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Projects of Pesticide Science Laboratory

1993-1996: “Genetic control and mechanisms of resistance to fungicides affecting the sterol biosynthesis”, PENED 91/ΕΔ425, General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

1996-1998: “Strategies of plant defense against plant pathogens: The role of non-glandular leaf hairs in allelopathy”, PENED 95 /ΑΠ 1754, General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

1998-2000: “Studies on the genetic basis and biochemical mechanism of resistance to piperidine fungicides” Research project funded by State Scholarships Foundation.

2000-2001: “Antimicrobial activities of Dittrichia viscosa plant extracts” (GSRT-PENED 99 / ΕΔ 121).

2000-2001: “Phytopathological and molecular studies for the control of Botrytis cinerea using fungicides and yeasts”, PENED 99 / ΕΔ 188, General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

2000-2001: “Studies on the resistance risk assessment in natural compounds with antifungal properties”, Research project funded by Empeirikion Foundation.

2004-2007: “Genes and Pesticides: Development and application of molecular diagnostics for the determination of fungicide resistance”, PYTHAGORAS, General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

2004-2009: “Development of molecular diagnostics for the detection of fungicide resistance” Research project funded by Bayer CropScience Hellas, BASF Agro Hellas and Syngenta Hellas.

2005-2009: “Phytopathological and molecular studies for the determination of resistance to complex III inhibitors and development of molecular diagnostics”, PENED 03/ΕΔ171, Bayer CropScience Hellas, BASF Agro Hellas, General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

2005-2009: “Fungicides and Mycotoxins: Phytopathological and molecular characterization of fungicide resistance mutations and the role on mycotoxin production in Aspergillus and Fusarium species”, PYTHAGORAS II, General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

2005-2010: “Genetic and biochemical identification of natural antimicrobial metabolites produced by antagonistic bacteria”, PENED 03/ΕΔ230, General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

2008-2010: “Studies of endosulfan residues in olive oil”, Research project funded by Ministry of Rural Development and Food.

2010: “Study on the effect of insecticides in cellular population having genetics and membranes modification for use in biosensors”, Postgraduate research project funded by the Ministry of Education and Religions, HRAKLEITOS II, EPEAEK, ESPA 2007-2013.

2010: “Study on the effect of herbicides on non-target photosynthetic organisms by the use of bio-indicators, Postgraduate research project funded by the Ministry of Education and Religions, HRAKLEITOS II, EPEAEK, ESPA 2007-2013.

2011: “Strategy of managing the aflatoxin problem in dried figs within the framework of the integrated management of fig tree cultivation”. Acronym: AFLAFIG, ARCHIMIDIS, ID: teikal11, Ministry of Education and Religions, ESPA 2007-2013.

2011: Development of IT and molecular diagnostic tools, for improving the sustainability of pesticide based approaches to control agricultural pests of major economic importance in Greece”. Acronym: GR-RBase, THALIS, ID: 426, Ministry of Education and Religions, ESPA 2007-2013, Coordinator: Ch. Louis, ITE, Dep. of Biology, University of Crete.

2011 (submitted): “Biochemical and Molecular Studies on the Role of Efflux Transporter Proteins in Fungicide Resistance and Mycotoxin Production by Fusarium Species”, (POSTDOCTORAL RESEACRH PROJECT, Pescticide Laboratory/AUA-Greece, Laboratory of Molecular Phytopathology and Mycotoxin Research/University of Göttingen-Germany, GSRT, European Social Fund and Greek Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs, General Secretariat of Research and Technology).

2011 (submitted): “Fusarium mycotoxins in cereals and by-products”, Framework Program for Research, Technological Development and Innovation 2009-2010 (ΔΙΔΑΚΤΩΡ/0311), Republic of Cyprus, European Union.