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Publications

International peer-reviewed journals:

2017

19. Gkelis S., Panou M., Chronis I., Zervou S.K., Christophoridis Ch., Manolidi K., Ntislidou Ch., Triantis Th., Kaloudis T., Hiskia A., Kagalou I., Lazaridou M. 2017. Monitoring a newly re-born patient: water quality and cyanotoxin occurrence in a reconstructed shallow Mediterranean lake. Advances in Limnology and Oceanography 8 (1).   

18. Gkelis S., Vlamis A. 2017. Can cyanobacteria infect underground water sources? Indications from small scale monitoring of natural drinking water source. Advances in Limnology and Oceanography 8 (1).   PDFPDF   

2016

17. Gkelis, S., Panou, M. 2016. Capturing biodiversity: linking a cyanobacteria culture collection to the “scratchpads” virtual research environment enhances biodiversity knowledge. Biodiversity Data Journal 4: e7965

16. Gkelis, S., Ourailidis, I., Panou, M, Pappas, N. 2016. Cyanobacteria of Greece: an annotated checklist. Biodiversity Data Journal 4: e10084

2015

15. Gkelis S., Fernandez-Tussy, P., Zaoutsos, N. 2015. Isolation and preliminary characterization of cyanobacteria strains from freshwaters of Greece. Open Life Sci 10: 52-60.

14. Gkelis S., Lanaras, T., Sivonen, K. Cyanobacterial toxic and bioactive peptides in freshwater bodies of Greece: concentrations, occurrence patterns and implications for human health. Mar. Drugs 2015, 13(10), 6319-6335.

2014

13. Gkelis S., Zaoutsos, N. 2014. Cyanotoxin occurrence and potentially toxin producingcyanobacteria in freshwaters of Greece: A multi-disciplinary approach. Toxicon 78, 1-9.

12. Gkelis S., Papadimitriou T., Zaoutsos N., Leonardos I. 2014. Anthropogenic and climate-induced change favors toxic cyanobacteria blooms: Evidence from monitoring a highly eutrophic, urban Mediterranean lake. Harmful Algae. 39:322-333.

2011

11. Kormas K., Gkelis S., Vardaka E., Moustaka-Gouni M. 2011. Morphological and molecular analysis of bloom-forming Cyanobacteria in two eutrophic, shallow Mediterranean lakes. Limnologica 41, 167-173.

2010

10. Kormas, K.A., Vardaka, E., Moustaka-Gouni, M., Kontoyanni, V., Petridou, E., Gkelis S., Neofitou, C. 2010. Molecular detection of potentially toxic cyanobacteria and their associated bacteria in lake water column and sediment. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 26, 1473-1482.

2009

9. Michaloudi, E., M. Moustaka-Gouni, Gkelis S., Pantelidakis, K. 2009. Plankton community structure during an Ecosystem Disruptive Algal Bloom of Prymnesium parvum J. Plankton Res. 31, 301-309.

8. M. Moustaka-Gouni, K. Kormas, E. Vardaka, M. Katsiapi, Gkelis S2009. Raphidiopsis mediterranea SKUJA represents non-heterocytous life-cycle stages of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (WOLOSZYNSKA) SEENAYYA et SUBBA RAJU in Lake Kastoria (Greece), its type locality: evidence by morphological and phylogenetic analysis Harmful Algae 8, 864-872.

7. Moustaka-Gouni, M., Kormas, K.A.R., Polykarpou, P., Gkelis S., Bobori, D.C., Vardaka, E. 2009. Polyphasic evaluation of Aphanizomenon issatschenkoi and Raphidiopsis mediterranea in a Mediterranean lake. J. Plankt. Res. 32, 927-936.

2006

6. Gkelis S., Lanaras, T., Sivonen, K. 2006. The presence of microcystins and other cyanobacterial bioactive peptides in aquatic fauna collected from Greek lakes. Aquat. Toxicol. 78, 32-41.

5. Moustaka-Gouni, M., Vardaka, E., Michaloudi, E., Kormas, K.A., Tryfon, E., Mihalatou, H., Gkelis S., Lanaras, T. 2006. Plankton food web structure in a eutrophic polymictic lake with a history of toxic cyanobacterial blooms. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51, 715-727.

2005

4. Gkelis S., Harjunpää, V., Lanaras, T., Sivonen, K. 2005. Diversity of hepatotoxic microcystins and bioactive anabaenopeptins in cyanobacterial blooms from Greek freshwaters. Environ. Toxicol. 20, 249-256.

3. Gkelis S.,  M. Moustaka-Gouni, Sivonen, K. Lanaras T. 2005. First report of the rare cyanobacterium Aphanizomenon ovalisporum Forti in Greek freshwaters and cyanotoxin occurrence. J. Plankton Res. 12, 1295-1300.

2. Gkelis S., Rajaniemi, P., Vardaka, E., Moustaka-Gouni, M., Lanaras, T., Sivonen, K. 2005. Limnothrix redekei (Van Goor) Meffert (Cyanobacteria) strains from Lake Kastoria, Greece form a separate phylogenetic group. Microb. Ecol. 49, 176-182.

1. Voultsiadou, E., Gkelis S. 2005. Greek and the phylum Porifera: A living language for living organisms. J. Zool. 267, 1-15.

 

Other journals:

2004

Moustaka-Gouni, M., Cook, C.M., Gkelis S., Michaloudi, E., Pantelidakis K., Pyrovetsi, M., Lanaras, T. 2004. The coincidence of a Prymnesium parvum bloom and the mass kill of birds and fish in Lake Koronia. Harmful Algal News 26, 1-2.

 

Book Chapters:

2017

Geada P., Gkelis S., Teixeira J.,  Vasconcelos V., Vicente A. A., Fernandes B.  2017. Cyanobacterial toxins as a high added-value product. In: Gonzalez-Fernandez C., Muñoz R. (eds) Microalgae-Based Biofuels and Bioproducts: From Feedstock Cultivation to End-Products. Elsevier (ISBN: 978-0-08-101023-5), pp. 401-428.

2004

Cook C.M., Moustaka-Gouni M., Gkelis S., Lanaras T. 2005. Greece: Cyanotoxin Risk Assessment, Risk Management and Regulation. In: Chorus I. (ed) Current approaches to cyanotoxin risk assessment, risk management and regulations in different countries. Series: WaBoLu 02/05. Federal Environmental Agency (Umweltbundesamt), Dessau (ISSN: 0175-4211), Germany, pp. 69-75.         

 

International conferences, Symposia, Meetings, and Workshops:

2016

22. Konstantinou D., Gerovasileiou V., Voultsiadou E., Gkelis S. 2016. First report of Leptolyngbya (CYANOBACTERIA) species associated with marine sponges in the Aegean Sea. 41th CIESM Congress, Kiel, Germany, 12-16 September. Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit., 41 : 270.

21. Gkelis S., Panou M., Chronis I., Zervou S.-K., Christophoridis C., Manolidi K., Triantis T., Kaloudis T., Hiskia A., Kagalou I., Lazaridou M. 2016.Monitoring a newly re-born patient: Water quality and cyanotoxin occurrence in a reconstructed shallow Mediterranean lake. CYANOCOST Final meeting and Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

20. Díaz Álvarez, Javier, Avagianos, Chris, Pisania, Markella, Panou, Manthos, Triantis, Theodoros M., Hiskia, Anastasia, Gkelis, Spyros, Kaloudis, Trιantafyllos. 2016. Volatile and odorous metabolite profiles of cyanobacteria strains isolated from Greek freshwaters. Abstracts of the 10th ICTC Conference, Wuhan, China, 23-28 October. p.41.

19. Gkelis S.,;Christophoridis, Christophoros; Zervou, Sevasti-Kiriaki; Manolidi, Korina; Triantis, Theodoros M.; Kaloudis, Triantafyllos; Hiskia, Anastasia. 2016. Greek toxins revisited: What else is there? Abstracts of the 10th ICTC Conference, Wuhan, China, 23-28 October. p.20.

18. Konstantinou D., Zervou S. K., Christophoridis C., Triantis T. M., Hiskia A., Panou M., Kaloudis T., Voultsiadou E., Gkelis S. (2016) First report of a microcystin-producing cyanobacterium isolated from sponge. Abstracts of the 10th ICTC Conference, Wuhan, China, 23-28 October. p.55.

17. Panou, Manthos, Zervou, Sevasti-Kiriaki, Christophoridis, Christophoros, Manolidi, Korina, Triantis, Theodoros M., Kaloudis, Triantafyllos, Hiskia, Anastasia, Gkelis, Spyros. 2016.  First report of a microcystin-producing Cylindrospermopsis raciborscii strain isolated from Greece. Abstracts of the 10th ICTC Conference, Wuhan, China, 23-28 October. p.57.

