Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

ELIAS ARGYRIS


Assistant Professor
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Contact Information

Marple
901 South Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063-1094
610.359.5000
Room Number: 2414
Phone: (610) 359-5243

Contact Faculty

Born and raised in Greece. Educated in Greece, Bulgaria and USA. Dedicated my life to BioMedical Research and Education. Passionate about LIFE, SCIENCE, MUSIC and POLITICS. Question Everything!

Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics
  • M.Sci. in Biochemistry/Clinical Chemistry

Papers

Presentations

Awards, Grants and other Scholarly Recognitions

Academic Biography

Teaching Experience: Biology, Microbiology, Pathogenesis of Disease, Infectious Diseases, Anatomy Physiology, Immunology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Human Nutrition, Biotechnology, Biology of Cancer, Neuroscience, HIV-1 Neuropathogenesis. Expertise in: Molecular Virology and Microbiology: HIV-1, HIV-RT, NeuroScience-NeuroAIDS, Molecular Genetics and Prenatal Diagnosis (beta-thalassaemia, cystic fibrosis and other inherited diseases). Immunogenetics: MHC, HLAs, Autoimmune Diseases, Antigen Presentation, Molecular Biology, Protein-Protein Interactions (Phage-Peptide Libraries), Protein-Drug Interactions. Drug development. Published over 20 scientific research articles and reviews in prestigious biomedical journals. Upon invitation, presented research work by means of poster and oral presentations (over 35) in numerous national and international conferences and symposia. Oversaw and implemented various academic administrative and financial projects as head, president, or board member of numerous academic committees, scientific organizations and centers. Planned and organized conferences, seminars and academic symposia. Recipient of several federal, national and international, and foundation awards and grants. Bilingual in English and Greek, fluent in Bulgarian. US Citizen. EDUCATION: B.S.-M.Sc., Biochemistry/Clinical Chemistry, University of Sofia – Bulgaria, 1981-1987 Ph.D., Clinical Molecular Genetics, University of Sofia-Medical Academy of Sofia Bulgaria,1987-1991

Theoretical Approach, Experience, and Temperament

EDUCATION: B.S.-M.Sc.: Biochemistry/Clinical Chemistry, University of Sofia – Bulgaria, 1981-1987 Ph.D., Clinical Molecular Genetics, University of Sofia-Medical Academy of Sofia Bulgaria,1987-1991 PREGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT: Predoctoral Visiting Fellow Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Institut für Humangenetic der Universitat, Münster-Germany (Supervisor: Horst J, M.D., Kalaydjieva L, M.D.), February 1989 Predoctoral Visiting Fellow Laboratory of Prenatal Diagnosis of beta-Thalassaemia, "Laikon" General Hospital First Department of Medicine University of Athens School of Medicine, Greece, (Supervisor: Loukopoulos D, M.D), June-August 1990 Greek Army Medical Service, 1991-1992 Consultant ORGANON TEKNIKA HELLAS-AKZO, Greece 1992-1993 Post-doctoral fellow, Dept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania-Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. (Supervisor: D. Monos, Ph.D), 1993-1996 Post-doctoral fellow, Dept. of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania-Medical School, Philadelphia, PA. (Supervisor: Y. Paterson, Ph.D), 1996-June 1998 Research Associate, Dept. of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania-Medical School, Philadelphia, PA, (Supervisor: Y. Paterson, Ph.D) June 1998-May 2001 Visiting Fellow, Dept. of Medicine, division of Infectious Diseases, Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland, OH, (Supervisor: S. Le Grice, Ph.D), February 1999 Senior Research Associate, Dept. of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Human Virology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, (Supervisors: R. J. Pomerantz, M.D., H. Zhang, Ph.D., K. Jon Williams, M.D., M. Schnell, Ph.D) May 2001- Febryary 2007 Assistant Professor of Medicine (Tenure Track), Dept. of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Human Virology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. March 2007-December 2010. Adjunct Professor, Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (JGSBS), Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. December 2010-present Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Biology, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA. August 2011-2014 Adjunct Professor, Philadelphia University, College of Sciences, Health and the Liberal Arts, Dept. of Biology, Philadelphia, July 2014 –August 2014 Visiting Assistant Professor, Philadelphia University, College of Sciences, Health and the Liberal Arts, Dept. of Biology, Philadelphia, August 2014 –August 2015 Adjunct Professor, Philadelphia University, College of Sciences, Health and the Liberal Arts, Dept. of Biology, Philadelphia, August 2015 –2017 Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Biology, Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA, 19010, August 2015 – 2017 Adjunct Professor, STEM, Delaware County Community College (DCCC), July 2016 – August 2017 Subject Matter Expert (SME) Microbiology (Part-Time), Western Governor’s University (WGU), Online Degree Programs, July 2016-September 2016 Adjunct Professor, Temple University – School of Pharmacy, May 2017 – present Assistant Professor, STEM, Delaware County Community College (DCCC), August 2017 – Present

Scholarly Interests

  • BioMedical Research and Education/Teaching are vitally and inseparably linked.
  • Human and Viral Molecular Genetics and Environment.