Eirini Tsaroucha

Eirini Tsaroucha


E-mail: irenets85@gmail.com

Eirini Tsaroucha obtained her Bachelor degree on Agriculture, in 2009, from the School of Agriculture of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. In the frame of her Master of Science (MSc) studies, Eirini focused on enriching her knowledge on landscape architecture and she obtained her MSc degree, in 2011, from the Interdepartmental postgraduate study program “Landscape Architecture” of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her Master thesis is entitled “Analysis and evaluation of the landscape of ancient olive groves in Mediterranean region. Protection, conservation and emergence of these landscape as protected areas”.

In addition to her occupation with landscape architecture, Eirini Tsaroucha has been trained and worked as lab assistant at Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne, Germany from 2016 to 2021.

Since March 2022, Eirini works at the Institute of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources, ELGO-Dimitra (Thessaloniki, Greece) in the frame of the project CHERRY4BREED “Breeding of cherry cultivars adapted to Greek environmental conditions, with remarkable agronomic and quality traits”.

+ Research Interests

  • Isolation of nucleic acids and metabolites from plant tissues
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • High-throughput phenotyping
  • Tissue culture
  • Confocal microscopy image analysis using MorphoGraphX
  • Very good skills on image analysis using Photoshop and ImageJ

+ Selected Publications

  • Avramidou E., Moysiadis T., Ganopoulos I., Michailidis M., Kissoudis C., Valasiadis D., Kazantzis K., Tsaroucha E., Tsaftaris A., Molassiotis A., Aravanopoulos F., Xanthopoulou A. (2021) Phenotypic, Genetic, and Epigenetic Variation among Diverse Sweet Cherry Gene Pools. Agronomy, 11(4), 680.