Nektarios Tavernarakis Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas & Medical School, University of Crete
6 protocols

Nikos Kourtis
  • Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece
Research focus
  • Developmental biology
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D, University of Crete, Crete, Greece

Current position

Postdoctoral fellow at the NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA


  1. Kourtis, N., Moubarak, R. S., Aranda-Orgilles, B., Lui, K., Aydin, I. T., Trimarchi, T., Darvishian, F., Salvaggio, C., Zhong, J., Bhatt, K., Chen, E. I., Celebi, J. T., Lazaris, C., Tsirigos, A., Osman, I., Hernando, E. and Aifantis, I. (2015). FBXW7 modulates cellular stress response and metastatic potential through HSF1 post-translational modification. Nat Cell Biol 17(3): 322-332.
  2. Kourtis, N., Nikoletopoulou, V. and Tavernarakis, N. (2012). Small heat-shock proteins protect from heat-stroke-associated neurodegeneration. Nature 490(7419): 213-218.
1 Protocol published
Protein Synthesis Rate Assessment by Fluorescence Recovery after Photobleaching (FRAP)
Authors:  Nikos Kourtis and Nektarios Tavernarakis, date: 03/05/2017, view: 7102, Q&A: 0
Currently available biochemical methods cannot be applied to monitor protein synthesis in specific cells or tissues, in live specimens. Here, we describe a non-invasive method for monitoring protein synthesis in single cells or tissues with ...
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