Nikolaos Giagtzoglou, Ph.D.
Nikolaos Giagtzoglou, Ph.D. is a research assistant professor in the Laboratory for Integrative Functional Genomics. He completed his B.Sc. in Biology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) and a Masters in Molecular Genetics at Leicester University (UK). Following his Ph.D. at the University of Crete, Dr. Giagtzoglou completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, studying Drosophila endosomal pathways in cell signaling and neurodegeneration. Dr. Giagtzoglou is currently developing improved models of Alzheimer's disease in flies, and leveraging these systems to understand mechanisms of disease susceptibility and pathogenesis, including the potential role of cellular adhesion pathways.