External Researchers

Eleftheria Polyxronidou

General Information

Eleftheria Polyxronidou is a member of the Computational Biology & Medicine Group of the Biomedical Research Foundation (Academy of Athens) and a research associate in the Informatics and Telematics Institute (ITI). She received her Diploma in Production Engineering and Management from the School of Engineering of Democritus University of Thrace and her MSc in Energy Technologies and Sustainable Design from the Department of Mechanical Engineering  of University of Cyprus.

Research Interests

Her research interest focus on Molecular Dynamics, Homology Modelling, NGS and Multiple Sequence Alignments, and Biological databases.

Publications
  • An informatics probabilistic method for pattern discovery in immunoglobulin amino acid sequences” Proceedings of the 10th conference of the Hellenic Society for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics HSCBB15 – Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Athens, Greece, 09-11/10/2015
  • Unique Versus Common: Disease­Biased Immunoglobulin Gene Repertoires Along with Public Antigen Receptor Stereotypes in Marginal Zone B­Cell Lymphoproliferations”. Proceedings of the 57th ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition Orlando, FL.USA, December 5-8, 2015
  • Molecular dynamics simulations through GPU video games technologies , Journal of Molecular Biochemistry 3, June 2014
  • Biological databases as key for data integration, analysis and visualization modelling , ” Online Journal of Bioinformatics April 2015
  • Notch Signaling and Ageing, Springer International Publishing October 30, 2014
Contact Details

E-mail: tzelance@gmail.com

Webpage: http://eleftheria-polychronidou.branded.me/

Dr. Maria Psiha

General Information

Dr.Psiha Maria holds a Ph.D degree from the Department of Informatics at Ionian University in Corfu, Greece. She received her M.Sc. in Information Systems and her Diploma in Informatics from the Ionian University, Greece. She has been also involved in the project S.M.ART. BUIL.T. for the Ionian University.

Research Interests

Her research is focused in Mitochondrial Biogenesis- Disruption of Mitochondrial Dynamics in Parkinson’s disease, Amyloid-β Interaction and Metal Ions, ontology-based model for the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, Stochastic Model for Protein Synthesis and Activation Through RNA-Protein Interaction in BioAmbients Calculus, Evaluation of Mitochondrial Population as a Dynamic System, and Modeling Closed Rna Secondary Structures via Travelling Salesman Problem.

Contact Details

E-mail: psiha@ionio.gr

Eirini Banou

General Information

Eirini Banou received her diploma in Applied Informatics from University of Macedonia, in Thessaloniki and her Master in Science degree from Department of Informatics from Ionian University in Corfu.

Research Interests

Her research interest mainly concern Bioinformatics, Neurogenerative Diseases, Artificial Intellegence

Publications
  • Komianos, V., Moustaka, E., Andreou, M., Banou, E., Fanarioti, S., & Kermanidis, K. L. (2012). Predicting Personality Traits from Spontaneous Modern Greek Text: Overcoming the Barriers. In Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations (pp. 530-539). Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Banou, Eirini. “Kinesia Paradoxa: A Challenging Parkinson’s Phenomenon for Simulation.” GeNeDis 2014. Springer International Publishing, 2015. 165-177
Contact Details

E-mail: irene.banou@gmail.com

Dr. Konstantinos Giannakis

General Information

Dr. Konstantinos Giannakis holds a Ph.D degree from the Department of Informatics of the Ionian University in Corfu. He received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Informatics from the same University. He is also a member of the association “Computability in Europe”, IEEE Computer Society, and ACM SIGACT.

Research Interests

His research interests include Automata Theory, Algorithms, Quantum and Unconventional Computation, Probabilistic models of Computation and Logic, and Semantic Web.

Publications
Contact Details

E-mail: kgiann@ionio.gr
Webpage: http://users.ionio.gr/~kgiann/

Dr. Athanasios Alexiou

General Information

Dr. Alexiou Athanasios is a Mathematician with a PhD in Bioinformatics Algorithms and Mathematical Modeling in Biology.Nowadays he cooperates with the Ionian University at the Department of Informatics in Corfu-Greece, as a Postdoc Fellow in the Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Laboratory and as a Bioinformatics instructor at the University of Thessaly, Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics.

