Research projects

(bold letters denote scientific responsibility/coordination)


Funding organization 


Research Project

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries Directorate


«Study of biology and ecology of genus Artemia in Greece»

Ministry of Industry, Research and Technology


«Study of the management of salt work ecosystems»

European Union


«Improved therapeutics and prophylaxis in marine aquaculture through the use of supplementation techniques with the live food preys Brachionus and Artemia»

General Secreteriat of Research and Development


«The biomass of the brine shrimp Artemia  as multifunctional feed in aquaculture industry»

European Union


«Artemia Biodiversity: current global resources and their sustainable exploitation»

European Union


«Genetic implications in the production of rotifers in commercial finfish hatcheries»



«Study to investigate an invading bioindicator in the Mediterranean, Pinctada radiata (Leach, 1814)»

General Secreteriat of Research and Development


«Multidisciplinary characterization of commercial Artemia and rotifer strains»

European Union


«Educational/Research platform among Asia & Europe on Aquaculture (ASEM)»



«Genetic identification of cultured and wild stocks of sea bream and sea bass using DNA markers»



«Evaluation of the genetic impacts on natural populations of sea bream due to deliberate release or accidental escaping of cultured fish»

Ministry of Rural Development and Food


«Innovative methods for natural breeding of commercial endemic freshwater fish species using molecular genetic techniques»

4th Hunting Association of Greece


«Genetic identification of wild boar »

European Union


«Evaluation of genetic impact of aquaculture activities on native populations – GENIMPACT»

European Union


«Life in extreme environments»

The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA


«Brachionus plicatilis species complex project»

European Union


«Educational platform AQUA-TNET»

Self funded


«Characterization and population genetics of marine animal species focusing on zooplankton»