Deputy Researcher

Veterinarian (DVM-1987, PhD-1993). Senior Researcher in Veterinary Research Institute.
Tel Nr +30 2310781136 (ext 0-136)
e-mail: samartzi@vri.gr

Research topics: Domestic animal reproduction and particularly: oestrus cycle control, superovulation, embryo transfer, IVM-IVF-IVC, gamete and embryo cryopreservation.
Research projects: Participant in a total of 21 international and Greek research projects. Coordinator in one international project (“indi-sheep trade-cheese” - SEE-ERA.NET Plus - Ref No ERA83); scientific leader in 3 more and team leader in 1 more project.
Publications: A total of 28 full papers in International and Greek scientific journals and in congress proceedings, 48 presentations / abstracts in International and Greek conferences, 4 book chapters and 3 chapters in textbooks; 240 citations in Web of Knowledge and/or Scopus.

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ΔΗΜΟΣΙΕΥΣΕΙΣ

YEARsort ascending VRI AUTHORS PUBLICATION
2016 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL , TSILIGIANNI THEODORA

The activity of three glycosidases [β-Ν-acetyloglucosaminidase (NAGASE), α-mannosidase (α-MAN) and β-galactosidase] in the follicular fluid and in the maturation medium affects bovine oocyte maturation

E. Dovolou, F. Samartzi, C. Perreau, F. Krania, A. Cordova, E. Vainas, G.S. Amiridis, P. Mermillod, Th. Tsiligianni. 2016. Theriogenology, Vol 85 (8), p. 1468–1475.

2015 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL , REKKAS KONSTANTINOS

Cryopreservation of sheep embryos by slow freezing or vitrification with or without caffeic acid

F Samartzi, E Theodosiadou, E Vainas, I Mastranestasis, Ch Bakaras, C Rekkas. 31st Scientific Meeting of AETE, Ghent, Belgium, 2015 (Poster A32E), Animal Reproduction 12 (3): 857, 2015

2015 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, SARATSI EKATERINI OF ANASTASIOU, VAINAS EMMANUEL

Superovulatory response of Lesvos ewes to p-FSH

F Samartzi, J Grizelj, S Vince, I Mastranestasis, A Saratsi, E Vainas, I Valasi, E Theodosiadou. 19th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Albena, Bulgaria, 2015 (Poster 128), Reprod Domest Anim 50 (Suppl. 3): 75, 2015.

2015 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, SARATSI EKATERINI OF ANASTASIOU, REKKAS KONSTANTINOS

Ovarian steroid concentrations in Lesvos sheep superovulated with FSH

E Theodosiadou, F Samartzi, I Valasi, T Dovenski, A. Saratsi, Ch Bakaras, C Rekkas. 19th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Albena, Bulgaria,  2015 (Poster 148), Reprod Domest Anim 50 (Suppl. 3): 80, 2015.

2015 TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

The activity of certain glycosidases in maturation medium is associated with bovine oocytes maturation

Th Tsiligianni, C Perreau, F Samartzi, E. Dovolou, A Cordova, F. Krania, E. Vainas, P Mermillod, Reproduction in Domestic Animals vol 50 – supplement 3 p 81. 19th  Annual Conference of the European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction, Σεπτέμβριος 2015, Βάρνα, Βουλγαρία

 

2015 TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Οι δραστηριότητες τριών γλυκοσιδασών [α-μαννοσιδάση (α-ΜΑΝ), β-N-ακετυλογλυκοζαμινιδάση (NAGASE) και β-γαλακτοσιδάση (β-GAL)] στο ωοθυλακικό υγρό και η σχέση τους με την ποιότητα και την δυνατότητα in vitro εξέλιξης ωαρίων αγελάδας

Θ. Τσιλιγιάννη, Φ. Σαμαρτζή, Ε. Ντόβολου, C. Perreau, Φ. Κρανιά, A. Cordova, P. Mermillod. 13ο Πανελλήνιο Κτηνιατρικό Συνέδριο, Αθήνα, 8-10 Μαϊου 2015. σελ 26.

2014 REKKAS KONSTANTINOS, SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Highlights on artificial insemination (AI) technology in the pigs

T Khalifa, C Rekkas, F Samartzi, A Lymberopoulos, K Kousenidis, T Dovenski. Macedonian Veterinary Review, 37 (1) 5-34, 2014

2013 SOSSIDOU EVANGELIA, LIGDA CHRISTINA, SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Sheep and Goat Farming in Greece: Implications and Challenges for the Sustainable Development of Less Favoured Areas

E Sossidou, Ch Ligda, I Mastranestasis, D Tsiokos, F Samartzi. Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 46 (2) 446-449, 2013

2012 REKKAS KONSTANTINOS, ZDRAGAS ANTONIOS, SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Long-term storage of porcine spermatozoa in chemically defined extenders

T Khalifa, C Rekkas, I Tsakmakidis, A Zdragas, F Samartzi, A Lymberopulos. 16th Annual Conference of the European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction, Dublin, 2012 (Poster P 83), Reprod Domest Anim 47 (Suppl. 5): 91, 2012.

