Katherine M. Pappas
Department of Genetics and Biotechnology
University of Athens
Katherine M. Pappas completed her Ph.D. at the University of Athens (UoA) and postdoctoral studies at Cornell University, NY. She is currently Assistant Professor at UoA, where she teaches at the under- and postgraduate level. She has served as an elected administrative member in UoA, consultant for Food Safety in the Greek Ministry of Health (EFET), proposal evaluator in Greece and the EU, and ad hoc or permanent reviewer for highly reputable journals. She currently holds two collaboration projects with the US DOE-JGI, and is author of many papers in high impact-factor journals and book chapters.
Bacterial Molecular Genetics; Genomics; Plasmid Biology;Strain engineering; Quorum sensing; Transcriptional regulation; Bioethanol prodcution; Transgenic plant technology: Zymomonas mobilis, Agrobacterium tumefaciens