Dr. Michalis Agathocleous earned his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Cambridge, where he studied embryonic retinal development with Dr. Bill Harris. He was a Research Fellow at Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, where he worked on the metabolism of embryonic retinal stem and progenitor cells. He was then an 1851 Research Fellow with Dr. Sean Morrison in Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI), where he worked on the metabolism of hematopoietic stem cells and leukemia cells.
He joined CRI as an Assistant Professor in 2017. Dr. Agathocleous is a Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Scholar (2017), a recipient of the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation ‘A’ Award (2018), and an American Society of Hematology Scholar (2020).