Lefteris Zormpas Graduate Student PhD candidate University of Thessaly Larissa, Thessaly Greece zormpaslef@outlook.com

Areas of Expertise:
Molecural Biology, RNA interfierence, Transcriptomics, Bioinformatics

Research Organisms:
Bactrocera (Dacus) oleae


Research Focus:

The Y chromosome of B. oleae and its gene content (isolation and characterization of genes and especialy of the maleness factor). Creation of genetic sexing strains of B. oleae for use at the SIT. Bioinformatic tools.