16. Zervou, Sevasti-Kiriaki, Gkelis, Spyros, Kaloudis, Triantafyllos, Triantis, Theodoros M., Hiskia, Anastasia, Mazur-Marzec, Hanna. 2016. Structural elucidation of new cyanobacterial petide variants from Greek lakes. Abstracts of the 10th ICTC Conference, Wuhan, China, 23-28 October. p.18.

2015

15. Papanagiotou, G., Zervou S. K., Christophoridis C., Kaloudis T., Hiskia A.,  Gkelis S. 2015.  Characterization of commercially cultivated Arthrospira (‘Spirulina’) strains: a polyphasic approach. Abstracts of the the 2nd EABA and EC Algae Contractors’ Conference and the 9th International Algae Congress. Lisbon, Porugal. p.227 [poster]

14. Gkelis S., I. Chronis, I. Kagalou. 2015. Monitoring a newly re-born patient: Phytoplankton based water quality and cyanotoxin occurrence in a reconstructed shallow Mediterranean lake. ASLO 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Granada. Abstract ID27076.

13. Gkelis S. 2015. Cyanotoxin producers in Greek lakes: towards identifying them CYANOCOST WG-MC meeting, Seville, Spain. [link].

2014

12. Panou M., Gkelis S. 2014. Isolation and characterization of cyanobacteria from a recently restored, shallow, Mediterranean lake (Lake Karla, Greece). 8th Shallow Lakes Conference. Antalya, Turkey. p.173 [poster]  

2007

11. Katsiapi M., Vardaka E., Michaloudi E., Gkelis S., Kormas K. A., Moustaka-Gouni M. 2007. Plankton changes in a eutrophic lake with a history of toxic cyanobacterial blooms after sewage diversion. Abstracts of the 5th Symposium of European Freshwater Sciences, Palermo, Italy, p. 216. [poster] 

10. Kormas K. A., Vardaka E., Kontogianni V., Gkelis S., Moustaka M., Neofytou C. 2007. Sediment and water column bacterial assemblages of Lake Kastoria, Greece. Abstracts of the 10th Symposium of Aquatic Microbial Ecology, Faro, Portugal, p. 82. [poster]

2004

9. Gkelis S., Lanaras T., Sivonen K. 2004. Occurrence and concentration of microcystins in waterbodies of Greece. Abstracts of the 6th International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria, Bergen, Norway, p. 46. [poster]

8. Gkelis S., Harjunpää V., Lanaras T., Sivonen K. 2004. Screening waterbodies in Greece with HPLC, ELISA and PP1: Comparison of methods. Abstracts of the 6th International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria, Bergen, Norway, p. 75. [poster]

2002

7. Gkelis S., Vardaka E., Lanaras T. and Sivonen K 2002.The presence of microcystins in aquatic fauna collected from Greek lakes. International Conference on Advances in the Understanding of Cyanobacterial Toxins Occurrence, Controlling Factors and Analysis, Porto, Portugal, 10-11 March.

6. Gkelis S., Rajaniemi P., Moustaka M., Lanaras T. and Sivonen K. 2002. Morphological and molecular characterisation of Limnothrixredekei (Van Goor) Meffert strains. NorFa Workshop, Identification and molecular ecology methods for planktonic cyanobacteria, Helsinki, Finland, 3-10 August.

2001

5. Gkelis S., Vardaka E., Moustaka-Gouni M. and Lanaras T. 2001. The two most abundant toxic cyanobacteria in Greek lakes and their impact on water quality. In: M. Moustaka-Gouni, C.J. Bird, E.J. Cox & J. A. Raven (eds), 7th International Phycological Congress, Thessaloniki, Greece, Phycologia, 40 (4), p. 123. [poster] 

4. Gkelis S., Harjunpää V., Vardaka E., Lanaras T. and Sivonen K. 2001. Occurrence of microcystins in Greek water blooms and isolated cyanobacterial strains. Abstracts of 5th International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria, Noosa, Queensland, Australia.

3. Gkelis S., Harjunpää V., Vardaka E., Lanaras T. and Sivonen K. 2001. Greek Cyanobacterial Toxins: Occurrence of microcystins in Greek water blooms and isolated cyanobacterial strains. Abstracts of NorFA workshop: Cyanobacterial Toxin Analyses, Turku, Finland, 9-14/6/2001

2000

2. Gkelis S., Vardaka E. & Lanaras T. 2000. Occurrence of Microcystis in Greek lakes. Abstracts of Eurocyan Workshop. Toulouse, France, 12-14 December 2000

1. Vardaka E., Gkelis S., Lanaras T. 2000. The occurrence of toxic cyanobacterial blooms in seven eutrophic lakes in Greece. Abstracts of the 2nd Balkan Botanical Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, May 14-18, p.93. [poster] 

 

National conferences and/or Symposia:

2017

32. Panou M., Gkelis S. 2017. Phylogeography of the toxic cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii. 10th Hellenic Bionformatics Conference, Heraklion, Greece, 6-9 September, e-book: 80.

