since 2019: Junior Group Leader, Institute of Pathology, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.
2010 - 2018: Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Genetics and CECAD, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.
2005 - 2009: Postdoctoral Researcher, Cell Microscopy Centre, Dept. of Cell Biology, UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands. *Military service in Greece for 1 year (11.2007-11.2008).
2001 - 2005: PhD, Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.
1995 - 2000: BSc in Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
2019 - 2022: DFG Grant. The role of p62/SQSTM1 and other selective autophagy receptors in liver homeostasis and hepatocarcinogenesis.
2012 - 2014: Marie Curie Career Development Fellowship. Institute for Genetics, Cologne.
2006: EMBO Short-term Fellowship. DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany.
2001-2004: PhD Scholarship from the Darwin Trust of Edinburgh.
2007: American Society of Cell Biology Travel Award.
2004: Keystone Symposia Travel Award.
1996 - 1998: Yearly awards from Greek State Scholarship Foundation for the best overall grade during undergraduate studies at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
since 2020: Editorial Board, Livers.
since 2019: Reviewer of project grants DFG and European Science Foundation (ESF).
since 2012: Member of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL).