Dr Dora C. Stylianou

Postgraduate Seminars Coordinator

Email:, Tel: 22 892736, Fax: 22 895095, Address: P.O.Box. 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus

Please note that all students who are registered in a postgraduate seminar course (BIO 800-803) are required to attend the seminars by physical presence. All other members of the audience can join our seminars via Zoom.

Registration Zoom links will be posted under the Ανακοίνωση/Announcement cell of each seminar on the table below.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

ΒΙΟ 800-803 Μεταπτυχιακά Σεμινάρια/Postgraduate Seminars I – IV

Πρόγραμμα Εαρινού Χειμερινού / Fall Semester Programme 2021 / 2022

Τα Μεταπτυχιακά σεμινάρια διεξάγονται κάθε Τετάρτη, στις 17:00 με φυσική παρουσία για φοιτητές γραμμένους στα μαθήματα ΒΙΟ 800-803 και διαδικτυακά μέσω Zoom για το υπόλοιπο κοινό.

The Postgraduate Seminars will be held every Wednesday at 17:00 with physical presence for all students registered in BIO 800-803 Postgraduate Seminars I – IV and online via the Zoom platform for all other members of the audience.

Ημερομηνία / Date Ομιλητής / Speaker Θέμα / Topic Υπεύθυνος Καθηγητής /

UCY Faculty

Ανακοίνωση/ Announcement
08/09/2021 Dr. Dora C. Stylianou
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cyprus
The Department of Biological Sciences: Introduction to our Department and to our Programs of Study for New Postgraduate Students

MANDATORY online seminar for all incoming/new Master’s and Ph.D. students of the Department, regardless of student registration to a Postgraduate Seminar course.
All other Master’s and Ph.D. students of the department are invited and are strongly advised to attend

Antonis Kirmizis (Chairperson of the Department) The Zoom link has been sent to all postgraduate students via email on 07/09/2021 (Not open to Public)
15/09/2021 NO SEMINAR
22/09/2021 Patrizia Stipcich
Ph.D. Student
University of Sassari
Posidonia oceanica and global warming:
the importance of plant origin to heat stress tolerance
Niki Chartosia Seminar Announcement

Register here to receive the seminar link

29/09/2021 Dr. George Olah TBA Alexander N.G. Kirschel TBA
06/10/2021 Dr. Vasilia Tamamouna TBA Chrysoula Pitsouli TBA
03/11/2021 Ph.D. Cand. Rania Hadjisavva
Cell and Developmental Biology Laboratory,
Department of Biological Sciences,
University of Cyprus
Adherens Junctions stimulate and spatially guide integrin activation which in turn modulates AJ dynamics and influences ECM topology Paris Skourides Seminar Announcement

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10/11/2021 Dr. Dina Dechmann
Group Leader
Department of Migration
Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior
TBA Spyros Sfenthourakis TBA
17/11/2021 Professor Gerry Melino
Director of the Department of Experimentale Medicine and Surgery & Professor of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’
TBA Antonis Kirmizis TBA
24/11/2021 TBA TBA Vasilis J. Promponas TBA
01/12/2021 NO SEMINAR



Students who register for ΒΙΟ 800-803 Postgraduate Seminars I-IV are required to attend all seminars. Attendance will be recorded on signup sheets. Students will receive a passing grade provided they attend all seminars or do not have any unjustified absences (103rd Departmental Council meeting, April 20, 2016).


Justified absence from a seminar can be requested via email from the Departmental faculty member who is in charge of a particular seminar, cced the course coordinator (Dr. Dora C. Stylianou, at


The course coordinator will assign a justified absence upon the written email approval sent by the faculty member.


Justified absence can also be assigned by a student thesis advisor by notifying Dr. Stylianou, provided that the student will be absent from a particular seminar for work related to the student’s thesis project.


Student requests that are not justified by a faculty member as indicated above, will be dismissed.