Effie Tsakalidou

Effie Tsakalidou

Effie Tsakalidou is Professor of Food Biochemistry in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. She is also the Director of the ACA-DC collection of microorganisms of the Laboratory of Dairy Research. Her research interests lie in the field of lactic acid bacteria, with emphasis on taxonomy, metabolism, physiology, genetics, bioinformatics, antimicrobial peptides, probiotics and technological performance. She has co-authored over 280 publications in the above fields, 280 publications in the above fields, including 86 research papers and 8 review papers in peer-reviewed journals along with 14 book chapters, and presented 8 non-conference invited papers, 121 papers in international conferences and 73 papers in national conferences. She is the coordinator of a number of National and European research projects, member of the Editorial Board in international scientific journals as well as member of scientific societies. Effie Tsakalidou is the Head of the Laboratory of Dairy Research. Since 2012, she is the Vice President of the Council of the Agricultural University of Athens.

Affiliations and Expertise

Food Biochemistry Laboratory, Dairy Research Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece