Anna Makri (24/03/1985 – 12/11/2012), BS and PhD in Biology, Department of Biology of the University of Patras, was the first PhD graduate of the Laboratory of Microbiology and one of its most important members. For many years she participated in many research projects and worked with passion and strength, inspiring even until nowadays the newest members of the Laboratory. Her work became the subject of presentations in international and national conferences and meetings and was published in international journals. Her papers have received a high number of citations. Anna left untimely (at the age of 27) but we will remember her forever.