Vasilis Promponas holds a PhD from the University of Athens, Greece. He
is currently head of the Bioinformatics Research Laboratory in the Department of Biological
Sciences at the University
His research interests include: large scale comparative genomics,
protein sequence analysis, prediction of protein structure and
function, and genome and protein evolution. He is mainly interested in
the elucidation of protein sequence to structure/function relationships
using sequence similarity, statistical and machine learning techniques.
He is a reviewer for Bioinformatics, Biosystems, Proteins: Structure,
Function and Bioinformatics, BMC Genomics and a member of the
International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB).