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Professor Evangelos Marinos Associate Professor in Biology,

Summary: Professor Evangelos Marinos
Associate Professor in Biology,
University of Athens, Medical School,
Laboratory of Histology and Embryology
- School of Biological Sciences
Intrigued by the mysteries of cell biology
Professor Evangelos Marinos has fond memories of his years at
Southampton. Studying for a PhD in Biology was challenging and
rewarding, but he also grew to love the English countryside. "I liked the
green fields and the landscapes, both in Hampshire and further afield,"
he explains. "During my studies, I travelled to Scotland and the Midlands
to see more of the country while I had the opportunity. On the south
coast, I also appreciated being near the seaside and often went to
Portsmouth and Bournemouth." Perhaps surprisingly, the biologist from
Athens also enjoyed the weather. "It's not too hot in the UK and I
appreciated that. I even liked the rain as it made the fields so green."
Evangelos comes from a scientific family in Greece. His father was a
dentist and his cousin a chemist so it seemed inevitable that he would
follow a career in the life sciences. "When I started my undergraduate
degree in the early 1970s, genetics and molecular biology were emerging


Source: Anderson, Jim - School of Mathematics, University of Southampton


Collections: Mathematics