MSc, MPhil, PhD, MRSC, MRSB, FGS Asst Professor - AUA
Since 2012 he has been serving as the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Molecular Biochemistry and as the Deputy Editor in Chief for the EMBnet journal. He was recently elected as an Executive Board member and P & PR PC member of EMBnet. To date, he has published more than 130 original peer-reviewed articles, 8 ISBN books, 3 scientific patents and has been on the receiving end of numerous grants and awards.
Guerra J , Valadao AL, Vlachakis D, Polak K, Vila IK, Taffoni C, Prabakaran T, Marriott AS, Kaczmarek R, Houel A, Auzemery B, Déjardin S, Boudinot P, Nawrot B, Jones NJ, Paludan SR, Kossida S, Langevin C, Laguette N. Lysyl-tRNA synthetase produces diadenosine tetraphosphate to curb STING-dependent inflammation. Science Advances. 2020, In Press
Antoniou N, Vlachakis D, Memou A, Leandrou E, Valkimadi PE, Melachroinou K, Re DB, Przedborski S, Dauer WT, Stefanis L, Rideout HJ. A motif within the armadillo repeat of Parkinson’s-linked LRRK2 interacts with FADD to hijack the extrinsic death pathway. Scientific Reports (NPG). 2018 (8):3455
Vlachakis D, Labrou NE, Iliopoulos C, Hardy J, Lewis PA, Rideout H, Trabzuni D. Insights into the Influence of Specific Splicing Events on the Structural Organization of LRRK2. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2018, 19(9), 2784; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms19092784
Kostaropoulos T, Papageorgiou L, Champeris TS, Vlachakis D, Eliopoulos E. Carcinogenic Pesticide Control via Hijacking Endosymbiosis; The Paradigm of DSB-A from Wolbachia pipientis for the Management of Otiorhynchus singularis In Vivo. 2018; 32(5):1051-1062. doi: 10.21873/invivo.11346
Vlachakis C, Dragoumani K, Raftopoulou S, Mantaiou M, Papageorgiou L, Champeris TS, Megalooikonomou V, Vlachakis D. Human Emotions on the Onset of Cardiovascular and Small Vessel Related Diseases. In Vivo. 2018;32(4):859-870. doi: 10.21873/invivo.11320
Papageorgiou L, Loukatou S, Kossida S, Maroulis D, Vlachakis D. An updated evolutionary study of Flaviviridae NS3 helicase and NS5 RNA-dependent RNA polymerase, reveals novel invariable motifs as potential pharmacological targets. Royal Society Chemistry: Molecular Biosystems. 2016, 12(7):2080-93.
Kontopoulos DG, Vlachakis D, Tsiliki G, Kossida S. Structuprint: a scalable and extensible tool for two-dimensional representation of protein surfaces. BMC Structural Biology. 2016. 16:4. Papageorgiou L, Cuong NT, Vlachakis D. Antibodies as stratagems against cancer. Royal Society Chemistry: Molecular Biosystems. 2016, 12(7):2047-55
Tsiliki G, Vlachakis D, Kossida S, On integrating multi-platform microarray data, Phyl Trans R Soc A 2014 20130136
Vlachakis D, Pavlopoulou A, Roumbelakis M, Feidakis C, Anagnou N, Kossida S, Emerging pharmacological targets: An in silico study of Trypanosoma brucei DNA Topoisomerase IB, Genomics 2014 103(1):107-113
Dalkas G, Vlachakis D, Tsagkrasoulis D, Kastania A, Kossida S, State of the art technology in modern computer-aided drug design, Briefings in Bioinformatics 2013 14(6):745-752
Vlachakis D, Tsagkrasoulis D, Megalooikonomou V, Kossida S, Introducing Drugster: a comprehensive drug design, lead and structure optimization toolkit, Bioinformatics 2013 29(1):126-128PubMed Link