Georgios Belibasakis is Professor of Clinical Oral Infection Biology and Head of the Division of Oral Diseases, which includes Cariology, Endodontics, Oral Health and Periodontology. He is also Head of Research and Head of International Affairs at the Department of Dental Medicine.
His research is focused on the bacterial ecosystem of the mouth and how it can thrive in symbiosis with the host or reach a dysbiotic state, leading to common oral diseases such as dental caries, endodontic, periodontal and and peri-implant infections.
Prof. Belibasakis studied Dentistry at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1999), attained a PhD in Oral Microbiology at Umeå University, Sweden (2004), and a clinical MSc in Periodontology at Queen Mary University of London, UK (2009). He holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) from Queen Mary University of London, UK (2009) and a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK. He fulfilled his Habilitation (Docentur) in Oral Microbiology and Immunology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland (2012).