Cyprus Workshop on the Microbiome

The Biological Society of Cyprus held a Workshop on the Microbiome on 16 February 2019 at the University of Nicosia. The program of the workshop is shown below:
Cyprus Workshop on the Microbiome

Program of Cyprus Workshop on the Microbiome


Organisers:           (1) Biological Society of Cyprus,

                            (2) The FEBS Science and Society Committee

Co-organisers:       (1) University of Nicosia, Medical School

                            (2) Gastroenterology Society of Cyprus

Date:                    Saturday afternoon, 16 February 2019

Venue:                  Cine Studio, University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus


Details, Speakers

Title of Speech




Ceremony with short addresses by:

1. Mikis Hadjineophytou, President of Biological Society of Cyprus (14:55-15:00)

2. Prof. Emmanouil Fragkoulis, Chairman of FEBS Science and Society Committee (15:00-15:10)

3. Prof. Andreas Charalambous, Dean of the Medical School, University of Nicosia (15.10-15.15)

4. Dr Andreas Evgeniou, President of Gastroenterology Society of Cyprus (15:15-15:20)

5. Dr Costas Chambiaouris, Minister of Education and Culture (15.20-15.25)

6. Constantinos Ioannou, Minister of Health (15.25-15.30)

Session A


Panel of chairpersons

Prof. Constantinos Deltas, University of Cyprus

Dr Myrtani Pieri, University of Nicosia, Cyprus ambassador for FEBS Education Committee

Mikis Hadjineophytou, President of Biological Society of Cyprus


Prof. Minas Yiangou

Immunologist, Molecular Biologist, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Microbiome: symbiosis, dysbiosis and rebiosis


Dr Pavlos Neophytou

European Specialist in Laboratory Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Ero Demetriou Vavliti

Clinical Microbiologist, Larnaca

Laboratory tests for unhealthy microbiome with special reference to vaginal and urethral samples


Coffee break

Session B


Panel of chairpersons

Dr Pavlos Neophytou, Mendel Center for Biomedical Sciences, Cyprus Representative at FEBS Council

Prof. Ioannis Patrikios, Dean of the Medical School, European University, Cyprus

Dr Fr. Demetrios Mappouras, Vice-president of Biological Society of Cyprus, Inspector of Biology at the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture


Dr George Potamites

Medical Gastroenterologist, Nicosia, Cyprus

Microbiome and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract


Prof. Mike Curtis,

King’s College London Dental Institute, London, U.K.

The Microbial World inside the Mouth


Closing, hand out participation certificates

Points of Continuous Education will be awarded by the Biological Society of Cyprus, the Cyprus Medical Association, the Cyprus Dentistry Association, the Cyprus Association of Clinical Laboratory Directors, Biomedical and Clinical Laboratory Scientists, the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS),and the Cyprus Dietetic and Nutrition Association

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