Ermis Pofantis

Post-doctoral researcher


  • 01/2016 – 4/2019 University of Göttingen / GGNB program Sensory and Motor Neuroscience
  • 10/2011 – 07/2013 University of Patras, Greece, Master, Basic Medical Sciences (Specialization: Neuroscience), thesis: “Effect of the alpha 5 GABAA receptor in long-term plasticity at dorsal and ventral CA1 hippocampal synapses”
  • 09/2004 – 07/2011 University of Patras, Greece, Diplom, Biology, thesis: “In vitro electrophysiological study of the synaptic plasticity diversification between dorsal and ventral rat hippocampus”


  • Differences in paired-pulse inhibition and facilitation in the dentate gyrus and CA3 field between dorsal and ventral rat hippocampus.
    Pofantis H, Georgopoulos P, Petrides T, Papatheodoropoulos C.
    Brain Research, vol 1608, 2015, pp. 21-30. Elsevier BV, doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2015.03.003.
  • The α5GABAA receptor modulates the induction of long-term potentiation at ventral but not dorsal CA1 hippocampal synapses.
    Pofantis H, Papatheodoropoulos C.
    Synapse, vol 68, no. 9, 2014, pp. 394-401. Wiley-Blackwell, doi:10.1002/syn.21751.