Professor Eugenia Bezirtzoglou is Microbiologist - Biochemist (France) with a Degree in Medicine and 3 Masters in Biochemistry, Hematology (Human Biology), Parasitology(Human Biology),DEA in Microbiology and a PhD in Microbiology with emphasis on Microbial Ecology .From 1988 to 2003 ,she had been elected Associate Professor at Medical School of Ioannina University in Greece. Since 2003 serves as Professor in the Faculty of Agricultural Development, Department of Food Science and Technology, where she directs the Laboratories of: a) Microbiology, Biotechnology and Hygiene, b) Food Processing and c) Chemistry and Biochemistry
Her research objectives are: The microbiological quality of foods, Microbial ecology of the normal microbiota, the antimicrobial activity of natural and synthetic compounds, the quality of aquatic ecosystems etc. Professor Bezirtzoglou has participated in 160 research publications in peer-review journals, 180 international conferences and over 60 research projects as researcher. Also she has coordinated as scientific principal investigator 17 research projects funded by national or European funds in the last 14 years in the Faculty of Agricultural Development, Department of Food Science and Technology.