Developmental Biology, Genetics
Janelia Research Campus
Dr. Pavlopoulos is a fellow at the Janelia Research Campus.
Probing the Molecular and Cellular Basis of Developmental Morphogenesis
Anastasios (Tassos) Pavlopoulos is a fellow at Janelia. He received a BSc in biology from the University of Patras, Greece, an MSc in biological sciences (molecular biology and genetics) from the University of Crete, Greece, and a PhD in molecular biology and biomedicine from the University of Crete and IMBB-FORTH, where he studied with Michalis Averof. He went on to do a postdoc in the lab of Michael Akam at the University of Cambridge, UK, where he studied Hox genes and appendage specialization in flies and crustaceans. He also conducted postdoctoral research in the lab of Pavel Tomancak at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany, where he worked on multiview selective plane illumination microscopy of crustacean embryos. At Janelia, Pavlopoulos uses the crustacean amphipod Parhyale hawaiensis as a model to probe the molecular and cellular basis of developmental morphogenesis.