Fani Papagiannouli

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Full Name

Fani Papagiannouli

Current position

Lecturer / Principle Investigator


Medway School of Pharmacy, University of Kent


Chatham, Kent

Research interests

I am interested in understanding the mechanisms and factors that regulate stem cell maintenance and how stem cells and their differentiating daughter cells interact with their neighbouring cells to shape the niche and local tissue microenvironment in the Drosophila testis.


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Research activity

Representative publications

31006632, 30208329, 26226434, 25750700, 24480643, 23585349, 22488937, 20798604, 19546890, 16458513, 12711540

Research keywords

Stem Cell & Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, Gene Regulation, Cell Signaling, Spermatogenesis, Drosophila Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, Advanced Microscopy, EGFR, Dlg, Scrib, Lgl, Hox genes, nucleoporins

Job openings

My lab has now opened a position for a PhD student, starting in the new academic year (October 2020). Do you know any excellent students interested in stem cell biology in the Drosophila male germline? Please forward to interested people and spread the word!

Deadline for application is 31st of March, application should be sent via the University of Kent website (indicated in the post). The Scholarship is available to UK/EU nationals, self-funded applicants should contact me directly (

Details about the post and the project are available in the link below:

More information about the lab on our webpage: