De Felici Massimo

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Massimo De Felici
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Istologia BIO 17

 

Brief CV

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH

JUNE 10, 1951, FRASCATI, ROME (Italy)

CITIZENSHIP: ITALIAN

MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED (two sons)

PRESENT ADDRESS

Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, Section of Histology  and Embryology, University of Rome Vergata, Rome

E-Mail: defelici@uniroma2.it

EDUCATION

July, 1970 High school degree

February, 1976 Ph.D. (Biology Science) degree, with honours, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome

BRIEF CHRONOLOGY OF EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING

1974-1976 Pre-graduate student, Laboratory of Animal Radiation Biology, C.N.E.N, Casaccía, Rome

1976-1981 Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Histology and General Embryology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome

1981-1983 Royal Society Fellow, MRC Mammalian Development Unit, University College, London

1982-1987 Researcher, Institute of Histology and General Embryology, University of Rome Sapienza

1987-to 1999 Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Section of Histology and Embryology, University of Rome Tor Vergata

2000-to day Full Professor of Histology and Embryology, Department of Public Health and Cell Biology, Section of Histology and Embryology, University of Rome Tor Vergata

RESEARCH INTEREST

- Control of mammalian embryonic development

- Biochemical mechanisms of oocyte maturation and fertilization

- Parthenogenetic activation of mammalian oocyte

- Development and differentiation of mammalian primordial germ cells

- Mechanisms of apoptosis in female germ cells

- Stem cell biology

MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

- Italian Society of Cell Differentiation and Development

- American Society for the Study of Reproduction

- American Society for Developmental Biology

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

- 130 Publications on international Journals with I.F.

- 12 Publications on Italian Journals

- 30 Books and Proceedings of International Congresses

- 31 National Grants

- 3 International Grants (EU Program)

MEMBER OF EDITORIAL BOARD AND REVIEWER

- Member of the editorial board of International Journal of Developmental Biology

- Member of the editorial board of  Journal of Stem Cell

- Member of the editorial board of International The Open Reproductive Science Journal

- Reviewer for Cell Death and Differentiation, Experimental Cell Research, Developmental  Biology, Differentiation, Biology of Reproduction, Nature, Science, Development

- Reviewer for National Research Projects of the Italian Ministry of University and Research; Reviewer for International Human Frontier Science Program; National Science. Foundation, USA;  Lalor Foundation, USA, ICGEB Collaborative Research Programme, UK; Agence Nationale de la Recherce, ANR, France.

More information on the research activities of Prof. M. De Felici can be found in the web site: http://www.pgc.uniroma2.it/index.htm (in the new Explorer version, the site could not work; use another browser: es. Google Chrome)

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