Bacteriology: Study of Greek bee products (corresponding bioactive molecules as well) microbiome. Study of honeybee (Apis melifera) microbiome and pathogens. Antibacterial properties and mode of action of Greek bee products. Microbial diversity in cultural heritage objects and biodeterioration.
Molecular microbiology with emphasis on Pseudomonad biology (High-affinity iron uptake systems, oxidative stress, cyanogenesis, gene regulation, antibiotic resistance) Biotechnological Application of Pseudomonads in Agriculture and Environment.
Virology: Molecular detection and identification of Enteroviruses from clinical and environmental samples, detection of recombination events and effects on virus circulation. Molecular detection and identification of HPVs and human gene polymorphism association with the development of cervical cancer. Development of molecular methods for the detection of replication activity in Enteroviruses. Molecular testing of enterovirus inactivation techniques.
Study of the anti-viral activity of Greek honeys and other beehive products. Molecular study of viral bee pathogens.