Photo Katerina Nastou

PhD Student

2014 - present: Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, PhD in Bioinformatics, entitled "Computational studies of structure and function of membrane proteins" (Supervisor: Prof. S.J. Hamodrakas)

2014- 2015: MSc in Bioinformatics, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens

2009 - 2014: BSc in Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens

1. Prediction of Protein Structure and Function.
2. Biological Databases.
3. Protein-Protein Interactions
4. Visualization and Analysis of Biological Networks.

Tsiolaki P.L, Nastou K.C., Hamodrakas S.J., Iconomidou V.A. (2017) Mining databases for protein aggregation: a review. Amyloid Sep;24(3):143-152. [Abstract] [PDF] doi: 10.1080/13506129.2017.1353966
Biza, K.V.*, Nastou, K.C.*, Tsiolaki, P.L.*, Mastrokalou, C.V., Hamodrakas, S.J., Iconomidou, V.A. (2017) The amyloid interactome: Exploring protein aggregation. PLoS ONE Mar 1;12(3):e0173163. [Abstract] [PDF] (*: Equally contributing authors) doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173163.
Nastou, K.C., Tsaousis, G.N., Papandreou, N.C., Hamodrakas, S.J. (2016) MBPpred: Proteome-wide detection of membrane lipid-binding proteins using profile Hidden Markov Models. Biochim. Biophys. Acta Volume 1864, Issue 7, pp. 747–754. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplementary Material] doi: 10.1016/j.bbapap.2016.03.015.
Nastou, K.C., Tsaousis, G.N., Kremizas, K.E., Litou, Z.I., Hamodrakas, S.J. (2014) The Human Plasma Membrane Peripherome: Visualization and Analysis of Interactions. BioMed Research International, vol. 2014. doi: 10.1155/2014/397145 [Abstract] [PDF]
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  1. Tsiolaki, P.L., Nastou K.C., Louros N.N., Hamodrakas S.J., Iconomidou V.A. (2017) Exploring amyloidogenicity of Clusterin: a structural and bioinformatics analysis. Adv. Exp. Med. and Biol.: GeNeDis 2016, 2017;989:93-107 [Abstract] [Full Text] doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-57348-9_8.