2012 TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

Relationship between oocyte maturation and the activity of two glycosidases [β-Ν-acetyloglucosaminidase (NAGASE), α-mannosidase (α-MAN)] in bovine follicular fluid

Th Tsiligianni, F Samartzi, E Dovolou E Vainas, GS Amiridis, C Perreau, P Mermillod. 16th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Dublin, 2012 (Poster P 162), Reprod Domest Anim 47 (Suppl. 5): 111, 2012.

2012 TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

Association between two glycosiadases activity (α-mannosidase and β-Ν-acetyloglucosaminidase) and in vitro fertilizing capacity of bovine oocytes

Th Tsiligianni, E Dovolou, F Samartzi, E Vainas, GS Amiridis, C Perreau, P Mermillod. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the European Embryo Transfer Association (AETE), Saint Malo, France, 2012, p 220.

2011 TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, VAINAS EMMANUEL , SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Ανάπτυξη ωοθυλακίων και ποιότητα ωαρίων μετά από χορήγηση μελατονίνης σε προβατίνες στην άνοιστρη περίοδο

Ε. Βαλάση, Θ. Τσιλιγιάννη, Ε. Ντόβολου, Ε. Βαϊνάς, V. Faigl, Θ. Παπανικολάου, Φ. Σαμαρτζή, S. Cheh, Γ.Σ. Αμοιρίδης. 2ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Κτηνιατρικής Παραγωγικών Ζώων, Υγιεινής και Ασφάλειας Τροφίμων Ζωικής Προέλευσης και Προστασίας του Καταναλωτή, Θεσσαλονίκη, Μάρτιος 2011

2009 SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Liquid Storage of Ovine Semen in a New Chemically Defined Medium

A.G. Lymberopoulos, T.A.A. Khalifa, I.A. Tsakmakidis, F Samartzi, E. Schmitt, S. Desherces and G. Delhomme. 13th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Ghent, 2009 (Presentation OC3-2), Reprod Domest Anim 44 (s3): 77, 2009.

2009 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, VAINAS EMMANUEL , REKKAS KONSTANTINOS

Effect of eCG on steroid hormone concentrations and plasminogen activator activity in the genital tract of ewes

F Samartzi, E. Theodosiadou, Th. Tsiligianni, A.G. Lymberopoulos, E. Vainas, C.A. Rekkas. 13th Annual Conference ESDAR, Ghent, 2009 (Poster P 132), Reprod Domest Anim 44 (s3): 123, 2009.

2009 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, VAINAS EMMANUEL , REKKAS KONSTANTINOS

Effect of eCG on the activity of glucosidases in the genital tract of ewes

F Samartzi, Th. Tsiligianni, E. Theodosiadou, A.G. Lymberopoulos, E. Vainas, C.A. Rekkas. 13th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Ghent, 2009 (Poster P 134), Reprod Domest Anim 44 (s3): 123, 2009.

2009 TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, VAINAS EMMANUEL , SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Effects of melatonin treatment on follicular development and oocyte quality in Chios ewes

Th Tsiligianni, I Valasi, S Cheh, E Vainas, V Faigl, F Samartzi, Th Papanikolaou, E Dovolou, GS Amiridis. Acta Vet Hungar 57 (2): 331-335, 2009.

2008 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

The effect of albendazole administration on the concentration of ovarian steroids in the follicular fluid and the maturation of oocytes in the ewe

P Mamali, F Samartzi, GC Batzias, E Theodosiadou, E Vainas, P Goulas, S Belibasaki, F Saratsis. 16th International Congress on Animal Reproduction, Budapest, 2008 (Poster 501). Reprod Domest Anim 43 (s3): 192-193, 2008.

