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educator , Virologist , Molecular biologist

David Lembo, Italian molecular biologist, virologist, educator. Recipient Technology Scouting in Academia award, University Turin, Bioindustry Park.


Lembo, David was born on March 5, 1964 in Turin, Italy.


Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences cum laude, University Turin, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Medical and Experimental Microbiology, University Turin, 1994.


Postdoctoral research associate, department biology, pharmaceutical research New Technologies Hoffmann-LaRoche, Basel, Switzerland, 1993—1994. Biologist, clinical virology service San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, 2000—2007. Assistant professor microbiology, medical school University Turin, 2000—2004, associate professor microbiology, San Luigi Gonzaga Medical School, since 2004, head, Laboratory Molecular Virology, since 2007.

Co-founder Biotechnology Company Rotalactis.


  • Achievements include patents for antivirals and innovative delivery systems for nucleic acids and drugs. Research in virus-cell interactions. Research in biochemical and functional characterization of viral proteins with a focus on herpesviruses and papillomaviruses.

    Research in antiviral molecules with a focus on herpesviruses, papillomaviruses, rotaviruses and respiratory syncytial virus. Research in innovative formulations based on nanocarriers for the delivery of antiviral and antibacterial drugs, peptides, enzymes and nucleic acids.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


  • Other Interests

    Martial arts.


Married Simonetta De Santis Lembo. 1 child Sofia.

Simonetta De Santis Lembo

Sofia Lembo