Assistant Professor

2005, Kapodistrian University of Athens

Office phone number: 
+30 2810 394361
Lab phone number: 
+30 2810 394054
+30 2810 394404
229 (Biology building)
Computational Genomics Group: Room 223

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Scientific interests

Related to functional aspects of DNA structure and epigenomic regulation, the evolution of the information content of biological sequences and large-scale properties of genome organization.

Recent publications

  • Tsochatzidou M, Malliarou M, Papanikolaou N, Roca J and Nikolaou C*. (2017). Genome urbanization: Clusters of topologically co-regulated genes delineate functional compartments in the genome of S. cerevisiae. Nucleic Acids Research (in press)
  • Ntougkos E, Chouvardas P, Roumelioti F, Ospelt C, Frank-Bertoncelj M, Fihler A, Buckley CD, Gay S, Nikolaou C# and Kollias G# (2017) Genomic responses of mouse synovial fibroblasts during TNF-driven arthritogenesis greatly mimic those of human rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatology (in press)
  • Hadjimichael C, Nikolaou C, Papamatheakis J and Kretsovali A. (2016) MicroRNAs for Fine-Tuning of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Decision through Regulation of TGF-β Signaling. Stem Cell Reports 6 (3): 292-301
  • Chouvardas P, Kollias G and Nikolaou C*. (2016) Inferring active regulatory networks from gene expression data using a combination of prior knowledge and enrichment analysis. BMC Bioinformatics 17(5):181
  • Apostolou-Karampelis K, Nikolaou C and Almirantis Y. (2016) A novel skew analysis reveals substitution asymmetries linked to genetic code GC-biases and PolIII a-subunit isoforms. DNA Research 23 (4): 353-363
  • Michopoulos F, Karagianni N, Whalley NM, Firth MA, Nikolaou C, Wilson ID, Critchlow SE, Kollias G, Theodoridis GA (2016) Targeted Metabolic Profiling of the Tg197 Mouse Model Reveals Itaconic Acid as a Marker of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Journal of Proteome Research 15 (12): 4579-4590
  • Hadjimichael C, Chanoumidou K, Nikolaou C, Klonizakis A, Theodosi GI, Makatounakis T, Papamatheakis J and Kretsovali A. (2017) Promyelocytic Leukemia (PML) protein is an essential regulator of stem cell pluripotency and somatic cell reprogramming. Stem Cell Reports (in press)