2016

31. Galani A., Panagiotou K., Konstantinou D., Gerovasileiou V., Voultsiadou E., Gkelis S. (2016) Biodiversity of cyanobacteria associated with the marine sponge Axinella damicornis (Esper, 1794) in the North Aegean Sea. Proccedings of the 38th Scientific Conference of the Hellenic Society of Biological Sciences, Kavala, Greece, 26-28 May. p. 36-37. [poster] 

30. Panagiotou K., Galani A., Konstantinou D., Gerovasileiou V., Voultsiadou E., Gkelis S. (2016) Biodiversity of cyanobacteria associated with the marine sponge Chondrilla nucula Schmidt, 1862 in the North Aegean Sea. Proccedings of the 38th Scientific Conference of the Hellenic Society of Biological Sciences, Kavala, Greece, 26-28 May. p.196-197. [poster]

29. Chnoudas, K., Fewer, D., Gkelis, S. Screening cyanobacteria strains for antimicrobial activity. Proccedings of the 38th Scientific Conference of the Hellenic Society of Biological Sciences, Kavala, Greece, 26-28 May. p. 296-297. [poster]

28. Ourailidis, I., Gkelis, S. 2016. Cyanobacterial diversity of in greece: what else is there? Abstracts of the Hellenic Bioinformatics 09 Conference. Thessaloniki, Greece.

27. Tsoulkanaki, O., Gkelis S., Hanlidou, E. 2016. Wild flora of the rice fields in the national park of the delta of Axios Loydias-Aliakmon: composition and biotic and abiotic parameters. Abstracts of the 8th Congress of the Hellenic Ecological Society, Thessaloniki, Greece. p. 287 [poster] 

26. Papageorgiou A., Kozari A., Pantelaki I., Gkelis, S., Voutsa D. 2016. Ozonation of cyanobacteria species and implications on chlorination byproducts. Abstracts of the 22nd Hellenic Chemistry Conference.

2015

25. Konstantinou, D., Voultsiadou, E., Gerovasileiou, V. and Gkelis, S. 2015. Sponge-associated cyanobacteria of the Eastern Mediterranean: preliminary results. Proceedings of 7th Symposium in Oceanography and Fisheries, pp. 513-516.

2014

24. Siampouli K., Gkelis S. 2014. Cyanobacteria strains from Greece: link to the virtual research environment for biodiversity data "Scratchpads". Abstracts of 36th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference. pp. 322-323.

23. Rammou D., Gkelis S.,  Chintiroglou C. 2014. Evaluation of the term “biodiversity” in the current scientific community. Abstracts of 36th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference. pp. 306-307.

22. Papapanagiotou G., Gkelis S. 2014. Polyphasic characterization of Arthrospira (Spirulina) strains used in commercial cultures in Greece. Abstracts of 36th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference. pp. 292-293.

21. Vergis G.,Gkelis S. 2014. Investigation of phytoplankton diversity in aegean sea using 18S rRNA gene. Πρακτικά 36ου πιστημονικού Συνδρίου της λληνικής ταιρίας Βιολογικών πιστημών. pp. 32-33.

20. Panou M., Gkelis S. 2014. Cyanobacteria: the usual suspects in Lake Karla. Abstracts of 36th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference. pp. 272-273.

2013

19. Papadimitriou S., Gkelis, S. 2013. Phylogenetic analysis of cyanobacteria strains using 16S rRNA gene. Abstracts of 35th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference. pp. 276-277.

18. Di Lorenzo G.-M., Arsenakis M., Gkelis, S., 2013. Screening for antibacterial activity of cyanobacterial extracts. Abstracts of 35th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference. pp. 258-259.

17. Natsi M.E.,Gkelis, S., Panteris E. 2013. Effects of cyanobacterial extracts on dividing cells of Pisum sativum and Triticum turgidum roots. Abstracts of the 13th Panhellenic Scientific Conference of the Hellenic Botanical Society, p. 110. [poster] 

16. Kati D., Gkelis, S. 2013. Phylogenetic analysis of cyanobacteria strains using phycocyanin operon. Abstracts of 35th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference. pp. 142-143.