2008 SAMARTZI FOTEINI

In vitro effect of environmental pollutants on the response of boar spermatozoa to the induction of acrosome reaction

IA Tsakmakidis, E Theodosiadou, F Samartzi, P Goulas, X Karamanlis, A Kamarianos. 12th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Utrecht, 2008 (Poster P44), Reprod Domest Anim 43 (s5): 65, 2008

2008 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, VAINAS EMMANUEL , REKKAS KONSTANTINOS

Steroid hormone concentrations and enzyme activities in the uterine luminal fluid of ewes after superovulation

F Samartzi, E. Theodosiadou, Th. Tsiligianni, A.G. Lymberopoulos, E. Vainas and C.A. Rekkas. 12th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Utrecht, 2008 (Poster P62), Reprod Domest Anim 43 (s5): 71, 2008

2008 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, REKKAS KONSTANTINOS

The effect of albendazole and levamisole on ovarian steroid concentrations in the reproductive system of the ewe

P. Mamali, E. Theodosiadou, F Samartzi, C.A. Rekkas, F. Saratsis and S. Belibasaki. 12th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Utrecht, 2008 (Poster P 72), Reprod Domest Anim 43 (s5): 74, 2008

2008 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

Effect of porcine and ovine FSH on nuclear maturation of pig oocytes in vitro

F Samartzi, I Tsakmakidis, E Theodosiadou, E Vainas. Reprod Domest Anim, 43(2): 153-156, 2008.

2008 SOTIRAKI SMARAGDA, SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Neospora caninum infection in Greek dairy cattle herds detected by two antibody assays in individual milk samples

S Sotiraki, C Brozos, F Samartzi, G Schares, E Kiossis, FJ Conraths. Vet Par, 152 (1-2) 79-84, 2008.

2006 TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, VAINAS EMMANUEL , SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Melatonin improves the developmental competence of sheep oocytes

E Valasi, Th Tsiligianni., Th Papanikolaou, I Dimitriadis, E Vainas, F Samartzi, GS Amiridis. 10th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Portoroz, 2006 (Poster P126), Reprod Domest Anim, 41 (4): 341, 2006.

2006 REKKAS KONSTANTINOS, SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

Influence of within-ejaculate variation on in- vitro fertilizing ability of bull spermatozoa

Lymberopoulos A.G., Khalifa T.A.A., Rekkas C.A., Dimitriadis I., Papanikolaou Th., Samartzi F., Theodosiadou E., Vainas E. 10th International symposuium on Spermatology, El Escorial 17-22 September 2006

2006 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

Effect of FSH Origin on In Vitro Maturation of Pig Oocytes

Samartzi F, Tsakmakidis I, Theodosiadou E, Vainas E. Ανακοινώθηκε στο 10th jubilee Conference of ESDAR Portoz-Lipica Slovenia 7-9 September 2006 και δημοσιεύθηκε στο Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 41 (4): 338, August 2006. CITATION 1

2006 VAINAS EMMANUEL , SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Exploitation of embryos collected from Maedi-Visna seropositive ewes during eradication programs

E Vainas, D Papakostaki, V Christodoulou, U Besenfelder, GS Amiridis, B Kuehholzer, F Samartzi, G Brem. Small Ruminant Res, 62 (1-2): 129-134, 2006.

2005 VAINAS EMMANUEL , SAMARTZI FOTEINI, REKKAS KONSTANTINOS

Effects of melatonin on in vitro maturation of bovine oocytes

I Dimitriadis, T Papanikolaou, E Vainas, G Amiridis, E Valasi, F Samartzi, CA Rekkas. 9th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Murcia, 2005. (Poster P229), Reprod Domest Anim, 40 (4): 397, 2005.

2005 VAINAS EMMANUEL , SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Exploitation of embryos collected from Maedi-Visna seropositive ewes during eradicataion programs

Vainas E., Papakostaki D., Christodoulou V., Besenfelder U., Amiridis G.S., Kuehholter B., Samartzi F., Brem G. 6th International Sheep Veterinary  Congress, Crete, Greece, 17-21 June 2005:p.102-105.

2004 REKKAS KONSTANTINOS, SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Effect of albendazole on plasminogen activator activity in the reproductive tract of the ewe during oestrus

P Mamali, E Theodosiadou, C Rekkas, G Batzias, F Samartzi, S Belibasaki. 8th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Warsaw, 2004. (Poster P112), Reprod Domest Anim, 39(4): 289.

2004 VAINAS EMMANUEL , SAMARTZI FOTEINI, REKKAS KONSTANTINOS

The activity of follicular fluid plasminogen activator/plasmin proteolytic system is affected by the maturational stage of the bovine follicle

Papanikolaou Th., Amiridis G.S., Vainas E., Samartzi F., Rekkas C.A. Ανακοινώθηκε στο 8ο διεθνές Συνέδριο της European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction, Βαρσοβία, Πολωνία, 23-25 Σεπτεμβρίου 2004 και δημοσιεύθηκε στο Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 39(4):p 279,2004. CITATION 1

2003 REKKAS KONSTANTINOS, SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

Addition of melatonin to media improves in vitro maturation rate of swine oocytes

C. Rekkas, I. Tsakmakidis, A. Koronaki, I. Mastranestasis, F. Samartzi, E. Vainas. 7th Annual Conference of the European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction (ESDAR), Dublin, 2003. (Oral Presentation OC1.2), Reprod Domest Anim, 38: 327, 2003.

