by Katsa Georgia, Koufioti Georgia and Kounios Athanassios The health system remains one of the sectors where vast amounts of money are devoted annually on the government budget, as medicine is a constantly evolving and rising science. Hospitals and, by extension, medical and nursing staff concentrate on the management of a vast amount of information-data […]
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Nano Algae Solutions AG, a Swiss Holding company, will install a large-scale production plant in Greece for the cultivation and commercial production of microalgae, with initial investment of €7.4 million by 2024 for the production of 60 tons dry powder yearly, and additional €10 million after 2024 to expand its production capacity. Nano Algae Solutions […]
by Zafeiroula Katsara, MSc Student in Bioeconomy: Biotechnology and Law, International Hellenic University CRISPR/Cas 9 technology gives scientists the ability to add, remove or alter specific sequences on the genome in an easier, economically efficient but also more accurate way. This means that CRISPR technology could be a valuable application on an entire new field […]
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A new research paper with the participation of the International Hellenic University member, Dr. Savvas Genitsaris.
by Maria Georgakopoulou, MSc alumni in Bioeconomy / International Hellenic University Genetic research has grown rapidly the last twenty years, showing great advances in the diagnosis and treatment of genetic disorders. Contemporary reproductive medicine has the ability to ensure reliable gender selection treatment. However, applying in real life the scientific improvements raises notable ethical issues […]
by Zafeiroula Katsara, MSc Student in Bioeconomy: Biotechnology and Law, International Hellenic University Listeria monocytogenes is the species of intracellular pathogen, Gram-positive, in the division of Firmicutes. It belongs to the class of Bacilli, the order of Bacillales and the kingdom of Eubacteria. Its main advantage is that it can survive in conditions of oxygen […]
by Gabriel O’ Riordan , Head of Scientific Support at CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, Former President of European Biosafety Association. The European Biosafety Association (EBSA) establishes and communicates best biosafety and biosecurity practices amongst its members and beyond. It encourages dialogue and discussions on developing […]
by Dr. Dimitrios Schizas, Ph.D. in Theoretical Ecology and History & Philosophy of Biology Socio-scientific controversial topics are intriguing and important not only for scientists but also for politicians, economists, farmers, workers and indeed all citizens. All citizens, for example, have to decide whether to feed on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), buy products from companies […]
A new research paper from the IHU MSc in Bioeconomy: Biotechnology and Law team (authored by Savvas Genitsaris, Natassa Stefanidou, Ulrich Sommer and Maria Moustaka-Gouni). The article is titled “Phytoplankton Blooms, Red Tides and Mucilaginous Aggregates in the Urban Thessaloniki Bay, Eastern Mediterranean” Read the whole article