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Panagiotis Velentzas, Ph.D.


Instructor
   
Ph.D.: 2011, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Postdoctoral research: University of Massachusetts Medical School
   
Office: University of Massachusetts Medical School
364 Plantation Street, LRB-460-C
Worcester, MA 01605
Phone: 508-856-1278
Email: Panagiotis.Velentzas@umassmed.edu


Research

My research focuses on the relationship between metabolism and autophagy in model organismsSpecifically, I am aiming to elucidate the role of solute carriers (SLCs), a superfamily of proteins that transport nutrients across membranes, in the regulation of autophagy, with the use of Drosophila genetic models.