Department of Agriculture

Hellenic Mediterranean University

Tampakaki Anastasia, Professor

Academic discipline: Molecular Microbiology in Agriculture
Telephone number: +30-2810-379442
Office hours: Face-to-face and online communication by appointment


  • Soil Microbiology
  • Sustainable Management of Biotic Resources in Agriculture


  • Diploma in Biology, Department of Biology, University of Crete. (1991)
  • MSc Diploma in Molecular Biology, Department of Biology, University of Crete (1993)
  • PhD Diploma in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Department of Biology, University of Crete (1999)

Research Interests

  • Molecular mechanisms of plant-microbe interactions
  • Isolation, molecular identification, phylogenetic analysis and functional characterization of plant-associated bacteria (rhizobia and plant-growth promoting bacteria)
  • Development of diagnostic tools for microbial identification
  • Genomic analyses of microbes
  • Metagenomic analysis of plant microbiomes
  • Development of bioinoculants for disease control and crop improvement

Additional Information

  • Member of the Internal Evaluation Group (OM.E.A) of the Department of Agriculture, Hellenic Mediterranean University (2021-today)
  • Affiliated Researcher at the Institute of Agri-Food and Life Sciences, Hellenic Mediterranean University Research Centre (2021-today)
  • Professor (Assoc. and Assist) in Molecular Microbiology at the Department of Crop Science, the Agricultural University of Athens (2013-2021)
  • Professor (Assistant and Lecturer) in Molecular Microbiology at the Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Agricultural University of Athens (2006-2013)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA (2001-2002)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for research and Technology, Greece (1999-2001)

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4439-0920
Scopus Author ID: 6507509845
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