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A new research paper with the participation of the International Hellenic University.

A new research paper with the participation of the International Hellenic University member, Dr. Savvas Genitsaris. The article is titled Variability and Community Composition of Marine Unicellular Eukaryote Assemblages in a Eutrophic Mediterranean Urban Coastal Area with Marked Plankton Blooms and Red Tides.

Boosting biosafety of diagnostic capacity for SARS-CoV-2 in Belgium

By Patrick Rüdelsheim We have compiled a biosafety guidance document specifically for life science laboratories in Belgium that have been asked to contribute to SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics. While these organisations may have adequate technical capacities, they may not have experience with diagnostics of high-risk pathogens. We make this guidance available, free of charge, for such organisations linked […]

New perspectives – Pharmaceutical Cannabis and analgesia

by Georgia Katsa, Georgia Koufioti, Eleni Koutzoukou, Athanasios Kounios The Greek word “cannabis” was incorporated as such into Latin (cannabis) and with various modifications in French (canvre), Spanish (canamo), Portuguese (canhamo), Italian (canapa), Albanian (canep), Russian (konopli), Polish (konopi and penek), Syrian (kanabira), Arabic (Kannabb). Its entrance into the old (1000 AD) and modern English […]

Guided Tour at IHU BioLaB

An interesting visit took place at the International Hellenic University/Διεθνές Πανεπιστήμιο της Ελλάδος Thermi campus on 13/02 within the framework of the kick-off meeting of the Erasmus+ KA2 Capacity Building Project “MechaUz”, in which I.H.U. is the Coordinator. University representatives from Uzbekistan, Latvia, Lithuania and Portugal and representatives from CEERC were present at the guided tour at […]

Environmental degradation in the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique caused by the intensive use of insecticide chlordecone in banana plantations

by Maria Andrielou, VIO Chemicals AG Guadeloupe and Martinique, situated in the West Indies of the eastern Caribbean Sea, were declared as overseas departments of France in 1946. Unlike Martinique, which is considered as a single department, Guadeloupe is an archipelago consisting of six inhabited islands, Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie-Galante, La Désirade, and the Îles des […]