Lecture of the researcher Dr. Emmanouil Sareidakis from the National Research Centre for Natural Sciences “Democritus”

On Wednesday 27/01/2021, the A’ Class and the B2 Class students of Evangeliki Model High School of Smyrna had the chance to attend a lecture by Dr. Emmanouil Sareidakis, researcher in the National Research Centre for Natural Sciences “Democritus”.

The lecture was organized within the framework of the interdisciplinary school project organized by the teachers Mrs. Aggelidou and Mr. Thodis on the evolution of the contagious diseases.

The teleconferencing was realized with the presence of teachers and students on Webex platform.

Short curriculum vitae of Dr. Sareidakis:

Emmanouil G. Sareidakis studied Physics in the Imperial College of London, where he also obtained his PhD in Biophysics in 1995. He also studied Philosophy and History of Sciences in the LSE, University of London. Today he is a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in the National Research Centre for Natural Sciences “Democritus” as well as an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Medical School of Imperial College. In 2017 he worked for a year in the National Centre of Molecular Biophysics of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), in Orleans, France, with a European research scholarship ‘Marie Curie’. His research evolves around the crystallization and crystallography of biological macromolecules (proteins and nuclear acids) with application in the development of new medicines, as well as with the structural study of smaller organic molecules with biological activity. He has published 46 papers in scientific journals and a book (Bioethics- Ethical issues of the new biomedical technologies, Papazisis editions, 2008).