Ioannis Eleftherianos

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Ioannis Eleftherianos

Professor of Biology

Cellular & Molecular Biology


Office Phone: 202-994-2367
SEH 5675 / SEH 5490C


Infection and Innate Immunity

  • Drosophila Immune Response to Entomopathogenic Nematodes and their Mutualistic Bacteria
  • Role of Endosymbiotic Microbes in the Immune Response of Drosophila against Nematode Parasites and their Associated Bacteria
  • Interaction between aging and immunity in Drosophila
  • Drosophila Antiviral Immunity and Viral Pathophysiology
  • Interaction between tumorigenesis immunity and metabolism in Drosophila
  • Microbiome and Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Host-Microbiota Cooperation in Health and Diseases

BISC 4132: Advanced Cellular-Molecular Biology

BISC 3209: Molecular Biology

BISC 4171: Undergraduate Research

BISC 6205: Current Topics in Cell and Molecular Biology

BISC 6219: Host-Microbe Interactions

BISC 8998: Advanced Reading and Research

2007 - 2009: Postdoctoral Research Fellow – French National Centre for Scienti9c Research (CNRS)/Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMC), Unit of Research (UPR) 9022 "Immune Response and Development in Insects", University of Strasbourg - Strasbourg, France.

2003 - 2006: Postdoctoral Research Oncer – University of Bath, Department of Biology and Biochemistry - Bath, UK.

2000 – 2002: Ph.D. (Insect Molecular Biology, Insect Physiology and Toxicology) University of Bath, Department of Biology and Biochemistry / Rothamsted Research, Division of Plant and Invertebrate Ecology – UK.

1998 – 1999: M.Sc. (Technology of Plant Protection / Molecular Entomology) University of Reading, Department of Agriculture – Reading, UK.

1993 – 1996: B.Sc. (Applied Biology / Entomology) Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Larissa, School of Agricultural Technology, Department of Plant Production – Larissa, Greece.