Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology
Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
Dr. Nikolaos Labrou received his BSc degree in Chemistry from the University of Patras, Greece (1987-1991) and his PhD in Enzyme Biotechnology from the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece (1992-1996). He has conducted postdoctoral research at Leeds, UK (1996-1998) and also at Agricultural University of Athens (1998-2001). Dr. Labrou started his career as Assistant Professor at the Agricultural University of Athens (2002-2007) while currently, he is working as an Associate Professor. Within the last 15 years, Dr. Labrou has authored more than 80 peer-reviewed articles in leading International Journals, 16 book chapters, more than 60 conference abstracts and established a strong global academic and industrial network. He is one of the editorial board member of 9 scientific journals and also serves as a reviewer for more than 50 scientific journals. Dr. Labrou served as reviewer for multiple National and International grant agencies (EE, NATO, etc). He is an advisor for one International Biotech company. He has served as a member in 4 scientific conferences organization committees.
Dr. Nikolaos Labrou research covers many areas of biotechnology including downstream processing, enzyme and protein engineering, cell and tissue culture technologies, proteomics and catalomics analysis as well as the purification and characterization of enzymes, proteins and other biomolecules, molecular enzymology and analytical biotechnology.