Photo Zoi Litou

PhD student.

2002 - : Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, PhD in Bioinformatics, entitled "Topology Prediction of Membrane Proteins".
(Supervisor: Prof. S.J. Hamodrakas)

1998 - 2001: BSc (Hons) in Cell and Molecular Biology, Essex University. [Final Year Project: Investigating the functional diversity within arsenic resistant bacteria in arsenic contaminated soils]

Currently working on computational analysis of membrane proteins focusing on the automated recognition and classification of single-spanning membrane proteins.

Petsalaki, E.I., Bagos, P.G., Litou, Z.I., Hamodrakas, S.J. (2006) PredSL: A Tool for the N-terminal Sequence-based Prediction of Protein Subcellular Localization. Geno. Prot. Bioinfo. 4(1): 48-55. [Abstract] [PDF]

Papasaikas, P.K., Bagos, P.G., Litou, Z.I., Promponas V.J. and Hamodrakas, S.J. (2004) PRED-GPCR: GPCR recognition and family classification server. Nucleic Acids Res, 32, W380-382. [Abstract] [PDF]

Pashou, E.E., Litou, Z.I., Liakopoulos, Th.D. and Hamodrakas, S.J. (2004) waveTM: Wavelet-based transmembrane segment prediction. In Silico Biol.4, 0012. [HTML]

Papasaikas P.K., Bagos P.G., Litou Z.I, Hamodrakas S.J. (2003) A novel method for GPCR recognition and family classification from sequence alone using signatures derived from profile hidden Markov models. SAR QSAR Environ Res., 14, 413-20. [Abstract] [PDF]