Charikleia Karageorgiou (Clio)


Education

Sept 2017 – Sept 2022 PhD summa cum laude, Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

Dec 2021 – July 2022 Research Fellow, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas – Institute of Computer Science, Computational BioMedicine Laboratory, Greece.

Aug 2021 – Feb 2022 Exchange PhD Researcher, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas – Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Greece.
Funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)

Feb 2021 – June 2021 PhD Internship, University of Zürrich, Switzerland.

Sept 2016 – July 2017 MSc Bioinformatics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

Sept 2014 – July 2015 MSc Advanced Genetics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

Sept 2011 – June 2014 BSc (Hons) Biomedicine, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom.


Bio

Charikleia graduated with a BSc in Biomedicine from the University of East Anglia, and she holds two MSc degrees, one in Advanced Genetics and another in Bioinformatics, both from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. She completed her PhD program at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in 2022. Her doctoral research focused on studying polymorphic inversions in Drosophila subobscura. Her primary research interest lies in the evolution of genome structure and the mechanisms underlying structural variant formation. Her work revolves around the identification and characterization of structurally complex regions across different primate species.

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