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Giulio Cossu

researcher , medical educator

Giulio Cossu, Italian medical educator, researcher.

Background

Cossu, Giulio was born on February 11, 1953 in Rome, Italy.

Education

Maturità Classica, Rome, 1972. Doctor of Medicine with honors, 1977.

Career

National Research Council fellow Institute Histology, University Rome, La Sapienza, 1978—1980. United States Public Health Service Fogarty Fellow Wistar Institute University Pennsylvania, 1980—1983. Researcher Institute Histology, University Rome, La Sapienza, 1983—1986, associate professor, department history and medical embryology, 1986—1993, professor, department histology and medical embryology, II°, Medical School, 1994—1999, professor, histology and embryology, II°, Medical School, 1999—2005.

Visiting professor, department molecular biology Institute Pasteur, Paris, 1993—1994. Director Stem Cell Research Institute, H. San Raffaele, Milan, since 2000. Director, Institute Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering San Raffaele Biomedical Science Park Rome, since 2003.

Professor histology & embryology, department biological University Milan, since 2005. Member external scientific advisory board Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, since 2003.

Works

  • Member editorial board Cell Death & Differentiation, since 2004, Journal of Cell Science, since 2004.

Membership

Member of International Society Differentiation (member directory board 2004-2007), International Society for Stem Cell Research (member director board 2002-2005), European Society Gene Therapy (chairperson, stem cell committee 2003-2006), Armensise-Harvard Foundation (member advisory committee 2003-2006), Italian Federation Sciences of the Life (secretary 1998—2001), Italian Association Cellular Biology and Differentiation (member directive council 1990-1993, president 1998—2001), European Molecular Biology Organization.