Department of Agriculture

Hellenic Mediterranean University

Ververidis Filippos, Professor

Academic discipline: Biochemistry and Plant Biotechnology
Telephone number: 2810-379429
Office hours: Monday 12.00-14.00 and Friday 13.00-15.00


  • General Chemistry (Undergraduate level)
  • Research Methodology and Academic Writing in Agricultural Sciences (Undergraduate level)
  • Research Methodology and Experimentation in Agriculture – Part A (MScAGRO, Postgraduate Course)

Participation also in:

  • Biochemistry (Undergraduate level)


  • Diploma in Agriculture, Department of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1986)
  • PhD Diploma in Postharvest Biochemistry & Biotechnology of Horticultural commodities, Department of Agricultural Botany, University of Reading, UK (1991).
  • 1991 Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Department of Agricultural Botany, University of Reading, UK.
  • 1993-1995 Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Department of Horticulture (Laboratory of Postharvest Physiology & Technology) Michigan State University, USA.
  • 1996-1998 Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (IMBB), Foundation of Research & Technology, Heraklion – Crete, Greece.

Research Interests

  • Development of biotechnological approaches for the heterologous production and exploitation of bioactive and health-protective plant products from microbial biofactories by using synthetic biology and metabolic engineering methods.
  • Holistic approaches in the production chain to improve the quality of extra virgin olive oil with the use of omics.
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of Plant Secondary Metabolites (Role as Plant protecting or Plant Promoting agents – Agricultural Industry, Antioxidants & Preservatives in Food Technology – Food Industry, etc.).
  • Postharvest Biochemistry & Biotechnology of Horticultural commodities

Additional Information

  • Principal Investigator and Scientific Coordinator of the research group of Plant Biochemistry & Biotechnology (PBBL), of the Biological and Biological Applications Laboratory (LBBA).
  • Coordinator of Academic Advisors of faculty members and Mental Health Advisor.
  • Researcher A’ of the AgroFood Sector and member of the Steering Committee of the Institute of Agri-Food and Life Sciences of the Hellenic Mediterranean University Research Center.

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