Arturo Falaschi#

Arturo Falaschi
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:falaschi 'at'
Membership Number:1776
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Main Country of Residence:ITALY

Arturo Falaschi passed away June 1, 2010.

Positions held
  • 2004-2010 Distinguished Scientist, ICGEB, Trieste
  • 2004-2010 Director, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Scuola Normale Superiore SNS, Pisa
  • 1989-2004 Director General of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)
  • 1987-1989 Head of the Trieste Component of the ICGEB
  • 1982-1989 Director of the Progetto Finalizzato "Ingegneria Genetica" of the Italian National Research Council (CNR)
  • since 1971 Director of Research of the CNR
  • 1970-1987 Director of the Istituto di Genetica Biochimica ed Evoluzionistica, CNR., Pavia
  • 1966 "Libera Docenza" in Molecular Biology
  • 1965-1969 CNR Researcher, Institute of Genetics, University of Pavia
  • 1962-1965 Fellow in the Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, CA, USA, with Prof. A. Kornberg
  • 1961-1962 Fellowin the Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, USA, with Prof. J. Adler and Prof. H.G. Khorana
  • 1959-1961 Fellow, University of Ferrara, Italy, with Prof. E. Boeri

Fields of Scholarship
  • Regulation of human DNA replication at the molecular level
  • Human DNA helicases
  • Methodologies for gene therapy

Honours and Awards
  • 1982 and 1992 Premio Scanno
  • 1994 Member of the European science and technology assembly of European Union
  • 1997 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 1997 Member of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World
  • 1999 Member of the board of CNR
  • 1999 President of the Council of scientists of Human Frontier Science Programme
  • 1998 Gold Medal (Medaglia d'oro) and first class diploma (diploma di prima classe) of the Benemeriti della scienza e della cultura of the Italian Republic President

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