Lectures on Excellence in Biology

Lectures on Excellence in Biology

The Cyprus Biological Society (CBS) is launching its “Excellence in Biology” lecture series, where high-ranking speakers from Cyprus and abroad who fall within the scope of the Lecture Series are invited. Lectures will be held in all provinces.





  • Lecture # 1

Speaker: Dr Nektarios Tavernarakis, University of Crete.

Lecture title: Cellular Quality Control mechanisms in neurodegeneration and ageing

Date: 26-02-2021


  • Lecture #2

Speaker: Dr Constantinoa Deltas.

Lecture title: A fledgling Biobank in Nicosia.

Date: 11-03-2021



  • Lecture # 3 

Speakers: Dr Lentios Kostrikis (Biology Department, Cyprus University) and Dr Chrstos Hadjichristodoulou (Department of Medicine, University of Thessaly).

Title: Talking about COVID-19.

Lecture title of Dr Leontios Kostrikis: Molecular epidimiology of SARS CoV 2 in Cyprus: Proof of a multiracial and Evolving Epidemic Απόδειξη μιας εξαιρετικά Πολυφυλετικής και Εξελισσόμενης Επιδημίας.

Lecture title of Dr Christos Hadjichristodoulou: Epidemiology and Prevention of COVID-19: What we know a year after the onset of the pandemic.

Date: 15-04-2021


  • Lecture #4

Speaker: Dr Constantinos Drosatos.

Lecture title: Kruppel-like factor 5: underappreciated foe of cardiac function.

Date: 16-06-2021

  • Lecture #5

Speaker: Loukia G. Karacosta PhD

Lecture title: Mapping Dynamic Phenotype States in Lung Cancer using CyTOF: In Depth Viwes on Epithelial – Mesenchymal Transition and Drug Resistance.

Date: 23-09-2021

  • Lecture #6, Cycle 2

Speaker: Professor Dr. Constantinos Koumenis, University of Pennsylvania

Lecture Title: The Integrated Stress Response in tumor progression and metastasis.

Date: 14-10-2021

  • Lecture #7, Cycle 3

Speaker: Pannie Trifillis, Ph.D, Vice President and Global Head of Scientific Affairs at PTC Therapeutics.

Lecture Title: Bench to Patient: Drug Development in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Date: 28-01-2022 at 17:00 hours (Please note, this is a new date)