Dr George Patrinos is professor of pharmacogenomics and pharmaceutical biotechnology at the University of Patras, Greece. He holds adjunct professorships at the Faculty of Medicine, Rotterdam, the Netherlands and the Department of Pathology at the United Arab Emirates University. His group consists of more than 35 staff members from graduate students to post-doctoral scientists, covering disciplines from wet and dry lab and public health genomics projects, all focusing on pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine. George has more than 270 publications in peer-reviewed leading scientific journals, such as Nature Genetics, Nature Rev Genet and Nucleic Acids Res. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Pharmacogenomics Journal.