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Giorgio Bernardi

Giorgio Bernardi, Italian molecular biologist. Recipient K.A. Forster Prize Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz, Germany, 1973.

Background

  • Bernardi, Giorgio was born on January 10, 1929 in Genova, Italy. Son of Guglielmo and Maria (Cappabianca) Bernardi.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Padova, 1952. Doctor of Science Physical, University Strasbourg, 1967.

    Career

    • Assistant professor biochemistry University Padova, University Pavia, Italy, 1953-1956. Postdoctoral fellow National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada, 1957-1959. Member staff Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique as chargé, 1959-1963, maître, 1963-1968, director research, since 1968.

      Head laboratory molecular genetics Institute Jacques Monod, Paris, since 1969, director Institute, 1978-1981. Visiting science biophysics department Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1962. Scholar Fogarty International Center, Bethesda, Maryland, 1981-1984.

    Works

    • Editor: European Journal Biochemistry, 1977-1987, Biochemistry International, since 1980, European Molecular Biology Organization Journal, 1982-1985, Trends in Genetics, 1985-1988, Nucleic Acids Reserve, 1986-1988.

    Membership

    Served with Italian Air Force, 1952-1953. Member Federation European Bio-chemical Societies (chairman advanced course committee 1978-1986, Diplome Honneur 1986), European Molecular Biology Organization, International Council of Scientific Unions (chairman committee on genetic experimentation since 1982).

    Connections

    • Married Riva Gabriella, August 28, 1957. Children: Guglielmo, Gregorio, Giacomo.
    • father: Guglielmo Bernardi
    • mother: Maria (Cappabianca) Bernardi
    • spouse: Riva Gabriella
    • children: Guglielmo Bernardi
    • Gregorio Bernardi
    • Giacomo Bernardi
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