Dr. George M. Spyrou is a Senior IEEE Member. He holds a BSc on Physics and MSc’s on Medical Physics and Bioinformatics. During his PhD he worked on breast cancer imaging. He is the Bioinformatics ERA Chair Holder and the Head of the Bioinformatics Group at the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics. He has taught courses and supervised MSc and PhD students in Postgraduate Programs at the University of Athens, at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and at the Democritus University of Thrace. His work includes computational methods that act as bridges between molecular biology, systems biology and molecular medicine, exploiting computational intelligence and high performance computing for multi-omics network analysis, systems bioinformatics and in silico drug discovery. He has authored over 160 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and international conference proceedings.