15. Ioakim S., Katsampali A.-E., Arsenakis M., Gkelis, S. 2013. Effect of cyanobacteria strains at hepatic cancer human cell lines. Abstracts of 35th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference. pp. 114-115.

2012

14. Pappas N., Gkelis, S. 2012. Phylogenetic analyses of planktic freswater cyanobacteria from mediterranean water bodies. Abstracts of 34th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference. pp. 342-343.

13. Papadimitriou S., Gkelis, S. 2012. Molecular characterization of cyanobacteria strains using 16S rRNA gene. Abstracts of 6th Panhellenic Ecology Conference. p. 253. [poster] 

12. Koukoulas G., Aligizaki K., Gkelis, S. 2012. Diversity of phytoplankton in the eastern Aegean and occurrence of potentially toxic species. Abstracts of 6th Panhellenic Ecology Conference. p. 250 [poster]

11. Zaoutsos N, Gkelis, S. 2012. Cyanotoxin-producing genes in lakes of northern Greece and their correlation with species. Abstracts of 34th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference. pp. 68-69.

2010

10. Pappas N., Gkelis, S2010. Phylogenetic analysis of planktic cyanobacteria in Greek lakes. 3rd Hellenic Initiative Mikrobiokosmos Conference, pp. 112-113.

2005

9. Tsigkiozoglou F., Gkelis, S., Moustaka-Gouni M., Lanaras T. 2005. Τhe effect of temperature on growth of a Limnothrix redekei strain (Οscillatoriales, Cyanobacteria) from lake Kastoria. Abstracts of 10th Panhellenic Scientific Conference of the Hellenic Botanical Society.

8. Tsigkiozoglou F., Gkelis, S., Moustaka-Gouni M., Lanaras T. 2005. τhe effect of temperature on growth of the Chroococcus 109 strain (Chroococales, Cyanobacteria) from Lake Mikri Prespa. Abstracts of 25th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference, pp. 395-396.

2004

7. Gkelis, S., Michaloudi ., Vardaka ., Katsiapi M., Pantelidakis K., Moustaka M., Lanaras T. 2004. Lakes Volvi-Koronia: Stabilitiy? Abstracts of the 1st Symposium by the Aristotle Unversity of Thessaloniki Environmental Council (e-book).

2003

6. Moustaka M., Tryfon ., Vardaka ., Gkelis, S., Lanaras T. 2003. The problem of water quality in Lake Kastoria. What has been learnt and what has been done? Abstracts of 7th Symposium in Oceanography and Fisheries, p. 240.

5. Vardaka ., Gkelis S., Moustaka M., Lanaras T. 2003. Biotoxins in freshwaters of Greece as a hazard– The case of microcystins. Abstracts of 7th Symposium in Oceanography and Fisheries, p. 241.

4. Katsiapi M., Gkelis S., Moustaka M., Lanaras Τ. 2003. Fluctuations in cyanobacterial species dominance in Lake Volvi, Greece, during the wet warm period of the year 2002. Abstracts of 25th Hellenic Society for Biological Sciences Conference, pp. 138-139.

2000

3. Gkelis, S., Vardaka E., Lanaras T.2000. Occurrence of the genus Aphanizomenon in lakes of Greece. Abstracts of 8th Panhellenic Scientific Conference of the Hellenic Botanical Society, Patra, pp. 122-125.

1998

2. Koureas D., Gkelis, S., Krigas N., Kokkini S. 1998. The identification of plants: Means of educational access in the information using new technology. Abstracts of 7th Panhellenic Scientific Conference of the Hellenic Botanical Society, Alexandroupoli, pp. 113-116.

1. Krigas N., Koureas D., Gkelis, S.,Kokkini S.. 1998. Development of electronical educational material. Example-case: The flora of Thessaloniki. Abstracts of 7th Panhellenic Scientific Conference of the Hellenic Botanical Society, Alexandroupoli, pp. 311-315.

 

Textbooks (in Greek):

2015

P. Castro, M. Huber. 2015. Marine Biology. Editor for Greek Edition: Ε. Voultsiadou. Utopia Publishing. ISBN 978-618-80647-9-9. S. Gkelis translated Chapters 5 (The Microbial World) and 6 (Multicellular Primary Producers: Seaweeds and Plants).

Aquaculture. 2015. S. Gkelis authored Chapter 6 (Algae Culture). Hellenic Academic Electronic Books (Kallipos- 9932).