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31.07.2023
Dual academic distinction for Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis
Aging, Biology & Biotechnology, Biosciences, Neurobiology, Parkinson's Disease

These significant distinctions are bestowed as recognition of the scientific quality and the highly competitive research conducted at FORTH and the University of Crete.

12.07.2023
New study reveals a key role of mRNA metabolism determinants in ageing and disease, through the regulation of mitochondrial biogenesis and function
Aging, Biology & Biotechnology, Biosciences, Cells, Health, Proteins, Publication

The new findings highlight the importance of mRNA storage and degradation, near mitochondria, as a mechanism for maintaining cellular and organismal homeostasis

04.07.2023
FORTH researcher, Prof. Electra Gizeli, new elected member of the European Organization for Molecular Biology (EMBO)
Biology & Biotechnology

This international distinction is awarded based on outstanding contribution to science and advancement of life sciences, through high-level innovative research and achievements.

29.06.2023
New scientific data show the way to unraveling the creation of the Universe, with the participation of the Institute of Astrophysics of FORTH
Astrophysics, Observatory, Publication

The European Pulsar Timing Array joins teams worldwide in announcing compelling evidence for gravitational wave signals of Cosmological origin.

15.05.2023
Polarized light helps scientists understand what follows a sudden star death
Astrophysics, Observatory, Publication

"Polarization of light can provide unique information about the underlying processes in astrophysical systems” said Yannis Liodakis, lead author of the study, astronomer at FINCA and alumnus of the University of Crete.

04.05.2023
Prestigious HFSP Research Grant awarded to FORTH Researcher Dr. Anastasios Pavlopoulos
Biology & Biotechnology, Biosciences, Cells, Grant

Anastasios Pavlopoulos, Principal Researcher at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (IMBB-FORTH) is awarded a Research Grant from the 2023 Human Frontiers Science Program. HFSP promotes international collaboration in basic research focused on the elucidation of the sophisticated and complex mechanisms of living organisms.

12.04.2023
FORTH coordinates the Hellenic Molecular Oncology Network with 2.0 RRP funding
Biology & Biotechnology, Collaboration, Disease

The Hellenic Molecular Oncology Network (EDIMO) received funding of approximately 4 million euros from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan “Greece 2.0”.

03.04.2023
Major new funding from the European Research Council to the Institute for Mediterranean Studies of FORTH
Cultural Heritage, ERC, Grant, History/Culture

Kostas Vlassopoulos, Associate Professor of Ancient History at the University of Crete and Associate Faculty Member of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies of FORTH has been selected for funding from the competitive European funding programme ERC Advanced Grant 2022.

20.02.2023
An innovative, non-invasive optical imaging technology allows monitoring of cellular lipid metabolism in live cells and organisms, during ageing
Aging, Biology & Biotechnology, Biosciences, Cells, Health

Research was carried out at the Institutes of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (IMBB) and Electronic Structure & Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research & Technology-Hellas (FORTH), and at the Medical School of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA

25.01.2023
FORTH’s Researchers a step closer to unraveling the secrets of the brain function - Featured in Nature Communications Editors' Highlights
Biology & Biotechnology, Biosciences, Neurobiology, Neurons, Publication

In a recent publication, featured in the prestigious scientific journal Nature Communications Editors' highlights, the team of Dr. Panayiota Poirazi, Research Director at ΙΜΒΒ, presents a new software framework that allows the incorporation of dendrites and their key mechanisms into large-scale neural network models.

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