Dr. Nikolaos Labrou received his BSc degree in Chemistry from the University of Patras, Greece (1987-1991) and his PhD in Enzyme Biotechnology from the Agricultural University of Athens (1992-1996). He has conducted postdoctoral research, as Marie Curie fellow, in Leeds UK (1996-1998) and then at Agricultural University of Athens (1998-2001). Dr Labrou is currently full Professor with tenure in the Department of Biotechnology at the Agricultural University of Athens. Dr. Labrou has authored more than 115 peer-reviewed articles in leading international journals and 26 book chapters in international publications. His research covers many areas of biotechnology including enzyme and protein engineering, cell culture technologies, catalomics analysis, protein downstream processing as well as characterization of therapeutic enzymes, proteins and other biomolecules.