Curriculum Vitae
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Education:
2009-2012
2005-2009
2000-2004
Employment Record:
April 2014-present
Jan 2013-March 2014
Nov 2009- Dec 2012
Jan-Jun 2009
May-Dec 2008
May-Nov 2004
Prizes and Awards:
Jan 2013-April 2014
April-July 2013
October 2012
Nov 2009- Dec 2012
Jan-Jun 2009
Carmen Andrikou
27 January 1982
Greek/British
Thormøhlensgate 55, 5008, Bergen, Norway
+4755584292, +4746299431
[email protected]
[email protected]
PhD program at Stazione Zoologica „Anton Dohrn‟ di Napoli, Italy. Department of
Cellular and Developmental Biology. Host University: Open University of London.
PhD Thesis: „Evolution of mesoderm specification and myogenesis in sea urchin‟.
Supervisor: Dr. Maria Ina Arnone, Stazione Zoologica „Anton Dohrn‟ di Napoli,
Italy. External supervisor: Professor Dr. Ulrich Technau, University of Vienna,
Austria.
Bachelor degree of Science. Degree Grade: 7.15/10. University of Patras, Greece.
Department of Biology. Bachelor Diploma Thesis: “Study of the expression
patterns and the regeneration ability in S.roscoffensis”. Supervisor: Professor Dr.
Constantin N. Flytzanis, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Patras,
Greece. Co-supervisor: Professor Dr. Pedro Martinez, Department of Genetics,
University of Barcelona, Spain.
Bachelor degree, Registered Nurse. Degree Grade: 8.22/10. Technological
Institute of Patras, Greece. Department of Nursery, Bachelor Diploma Thesis:
“Schizophrenia and violence”. Supervisor: Professor Dr. Maria Papadimitriou,
Department of Nursery, University of Patras, Greece.
Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, Bergen, Norway.
Comparative Developmental Biology (postdoc). Study of evolution of blood and
circulatory system. Supervisor: Dr. Andreas Hejnol
Stazione Zoologica „Anton Dohrn‟, Naples, Italy. Department of Cellular and
Developmental Biology (postdoc). Study of evolution of the role of Brachyury by
Chip-seq. Supervisor: Dr. Maria Ina Arnone
Stazione Zoologica „Anton Dohrn‟, Naples, Italy. Department of Cellular and
Developmental Biology (PhD program). Study of GRN driving sea urchin embryo
mesoderm specification and muscle development. Supervisor: Dr. Maria Ina
Arnone
University of Barcelona, Spain. Department of Genetics (undergraduate research
formation). Molecular characterization and study of regeneration ability in acoels.
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Pedro Martinez
University of Patras, Greece. Department of Molecular Biology (undergraduate
research formation). Molecular characterization of COUP transcription factor in
sea urchin embryos. Supervisor: Professor Dr. Constantin N. Flytzanis
„Ippokration‟ University Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece. Departments of ICU,
Transplantations and Cardiology (paid employee as a Registered Nurse)
MODO Italian national fellowship
EMBO short-term fellowship
MBL Scholarship for „Gene Regulatory Networks‟ course tuition
ESR Marie Curie fellowship within EVONET Initial Training Network (ITN)
Erasmus Student fellowship
Invited talks and seminars:
1.
3rd International Congress on Invertebrate Morphology “A Gene Regulatory Network driving muscle
development: insights from sea urchins”. Berlin, Germany. August, 2014. Invited speaker in the symposium
“Development and Morphology of Mesodermal Derivatives”
2.
Developmental Biology of the Sea urchin XXII “A Gene Regulatory Network driving sea urchin embryonic
muscle development: a Fox family tale”. Woodshole (MA), USA. April, 2014. Invited speaker in the Plenary
Session V. “Specification”
3.
Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology “Similar structure…different architecture: lessons
from sea urchins”. Bergen, Norway. November, 2013 (Job Seminar)
Scientific presentations:
1. EuroEvoDevo “Evolution of Brachyury role in animal development” (poster). Andrikou Carmen, Michaela
Schwaiger, Anna Gilles, Josefine St ngberg, Maria Ina Arnone and Ulrich Technau. Vienna, Austria. July,
2014.
2. 7th tunicate meeting “A gene regulatory network driving myogenesis in the sea urchin embryo: an evolutionary
perspective” (poster). Andrikou Carmen, Maria Ina Arnone. Naples, Italy. July, 2013.
