CHRISTOS D. GEORGIOU
Department of Biology
University of Patras, Patra-Rion, Greece
Dr. Christos Georgiou is Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Patras (since 2008). He has longstanding research links with the NASA Ames Research Center (Space Science and Astrobiology Division) in California, USA, the University of California at Santa Cruz (Departments of Biomolecular Engineering, and of Chemistry and Biochemistry), and the Desert Research Institute in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. He was awarded a B.Sc. in Natural Sciences from Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, Greece (in 1974), a M.Sc. in Biochemistry from Roosevelt University, USA (in 1979), and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology-Biochemistry from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA (in (1985). He also pursued post-doctoral studies in the Biochemistry Department of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, during 1985-1987.
Biochemistry of Oxidative Stress, Astrobiology, Analytical biochemical methods