Gianni Panagiotou

Prof. Dr. Gianni Panagiotou

Microbiome Dynamics · Head +49 3641 532-1759

Curriculum vitae

Main Research Areas
  • Medical & Environmental Metagenomics: human, mice, marine, plants;
  • Systems Biology: -omics integration, chemical-protein & protein-protein interaction networks; 
  • Synthetic Biology: genome-scale metabolic modelling, design of probiotics, discovery of postbiotics


Li J, Sung CY, Lee N, Ni Y, Pihlajamäki J, Panagiotou G, El-Nezami H (2016) Probiotics modulated gut microbiota suppresses hepatocellular carcinoma growth in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113(9), E1306-E1315.
Jensen K, Ni Y, Panagiotou G, Kouskoumvekaki I (2015) Developing a molecular roadmap of drug-food interactions. PLOS Comput Biol 11(2), e1004048.
Jensen K, Panagiotou G, Kouskoumvekaki I (2015) NutriChem: a systems chemical biology resource to explore the medicinal value of plant-based foods. Nucleic Acids Res 43(Database issue), D940-D945.
Kang K, Li J, Lim BL, Panagiotou G (2015) MESSI: metabolic engineering target selection and best strain identification tool. Database (Oxford) 2015,
Ni Y, Li J, Panagiotou G (2015) A Molecular-Level Landscape of Diet-Gut Microbiome Interactions: Toward Dietary Interventions Targeting Bacterial Genes. MBio 6(6), e01263.
Udatha DB, Madsen KM, Panagiotou G, Olsson L (2015) Multiple nucleophilic elbows leading to multiple active sites in a single module esterase from Sorangium cellulosum. J Struct Biol 190(3), 314-327.
Udatha DB, Topakas E, Salazar M, Olsson L, Andersen MR, Panagiotou G (2015) Deciphering the signaling mechanisms of the plant cell wall degradation machinery in Aspergillus oryzae. BMC Syst Biol 9, 77.
Jensen K, Panagiotou G, Kouskoumvekaki I (2014) Integrated text mining and chemoinformatics analysis associates diet to health benefit at molecular level. PLOS Comput Biol 10(1), e1003432.
Westergaard D, Li J, Jensen K, Kouskoumvekaki I, Panagiotou G (2014) Exploring mechanisms of diet-colon cancer associations through candidate molecular interaction networks. BMC Genomics 15, 380.
Jacobsen UP, Nielsen HB, Hildebrand F, Raes J, Sicheritz-Ponten T, Kouskoumvekaki I, Panagiotou G (2013) The chemical interactome space between the human host and the genetically defined gut metabotypes. ISME J 7(4), 730-742.