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Chrysoula Pitsouli

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Department of Biological Sciences
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus

Chrysoula Pitsouli

Biography

B.Sc. in Biology (1998) Department of Biology, University of Crete, Heraklion M.Sc. in Molecular Biology & Biomedicine (2000) Department of Biology, University of Crete and IMBB, Heraklion Ph.D. in Molecular Biology & Biomedicine (2005) Department of Biology, University of Crete and IMBB, Heraklion Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2005-2011) Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston Assistant Professor (2012- ) Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus, Nicosia

Research Interest

Development and homeostasis in Drosophila melanogaster 1. Identification of signaling pathways that control development of oxygen-transporting tubes 2. Remodeling of oxygen-transporting tubes during intestinal inflammation and cancer

Publications

  • Pitsouli, C. and Perrimon, N. (2010). Embryonic multipotent progenitors remodel the Drosophila airways during metamorphosis. Development 137(21): 3615-24

  • Bangi, E., Pitsouli, C., Rahme, L.G., Cagan, R.et al(2012). Immune response to bacteria induces dissemination of Ras-activated Drosophila hindgut cells. EMBO Reports 13(6):569-76

  • Pitsouli, C. and Perrimon, N. (2013). The homeobox transcription factor Cut coordinates patterning and growth during Drosophila airway remodeling. Science Signaling 6(263):ra12

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