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Giovanna Gambarotta

University of Torino
Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences (DSCB)
Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi (NICO)
Regione Gonzole, 10
10043 Orbassano (Torino)

+39 011 670 5436
Born in Torino in 1967, Italian.

1986-90 Master’s Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Torino (110/110 cum laude).
Licensed to practice as Biologist.
1994-98 PhD in Cellular Sciences and Technologies, University of Torino;

1991-92 Research fellow, at the Department of Genetic, Biology and Medical Chemistry, University of Torino.
1993 Research fellow, at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste.
1994-2001 PhD student and post-doc fellow, at the Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (IRCC), University of Torino, Candiolo (Torino).
2001-04 Research fellow, at the Department of Human and Animal Biology, University of Torino.
2005-12 Assistant Professor, at the Department of Human and Animal Biology (then Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology) , University of Torino.
2012 to date Assistant Professor, at the Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Torino, Orbassano (Torino).
2017 qualified to become Associate Professor in Comparative Anatomy and Citology (BIO/06) and in Applied Biology (BIO/13).

Since 2013 member of the Neuroscience Institute of Torino (NIT), Interdepartmental Centre of Advanced Studies in Neuroscience. Since 2015 member of the European Society for the Study of Peripheral Nerve Repair and Regeneration (ESPNR).

-Myelination and re-myelination in the peripheral nervous system
-Peripheral nerve regeneration
-Neuronal migration in the central nervous system (in vitro models)
-Growth factors, tyrosine kinase receptors and signal transduction (neuregulins/ ErbB)
-Transcriptional regulation. Gene expression analysis.

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