Dr. Athanassios Molassiotis
Associate Professor of Pomology in the Faculty of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki-Greece


Dr. AthanassiosMolassiotis, is currently Associate Professor of Pomology in the Faculty of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki-Greece, having more than 15 years experience in fruit science.

He graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Division of Agricultural Sciences (1998). He continued his studies in AUTH and he received MSc (2001) and PhD (2004) diploma with grants of distinction in the field of fruit physiology. After working as post-doc researcher, he was elected as Lecturer (2005) at AUTH in the field of Pomology. At 2008-2009, he visited CNRS-Bayer CropScience Joint Laboratory (Lyon, France) and in INRA-AgroParisTech (Paris, France).

His research work combines physiological and molecular approaches to investigate fruit tree physiology and fruit biology. He has published 66 research papers He has co-ordinated or participated in 23 funded research projects.