Grigoris Amoutzias

Postdoc
(Group member from 2007 until 2009)


+ 32 (0) 9 33 13 810

VIB / Ghent University
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology
Technologiepark 927
B-9052 Gent
BELGIUM

CV

  • February 2008: EMBO long-term fellow.
  • July 2007 - present: Postdoctoral researcher at the Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Plant Systems Biology, UGent & VIB, Gent, Belgium.
  • April 2007 - July 2007: Visiting scientist at the Institute of Agrobiotechnology, INA, EKETA, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • September 2005 - April 2007: First assistant in the Department of Ecology and Evolution, Faculty of Medicine and Biology, University of Lausanne.
  • September 2001 - September 2005: PhD in Bioinformatics, Manchester University, UK
  • March 2004 - August 2004: Six month research project in text mining, in the Pathways group, in pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca PLC, Macclessfield, UK and Waltham, MA, USA
  • September 2000-September 2001: MRes in Bioinformatics, Leeds University, UK
  • September 1998-February 1999: Exchange student with Socrates programme, Queen's University of Belfast, UK
  • September 1994-July 1999: Bsc in Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Research

  • Text mining, data integration, evolution and functional consequences of protein-interaction (especially dimerization) networks in transcription factors.
  • Secondary metabolites in prokaryotes and fungi.

Papers

(23) Vlastaridis, P., Kyriakidou, P., Chaliotis, A., Van de Peer, Y., Oliver, S., Amoutzias, G. (2016) Estimating the total number of phosphoproteins and phosphorylation sites in eukaryotic proteomes. GigaScience (In Press).

(22) Vlastaridis, P., Oliver, S., Van de Peer, Y., Amoutzias, G. (2015) The Challenges of Interpreting Phosphoproteomics Data: A Critical View Through the Bioinformatics Lens. CIBB 2015: Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics pp 196-204.

(21) Cock, M., Sterck, L., Ahmed, S., Allen, A., Amoutzias, G., Anthouard, V., Artiguenave, F., Arun, A., Aury, J., Badger, J. H., Beszteri, B., Billiau, K., Bonnet, E., H. Bothwell, J., Bowler, C., Boyen, C., Brownlee, C., Carrano, C., Charrier, B., Youn Cho, G., Coelho, S.M., Collen, J., Le Corguille, G., Corre, E., Dartevelle, L., Da Silva, C., Delage, L., Delaroque, N., Dittami, S., Doulbeau, S., Elias, M., Farnham, G., Gachon, C., Godfroy, O., Gschloessl, B., Heesch, S., Jabbari, K., Jubin, C., Kawai, H., Kimura, K., Kloareg, B., Küpper, F.C., Lang, D., Le Bail, A., Luthringer, R., Leblanc, C., Lerouge, P., Lohr, M., Lopez, P., Macaisne, N., Martens, C., Maumus, F., Michel, G., Miranda-Saavedra, D., Morales, J., Moreau, H., Motomura, T., Nagasato, C., Napoli, C., Nelson, D.R., Nyvall-Collén, P., Peters, S., Pommier, C., Potin, P., Poulain, J., Quesneville, H., Read, B., Rensing, S.A., Ritter, A., Rousvoal, S., Samanta, M., Samson, G., Schroeder, D., Scornet, D., Ségurens, B., Strittmatter, M., Tonon, T., Tregear, J., Valentin, K., von Dassow, P., Yamagishi, T., Rouzé, P., Van de Peer, Y., Wincker, P. (2012) The Ectocarpus Genome and Brown Algal Genomics. Adv. Bot. Res. 64: 141-184.

(20) Amoutzias, G., He, Y., Lilley, K., Van de Peer, Y., Oliver, S. (2012) Evaluation and properties of the budding yeast phosphoproteome. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics 11, M111.009555.

(19) Cock, M., Sterck, L., Rouzé, P., Scornet, D., Allen, A., Amoutzias, G., Anthouard, V., Artiguenave, F., Aury, J., Badger, J., Beszteri, B., Billiau, K., Bonnet, E., Bothwell, J., Bowler, C., Boyen, C., Brownlee, C., Carrano, C., Charrier, B., Youn Cho, G., Coelho, S.M., Colln, J., Corre, E., Da Silva, C., Delage, L., Delaroque, N., Dittami, S., Doulbeau, S., Elias, M., Farnham, G., Gachon, C., Gschloessl, B., Heesch, S., Jabbari, K., Jubin, C., Kawai, H., Kimura, K., Kloareg, B., Küpper, F.C., Lang, D., Le Bail, A., Leblanc, C., Lerouge, P., Lohr, M., Lopez, P., Martens, C., Maumus, F., Michel, G., Miranda-Saavedra, D., Morales, J., Moreau, H., Motomura, T., Nagasato, C., Napoli, C., Nelson, D., Nyvall-Collén, P., Peters, S., Pommier, C., Potin, P., Poulain, J., Quesneville, H., Read, B., Rensing, S.A., Ritter, A., Rousvoal, S., Samanta, M., Samson, G., Schroeder, D., Ségurens, B., Strittmatter, M., Tonon, T., Tregear, J., Valentin, K., von Dassow, P., Yamagishi, T., Van de Peer, Y., Wincker, P. (2010) The Ectocarpus genome and the independent evolution of multicellularity in brown algae. Nature 465(7298):617-21.

