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Unlocking Protein Aggregation Through Machine Learning: An Interview with Prof. Nikos Hatzakis

More than a century has passed since pathological protein “packages” were first identified in the brains of patients with neurodegenerative diseases. Many of these diseases have been linked to proteins failing to fold properly or maintain their native structure, rendering them non-functional and prone to aggregation in various brain regions. Scientists worldwide are seeking new…

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Thank You for a Successful Workshop!

The Twin4Promis team would like to thank all the speakers and participants of the recent workshop on “Folding and Misfolding of Soluble and Integral Membrane Proteins,” held at the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens, Greece, from June 12 to June 14, 2024. Their insightful presentations and engaging discussions created a fantastic platform for knowledge…

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Twin4Promis Training Workshop 12-14 June 2024

We are delighted to invite you to participate in the upcoming training workshop entitled “Folding and Misfolding of Soluble and Integral Membrane Proteins”, which will be held at the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens, Greece from June 12 to June 14, 2024. This workshop is organized within the framework of the Twin4Promis project and…

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NHRF Institutional visit and Scientific seminar by Prof. Michel Bouvier

On Wednesday, May 15, 2024, Prof. Michel Bouvier, an esteemed member of the Twin4Promis scientific board, will perform his institutional visit at the premises of the National Hellenic Research Foundation. In the framework of his visit, Prof. Bouvier will deliver a scientific seminar entitled “Pharmacological Chaperones for the treatment of GPCR misfolding diseases; Nephrogenic Diabetes…

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Discovering New Scents and Eco-Friendly Innovations: Inside Dr. Sotirios Kampranis’ Lab

“In Dr. Sotirios Kampranis’ laboratory in Copenhagen, a remarkable alchemy unfolds, yielding fragrances uncharted by human senses, yeast imbued with taste and scent, and a groundbreaking process, where toxicity-free, anti-obesity substances are born. This magical synthesis defies convention, representing a frontier of discovery, where science transcends into imagination.” How does one get a useful substance…

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Reflections from the NHRF institutional visit at VIB, Belgium

A delegation from the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF), comprising members including Dr. Georgios Skretas, Principal Investigator and Coordinator of Twin4Promis; Mrs. Ioanna Petrohilou, NHRF Administrative Director; Mrs. Kleri Foniadaki, Head of NHRF Grants Office; Dr. Dimitra Zarafeta, Twin4Promis Project Manager; and Dr. Maria Chatzidaki, Twin4Promis Science Communication Officer, were hosted at the VIB Swift…

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Neuroscience Festival 03 & 10 March 2024

Every March, organizations worldwide unite for the global Brain Awareness Week, aiming to educate the public about the incredible functionality of the brain and how advancements in research are shaping our lives. As part of this initiative, the Eugenides Foundation, in collaboration with Twin4Promis and other academic and scientific institutions, organizes a Neuroscience Festival. This…

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EMBO Outreach Event on February 22

We are happy to announce that on Thursday 22 February, BSRC Alexander Fleming will host an EMBO Outreach Event where PhD students and postdoctoral researchers will have the opportunity to find out more about EMBO Fellowships and other funding schemes supporting life scientists in Greece. An introduction to EMBO scientific publishing will also be given.…

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