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Nikolaos Dokalis


Institute of Neuropathology, Medical Center – University of Freiburg

Nikolaos Dokalis

Educational Background

2016 - present PhD Student in the Lab of Prof. Marco Prinz, Institute of Neuropathology, Neurozentrum, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
2015 - 2016 Internship: Master thesis, Institute of Neuropathology, Neurozentrum, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany; The effect of host microbiota on microglia and adult neurogenesis
2014 - 2016 Master of Science, Technology and Health; Specialty Neuroscience. Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Strasbourg, France. Joint Master in Neuroscience, Universities of Strasbourg (France), Basel (Switzerland), Freiburg (Germany)
07 - 08/2013 Internship: Basic Neurosciences, Center of Preventive Medicine, Neuroscience & Social Psychiatry, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Greece; The function of Neurofibromatosis gene product in CNS health and disease
2013 - 2014 Internship: Degree Dissertation, Laboratory of Animal Physiology, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; Mechanisms of autophagy during oxidative stress in cardiomyocytes
2012 - 2013 Exchange program (Erasmus): Studies in Neurobiology. School of Biology, University of Lund, Sweden
2009 - 2014 Degree in Biology. School of Biology, Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, Greece


  • K. Mellidis, N. Dokalis, E. Barlaka, A. Lazou. (2014) P87 Activation of mitogen and stress activated kinase 1 (MSK1) during oxidative stress modulates apoptotic and autophagic pathways leading to cardioprotection. Cardiovascular Research 103(suppl 1):S14
  • L. Roumazeilles*, N. Dokalis*, E. Kaulich*, V. Lelievre (in press) It is all about the support – the role of the extracellular matrix in regenerating axon guidance. Cell Adh Migr (in press) (*equally contributed)

Awards and Scholarships

2016 Erasmus+ placement scholarship.
2015 Eucor (The European Campus) funding, part of the Joint Master in Neuroscience.
2013 NSRF 2007-2013 (National Strategic Reference Network) funding for students.
2012 - 2013 Erasmus scholarship.