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Aris Pourlis

Associate Professor

Animal Anatomy, Histology and Embryology


Research interests

Animal osteology, Developmental malformations of the animals, Avian Anatomy, Morphological characteristics of the body of the productive animals and their relation with productive traits, Embryonic development of avian skeleton.


Curriculum vitae

Aris Pourlis studied Veterinary Medicine in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and obtained his PhD in Anatomy, Histology and embryology of animals from the Faculty of veterinary Medicine του Α.Π.Θ. at 2002. From 1999 teaches in the Faculty of Veterinary Science of the University of Thessaly. From 2000 to 2012 taught the course «Laboratory Animals» and from 2002 to 2010 taught the course « Anatomy of Farm Animals» in the Alexandrion Technological Institute of Thessaloniki. His research interests focus on the Anatomy, Histology and embryology of domestic mammals and birds. He has publications in international scientific journals. He is reviewer in many scientific journals and he serves as editorial board member of various journals .

Full curriculum vitae



  • Macroscopic Anatomy Ι
  • Macroscopic Anatomy ΙΙ
  • Microscopic Anatomy Ι
  • Microscopic Anatomy ΙΙ

Selected Publications

Pourlis A. F. (2009) Reproductive and developmental effects of EMF in vertebrate animal models.  Pathophysiology. 16: 179-189

Pourlis A. F. (2011) Developmental malformations of avian species. Manifestations of unknown or genetic etiology-A review.  Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 6: 401-415

Pourlis A. F. (2011) A review of morphological characteristics relating to the production and reproduction of fat-tailed  sheep breeds. Tropical Animal Health and Production 43:1267-1287

Lérias J.R., Hernandez-Castellano L.E., Suarez-Trujillo A., Castro N., Pourlis A., Almeida A.M. (2014) The mammary gland in small ruminants: major morphological and functional events underlying milk production – a review. Journal of Dairy Research 81:403-418