Dr Paschalis Nicolaou completed his BSc degree in Chemistry at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece and his PhD in Medical Genetics at the School of Health Sciences of the University of Thessaly in Greece and the Neurogenetics Department of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) in Cyprus. He has been working at the CING since September 2002. He is involved in diagnostic and translational research projects on neurogenetic and other diseases. He participated in six research Grants and he is an author of 10 scientific publications. He is a Lecturer at the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine of the CING and he supervised several MSc and PhD students. He is a member of the Cyprus Society of Human Genetics since 2004.