Research Interests

His research interests mainly concern Protocols for early diagnosis of neurological diseases associated with mitochondrial dysfunctions and control mild cognitive disorders, Expert decision making systems for diagnosis of chronic diseases, Mathematical Modeling, Stochastic programming and Simulation, Bioinformatics Algorithms, Advances in Neuroinformatics, Quantum Mechanics applications in Biology, Combinatorics and Discrete Mathematics, Ethics and Legal aspects in applied science, Bioethics and Neuroethics and Alternative expression of biological knowledge through BioArt creations

Contact Details

E-mail: alexiou@ionio.gr

Webpage: http://ionio.gr/~alexiou/

Stefan Kallis

General Information

Stefan Kallis is a Ph.D student in Bioinformatics at Department of informatics at Ionian University. She received her diploma from the Department of Nutrition from University of Greenwich in London and her master’s degree and diploma (MSc. & DLSHTM) with specialization in Public Health and Nutrition (Public Health Nutrition) of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Research Interests

Her research interests mainly concern Bioinformatics

Contact Details

E-mail: stefikalli@gmail.com

Kyriaki Ypsilanti

General Information

Kyriaki Ypsilanti received her M.Sc in Informatics & Digital Media from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and her Diploma in Informatics from the Ionian University, Greece.

Research Interests

Her research interest mainly concern Neuroeducation, Mild Brain Disfunctions and Bioinformatics

Contact Details

E-mail: ypsilanti@gmail.com

Spiros Ktenas

General Information

Spiros Ktenas received his diploma in Computer Science from The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology UMIST and Master of Business Administration from University of Wales

Expertise

Spyros Ktenas MBA, BSc, PMI-PfMP, PMI-ACP,PRINCE2 has heavy PM experience (PM for IT projects in Health, Telecommunications, Insurance, Security and Defense, Manufacturing, EU RnD Projects etc.). Also, he has managed projects within a diverse IT area and different technologies (Intranets/Extranets, Web, Mobile, ERP, CRM, MIS, KMS etc.). His professional experience includes PM roles in European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), PMO at Globo plc, PM at EXUS and more. He has delivered tangible results for more than 100 projects. He has also been the PMO of a large PM and development teams. Moreover, he has technical background and skills for PHP, MySQL, HTML5, JQUERY, iOS.
He is the first PfMP (PMI Portfolio Management Professional) in south-eastern Europe (focus on increasing business value by aligning projects with strategy, monitor, control and optimize) and one of the few PMI Agile Certified Practitioners. He is also PRINCE2 certified with BSc(IT) from Umist and a MBA from University of Wales. He has even built his own tools for project management, which are in use by hundreds of PMs around the world. As a PM he is well known, author, invited speaker in key events (i.e. Project Management Conference 2015, Startup Europe Week, various PM Workshops, President of the judge committee of the Crowd Hackathons -HERE Maps, Google sponsored- etc).

Publications and Tools
Contact Details

E-mail: sk.workspace@gmail.com

Webpage: http://open-works.org/profiles/spyros-ktenas

Vonglis Constantine

General Information

Constantive Vonglis received his Ph.D diploma in Computer Science from Ioannina University. He also received his Diploma in Computer Science from the Computer Science Department of Ioannina University and his MSc in Information Technology  from the same University.

Research Interests

His research interest focus on Development and implementation of Universal and Local Optimization algorithms, Implementation of parallel algorithms (MPI, OpenMP), Simulation systems using Molecular Dynamics techniques, Neural networks for pattern recognition and function approximation, Optimization in inverse scattering problems (Inverse Scattering problems), graphs imaging applications level (Graph Drawing).

Contact Details

E-mail: voglis@cs.uoi.gr

Webpage: http://www.cs.uoi.gr/~voglis/

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