Paraskevi Papadopoulou

Science and Mathematics

BSc in Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, Ptychion in Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; PhD in Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Dr. Papadopoulou is Professor of Biology at Deree-The American College of Greece. Her research interests are focused in the fields of Structural Biology/Molecular Biophysics and Bioinformatics, on structural and self-assembly studies of fibrous proteins. She has also contributed to the development of genetic testing protocols for genetic diseases such as Tuberous Sclerosis and Neurofibromatosis type 1. Her current research engagement is on environmental health issues, on big data analytics in bioinformatics, medicine, health and healthcare, the evolution of consciousness plus on Mediterranean biodiversity and green roofs, and innovative ways of teaching and learning in STEM disciplines. In addition, she teaches Introduction to Biology, Human Consciousness: From Brain to Subjectivity (Honor’s course) and advanced courses in biology such as Human Genetics, Cell and Molecular Neurobiology, and Research Methods and ICT Tools courses for the Environmental Studies and the Biomedical Sciences programs.

She has served as Head of the Department of Science, Technology, and Mathematics at Deree-The American College of Greece from 2008-2014. She had a major contribution to the development of the Environmental Studies and the Information Technology programs. She has coordinated the development of the Biomedical Sciences (BMS) program and has served as the Program Coordinator of BMS. She serves as Head of Science and Mathematics Department & Biomedical Sciences Program.