3. MODO MidTerm Review meeting “Gene Regulatory networks in development” (oral presentation). Andrikou
Carmen, Rossella Annunziata, Maria Ina Arnone. Naples, Italy. June, 2013.
4. Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn di Napoli “Similar structure…different architecture” (oral presentation).
Andrikou Carmen, Maria Ina Arnone. Naples, Italy. February, 2013.
5. Developmental Biology of the Sea urchin XXI “Evolution of a gene regulatory network that orchestrates
myogenesis in sea urchin” (oral presentation). Andrikou Carmen, Maria Ina Arnone. Woodshole (MA), USA.
October, 2012.
6. Evonet symposium 'Evolution of GRN in animal development' “Evolution of Gene Networks orchestrating
myogenesis: the case of sea urchin” (oral presentation). Andrikou Carmen, Maria Ina Arnone. Vienna,
Austria. September, 2012.
7. Evonet symposium 'Evolution of GRN in animal development'. “Evolution of Brachyury: towards a ChIP-seq
approach in sea urchin” (poster) Josefine Stangberg, Andrikou Carmen and Maria Ina Arnone. Vienna,
Austria. September, 2012.
8. Evonet Graduate summer school 5 (oral presentation). Andrikou Carmen, Maria Ina Arnone. London, UK.
May 2012.
9. Evonet Graduate summer school 4 (oral presentation). Andrikou Carmen, Maria Ina Arnone. Bergen, Norway.
May, 2011.
10. Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn di Napoli “Conservation and divergence of key mesodermal regulators in the
S.purpuratus embryo” (oral presentation). Andrikou Carmen, Maria Ina Arnone. Naples, Italy. April, 2011.
11. Developmental Biology of the Sea urchin XX “Conservation and divergence of key mesodermal regulators in
the S.purpuratus embryo” (poster). Andrikou Carmen, Maria Ina Arnone. Woodshole (MA), USA. April,
2011.
12. Evonet MidTerm Review meeting (oral presentation). Andrikou Carmen, Maria Ina Arnone. Naples, Italy.
September, 2010.
13. Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn di Napoli “Evolution of mesoderm specification” (oral presentation).
Andrikou Carmen, Maria Ina Arnone. Naples, Italy. May, 2010.
14. 32nd Hellenic Conference of Nursery “Schizophrenia and violence” (oral presentation). Carmen Andrikou,
Antoniadou Maria and Maria Papadimitriou. Thessaloniki, Greece. May, 2004.
Teaching:
June 2013 Teaching assistant in EMBO course in „Marine animal models in evolution and development‟ in
Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences, Kristinenberg, Sweden
June 2011 Teaching assistant in EMBO course in „Marine animal models in evolution and development‟ in
Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences, Kristinenberg, Sweden
Publications:
1.
Andrikou C. and M.I. Arnone. Cooption of Brachyury factor in gut patterning among euechinoids. <In
preparation>
2.
Andrikou Carmen, Schwaiger Michaela, Gilles Anna, St ngberg Josefine, Arnone I. Maria and Ulrich
Technau. Evolution of the role of Brachyury in animal development. <In preparation>
3.
Andrikou C. and M.I. Arnone. Too many ways to make a muscle; evolution of GRNs governing
myogenesis. Zoologischer Anzeiger, invited review <Submitted>
4.
Andrikou Carmen, Su Yi-Hsien and Maria I. Arnone. Logics and properties of a genetic regulatory
program that drives embryonic muscle development in an echinoderm. <Submitted>
5.
Annunziata Rossella, Perillo Margherita, Andrikou Carmen, Cole G. Alison, Martinez Pedro and Maria I.
Arnone. Pattern and Process During Sea Urchin Gut Morphogenesis: The Regulatory Landscape. Genesis
2013, 1–18.
6.
Andrikou Carmen, Iovene Edmondo, Rizzo Francesca, Oliveri Paola and Maria I. Arnone. Myogenesis in
the sea urchin embryo: the molecular fingerprint of the myoblast precursors. EvoDevo 2013, 4:33.
Languages:
GREEK: Native
ENGLISH: Certificate of proficiency (University of Cambridge). December, 2004
GERMAN: Zentrale Mittelstufenprüfung (Goethe Institut). September, 1998
ITALIAN: Good