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Georgios Aivalakis

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Aivalakis cv EL.doc, Aivalakis cv EN.doc

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Studies

PhD Thesis entitled "Study of Anatomical and Phusiological-Biochemical characters of primary root during its development" under the supervision of Prof. Ioannis Drossopoulos in the Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Agricultural University of Athens (1993-1998).
Post-Graduate Scholar (National Scholarship Foundation) at the University of Reading (Botany School). "Pollen stigma interactions" (1989).
Scholarship of the Laboratory of Soil Science of NCSR "Demokritos"  focused on Soil Microbiology (1978).
Graduate of the Highest College of Agriculture of Athens (1977).

Occupation

Associate Professor of the Department of Agricultural Biotechnology of the Agricultural University of Athens (2010-).
Assistant Professor of the Department of Agricultural Biotechnology of the Agricultural University of Athens (2005-2009).
Lecturer of the Department of Agricultural Biotechnology of the Agricultural University of Athens (1998-2008).
Scientific collaborator in the Laboratory of Plant Physiology of the Agricultural University of Athens (1981-1998).

Aivalakis cv EL.doc, Aivalakis cv EN.doc

A. PhD Thesis

«Study of Anatomical and Phusiological-Biochemical characters of primary root during its development», ΓΠΑ, 1998.

B. Research Papers in International Journals

1. Drossopoulos JB, Buranis DL, Aivalakis G, Tsomokos A (1997). Distribution profiles of dry matter and total nitrogen in leaves and stems of oriental field grown tobacco plants at different nitrogen levels. J. Plant Nutr 20, 695-713.
2. Kintzios S, Barberaki M, Aivalakis G, Drossopoulos JB, Cholevas C. In vitro morphogenetic responses of mature wheat embryos to different NaCl concentrations and growth regulator treatments. Plant Breeding 116, 113-118.
3.  Drossopoulos JB, Buranis DL, Kintzios S, Aivalakis G, Triposcoufi A (1998). Distribution profiles of selected micronutrients in oriental field grown tobacco plants as affected by nitrogen fertilization. J. Plant Nutr 21, 1361-1406.
4. Kitsaki CK, Aivalakis G,, Aivalakis G, Anastasiadou F, Delis C (1999). In vitro studies of ABA and Ethephon induced abscission in olive organs J. Hort. Sci. Biotechn. 74, 19-25.
5. Drossopoulos JB, Buranis DL, Kintzios S, Aivalakis G, Karides J, Chorianopoulou SN, Kitsaki CK (1999). Effect of nitrogen fertilization on distribution profiles of selected macronutrients in oriental field grown tobacco plants. J. Plant Nutr 22, 257-547.
6.  Buranis DL, Kitsaki CK, Chorianopoulou SN, Aivalakis G, Drossopoulos JB (1999). The nutritional dynamics of olive tree flowers J. Plant Nutr 22, 245-257.
7.  Kavroulakis N, Flemetakis E, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2000). Carbon metabolism in developing soybean nodules: the role of carbonic anhydrase. Mol. Plant-Microb. Interact. 13, 14-22.
8. Kintzios S, Papagiannakis E, Aivalakis G, Konstas J, Bouranis D, Cristodoulopoulou L (2002). The effect of casein and its constituents on the development of tissue culture and somatic embryogenesis from Malva sylvestris L.: a preliminary study. J. Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants, 9, 211-215.
9. Kintzios S, Barberaki M, Tourgelis P, Aivalakis G, Volioti A (2002). Preliminary evaluation of somaclonal variation for the in vitro propagation of new toxic proteins from Viscum album L. J. Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants, 9, 217-221.
10. Flemetakis E, Dimou M, Cotzur D, Aivalakis G, Efrose RC, Kenoutis C, Udvardi M Katinakis P (2003) A Lotus japonicas beta type carbonic anhydrase gene expression pattern suggests dinstict physiological roles during nodule development. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 168, 186-194.
11. Flemetakis E, Dimou M, Cotzur D, Efrose RC, Aivalakis G, Colebatch G, Udvardi M Katinakis P (2003). Sucrose transporter, LjSUT4, is upregulated during Lotus japonicus nodule development J. Exp. Bot. 54, 1789-1791.
12. Roussis A, Flemetakis E, Dimou M, Kavroulakis N, Vernieraki A, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2003) Nodulin PvNod33, a putative phosphatase whose expression is induced during Phaseolus vulgaris nodule development Plant Physiol. Biochem. 41, 719-725.
13. Kavroulakis N, Flemetakis E, Aivalakis G, Dahiya P, Brewin NJ, Fasseas K, Hatzopoulos P, Katinakis P (2003). Tissue distribution and subcellular localization of carbonic anhydrase in mature soybean root nodules indicates a role in CO2 diffusion. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 41, 479-484.
14. Aivalakis G, Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Plati F, Katinakis P, Drossopoulos JB (2004). Immunolocalization of carbonic anhydrase and phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase in developing seeds of Medicago sativa. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 42, 181-186.
