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Andrea Urbani

Andrea Urbani, Italian biochemist, educator. Achievements include patents for methods for assayng activities of NS3 serine protease of Hepatitis C virus; research in proteomic investigation in the chemo-resistance of cancer cell lines; research in molecular biomarker investigation into neurodegenerative disease. Post-doctoral fellowship, European Molecular Biology Organization, 1998—2000.

Background

  • Urbani, Andrea was born on December 1, 1970 in Rome, Italy. Son of Donatello Urbani and Mariagrazia Fiorentino.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Cellular and Molecular Biology, University Rome Tor Vergata, 1998.

    Career

    • Post-doctoral researcher European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, 1998—2001. Visiting scientist German Cancer Research Center, 2001—2002. Associate professor University Chieti and Pescara, Italy, since 2002.

      Board directors Italian Proteome Society, Milan, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for methods for assayng activities of NS3 serine protease of Hepatitis C virus. Research in proteomic investigation in the chemo-resistance of cancer cell lines. Research in molecular biomarker investigation into neurodegenerative disease.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Connections

    • Married Luisa Pieroni, May 28, 1999. Children: Pietro, Matteo.
    • father: Donatello Urbani
    • mother: Mariagrazia Fiorentino
    • spouse: Luisa Pieroni
    • children: Pietro Urbani
    • Matteo Urbani
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    Born December 1, 1970
    (age 46)
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    • 1998
      University Rome Tor Vergata
    • 1998 - 2001
      Post-doctoral researcher, European Molecular Biology Laboratory
      Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    • 2001 - 2002
      visiting scientist, German Cancer Research Center
    • 2002
      associate, professor University Chieti and Pescara
      Italy

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