Maurizio Orlandini, researcher BIO/11 Molecular Biology.
Education and training:
29 July 1994: PhD graduation in Biotechnology, University of Siena. 7 June 1989: qualification to the profession of Biologist, University of Pisa. 25 November 1987: Degree in Biological Sciences (summa cum laude) University of Pisa.
Research and Professional experience:
01 January 2002-today: Assistant Professor in Molecular Biology, Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Siena. (Research activity: Molecular study of angiogenesis both in physiological and pathological conditions. Teaching activities: Molecular Biology; Trascriptomics-Master in Bioinformatics; Molecular Biology of Cell Transformation; Molecular Genetics; Molecular Biology Techniques).
October 1998-December 2001: Investigator (D1), Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena. (Research activity: Characterization of the new vascular endothelial growth factor, VEGFD).
May 1995-October 1998: Post-doctoral fellowships, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena. (Research activity: Characterization of new c-fos regulated genes).
January-December 1994: Postdoc fellowship, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena. (Research activity: Identification of c-fos regulated genes).
August-September 1993: Doctorate fellowship, Molecular Biology laboratory, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA. (Research activity: Learning molecular biology and mRNA differential display techniques).
January 1990-November 1993: PhD in Biotechnology, University of Siena. (Research activity: Cloning, characterization, and modeling of a monoclonal anti-human Transferrin antibody that competes with the Transferrin receptor).
March-December 1989: Doctoral fellowship, Department of Botanical Sciences, University of Pisa. (Research activity: Organization a laboratory for the production and characterization of monoclonal antibodies).
May-September 1988: Doctoral fellowship, CRISMA laboratory, unit Immunochemistry, University of Siena. (Research activity: Production. Characterization and purification of monoclonal antibodies).
Co-author of 42 publications on peer reviewed journals. 17 publications as first or corresponding author. H index (Scopus)=15