2003 TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

Relationship between glucosidases activity in the uterine luminal fluid and superovulatory response of Chios ewes

T Tsiligianni, F Samartzi, GS Amiridis, A Koronaki, C Liapouras, E Vainas. 7th Annual Conference of ESDAR, Dublin, 2003. (Poster Ρ114), Reprod Domest Anim, 38: 364, 2003.

2003 SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Παρεμβάσεις ρύθμισης του οιστρικού κύκλου των μικρών μηρυκαστικών

Σαμαρτζή Φ, Φθενάκης ΓΧ. 2003. Περιοδικό της Ελληνικής Κτηνιατρικής Εταιρείας, Vol 54 (4), p. 351-361.

2003 SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Assessment of progesterone concentration using EIA, for early pregnancy diagnosis in sheep and goats

CM Boscos, FC Samartzi, AG Lymberopoulos, A Stefanakis, S Belibasaki. Reprod Domes Anim, 38 (3): 170-174, 2003.

2002 REKKAS KONSTANTINOS, SAMARTZI FOTEINI, TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, VAINAS EMMANUEL

Plasminogen activator activity in the follicular fluid of the dominant follicle in the bovine: effect of pregnancy and follicle ablation

C. A. Rekkas, G.S. Amiridis, F.C. Samartzi, Th. Tsiligianni, A. Koronaki, V. Babidis, E. Vainas. 6th Annual Conference of the European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction, Σεπτέμβριος 2002, Πάρμα, Ιταλία

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2002 VAINAS EMMANUEL , SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Κρυοδιατήρηση εμβρύων προβάτων των σπάνιων φυλών Φλώρινας και Κοζάνης

Βαϊνάς Ε., Αμοιρίδης Γ.Σ., Πλουμή Κ., Χριστοδούλου Β., Σαμαρτζή Φ., Λιάπουρας Κ., Κορωνάκη Α. 9ο Πανελλήνιο Κτηνιατρικό Συνέδριο, Θεσσαλονίκη, 21-24 Νοεμβρίου 2002, σελ. 162-163.

2002 TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

Πρόκληση οίστρου κατά την άνοιστρη περίοδο σε προβατίνες των σπάνιων φυλών Κύμης, Σκοπέλου και Ζακύνθου – Ηλεκτρική αντίσταση της τραχηλικής βλέννας

Θ. Τσιλιγιάννη, Α. Λυμπερόπουλος, Κ. Πλουμή, Φ. Σαμαρτζή, Γ. Αμοιρίδης, Ε. Βαϊνάς και Φ. Σαράτσης. 9ο Πανελλήνιο Κτηνιατρικό Συνέδριο, Θεσσαλονίκη, Νοέμβριος 2002

2002 TSILIGIANNI THEODORA, SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL

In vitro συλλογή ωοκυττάρων και in vivo παραγωγή εμβρύων από νεαρούς μόσχους

Γ.Σ. Αμοιρίδης, Ε. Σουγλής, Θ. Τσιλιγιάννη, Φ. Σαμαρτζή, Α. Κορωνάκη, Ε. Βαϊνάς. 9ο Πανελλήνιο Κτηνιατρικό Συνέδριο, Θεσσαλονίκη, Νοέμβριος 2002

 

2002 SAMARTZI FOTEINI, VAINAS EMMANUEL , TSILIGIANNI THEODORA

Πρόκληση πολλαπλής ωοθυλακιορρηξίας με διαφορετικά ορμονικά σχήματα σε προβατίνες των φυλών Χίου και Καραγκούνικής

Φ. Σαμαρτζή, Ε. Βαϊνάς, Γ. Αμοιρίδης, Β. Χριστοδούλου, Κ. Λιάπουρας, Α. Κορωνάκη, Θ. Τσιλιγιάννη. 9ο Πανελλήνιο Κτηνιατρικό Συνέδριο, Θεσσαλονίκη, Νοέμβριος 2002

2002 SAMARTZI FOTEINI

Use of progestagen-gonadotrophin treatments in estrus synchronization of sheep

CM Boscos, FC Samartzi, S Dellis, A Rogge, A Stefanakis, H Krambovitis. Theriogenology, 58 (7): 1261-1272, 2002.

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