Aristotle Chatziioannou is member of the Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry and Biotechnology, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, (Principal Investigator) supervising the activities of the Metabolic Engineering and Bioinformatics Group. His research interests include in-silico biology, knowledge-mining in life sciences, genomic analysis, molecular pathway analysis, biological ontologies, bioinformatics, biostatistics, metabolic engineering, computational biology, and biomedical image processing. In light of this activity, he has served as Invited Professor during 2012-2013, for CNRS and INSERM at Bordeaux, France, in the area of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology. He is also founder of e-NIOS Applications PC, an NHRF spin-off SME, in the area of intelligent genomic analysis of complex biological data. He is the author or coauthor of more than 200 journal and international conference papers in these fields (h-index:15 source Google Scholar). He has participated in a coordinating role, in more than 15 European and National Research Grants. Throughout the years, he has contributed actively in the strategic planning of research policies and their harmonization with the European and International Framework as Vice President of the Hellenic Union of Researchers (2 tenures, 2009-2015), and two tenures in the Board (Vice President) of the NHRF Personnel Association. He has been member of the Panel of Experts of the Hellenic National Committee of Research and Innovation that elaborates a National Roadmap for Research and Innovation Policy Planning in Greece and Substitute member at the Board of the Hellenic State Foundation of Scholarships. Recently, he was elected Treasures of the Administrative Board of the Hellenic Society of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.