CV Kastaniotis

Alexander Kastaniotis Short CV


Biological Studies at the Universität Würzburg, Germany


Vordiplom, Universität Würzburg


University at Albany/ Universität Würzburg student exchange program


Graduate Program of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University at Albany, State University of New York, USA


Ph.D., University at Albany, State University of New York, USA



November 1989


March 1992


August 1992-May1993



Fall 1993




Thesis Title: “The roles of Transcription factor Mot3 and chromatin

in the Repression of the Hypoxic gene ANB1 in yeast”. Thesis

Supervisor: Prof. Richard Zitomer














Post-Doctoral Researcher/University Researcher, Department of

Biochemistry, University of Oulu

2000-2009, funded by the Sigrid Juselius

Foundation, the Academy of Finland and

the Biocenter Oulu

Fatty acid metabolism


Academy of Finland Research Fellow

Department of Biochemistry and Biocenter Oulu

University of Oulu

01.08.2009 - 31.07.2014

Mitochondrial fatty acid synthesis in yeast, mice and man



University Researcher

Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

University of Oulu


Last updated: 18.9.2015