Dr. Elpida Charalambous
Dr Elpida Charalambous holds a PhD and an MSc in “Medical Research Methodology” from the Medical School of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki. She received her BSc in Genetics from the University of Wales, Cardiff and her MSc in “Medical Genetics with Immunology” from Brunel University.
Her research interests include heritable diseases, molecular basis of human disease and molecular pathways, miRNAs, gene expression studies, genotype to phenotype associations.
Dr. Spyros Doukakis
Dr Spyros Doukakis is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics, Ionian University and at the School of Pedagogical and Technological Education (ASPETE), with a BSc Degree in Mathematics and a BEng in Informatics Engineering. He holds three MSc Degrees, one in Computer Communication and Networks, one in Basic and Applied Cognitive Science, and one in Education. He earned his Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis on the use of digital tools. He is a member of the Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Laboratory (BiHELab) and a post-doctoral researcher at the Ionian University. He holds the position of Special Advisor for Teacher Training at the Institute of Educational Policy and the position of Academic and Development Advisor at Pierce-The American College of Greece. For his educational activities he has received awards from the Harvard Club of Boston (Excellence in Teaching Award), the University of Athens (Special Mention on Education and Learning), and the Ministry of Education (Best Teaching Practice Award).
His research interests mainly lie in the fields of Neuroeducation, Didactics of Computer Science and Mathematics, Adult Education and Distance Learning. He has co-authored more than 80 papers in international journals and conferences as well as book chapters. He is also the co-author of nine educational books, a periodical publication for mathematics, and the creator of several educational materials.
Born in Ioannina in 1980. He has a diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras (2003) and a doctorate from the Medical Technology Unit and Intelligent Information Systems and the Medical School of the University of Ioannina (2009) concerning Data Mining and Decision Support systems. He participated in the writing and implementation of several research projects funded by the European Union and from other sources and is author of over 150 papers in journals, conferences and books.
Data modeling, Data mining, Decision support systems, Biomedical informatics
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Dr. Konstantinos Giannakis
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.
His research interests include Automata Theory, Algorithms, Quantum and Unconventional Computation, Probabilistic models of Computation and Logic, and Semantic Web.
Dr. Gina Gotsi
Gina Gotsi, received her PhD in Neuroscience and Law from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. She holds a Degree in Law from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Master Degrees in Philosophy of Law and in History of Law from the Universities of Athens and Paris 1-Panthéon Sorbonne, respectively. Dr Gkotsi currently teaches Bioethics at the Department of Molecular Biology of the University of Thrace and collaborates with the Institute of Forensic Psychiatry of the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), where she has served as a research fellow.
She has published various articles and participated in a number of conferences related to “Neurolaw”. Since February 2017, she is conducting a post – doctoral research on uses of neuroimaging techniques as evidence in criminal courts.
Her general research interests include bioethics and the relation between law, ethics, behavioural science and new technologies. She is particularly interested in neuroethics, mental health law ethics and neurolaw. Her current research involves the examination of legal and ethical issues arising from research in neuroscience.
Marios Krokidis obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from the Medical School of Patras University. He received his Diploma in Chemistry and his Master degree in “Medicinal Chemistry: Drug Discovery and Design” from Departments of Chemistry and Pharmacy of Patras University.
His research interests include Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Biochemical Analysis, Nanomedicine.
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
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).
Dr. Antonia Plerou
Dr. Antonia Plerou holds a Ph.D. degree from the Department of Informatics of the Ionian University in Corfu. She received Diploma in Mathematics from Faculty of Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and her master degree in Mathematics from School of Science and Technology of Hellenic Open University in Patra.
Her research interests are mainly related to the fields of Cognitive Science and Learning Difficulties, Dyscalculia and Algorithmic Thinking Difficulties, Artificial Neural Networks and Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition, Neuronal Disorders treatment using Neuroinformatics, Neurofeedback Training, Neurodegenerative Diseases, and Educational Neuroscience
Mathematician, Pattern Recognition Analyst for Neuro-Educational Studies.
Dr. Maria Psiha
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.
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.
Konstantina Skolariki holds a BSc in Biomedical Science from University of Surrey, UK. She has been accepted to do her MRes in Experimental Neuroscience, in Imperial College London, UK. She has published in Springer as well as her university student magazine (The Stag).
Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, Cognition, Brain and Memory formation.