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


Topakas E, Panagiotou G, Christakopoulos P (2013) Characteristics, sources, production and applications. Xylanases. In: Yang S-T, El Ensashy H, Thongchul N (eds.) Bioprocessing Technologies in Biorefinery for Sustainable Production of Fuels, Chemicals, and Polymers pp. 147-169. Wiley. ISBN: 978-0-470-54195.
Udatha DB, Rasmussen S, Sicheritz-Pontén T, Panagiotou G (2013) Targeted metabolic engineering guided by computational analysis of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Methods Mol Biol 985, 409-428.
Herrgård M, Panagiotou G (2012) Analyzing the genomic variation of microbial cell factories in the era of "New Biotechnology" Comput Struct Biotechnol J 3, e201210012.
Jensen K, Plichta D, Panagiotou G, Kouskoumvekaki I (2012) Mapping the genome of Plasmodium falciparum on the drug-like chemical space reveals novel anti-malarial targets and potential drug leads. Mol Biosyst 8(6), 1678-1685.
Panagiotou G, Taboureau O (2012) The impact of network biology in pharmacology and toxicology. SAR QSAR Environ Res 23(3-4), 221-235. (Review)
Kouskoumvekaki I, Panagiotou G (2011) Navigating the human metabolome for biomarker identification and design of pharmaceutical molecules. J Biomed Biotechnol 2011,
Madsen KM, Udatha GD, Semba S, Otero JM, Koetter P, Nielsen J, Ebizuka Y, Kushiro T, Panagiotou G (2011) Linking genotype and phenotype of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains reveals metabolic engineering targets and leads to triterpene hyper-producers. PLOS One 6(3), e14763.
Panagiotou G, Topakas E, Moukouli M, Christakopoulos P, Olsson L (2011) Studying the ability of Fusarium oxysporum and recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisae to efficiently cooperate in decomposition and ethanolic fermentation of wheat straw. Biomass and Bioenergy 35(8), 3727-3732.
Udatha DB, Kouskoumvekaki I, Olsson L, Panagiotou G (2011) The interplay of descriptor-based computational analysis with pharmacophore modeling builds the basis for a novel classification scheme for feruloyl esterases. Biotechnol Adv 29(1), 94-9110.
Panagiotou G, Topakas E, Olivares R, Christakopoulos P, Olsson L (2010) Feruloyl esterases as biosynthetic tools for the organic synthesis of nutraceutical compounds In: Heldman DR, Hoover DG, Wheeler MB (eds.) Encyclopedia of Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA. ISBN: 978-0849350276.