Associate Professor, Department of Agri Biotechnology
Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
Professor Nikolaos Labrou received his BSc degree in Chemistry with honors top 1 from the University of Patras Greece 19871991 and his PhD in Enzyme Biotechnology from the Agricultural University of Athens Greece in 1992-1996. He has conducted postdoctoral research in Leeds UK 19961998 and at Agricultural University of Athens 1998-2001. Dr. Labrou started his career as Assistant Professor at the Agricultural University of Athens 2002-2007. He is currently Associate Professor at the Agricultural University of Athens Department of Biotechnology. His research takes place where molecular enzymology chemistry and nanobiotechnology meet Within thelast 15 years Dr. Labrou published over 75 research articles in leading international journals 15 book chapters and established a strong global academic and industrial network.
Therapeutic Enzyme Engineering and Design (Rational enzyme design employing site-directed mutagenesis and computer-aided molecular modeling, Combinatorial design employing directed or random evolution approaches, Chemical modification, affinity labeling and inhibition analysis), Biotransformations and Nanobiotechnology, Downstream Processing of Therapeutic Enzymes and Proteins.