PhD.
Water Polo - Results Timing and scoring - volunteer’s Supervisor (Paid Staff)
2004 Fellowship from the Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH) for M. Sc. in Molecular Biology-BioMedicine, Dept. of Biology, University of Crete & Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
2005 Master’s Interdisciplinary program “Molecular Medicine” fellowship, Kapodistrian University for Athens (1st in rank)
2006 Master’s Interdisciplinary program “Molecular Medicine” fellowship, Kapodistrian University for Athens (2nd in rank)
2006 Onassis Foundation travel scholarship for participating in 2006 Lectures in Biology devoted to "Brain Plasticity: From Molecules to Behavior". Organized by Onassis Foundation, 17-21 July IMBB FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
2007 Award for the best poster presentation, at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Society for Neuroscience in Thessaloniki, Greece.
2008 Selected attendee the Program of European Neuroscience Schools (PENS), Hertie Winter School in Obergurgl, Austria. “The Design of Neuronal Networks: Contributions from Invertebrates”.
2010 Award for the best oral presentation, at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Society for Neuroscience in Athens, Greece.
2011 Selected attendee the 2nd Kemali-IBRO School in Naples, Italy.
2013 One year fellowship for postdoctoral research from the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (IKY), ranked 1st.
2015 VIB Translational research fellowship
2015 First Contact Initiatives - financial support for a short-time lab visit abroad (KU Leuven)
2015 EMBO travel grant for the «RNA Conference on Localization and Local Translation»
2015 Meixner Fellowship in translational research- Autism Speaks Foundation