Marina Papaiakovou


Research Associate
Department of Biological Sciences
Center for Molecular Biology
Ford Hall 132
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063
(413) 585-4668


  • MS Biology, Smith College
  • BS Molecular Biology and Genetics. Dept of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Research Interests:

Infectious Diseases (See pictures from my recent field trip to Argentina here)
Radiation Biology
Cellular Biology (Metabolism, Exercise)


“Autophagic flux” in normal mouse tissues: focus on endogenous LC3A processing (2011)

Amifostine Protects the White Cell Line Against Genotoxic Damage in Patients Undergoing Pelvic Radiotherapy (2012)

General Interests:

Rock climbing, boxing, hiking, traveling

I am in love with my home place (Vilia, Attica, Greece) and exercise!

Motto: It’s all Greek to me!