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educator , Geneticist

Franco Felici, Italian geneticist, educator. Achievements include research in phage displayed libraries; invention of process for the preparation of immunogens or diagnostic reagents, and immunogens or diagnostic reagents thereby obtainable; invention of detection of infectious agents using antigen mimics; invention of identification of specific tumor antigens by means of the selection of cdna libraries with sera.

Background

Felici, Franco was born on September 4, 1956 in Rome. Son of Edmondo Felici and Rosalba Splendori.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology, University Rome La Sapienza, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular and Cellulary Biology, University Camerino, Italy, 1988.

Career

Research fellow European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, 1985—1987. Research fellow department biology University Rome, 1988—1989. Project leader Institute Molecular Biology Research P. Angeletti, Pomezia, Italy, 1990—1996.

Adjunct professor molecular biology University Perugia, Italy, 1995—1999. Science manager Kenton Srl, Pomezia, 1997—2004. Professor genetics University Messina, Italy, since 2001, head biotechnology laboratory Italy, since 2004.

Associate editor Biotechnology Annual Review, Elsevier, Amsterdam, since 1993. Member science advisory board Mario Teti Foundation, Sant’Onofrio, Italy, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in phage displayed libraries. Invention of process for the preparation of immunogens or diagnostic reagents, and immunogens or diagnostic reagents thereby obtainable. Invention of detection of infectious agents using antigen mimics.

    Invention of identification of specific tumor antigens by means of the selection of cdna libraries with sera.

Membership

Member of Italian Society Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Italian Genetics Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, skiing, mountain climbing, photography, travel.

Connections

Married Daniela Battaglini.

father:
Edmondo Felici

mother:
Rosalba Splendori

spouse:
Daniela Battaglini.