education

2001-2008
PhD in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Columbia University, NYC

2001-2003/2004/2005
MA in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Graduate Certificate in Environmental Policy
MPhil in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Columbia University, NYC

1999-2000
Maîtrise de Biologie: Populations & Ecosystèmes
Université de Paris-Sud XI

1998-1999
Licence de Biologie des Organismes
Université de Paris-Sud XI

1995-1998
Dipl. d'Etudes Universitaires Génèrales - Sciences Biologiques & Naturelles
Université de Montpellier II

1989-1995
High school diploma (Apolitirion), 5th High School of Larissa
Examens d'accès aux universités françaises, Institut Français d'Athènes, Greece

1985-1989
European School I, Brussels

languages
Greek, French, English, Spanish, Italian

appointments

main
since 2011 — Term Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Barnard College, Columbia University, NYC

since 2011 — Research Affiliate, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, NYC

2010-2011 — Research Fellow, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, NYC

2008-2010 — Postdoctoral Fellow, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, NYC

since 2007 — Research Coordinator, DNA Barcoding Initiative for Conservation, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, NYC

adjunct & teaching
since 2011 — Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, NYC

since 2009 — Visiting Scientist, Center for Genomics & Systems Biology, New York University, NYC

since 2009 — Research Collaborator, New York Plant Genomics Consortium, NYC

2009/2011 — Instructor, Richard Gilder Graduate School, American Museum of Natural History, NYC

since 2008 — Visiting Scientist, Departament de Genètica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

service

journals
Mitochondrial DNA, Managing Editor
PLoS ONE, Academic Editor

funding
National Science Foundation, US Fish & Wildlife Service, City University of New York

societies
Elephant Care International, Scientific Board Member
Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Member
Hellenic Bioscientific Association in the USA, Member

news

Gymnosperm and monocot clades from BigPlant v1.0 ML tree - Fig. 1 from PLoS Genetics paper http://www.plosgenetics.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pgen.1002411

publication: Seed plant phylogenomics @PLoS Genetics.   Read more

conference: Health & Environment @ AMNH.   Read more

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