(18) Amoutzias, G., Van de Peer, Y. (2010) Single-Gene and Whole-Genome Duplications and the Evolution of Protein-Protein Interaction Networks. Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology (Book Chapter, Ed. Caetano-Anoll├ęs, G.),413-429.

(17) Amoutzias, G., He, Y., Gordon, J., Mossialos, D., Oliver, S., Van de Peer, Y. (2010) Posttranslational regulation impacts the fate of duplicated genes. Proc Natl Acad Sci 107(7):2967-71.

(16) Amoutzias, G., Van de Peer, Y., Mossialos, D. (2008) Evolution and taxonomic distribution of nonribosomal peptide and polyketide synthases. Future Microbiol. 3(3):361-70.

(15) Amoutzias, G., Van de Peer, Y. (2008) Together We Stand: Genes Cluster to Coordinate Regulation. Dev. Cell 14(5):640-2.

(14) Amoutzias, G., Robertson, D., Van de Peer, Y., Oliver, S. (2008) Choose your partners: dimerization in eukaryotic transcription factors. Trends in Biochemical Sciences 33(5):220-9.

(13) Holden, B., Pinney, J., Lovell, S., Amoutzias, G., Robertson, D. (2007) An exploration of alternative visualizations of the basic helix-loop-helix protein interaction network. BMC Bioinformatics 8, 289.

(12) Mossialos, D., Amoutzias, G. (2007) Siderophores in fluorescent pseudomonads: new tricks from an old dog. Future Microbiol. 2, 387-95.

(11) Amoutzias, G., Pichler, E., Slomianny, M.C., De Graaf, D., Imsiridou, A., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Bornberg-Bauer, E., Robertson, D., Oliver, S. (2007) A protein interaction atlas for the nuclear receptors: Properties and quality of a hub-based dimerisation network. BMC Syst. Biol. 1, 34.

(10) Pinney, J., Amoutzias, G., Rattray, M., Robertson, D. (2007) Reconstruction of ancestral protein interaction networks for the bZIP transcription factors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 20449-53.

(9) Pampalakis, G., Arampatzidou, M., Amoutzias, G., Kossida, S., Sotiropoulou, G. (2007) Identification and analysis of mammalian KLK6 orthologue genes for prediction of physiological substrates. Comput. Biol. Chem. Nov 29.

(8) Amoutzias, G., Bornberg-Bauer, E., Oliver, S., Robertson, D. (2006) The Reduction/oxidation-phosphorylation control of the DNA binding of the bZIP family is linked with its dimerization network. BMC Genomics 4, 7-107.

(7) Amoutzias, G., Veron, A., Weiner, J., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Bornberg-Bauer, E., Oliver, S., Robertson, D. (2006) One Billion Years of bZIP Transcription Factor Evolution: Conservation and Change in Dimerization, and DNA-Binding Site Specificity. Mol. Biol. Evol. 23, 2259-2532.

(6) Podowski, R., Cleary, J., Goncharoff, N., Amoutzias, G., Hayes, R.D. (2005) Suregene, a scalable system for automated term disambiguation of gene and protein names. . J Bioinform Comput Biol 3, 743-70.

(5) Amoutzias, G., Weiner, J., Bornberg-Bauer, E. (2005) Phylogenetic profiling of protein interaction networks in eukaryotic transcription factors reveals focal proteins being ancestral to hubs. Gene Feb 23 .

(4) Podowski, R., Cleary, J., Goncharoff, N., Amoutzias, G., Hayes, R.D. (2004) AZuRE, a scalable system for automated term disambiguation of gene and protein names. Proc IEEE Comput Syst Bioinform Conf 415-24.

(3) Amoutzias, G., Robertson, D., Bornberg-Bauer, E. (2004) The evolution of protein interaction networks in regulatory proteins. Compar. Funct. Genom. 5, 79-84.

(2) Amoutzias, G., Robertson, D., Oliver, S., Bornberg-Bauer, E. (2004) Convergent evolution of gene networks by single-gene duplications in higher eukaryotes. EMBO Rep. 5, 274-9.

(1) Imsiridou, A., Hardy, H., Maudling, N., Amoutzias, G., Zaldivar Comenges, J. (2003) Web database of molecular genetic data from fish stocks. J. Hered. 94, 265-7.











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