Fotis C. Kafatos (born in Heraklion,Crete, Greece) is a prominent Greek biologist. Heraklion or Iraklion (Ηράκλειο Irákleio, iˈɾaklio̞ Candia is the largest city and capital of Crete. Crete ( Greek: Κρήτη transliteration: Krētē, modern transliteration Kriti) is the largest of the Greek islands and the Greece (Ελλάδα transliterated: Elláda, historically, Ellás,) officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία A biologist is a Scientist devoted to and producing results in Biology through the study of Organisms Typically biologists study organisms and their relationship
Kafatos received his Bachelor's degree at Cornell University, and his Ph.D. from Harvard University (1965). "PhD" redirects here for other uses see PhD (disambiguation. He was Assistant Professor and later Professor and Chairman of the department of Cellular and Developmental Biology of Harvard University, Professor of Biology at the University of Athens and at the University of Crete, director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in Heraklion and, most notably, Director-General of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory from 1993 to 2005. Developmental Biology is the official journal of the Society for Developmental Biology. The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Εθνικόν και Καποδιστριακόν Πανεπιστήμιον Αθηνών usually referred to simply as the The University of Crete (UOC is the principal higher education institution on the island of Crete, Greece. Heraklion or Iraklion (Ηράκλειο Irákleio, iˈɾaklio̞ Candia is the largest city and capital of Crete. The European Molecular Biology Laboratory ( EMBL) is a Molecular biology research institution supported by 20 European countries and Australia as associate member state Since 2005, he has been a professor at Imperial College in London. Imperial College London (officially The Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine as given in its Royal Charter It is one of only three universities to have reached London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Royal Society of London, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Académie des Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences. The Royal Society of London for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge, known simply as The Royal Society, is a Learned society for science that was founded in 1660 The Pontifical Academy of Sciences was founded by the Roman Catholic Church in 1936 under its current name by Pope Pius XI and is placed under the protection of the The French Academy of Sciences ( French: Académie des sciences) is a Learned society, founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the The National Academy of Sciences (NAS is a corporation in the United States whose members serve Pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science He is currently Chairman of the scientific council of the European Research Council. The European Research Council (ERC is a Funding body for science in the European Union.
A prominent scientist world-wide, Fotis Kafatos is the most influential Greek biologist, having had a pivotal role in the establishment of the Faculty of Biology in the University of Athens, the Faculty of Biology in the University of Crete and the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in Heraklion. A scientist, in the broadest sense refers to any person that engages in a systematic activity to acquire Knowledge or an individual that engages in such practices A biologist is a Scientist devoted to and producing results in Biology through the study of Organisms Typically biologists study organisms and their relationship The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Εθνικόν και Καποδιστριακόν Πανεπιστήμιον Αθηνών usually referred to simply as the The University of Crete (UOC is the principal higher education institution on the island of Crete, Greece. Heraklion or Iraklion (Ηράκλειο Irákleio, iˈɾaklio̞ Candia is the largest city and capital of Crete. His contributions to international science include the development of cDNA cloning technology, the initiation of the Drosophila melanogaster Genome Project, and for his coordinated efforts in the field of malaria research. In Genetics, complementary DNA ( cDNA) is DNA synthesized from a mature MRNA template in a reaction catalyzed by the enzyme Reverse Cloning in Biology is the process of producing populations of genetically-identical individuals that occurs in nature when organisms such as Bacteria, Insects Drosophila melanogaster (from the Greek for black-bellied dew-lover) is a two-winged insect that belongs to the Diptera, the order Genome projects are Scientific endeavours that ultimately aim to determine the complete Genome sequence of an Organism (be it an Animal, a Malaria is a vector -borne Infectious disease caused by Protozoan Parasites It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions including Towards these ends, Fotis Kafatos spearheaded the consortium of the Anopheles gambiae (Mosquito) Genome Project, which was completed in 2002. Mosquitoes are insects in the family Culicidae. They have a pair of scaled wings a pair of Halteres, a slender body and long legs