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- July 23, 2018
Dr. Ioannis Ganopoulos was born in 1982 in Drama, Greece. Dr. Ganopoulos received his BSc degree in Agriculture from the University of Thessaly (2000-2005) his MS in plant breeding and plant physiology from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2005-2007) and his PhD in Plant Breeding from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2008–2013).
Dr. Ioannis Ganopoulos is a researcher of the Institute of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources-ELGO Demeter and has a scientific background on plants biotechnology on genetics and genomics, developing molecular markers (RAPD, SSR, ISSR, SNP) to identify population structure and phylogenetic relationships. His main research interests focus on plant molecular breeding, plant population genetics and genomics, genetic diversity, DNA barcoding and molecular markers. His recent scientific interests focus on epigenetics, DNA methylation and trascriptomic analysis for molecular breeding purposes. He has participated in six research projects, one of them competitive European project. He has published seventy-four (74) reviewed articles in SCI journals. He was a co-worker in national/international projects and he is Editor in Frontiers in Plant Science journal.