Prof. Kolisis is a member of IUPAC and other scientific bodies and committees. He was also Chairman of the Panhellenic Union of Biotechnology, Director of the Division of Synthesis and Development of Industrial Processes and a member of the board of the Faculty of Chemical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, Director of the Institute of Biological Research and Biotechnology of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, and a member of its Management Committee. His research activities have attracted a total of more than 6 million euros in research grants from EU and local funds  He has made more than 150 publications, and participated in more than 200 conferences . He also serves as the Director of the National Computational Biology: omic engine, as well as a scientific coordinator of the postgraduate program “bioeconomy: biotechnology and law” of the International Hellenic University

Field of research activities: Enzyme Biotechnology, Biocatalysis in non-conventional systems with enzymes and catalytic antibodies, Metabolic Engineering, Bioinformatics, Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology.