Ikonomopoulos John

Ikonomopoulos John
Associate Professor
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Personal Information

Date of Birth: 2/12/1967
Nationality: Greek
Current position: Assistant Professor of Animal Health, Agricultural University of Athens, Faculty of Animal Science and Aquaculture

EDUCATION

  • 1987: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Veterinary Medicine. Graduation in 1993 with Bachelor´s degree (Grade: Very Well - 7).
  • 1992: University of London, Royal Veterinary College, Dep. Master’s in Veterinary Microbiology. Graduation 1993. Dissertation title:  Cloning of overlapping peptide fragments of Brucella suis, Heat Shock Protein 62 and their use as antigens in ELISA tests.  
  • 1992-93: Five-month practical training in Molecular Biology in CVL, (Central Veterinary Laboratory), Surrey U.K.
  • 1996: PhD study at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Veterinary Medicine. Experimental work performed in the Medical School of the Kapodestrian Univerity of Athens. PhD thesis title: Application of Molecular Biology techniques to the diagnosis and epidemiology study of tuberculosis. Graduated in 1999 (Grade: Excellent).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 1993-5. Veterinary - Hygiene and Food Inspector Officer at the rank of Lieutenant in the Greek Military Health Service.
  • 1996-2004: Private Veterinary Surgeon.
  • 1997-2004: Scientific Associate of the Medical School of the Kapodestrian Univerity of Athens.
  • 2000-2002: Instructor of Microbiology at the SBIE Public Institute of Professional Training.
  • 2002 to this day, member of the Teaching and Research Staff of the Faculty of Animal Science and Aquaculture of the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece.