Glykeria Samolada MSc
Biologist , MSc Cytogeneticist, ErGenetic Counsellor
Glykeria Samolada is a Biologist specialized in molecular cytogenetics, genetic counselling with experience in the field of assisted reproduction and low fertility.
Glykeria’s scientific interests focus mainly on male infertility, special chromosomal rearrangements which may affect fertility as well as counselling on preimplantation genetic diagnosis and prenatal checks. Also, the management of genetic examinations and information concerning hereditary abnormalities and diseases and counselling of similar cases and families represents an important area of activity.
She is a member of EBMG (European Board of Medical Genetics/EuroGenetic Counsellor).
She is Head of the Cytogenetic Laboratory at Embryolab and is an accredited Genetic Counsellor.
Glykeria is married with 2 children. Her interests include genetics, poetry and philosophy. She enjoys travelling and nature. She is always on the move, being a creative and enquiring person; this is the reason why she passionately seeks out answers to fundamental questions of human existence, using with precision the tools and potential of the science of genetics. She supports the science that supports people!
2018“Genomic Practice for Genetic Counsellors”
Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK
2018Jan to June “Medical Praxis: Legal and Ethical Issues,
Lab. for Research of Medical Law, Faculty of Law Aristotle Univ. Thessaloniki
Hellenic National Bioethics Commission
2017“How does genetic counselling helps coping with infertility and unexpected findings “ e-poster Eur. Congress Stockholm 2017, ESHG
2014Faculty of Medicine, Plymouth University
PGCert “Health and Genetic Science”.
2012European Genetic Foundation, Bologna, Italy
Advanced Course “Genetic Counselling”.
2007-presentScientific associate at Embryolab.
2005-2006Training and internship in classical cytogenetics, in classical karyotype techniques, FISH, M-FISH and CGH. Molecular Cytogenetics lab, Institut for Human Genetics, Universitat Klinikun Heidelberg and at the cytogenetic laboratory, Hematological Clinic, University Hospital of Papanikolaou.
2006European Genetic Foundation, Bertinoro, Italy
Advanced Course “Medical Genetics”.
2005Faculité de médecine, Université de Montpellier, Montpellier-Nimes, France
Diplôme interuniversitaire “Cytogénétique classique et moléculaire”.
1993-2004Scientific Associate, Technical Support Officer for Molecular Genetic Products.
1992Degree in biology from the Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.