University of Crete

The University of Crete is a multi-disciplinary, research-oriented Institution, situated in the cities of Rethymnon and Heraklion. The Faculty of Medicine and Departments of Physics and Biology are located in the recently constructed facilities in Voutes, Heraklion. The laboratory of Tumor Biology is staffed by 4 medical oncologists holding academic appointments, 5 post-doc scientists, 5 biologists, 5 technicians and 3 students. The laboratory has the entire infrastructure needed for executing experiments that make use of massively parallel sequencing and genomic data processing and analysis. There is a closed collaboration between the Laboratory of Tumor Cell Biology located at the School of Medicine of University of Crete and the Department of Medical Oncology of University General Hospital in order to develop and validate the most promising discoveries into improved diagnostics and treatments