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Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis is honored with the Bodossaki Excellence Award for his outstanding contribution to Biomedical Sciences
11.06.2024
Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis is honored with the Bodossaki Excellence Award for his outstanding contribution to Biomedical Sciences
Award, Management/Administration

Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis stood out among a large number of extremely high-caliber Greek scientists from Universities and Research Centers, worldwide.

FORTH researchers identify the 18 World War II executed civilians of Adele, Rethymnon
27.05.2024
FORTH researchers identify the 18 World War II executed civilians of Adele, Rethymnon
Biology & Biotechnology, DNA, Genetics

A pioneering, national-level study, was conducted by the research group of Paleogenomics and Evolutionary Genetics of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH).

Study in Nature Cities reveals: Disadvantaged people suffer particularly hard from heat stress in major European cities
24.05.2024
Study in Nature Cities reveals: Disadvantaged people suffer particularly hard from heat stress in major European cities
Environment

A new study led by the Technical University of Berlin, with the collaboration of FORTH and other European Universities and Research Centers, sheds light on the serious environmental injustice associated with heat stress in 14 major European cities.

A first glimpse at our Galaxy
24.04.2024
A first glimpse at our Galaxy's magnetic field in 3D
Astrophysics, Observatory

Thanks to new sophisticated techniques and state-of-the-art facilities, Astronomy has entered a new era in which the depth of the sky can finally be accessed.

Of bantam brains and fancy footwork: bioinformatics tools help reveal complexity of avian evolution
03.04.2024
Of bantam brains and fancy footwork: bioinformatics tools help reveal complexity of avian evolution
Biology & Biotechnology, Biosciences, Collaboration, Information & Communication Technologies, Nature, Publication

In 2014 the Science journal featured an article on the bird tree of life, mentioning the essential role of algorithms and supercomputers that enable modern research in evolutionary biology for all types of living beings. Now, a decade and a giant leap in tool development later, part of the team that coordinated the computer analyses at that time co-authored another paper in Nature on the complexity of avian evolution.

Greek researchers from FORTH, NKUA and Harvard University reveal a new mechanism that regulates intestinal stem cells
07.03.2024
Greek researchers from FORTH, NKUA and Harvard University reveal a new mechanism that regulates intestinal stem cells
Aging, Biology & Biotechnology, Health

In an article published recently at the high-impact journal Nature Communications, researchers from NKUA, FORTH-IMBB, and Harvard University, led by Prof. Aristides Eliopoulos of NKUA and postdoctoral researcher Dr. Zoe Veneti of FORTH-IMBB, reveal a new mechanism that regulates the proliferation and differentiation of intestinal stem cells.

Prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to FORTH Researcher Dr. Panagiotis N. Moschou
31.01.2024
Prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to FORTH Researcher Dr. Panagiotis N. Moschou

Panagiotis N. Moschou, Researcher at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) and Associate Professor at the Department of Biology, University of Crete is awarded a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

FORTH attracts significant funding through GSRI’s Flagship Project
24.10.2023
FORTH attracts significant funding through GSRI’s Flagship Project
Agriculture, Artificial intelligence, Biology & Biotechnology, Funding, Sustainability
ERC Starting Grant Awarded at the Institute οf Astrophysics of FORTH to study Violent Phenomena around Supermassive Black Holes
27.09.2023
ERC Starting Grant Awarded at the Institute οf Astrophysics of FORTH to study Violent Phenomena around Supermassive Black Holes
Astrophysics, ERC, Grant

Ioannis Liodakis, a NASA postdoctoral fellow at the Marshall Space Flight Center, was recently awarded the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant.

ERC Starting Grant awarded to a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Astrophysics of FORTH for her research on supermassive black holes
06.09.2023
ERC Starting Grant awarded to a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Astrophysics of FORTH for her research on supermassive black holes
Astrophysics, ERC, Grant, Observatory

It is worth mentioning that FORTH hosts the largest number of ERC Grants (40) in Greece.

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