Histology - Embryology lab
Medical School, University of Crete

Dragana Nikitovic Ph.D., ERT
Associate Professor of
Histology - Embryology
e-mail: nikitovic@uoc.gr
office: +0030 2810 39 4557
lab: +0030 2810 39 4735

Staff / Doctoral dissertations


1. Zaharenia Vlata
Effect of anisotoxic factors in an vitro immunization model.

2. Eleni Fthenou
Biochemical and immunological study of the action of growth factors in the synthesis of membrane and secreted proteoglycans of fibrosarcoma cell lines and normal fibroblasts.

3. Sifaki Maria
Biochemical and immunological study of the action of growth factors on the biodegradation of secreted Chondroitin and Dermatan sulfate proteoglycans in melanoma cell lines and normal melanocytes.

4. Hatzinikolaou Georgia
Effect of growth factors on the synthesis of proteoglycans glucosaminoglycans in colon cancer cell lines.

5. Chalkiadaki Georgia
Study of the role of syndecan 1, -2 and -4 in human melanoma: comparative analysis of cancer and normal melanocytes in terms of control of biosynthesis, bioavailability and contribution of syndecans to cancer.
6. Datsis Georgios
In vitro study of the role of growth factors in the proliferation, infiltration and migration of osteosarcoma cells.

7. Banos Athanasios
The role of the heparin sulfate proteoglycan in the functions of fibrosarcoma cells. Effect of growth factors

8. Kouvidi Aikaterini
Study of the action of extracellular proteoglycans and glycosaminoglycans on the functions of fibrosarcoma cells-investigation of the role of growth factors.

9. Mytilineou Maria
Study of the role of heparan sulfate proteoglycans in the pathogenesis of fibrosarcoma and investigation of the effect of growth factors.

10. Angelidakis Giannis
The role of the small leucine-rich proteoglycans (SLRPS) in the behavior of human osteosarcoma cancer cells.

11. Voudouri Kallirroi
The role of EGF and IGF growth factors as well  theirEGFR, HER-2 and IGFR, receptors in the function of breast cancer cells. Contribution of extracellular matrix macromolecules.

12. Kavasi Rafaela-Maria
The role of hyaluronic acid in the activation of keratinocytes by contact allergens.
Ο ρόλος του υαλουρονικού οξέος στην ενεργοποίηση των κερατινοκυττάρων από αλλεργιογόνα επαφής.


13. Papoutsidakis Antonis
The role of SLRPs in mesenchymal tumors origin.

14. Giatagana Irini
The role of extracellular components on the Wnt / β-catenin signaling pathway in tumors of mesenchymal origin.

INNOvation with GLYcans
Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete
Hybrid Symposium
27-29 September
Heraklion, Greece & Zoom Platform
Poster, Timetable

Special Issue
"Exploring the Multifaceted Roles of Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) - New Advances and Further Challenges"
Dr. Dragana Nikitovic
Dr. Serge Perez

Special Issue
"The Role of Extracellular Matrix in Cancer Development and Progression"
Professor George Tzanakakis
Professor Dragana Nikitovic

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Ιανουάριος 2020