Postgraduate Student, Biologist


MSc Student in Oncology
Laboratory Research Assistant, Molecular Radiopharmacy, INRASTES, NCSR “Demokritos”

Research interests

Maria Bibika is a Biologist and an M.Sc. student in oncology at the Medical School of the University of Crete. The M.Sc. program is held in conjunction with the National Hellenic Research Foundation. She has worked as a Scientific Associate in the Molecular Radiopharmacy laboratory of NCSR “Demokritos”, with a fixed-term contract (“Action for the Strategic Development on the Research and Technological Sectors” of the Operational Programme Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation (EPAnEK)). At present, she is conducting her Master Thesis research project in the field of Molecular Radiopharmacy. Notably, her research focuses on the improvement of metabolic stability of radiolabeled peptides for cancer diagnosis using enzyme inhibitors with a principal objective to enhance their bioavailability and targeted localization in cancer cells.

Education and Certifications

  • Present     M.Sc. Oncology: From Oncogenesis to Therapy, School of Medicine, University of Crete, National Hellenic Research Foundation
  • 2020          FELASA accredited Course 056/16, 6th Laboratory Animal Science European Union Functions Course (Functions A,B,C,D).
  • 2015          B.Sc. Biology, Department of Biology, University of Athens.

Professional Experience

  • Present           Laboratory Research Assistant, Molecular Radiopharmacy, INRASTES, NCSR “Demokritos”.
  • 2020-2021     Scientific Associate, Molecular Radiopharmacy, INRASTES, NCSR “Demokritos”.
  • 2016-2020     Biologist, PLUSma PLC, Reference Laboratories.
  • 2015-2016     Laboratory Internship, Section of Zoology and Marine Biology, University of Athens.
  • 2013-2015     Research Associate, Invertebrate Zoology, Zoological Museum, Department of Biology, University of Athens.



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