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Maria Oplopoiou

 

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Split-site, based in Syngenta, Switzerland

Overview

Currently undergoing my PhD project in investigating Resistance mechanisms and fitness costs related to avermectin resistance in the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (3rd year). 

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

PhD in Biological Sciences, College of Live and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, United Kingdom (split-site)

Major: Insecticide Resistance

   Nov 2018-Oct 2021

MSc in Biomedical Sciences, Department of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, Greece [9.04/10, valedictorian] 

Major: Molecular Anatomy and Histopathology

   Sep 2016-Aug 2018

Specialization diploma in Health Management and Leadership, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece [8.91/10]

 

   Sep 2016-May 2017

MPharm (Integrated Master), Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, Greece [7.26/10, Top 5% of class]

   Sep 2011–July 2016

 

Career

Insecticide Resistance Laboratory, Department of Biology, Syngenta Crop Protection,

Stein, Switzerland

Project title: Resistance mechanisms and fitness costs related to avermectin resistance in the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella

Nov 2018- Oct 2021

Molecular Respiratory Carcinogenesis Laboratory, Department of Medicine, University of Patras, Greece 

Project title: The role of Trp53 in chemical-induced lung adenocarcinoma

Aug 2016- Jul 2018

Molecular Genetics and Immunology Laboratory, Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras,Greece                                                                                                                                             

Project title: Genetic association of the SNP rs12742169 with myopia disorders                    

Mar 2015- Jul 2016

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