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Vasileios Fotopoulos

  • (B.Sc., M.Sc., D.I.C., Ph.D.)
  • Associate Professor
  • Cyprus University of Technology
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Vasileios Fotopoulos is a lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology and Food Science. He obtained his BSc in Horticulture from Wye College, University of London, and his MSc in Pest Management (Plant Disease) from Imperial College London. He holds a PhD in Plant Molecular Biology from the University of Southampton, U.K. His post-doctoral research was carried out in the Laboratory of Biotechnology of Pharmaceutical Plants at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, as well as in the Institute of Agrobiotechnology, CE.R.T.H., in Thessaloniki. His main research interests include the study of the antioxidant mechanism of plants under abiotic and biotic stress conditions, as well as the nutrient transfer between host/pathogen at a molecular and biochemical level.

Recent publications

  • Comprehensive approaches reveal key transcripts and metabolites highlighting metabolic diversity among three oriental tobacco varieties

    • Tsaballa A
    • Sarrou E
    • Xanthopoulou A
    • et al.
  • Impact of two arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on Arundo donax L. response to salt stress

    • Pollastri S
    • Savvides A
    • Pesando M
    • et al.

Professional experience

Associate Professor

Cyprus University of Technology

June 2008 - Present


Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Biology

University of Southampton

October 1999 - September 2003(4 years)

M.Sc., D.I.C. in Plant Disease

Imperial College London

September 1998 - September 1999(a year)

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Horticulture

Wye College, University of London

September 1995 - September 1998(3 years)

Co-authors (181)

  • muhammad riaz
  • Aristodimos Lanitis
  • Dimitrios Skarlatos