University of Athens, Greece
Haris Kokotas, Molecular Geneticist, received his BSc from the Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, Greece and earned his PhD in Molecular Genetics of Deafness from the Athens University Medical School. He has gained experience on cytogenetic and molecular techniques and he has focused his research on the genetics of the head, including hearing loss and eye diseases. He is currently the principal investigator or co-investigator in several research projects which are being performed at the Department of Genetics, Institute of Child Health, Athens, Greece. He has presented in several national and international conferences and has published numerous articles in national and international peer-reviewed scientific journals. He has also taken the task of the managing editor for a special issue dedicated to the genetics of sensorineural hearing loss. Haris is a member of the Hellenic Association of Medical Geneticists, the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG), and the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG).
Molecular genetics of deafness and blindness