15. Flemetakis E, Efrose RC, Desbrosses G, Dimou M, Delis C, Aivalakis G, Uvardi M, Katinakis P (2004) Induction and spatial organization of polyamine synthesis during nodule development in Lotus japonicus. Mol. Plant-Microb. Interact. 17, 1283-93.
16. Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Delis C, Aivalakis G, Spiropoulos KG, Katinakis P. (2005) Co-expression of two sugar transporters in primary and lateral roots of etiolated Glycine max seedlings.Plant Growth Regul. 45, 259-266.
17. Delis C, Dimou M, Efrose RC, Flemetakis E, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P. (2005) Ornithine decarboxylase and arginine decarboxylase gene transcripts are co-localizec in developing tissues of Glycine max etiolated seedlings. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 43, 19-25.
18. Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Delis C, Aivalakis G, Spiropoulos KG, Katinakis P (2005) Genes coding for a putative cell wall invertase and two purative monosaccharide/H+ transporters are expressed in roots of etiolated Glycine max seedlings Plant Sci. 169, 798-804.
19. Delis C, Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2006). A root- and hypocotyls-specific gene coding for copper-containing amine oxidase is related to cell expansion in soybean seedlings. J. Exp. Bot. 57, 101-111.
20. Flemetakis E, Efrose RC, Ott T, Stedel K, Aivalakis G, Udvardi MK, Katinakis P (2006) Spacial and temporal organization of sucrose metabolism in Lotus japonicus nitrogen-fixing nodules suggests a role for the elusive alkaline/neutral invertase. Plant Mol. Biol. 62, 53-69.
21. Darawsheh MK, Aivalakis G, Bouranis DL (2007) Effect of cultivation system on cotton development, seed cotton production and lint quality Eur. J. Plant Sci. Biotechn. 1, 206-213.
22. Alexopoulos AA, Aivalakis G, Akoumianakis KA, Passam HC (2007) Effect of foliar applications of gibberellic acid or daminozide on plant growth, tuberization, and carbohydrate accumulation in tubers grown from true potato seed. J. Hort. Sci. Biotechn. 82, 535-540.
23. Akoumianakis KA, Aivalakis G, Alexopoulos AA, Karapanos IC, Skarmoutsos K, Passam HC (2008) Bromoethane-induced changes in respiration rate, ethylene synthesis, and enzyme activities in potato tubers in relation to dormancy breakage. J. Hort. Sci. Biotechn. 83, 441-446.
24. Alexopoulos AA, Aivalakis G, Akoumianakis KA, Passam HC (2008). Effect of gibberellic acid on the duration of dormancy of potato tubers produced by plants derived from true potato seed. Postharvest Biol. Techn. 49, 424-430.
25.  Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2008) Biochemistry and molecular biology of tomato and pepper fruit ripening. Eur. J. Plant Sci. Biotechn. 2, 145-155 (invited review).
26. Alexopoulos AA, Aivalakis G, Akoumianakis KA and. Passam HC (2009). Bromoethane induces dormancy breakage and metabolic changes in tubers derived fron true potato seed. Postharvest Biology and Technology 54, 165-171.
27. Dimou M, Paunescu A, Aivalakis G, Flemetakis E, Katinakis P (2009) Co-localization of Carbonic Anhydrase and Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxylase and Localization of Pyruvate Kinase in Roots and Hypocotyls of Etiolated Glycine max Seedlings Int.J. Molec.Sci.10, 2896-2910
28. Darawsheh, MK, Chachalis D, Aivalakis G and Khah EM (2009) Cotton row spacing and plant density cropping systems. I. Effects on accumulation and partitioninfg of dry mass and LAI . J. Food, Agric. Environ. 7, (3&4) --.
29. Darawsheh, MK, Chachalis D, Aivalakis G and Khah EM (2009) Cotton row spacing and plant density cropping systems. II. Effects on cotton yield, boll components and lint quality. J. Food, Agric. Environ. 7, (3&4)--.
30. Fotelli MN, Tsikou D , Kolliopoulou A, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P, Udvardi MK, Rennenberg H, Flemetakis E.(2011) Nodulation enhances dark CO2 fixation and recycling in the model legume Lotus japonicus J Exp. Bot 62, 2959-2971.
31. Nikolopoulou, A.-E., Nektarios, P.A., Aivalakis, G., Volterrani, M., Chronopoulos, I. (2012) Effects of rootzone CO2 and O2 levels on seed germination and stolon growth of Cynodon dactylon Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica Section B: Soil and Plant Science 62 (SUPPL.1), 53-61
32. Tsaniklidis, G., Delis, C., Liakopoulos, G., Karapanos, I., Katinakis, P., Passam, H.C., Aivalakis, G. (2012) Induced parthenocarpic cherry tomato fruits did not shown significant differences in l-ascorbate content but showed different pattern in GalLDH and GME expression Plant Growth Regulation 68 493-502
33. Diamantopoulos, P.D., Aivalakis, G., Flemetakis, E., Katinakis, P. (2013) Expression of three β-type carbonic anhydrases in tomato fruits Molecular Biology Reports 40, 4189-4196
34. Tsaniklidis G, C Delis, N Nikoloudakis, P Katinakis H-C Passam and G Aivalakis (2013) L-Ascorbic acid metabolism in parthenocarpic and seeded cherry tomatoes Plant Growth Regulation In press

