Highlighted Publication

Crystal structures of wild-type AdiC in the presence and absence of the substrate agmatine at 2.6-Å and 2.2-Å resolution.

Please see our recent publication: Ilgü et al. (2016), Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA


Dimitrios Fotiadis, Ph.D.


Professor of Structural Biology


  • Habilitation in biophysics, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • Ph.D. in biochemistry, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • Diploma in molecular biology, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland

Professional activities:

  • Scientific collaborations with numerous international research groups
  • Over 80 publications in top ranked scientific journals
  • Referee for more than twenty international scientific journals
  • Organizer and co-organizer of international workshops
  • Academic editor for the scientific journal 'PLoS ONE'
  • Co-director of the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine (University of Bern, Switzerland)


  • Date of birth: 1st July 1971
  • Nationalities: Swiss and Greek
  • Marital status: Married, two children
  • Languages: German, Greek and Spanish (native languages), English and French (excellent) and Italian (good)
  • Hobbies: Reading about ancient cultures and ancient greek numismatic



Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Fotiadis

Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

University of Bern
Bühlstrasse 28
CH-3012 Bern

Phone +41 31 631 41 03
Fax +41 31 631 37 37


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