Ioanna holds a BSc in Biology and MSc in Hydrobiology-Aquaculturs, from the School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Ioanna pursued her Ph.D. at the University of Konstanz (Germany) and within the International Max Planck Research School for Organismal Biology. After her Ph.D., she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Limnological Institute, University of Konstanz, on the influence of benthic hydromorphological modifications at the lake shores on macroinvertebrate communities. Currently, she is affiliated with the Laboratory of Ichthyology, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki as the principal investigator of a research project funded by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology and the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation. Her research interests include aquatic ecology, aquatic-terrestrial interactions, bat ecology, benthic macroinvertebrates, food webs, stable isotope ecology and conservation.
Chrysoula Ntislidou graduated with a BSc in Biology and in Interdepartmental MScon Ecological water quality and management. Her research activities cover aspects of human impacts on inland waters, and their ecological assessment. She focuses on benthic macroinvertebrates and their distribution patterns. She is a GIS certified expert. She was involved in 12 research projects and has published 4 journal articles and 2 book chapters. She has participated in 20 international/national conferences.
Georgia Stamou holds a BSc degree in Biology and an MSc degree in Applications in Biology with specialization field Fisheries Biology and Management. Her research activity focuses on freshwater zooplankton communities and the development of indices for the ecological quality assessment of Mediterranean lakes based on taxonomic, morphological and functional biodiversity of zooplankton. She is a GIS certified expert. She has published 2 journal articles and 12 other items.