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biochemistry educator

Ernesto Carafoli, Italian biochemistry educator. Member Society General Physiology (honorary), Bio-chemical Society, American Society Cell Biology, Biophysics Society, European Molecular Biology Organisation, Swiss Bio-chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemical and Molecular Biological (honorary), Johns Hopkins Society Scholars, Academia Europaea.

Background

Carafoli, Ernesto was born on October 14, 1932 in Sedegliano, Italy. Son of Umberto and Margherita (Alzetta) Carafoli.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Modena, Italy, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy in General Pathology, University Modena, Italy, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in General Biochemistry, University Modena, Italy, 1968.

Career

Intern University Hospital, Modena, 1957-1958. Postdoctoral fellow Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1963-1965, visiting lecturer, 1968-1969. Assistant professor, then associate professor general pathology University Modena, 1961-1973.

Professor general pathology University Padua, Italy, 1973, professor biochemistry Italy, since 1998, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 1973-1998.

Membership

Member Society General Physiology (honorary), Bio-chemical Society, American Society Cell Biology, Biophysics Society, European Molecular Biology Organization, Swiss Bio-chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemisty and Molecular Biology (honorary), Johns Hopkins Society Scholars, Academy Europaea (3 honorary degrees).

Connections

Married Annamaria Benucci, July 14, 1963. Children: Umberto, Federico.

father:
Umberto Carafoli

mother:
Margherita (Alzetta) Carafoli

spouse:
Annamaria Benucci

child:
Federico Carafoli

child:
Umberto Carafoli