Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Immunology

Company Profile

The Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Immunology (LMBI) is located at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras. Having modern infrastructure, several projects on biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, genetics and bioinformatics are being implemented.

LMBI has experience in managing national and international grants, particularly from the European Commission, with over 1M EUR funding. LMBI has been awarded with other Labs in University of Patras a 3M EUR FP7-REGPOT grant in the field of Structural and Translational Biology for its “excellence in research and of its leadership potential”, further outlining the excellence of the research entities and their experience in managing big international grants.

Konstantinos Poulas, is the head of the Laboratory. He is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry with experience in gene expression, protein characterization, structural studies and biotechnologies. He has about 70 publications in peer reviewed journals and he is currently participating in international and national projects.

Technologies / Services offered or sought

  • Autoimmunity
  • Protein Expression – Crystallization
  • Addiction – E-cig – Tobacco Harm Reduction
  • Electroceuticals - Wireless Microcurrent Stimulation (WMCS) - PEMF
  • Food Electroceuticals
  • Bioinformatics

Technology and R&D

Research Areas:

  • Autoimmunity/Myasthenia gravis
  • Addiction/e-cig/reduced risk products
  • Electroceuticals
  • Bioinformatics/Databases

Clients & Collaborations (NATIONAL)

We participate in two National «INFRASTRUCTURES» projects giving access to many first-class laboratories from Universities and Research Institutes (University of Athens, Agricultural University of Athens, University of Crete, University of Thessaly, University of Ioannina, Hellenic Pasteur Institute, NCSR, e.t.c.)

We collaborate with many greek SMEs, being the Director of the newly launched Health-Hub in Patras Science Park. We are running a number of new start-ups in Patras, called WIN0, SportsElectroceuticals, CheeseIncrease etc.

Postal Address
University of Patras
26500 Rio - Patras