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Mauro Giuseppe Tognon

Mauro Giuseppe Tognon, Italian genetics educator. Achievements include patent for use of molecular DNA probes in identification and typing herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2; research in mode of cell-to-cell infection by herpes simplex viruses; research of human brain as a natural site of latent infection for polyomavirus BK.

Background

  • Tognon, Mauro Giuseppe was born on July 25, 1951 in Ferrara, Italy. Son of Gino Michele and Carmela (Tassoni) Tognon.

  • Education

    • Diploma, State Technology Institute, Ferrara, 1971. Degree in biological science, University Ferrara, 1975.

    Career

    • Biologist SIRAP, Venice, Italy, 1976-1977. Research fellow National Research Council, Ferrara, 1978-1981. Research associate University Chicago, 1979-1980.

      Professor genetics University Verona, Italy, 1987-1990. Researcher, assistant University Ferrara, 1981-1987, professor, since 1990. Member advisory board for research funds University Ferrara, 1984-1985, 93-94.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patent for use of molecular DNA probes in identification and typing herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2. Research in mode of cell-to-cell infection by herpes simplex viruses. Research of human brain as a natural site of latent infection for polyomavirus BK.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to science publications.

    Connections

    • father: Gino Michele Tognon
    • mother: Carmela (Tassoni) Tognon
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    Born July 25, 1951
    (age 66)
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    • 1971
      State Technology Institute
    • 1975
      University Ferrara
    • 1976 - 1977
      Biologist SIRAP
      Venice, Illinois, United States
    • 1978 - 1981
      research fellow, National Research Council
      Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
    • 1979 - 1980
      research associate, University Chicago
    • 1987 - 1990
      professor, genetics University Verona
      Italy
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