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Phone: +30 2310 998 083

Dr. Spyros Gkelis       

Assistant Professor 




Spyros got his Bachelor’s degree in Biology, as well his PhD in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His PhD thesis was on characterization of cyanobacteria and their bioactive peptides. Part of his PhD was at the University of Helsinki, Finland (in Prof. Kaarina Sivonen’s lab).

Since 2009 he has been lecturer and subsequently assistant professor the School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In addition to doing research (see research projects) he teaches undergraduate/Master’s courses in Biodiversity, Phycology, Bioinformatics, Aquacultures and serves in the board of the MSc Programs Conservation of biodiversity and sustainable exploitation of native plants and Ecological water quality and management at a river basin level.