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George Zachos

George Zachos, Speaker at  Cancer Congress
George Zachos
University of Crete, Greece


George Zachos completed his PhD at the University of Crete in 1997. He then received postdoctoral training in the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, U.K. before moving, in 2008, to the Department of Biology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece as an Assistant Professor in Cell Biology. In 2015, he became Associate Professor and continues to hold this position today. Discoveries from the Zachos lab have identified mechanisms that regulate the fidelity of chromosome segregation in mitotic cell division in higher eukaryotic cells. He has published over 40 papers in leading scientific journals and his work has received ~2,000 citations.