Michele Vendruscolo - Curriculum Vitae#


Education:
  • 1992, Laurea (BSc) in Physics (with honors), University of Trieste, Italy
  • 1993, MSc in Condensed Matter Physics, Intern. School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy
  • 1996, PhD in Condensed Matter Physics (with honors), Intern. School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy

Academic Appointments:
  • 1996 – 1998: Weizmann Institute, (Israel), Sir Charles Clore Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 1999 – 2001: University of Oxford, EMBO Long-Term Fellow
  • 2001 – 2009: University of Cambridge, Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • 2006 – 2008: University of Cambridge, Lecturer in Theoretical Chemical Biology
  • 2008 – 2010: University of Cambridge, Reader in Theoretical Chemical Biology
  • 2010 – present: University of Cambridge, Professor of Biophysics

Other Appointments:
  • 2003 – 2006: Research Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge
  • 2003 – 2010: Associate Editor, Molecular Biology and Evolution
  • 2007 – 2010: EMBO Young Investigator
  • 2009 – 2015: European Physical Society, Division of Physics of Life Sciences, Executive Board
  • 2010 – 2016 : Faculty of 1000, Faculty Member, Protein Folding
  • 2011: European Research Council, PE3 Panel Member – Condensed Matter Physics
  • 2015: Director, Centre for Protein Misfolding Diseases, Cambridge
  • 2016: Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Wren Therapeutics, Cambridge.

Academic Honours include:
  • 2007 – EMBO Young Investigator.
  • 2007 – Jean-Francois Levefre Lecture, Strasbourg (France).
  • 2012 – Giorgio Careri Memorial Lecture, Rome (Italy).
  • 2013 – Soft Matter & Biophysical Chemistry Award, Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • 2013 – Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Invited Talks:

Over 300 lectures at international meetings, schools and universities.

Other information:
  • Grants with over £38,000,000 received so far (€ 44,500,000)
  • Organisation of over 20 international meetings
  • 8 patents related to methodologies for controlling protein aggregation, protein solubility and antibody design.

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