Alexandra Andreou


College / University

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Highest Degree


Major Subjects

Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry




Lab Experience

Bacterial cultures, gene cloning, protein expression and purification, PCR, methylation-specific PCR, RT-PCR


  • Grigoroudis AI, Lioliou EE, Andreou AS, Panagiotidis CA, Kyriakidis DA (2003) Cloning, overexpression, and study of the C-terminus of the response regulator AtoC/Az of the two component system AtoS- AtoC/Az. Proceedings of the 55th Meeting of the Hellenic Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Vol 50, Athens
  • Kouidou S, Kyrkou A, Agidou S, Andreou A, Katapodi T, Krikelis D, Georgiou E, Dimitriadou A, Tzimagiorgis G (2004) Aberrant methylation and abnormal transcription of p53 exon 5 in non-small cell lung carcinoma. American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference on Chromatin, Chromosomes and Cancer Epigenetics, November 2004, Waikoloa, Hawaii

Scholarships / Awards

2004 – 2005: Stipend International Max Planck Research School
2004: Award of Excellence by the Greek National Scholarship Foundation
1999 – 2000: Award of Excellence and Honorary Scholarship by the Greek National Scholarship Foundation


I am interested in studying signal transduction in mammals and carcinogenesis. I also find the field of developmental biology especially intriguing. Through this program I hope to obtain a solid theoretical background in molecular biology and an insight into diverse research areas.