!!!Fotis Kafatos
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Fotis Kafatos passed away November 18, 2017.
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__Positions Held__
*2007-present Adjunct Professor of Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health
*2005-present Professor, Chair of Immunogenomics, Imperial College, London, UK
*1993-2005 Director General, and group leader at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany
*1982-1993 Founder and Director, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
*1982-present Professor of Biology (part-time), University of Crete, Greece, (on leave)
*1972-1982 Professor of Biology (part-time), University of Athens, Greece
*1978-1981 Chair, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Harvard University, USA
*1969-1994 Professor of Biology, Harvard University, USA
*1965-1969 Assistant Professor of Biology, Harvard University, USA
*1965 Instructor of Biology, Harvard University, USA
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*Insect Biology 
*Natural history
*Defence mechanisms of arthropods 
*Developmental biology 
*Molecular and cell biology 
*Molecular evolution 
*Genomics 
*Malaria 
*Anopheles/Plasmodium interactions
*Insect innate immunity
*Mosquito and comparative genomics
*Vector-based control of malaria
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__Honours and Awards__
*2007–2011 President of the European Research Council and Chairman of its Scientific Council
*2008 Fondation Louis Jeantet – 25th Anniversary Special Prize
*2007 Member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts
*2005 Uni-Heidelberg Grosse Universitats Medal
*2004 Medal of Honour, City of Heraklion, Crete
*2004 “Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse”, awarded by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany
*2003 Medal “Taxiarchis of Phoenix”, awarded by the President of the Hellenic Republic, for contributions to Science, Culture and Society
*2003 Foreign Member of the Royal Society of London
*2003 Member of Pontifical Academy of Sciences
*2002 Foreign Member of the French Academy of Sciences
*2000 Honorary Medal for Distinction in Biology, Academy of Athens 
*2000 Honorary Professor, University of Heidelberg, Germany 
*1995 G.J. Mendel Honorary Gold Medal for Merit in the Biological Sciences, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 
*1991 Member of Academia Europaea
*1982 Member of National Academy of Science, USA
*1980 Fellow in American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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