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Giorgio Bernardi

Molecular biologist

Giorgio Bernardi, Italian molecular biologist. Recipient K.A. Forster Prize Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz, Germany, 1973.

Background

Bernardi, Giorgio was born on January 10, 1929 in Genova, Italy. Son of Guglielmo and Maria (Cappabianca) Bernardi.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Padova, 1952. Doctor of Science Physical, University Strasbourg, 1967.

Career

Assistant professor biochemistry University Padova, University Pavia, Italy, 1953-1956. Postdoctoral fellow National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada, 1957-1959. Member staff Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique as chargé, 1959-1963, maître, 1963-1968, director research, since 1968.

Head laboratory molecular genetics Institute Jacques Monod, Paris, since 1969, director Institute, 1978-1981. Visiting science biophysics department Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1962. Scholar Fogarty International Center, Bethesda, Maryland, 1981-1984.

Works

  • Editor: European Journal Biochemistry, 1977-1987, Biochemistry International, since 1980, European Molecular Biology Organization Journal, 1982-1985, Trends in Genetics, 1985-1988, Nucleic Acids Reserve, 1986-1988.

Membership

Served with Italian Air Force, 1952-1953. Member Federation European Bio-chemical Societies (chairman advanced course committee 1978-1986, Diplome Honneur 1986), European Molecular Biology Organization, International Council of Scientific Unions (chairman committee on genetic experimentation since 1982).

Connections

Married Riva Gabriella, August 28, 1957. Children: Guglielmo, Gregorio, Giacomo.

father:
Guglielmo Bernardi

mother:
Maria (Cappabianca) Bernardi

spouse:
Riva Gabriella

children:
Guglielmo Bernardi

Gregorio Bernardi

Giacomo Bernardi