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Dr. Dimitris Tsaltas

Assistant Professor
Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology & Food Science

Brief Biography:

Dimitris Tsaltas is a member of the faculty of the Department of Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology and Food Science. He has a BSc in Agricultural Sciences and an MSc in Plant Protection from the Agricultural University of Athens. He gained his PhD from Imperial College London in Molecular Plant Pathology and continued his postdoctoral training at the University of Connecticut (USA) in Molecular Microbiology. He worked at the Agricultural Research Institute in Nicosia (Cyprus) as a Research Advisor within the Crop Protection Department. His research interests are in microbial ecology characterizing wild not previously characterized fermentations in food and other agricultural matrices. Through those Dr Tsaltas' team aims to have a thorough profile of these fermented products and isolate and characterize promising biotechnologicaly useful microorganisms.

Academic positions:

Assistant Professor in Agricultural Microbiology and Biotechnology Postgraduate Program Coordinator

Research interests:

Microbial Ecology in Food and Soil

What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

I think it is a good idea although a bit risky

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