C. Brief Publications and Conference Announcements

1. Elleman C, Sharker R, Aivalakis G, Slade E, Dickinson H (1989) Molecular physiology of pollen stigma interactions in Brassica. In Pland reproduction from floral induction to Pollination, pp 136-145, Lord E and Bernier G. (eds).
2. Flemetakis E, Dimou M, Kavroulakis N, Aivalakis G, kenoutis C, Cozur D, Efrose RC, Katinakis P (2002). Carbonic anhydrase in Lotus japonicus and soybean nodules.In 13th Congress of the Federation of European Societies of Plant Physiology. Book of abstracts p399. Roubelakis-Angelakis KA (ed).
3. Dimou M, Aivalakis G, Delis C, Katinakis P (2002) Sucrose carrier transcripts didtribution in developing and lateral roots of soybean etiolated seedlings. FESPP Congress. Book of Abstracts p. 360.Crete, Greece.
4. Delis C, Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Efrose CR, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2003). Expression of two ornithine decarboxylases and one arginine decarboxylase in soybean etiolated seedlings 55o Congress of Hellenic Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Book of Abstracts, Athens 2003, Greece, pp 117-121.
5. Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Delis C, Aivalakis, Gkani-Spyropoulou K, Katinakis P (2003). A monosaccharide/H+ transporter and a cell wall invertase are coexpressed in primary and secondary roots of etiolated soybean seedlings. 55o Congress of Hellenic Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Book of Abstracts, Athens 2003, Greece, pp 131-134.
6. Delis C, Aivalakis G, Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Efrose CR, Vernieraki A, Drossopoulos JB, Katinakis P (2003).Expression of genes coding for ornithine and arginine decarboxylases in young soybean seedlings. In Proccedings of 25th annual conference p.75. Hellenic Society of Biological Sciences.
7.  Dimou M, Aivalakis G, Delis C, Flemetakis E, Efrose CR, Vernieraki A, Gkani-Spyropoulou K, Katinakis P (2003) Expression of two Glycine max invertase isoforms. In Proccedings of 25th annual conference p.85. Hellenic Society of Biological Sciences.
8.  Efrose CR, Flemetakis E, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2003) A Lotus japonicus chalcone isomerase gene is expressed during nodule development 55o Congress of Hellenic Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Book of Abstracts, Athens 2003, Greece, pp 148-152.
9. Christaki M, Tsaniklidis G, Tsilikochrysos G, Diamantopoulos P , Karapanos I, Aivalakis G (2010). Immunolocalization of pep carboxykinase in parthenocarpic and seeded tomato fruits of cherry type. 32ο ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΟ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟ Ε.Ε.Β.Ε, ΚΑΡΠΕΝΗΣΙ, 20-22 Μαΐου.
10. Τσανικλίδης Γ, Σκαρμούτσος Κ, Δερμιτζάκη Ε. Αϊβαλάκις Γ (2010). H γήρανση του βαμβακόσπορου μειώνει τη δραστικότητα της ισοκιτρικής αφυδρογονάσης. 32ο ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΟ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟ Ε.Ε.Β.Ε, ΚΑΡΠΕΝΗΣΙ, 20-22 Μαΐου.

D. Nucleotide Sequences registered in genomic databases

1. AJ538041 Flemetakis E, Dimou M, Cotzur D, EfroseRC, Aivalakis G, Colebatch G, Udvardi M,Katinakis P (2008). Lotus japonicus mRNA for sucrose transporter 4 protein (sut4 gene).
2. AM949788 Diamantopoulos P, Aivalakis G, Flemetakis E, Katinakis P (2008) A putative cytoplasmic carbonic anhydrase in tomato.
3. ΑJ 563368 Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Delis C, Aivalakis G, Spyropoulos KG,Katinakis P (2005) Glycine max mRNA for beta-fructofuranosidase (cwinv gene)
4. AJ633365 Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Delis C, Aivalakis G, Spyropoulos KG,Katinakis P (2005) Glycine max mRNA for monosaccharide transporter (stp1 gene).
5. AJ633366. Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Delis C, Aivalakis G, Spyropoulos KG,Katinakis P (2005) Glycine max mRNA for monosaccharide transporter (mst1 gene).
6. AJ575747 Flemetakis E, Efrose RC, Desbrosses G, Dimou, M, Delis C, Aivalakis G, Udvardi MK and Katinakis P (2005) Lotus japonicus partial mRNA for arginine decarboxylase (adc gene).
7. AJ575746 Flemetakis E, Efrose RC, Desbrosses G, Dimou M, Delis C, Aivalakis G, Udvardi MK,Katinakis P(2005) Lotus japonicus mRNA for ornithine decarboxylase (odc gene)
8. AJ849378 Diamantopoulos P, Aivalakis G, Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Delis C, Katinakis P(2005) Lycopersicon esculentum mRNA for formate dehydrogenase (fdh gene)
9. AJ849377 Aivalakis G, Flemetakis E, Delis C, Dimou M, Diamantopoulos P, Katinakis P (2005) Lycopersicon esculentum mRNA for 1,4-alpha-glucan-maltohydrolase (bmy3 gene).
10.  AJ543754 Flemetakis E, Dimou M, Cotzur D, Aivalakis G, Efrose RC, Kenoutis C, Udvardi M, Katinakis P (2005) Lotus japonicus mRNA for carbonic anhydrase (ca1 gene).
11. AJ239132 Kavroulakis N, Flemetakis E, Aivalakis G, Katinakis,P.(2005) Glycine max mRNA for carbonic anhydrase.
12. AJ563383 Delis C, Dimou M, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P(2005) Glycine max mRNA for ornithine decarboxylase (odc2 gene).
13. AJ563382 Delis C, Dimou M, Efrose RC, Flemetakis E, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2005) Glycine max mRNA for ornithine decarboxylase (odc1 gene).
14.  AJ717412 Efrose RC, Flemetakis E, Dimou M, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2005) Lotus corniculatus var. japonicus mRNA for putative neutral/alkaline invertase (inv1 gene), clone LjInv1.
15. AJ849379 Diamantopoulos P, Delis C , Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Aivalakis G,Katinakis,P (2004) Lycopersicon esculentum mRNA for chloroplast malate dehydrogenase (mdh gene).
16. AJ849376 Diamantopoulos PD, Aivalakis G, Flemetakis E, Katinakis P (2004) Lycopersicon esculentum mRNA for chloroplast carbonic anhydrase (ca2 gene).
17. AJ849375 Diamantopoulos PD, Aivalakis G, Flemetakis E, Katinakis P (2004) Lycopersicon esculentum mRNA for carbonic anhydrase (ca1 gene).
18. AJ518838 Roussis A, Flemetakis E, Dimou M, Kavroulakis N, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P(2004) Phaseolus vulgaris mRNA for putative phosphatase (nod33 gene).
19. AJ518837 Roussis A, Flemetakis E, Dimou M, Kavroulakis N, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P(2004) Glycine max mRNA for putative phosphatase (nod33 gene).
20. AJ583529 Delis C, Dimou M, Flemetakis E, Efrose RC, Aivalakis G, Katinakis,P (2004) Glycine max mRNA for diamine oxidase (dao gene).
21. AJ606077 Delis C, Flemetakis E, Dimou M, Efrose RC, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2004) Lycopersicon esculentum mRNA for putative spermine synthase (spe4 gene).
22. AJ606313 Aivalakis G, Flemetakis E, Fragouli R, Katinakis P (2003) Lycopersicon esculentum mRNA for alpha glucosidase II (gluII gene).
23. AJ563367 Dimou M, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2003) Glycine max mRNA for sorbitol-like transporter (stp gene).
24. AJ563364 Dimou M, Aivalakis G, Katinakis P (2003) Glycine max mRNA for sucrose transporter (sut1 gene).