Prof. Dr. Nikolaos E. Labrou

Biotechnology Lab Coordinator
Agricultural University of Athens

Director & Head of the Laboratory of Enzyme Technology, Deputy President of the
Department of Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology – Agricultural University of
Athens
Professor Nikolaos E. Labrou received his BSc degree in Chemistry (rank number 1 in his
class) from the University of Patras, Greece (1987-1991) and his PhD in Enzyme
Biotechnology from the Agricultural University of Athens (1992-1996). He has conducted
post-graduate studies in Regulatory Affairs (University of California San Diego, USA) and
postdoctoral research, as Marie Curie fellow, in Biochemistry and Molecular biology (Leeds
University, UK, 1996-1998) and then at Agricultural University of Athens (1998-2001). Dr
Labrou started his academic career as Assistant Professor at the Department of
Biotechnology, Agricultural University of Athens (2002) and he is currently full Professor
with tenure. He has held the positions of Director of the Biochemistry Division and Director
of Post Graduate studies. Currently, he is Director of the Enzyme Technology Lab and
deputy President of the Department of Biotechnology. Dr. Labrou teaches at the
postgraduate and undergraduate levels. Molecular Enzymology, Analytical Biotechnology
and Clinical & Pharmaceutical Biotechnology are his primary teaching interests. He has
supervised more than 100 students at various stages of their career (Batchelor’s, Master’s,
PhD).