ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΟΣ ΠΡΟΜΠΟΝΑΣ
ΠΡΟΜΠΟΝΑΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΟΣ
PROMPONAS VASILIS
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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Department of Biological Sciences
FST 02 - Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
University Campus
B161
22892879
22892881
troodos.biol.ucy.ac.cy

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2012-: Assistant Professor in Bioinformatics, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus
 
2005-2012: Lecturer in Bioinformatics, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus
 
2005-: Head, Bioinformatics Research Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus
 
2004-2005: Post Doctorate Research Assistant, Department of Cell Biology and Biophysics, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, Greece
 
1997-2004 PhD in Biological Sciences: Department of Cell Biology and Biophysics, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, Greece.
Thesis title: “Prediction of protein function from aminoacid sequence”.
 
1991-1996 BSc in Physics: University of Athens, Greece.
Diploma thesis title: “Structural and Modeling studies of possible inhibitors of the enzyme Dihydrofolate Reductase (DHFR)”.
Understanding the principles of microbial genome structure, function and evolution through comparative genomics approaches. Large Scale Comparative Genomics and Computer Assisted Genome Annotation. Genomic data analysis and visualization.Sequence repeats, low complexity/compositionally biased regions: Investigation of their relation to protein structure and association to protein (mis)function. Study of the evolution of protein repeats. Development of new methods and algorithms.Evolution of transmembrane and membrane-associated proteins. Applications on classification, function, topology and structure preciction based on complete genomic data statistical and machine learning approaches. Simulation of native or ‘in silico engineered’ membrane proteins.Application of Statistical, Machine Learning and Data Mining techniques in Biological Sequence Analysis.Computational Approaches towards Systems and Synthetic Biology.
Peer Reviewed Publications (* corresponding author)Accumulated number of citations 1: 211Submitted/In preparation1.Mitilinaiou E, Kirmitzoglou I, and Promponas VJ *.Comparative analysis of low complexity regions in proteins encoded in the complete genomes of Arabidopsis thaliana and Oryza sativa indica(2008, in preparation)2.Kirmitzoglou I, and Promponas VJ *.A novel, efficient and sensitive approach for searching large protein sequence databases(2008, in preparation)3.Papanikolaou N, Trachana K, Theodosiou T, Promponas VJ *, and Iliopoulos I *.Gene socialization: gene order, GC content and gene silencing in Salmonella (2008, submitted)Published4.Savvides A, Promponas VJ, and Fokianos KClustering of biological time series by cepstral coefficients based distancesPattern Recognition, 41(7), 2398-2412, 2008 (Citations: 0).5.Bagos PG, Liakopoulos TD, Promponas VJ *, and Hamodrakas SJ. Topology Prediction of β-barrel Outer Membrane ProteinsProceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Part B (Biological Sciences), 71(1), 19-41, 2005 (Citations: 1).6.Papasaikas, PK, Bagos, PG, Litou, ZI, Promponas VJ, and Hamodrakas, SJ. PRED-GPCR: GPCR recognition and family classification serverNucleic Acids Research, W380-382, 2004 (Citations: 18).7.Vernikos G, Gkogkas C, Promponas VJ, and Hamodrakas SJ. GeneViTo: Visualizing gene-product functional and structural features in genomic datasetsBMC Bioinformatics, 4:53, 2003 (Citations: 5).8.Iliopoulos I, Tsoka S, Andrade MA, Enright AJ, Carroll M, Poullet P, Promponas VJ, Liakopoulos T, Palaios G, Pasquier C, Hamodrakas S, Tamames J, Yagnik AT, Tramontano A, Devos D, Blaschke C, Valencia A, Brett D, Martin D, Leroy C, Rigoutsos I, Sander C, Ouzounis CA. Evaluation of annotation strategies using an entire genome sequence.Bioinformatics, 19(6), 717-726, 2003 (Citations: 27).9.Pasquier C, Promponas VJ, and Hamodrakas SJ.PRED-CLASS: cascading neural networks for generalized protein classification and genome-wide applications.Proteins: Structure Function, and Genetics, 44(3), 361-369, 2001 (Citations: 11).10.Promponas, VJ, Enright, A.J., Tsoka, S., Kreil, D., Leroy, C., Hamodrakas, S.J., Sander, C., and Ouzounis, CA.CAST: an iterative algorithm for the Complexity Analysis of Sequence Tracts. Bioinformatics, 16(10), 915-922, 2000 (Citations: 55).11.Tsoka, S., Promponas, V., and Ouzounis, C.Reproducibility in genome sequence annotation: The Plasmodium falciparum chromosome 2 case.FEBS Letters, 451, 354-355, 1999 (Citations: 8).12.Promponas, V.J., Palaios, G., Pasquier, C.M., Hamodrakas, J.S., and Hamodrakas SJ.CoPreTHi: A Web tool which combines transmembrane protein segment prediction methods.In Silico Biology, 01(0014), 1999 (Citations: 12).13.Pasquier, C.M., Promponas, V.J., Palaios, G., Hamodrakas, J.S., and Hamodrakas, S.J.A novel method for predicting transmembrane segments in proteins based on a statistical analysis of the SwissProt database: the PRED-TMR algorithm.Protein Engineering, 12(5), 381-385, 1999 (Citations: 67).14.Pasquier, C.M., Promponas, V.J., Varvayannis, N.J., and Hamodrakas, S.J.A Web server to locate periodicities in a sequence.Bioinformatics, 14(8), 749-750, 1998 (Citations: 8).