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Anastasia S. Tsingotjidou

Assistant Professor School of Veterinary Medicine Faculty of Health Sciences Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

General Info

Place of Birth:        Thessaloniki

Date of Birth:         27 November 1964

Home Address:      Kyvernidou 1str, 54639 Thessaloniki, Greece

Office Address:      Lab. of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54 124, Thessaloniki, Greece


Tel:  2310 999941 (office)    6945 772198 (mobile)

Fax: 2310 999882

Ph.D. in Neuroanatomy, Lab. of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology School of Veterinary Medicine, AUTh.  (1994).

Degree in Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece. (1988).

English: Proficiency, Cambridge University

German: Grundstuffe

Spanish: 3 years of study at UCLA extension

Μarch 2011 – today:  Assistant Professor (with tenure) Laboratory of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology School of Veterinary Medicine, AUTh

July – December 2014:   Visiting Scholar Department of Anesthesiology School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Οct. 2003 – Μar. 2011: Lecturer Laboratory of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology School of Veterinary Medicine, AUTh

July 2002: Investigator with the equivalent degree of Asst. Professor Hem/Onc Department, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Aug. 1999 – Dec. 2001: Postdoctoral Fellow. Section of Oral Radiology, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Mar. 1997 – Jul. 1999: Postdoctoral Fellow. Department of Orthopedics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Oct. 1995 – Feb. 1997: Postdoctoral Fellow. Department of Neurobiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Apr. 1995 – Sept. 1995: Scientific consultant – clinical veterinarian LYDIA S.A., Αthens, Greece

First Prize for the poster presentation entitled: “Experimental model for the study of melanoma. Diagnostic approach with the combined use of acoustic microscopy and infrared spectroscopy, evaluated by histological analysis”. Annual Joint Meeting of the Hellenic Society for Biomedical and Laboratory Animal Science (HSBLAS) in collaboration with the European Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinarians (ESLAV) and the European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM), Athens, Greece; 2014

Grant provided by the Endocrine Society to attend the course the 2000 Introduction to Molecular & Cellular Research course, San Diego, USA; March, 2000

Young Investigator Award for the presentation entitled: “Prefabrication of bone using a vascularized periosteal flap and Bone Morphogenetic Protein (rhBMP-2)”. Annual Meeting of the European Plastic Surgeons, Verona, Italy; 1998

Grant provided by the Hellenic Society for Neurosciences for attending the 14th European Winter Conference for Brain Research (EWCBR), LaPlagne, France; March, 1994

Grant for attending the 13th Conference of the European Neuroscience Association (ENA), Stockholm, Sweden; September, 1990

2020: On line course “Recognition of pain, suffering and distress and its application in the evaluation of severity of the procedures (species specific: mice and rats)” Edition 2, provided by “Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Abruzzo e del Molise «G. Caporale»”; from 22 October 2020 to 31 December 2020

PATHBIO summer course, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, June 2019: Embryology, Anatomy, Histology and the Anatomical Basis of Imaging, a detailed course on mouse.

2-11 September 2017: 3rd LAS (Laboratory Animal Science European Union Functions Course), Athens, Greece:

27–30 May, 2010: Attendance of a course: “Adult Neurogenesis: Structure and Function”, Frauenchiemsee, Germany

11-13 May, 2009: Attendance of a course: “2nd Course of in vivo Preclinical Assays in Cancer Therapy”, INSTITUT CURIE, Paris, France

2 May, 2000: Attendance of a course in “DNA Cloning” organized by KT Biotechnology. University of Southern California, USA (Instructor: Duncan Talbot)

3–6 March, 2000: Participation in the course: “Introduction to Molecular & Cellular Research” organized by the Endocrine Society of USA, San Diego, CA, USA

Febr. – March, 2000: Participation in seminars for resident veterinarians from the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine at UCLA and Scripps Institute, San Diego, CA, USA

September, 1997: Training on specific histological techniques for non-calcified bone specimens for immunohistochemical and in-situ hybridization use. Lab. of Orthopedic Surgery, CWRU, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (Supervised by Dr. S. Stevenson)

7-28 April, 1997: Participation in the Seminar for Prostate Cancer at the Department of Clinical Chemistry, Pathology, and Laboratory Medicine at the School of Medicine at UCLA, USA (Instructor: J. McBride)

January- March, 1996: Audition of the course of Molecular Biology at the Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA, USA (Instructor: Pr. T. Campagnioni)

9-20, January 1995: Participation in a Seminar: “Laboratory Animals: Use in clinical research and diagnosis-alternative methods”. Organized by the School of Veterinary Medicine in Thessaloniki with the collaboration of the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, FELASA, and the Branch of Veterinary Medicine of the Agricultural Ministry, Greece

4-12, June 1993: Participation in a Seminar on Neurophysiology: Organized by the Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Patras, Greece

4-15, February 1991: Participation in a Seminar on Neuroanatomy: Organized by the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Thessaloniki, Greece

Oct. – Dec. 1990: Participation in a seminar on “Computational Information for Basic Research Scientists”; organized by the Hellenic Center of Productivity, Branch of Thessaloniki, Greece