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Laboratory of Applied Hydrobiology
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Miliou-Mparsaki Helen

Professor of Applied Hydrobiology
Head of the Laboratory of Applied Hydrobiology

Dr Helen Miliou is a biologist (BSc 1981) with postgraduate studies in Hydrobiology and Aquaculture (MSc 1984, PhD 1990). She is Professor of Applied Hydrobiology and participates in the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the Department of Animal Science of Agricultural University of Athens (AUA). She is the Head of the Laboratory of Applied Hydrobiology (LAH). She has published 46 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed scientific journals and 63 in Conference proceedings. She has been Co-Ordinator in five research funding projects and continuous to be in other two. She was also Scientific Responsible of the research carried out by the LAH (AUA) in five projects and participated in other seven projects. In addition, she is currently the Leader of WP4: Joint Research of European University EU-CONEXUS.
Research Interests

Her research interests are focused on:

  • Growth, biometry, metabolism, haematology, population dynamics, stress responses, chemical composition and fatty acid profile of aquatic organisms
  • Sustainable aquaculture,
  • Quality of fishery and aquaculture products,
  • Toxicity effects of pollutants on aquatic organisms
Recent Publications
  • Kostopoulou, V., Miliou, H. & Verriopoulos, G., 2015. Biochemical composition and fatty acid profile in a strain of the lineage “Nevada”, belonging to the Brachionus plicatilis (Rotifera) complex, fed different diets. Aquaculture Research 46(4), 813-824.
  • Bellos, G., Angelidis, P. & Miliou, H. 2015. Effect of temperature and seasonality principal epizootiological risk factor on Vibriosis and Photobacteriosis outbreaks for European sea bass in Greece (1998-2013). Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development 6(5) (Open Access). DOI: 10.4172/2155-9546.1000338.
  • Golomazou, E., Malandrakis, E.E., Kavouras, M., Karatzinos T., Miliou, H., Exadactylos, A. & Panagiotaki, P., 2016. Anaesthetic and genotoxic effect of medicinal plant extracts in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L). Aquaculture 464, 673-682. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.08.017.
  • Malandrakis, E.E., Dadali, O., Kavouras, M., Danis, T., Panagiotaki, P., Miliou, H., Tsioli, S., Orfanidis, S., Küpper, F.C. & Exadactylos, A., 2017. Identification of the abiotic stress-related transcription in little Neptune grass Cymodocea nodosa with RNA-seq. Marine Genomics 34, 47-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.margen.2017.03.005.
  • Triantaphyllopoulos K.A., Cartas D., Miliou H., 2019. Factors influencing GH and IGF-I gene expression on growth in teleost fish: how can aquaculture industry benefit? Reviews in Aquaculture 1-26, doi: 10.1111/raq.12402.