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Mauro Giuseppe Tognon Edit Profile

Genetics educator

Mauro Giuseppe Tognon, Italian genetics educator. Achievements include patent for use of molecular DNA probes in identification and typing herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2; research in mode of cell-to-cell infection by herpes simplex viruses; research of human brain as a natural site of latent infection for polyomavirus BK.

Background

Tognon, Mauro Giuseppe was born on July 25, 1951 in Ferrara, Italy. Son of Gino Michele and Carmela (Tassoni) Tognon.

Education

Diploma, State Technology Institute, Ferrara, 1971. Degree in biological science, University Ferrara, 1975.

Career

Biologist SIRAP, Venice, Italy, 1976-1977. Research fellow National Research Council, Ferrara, 1978-1981. Research associate University Chicago, 1979-1980.

Professor genetics University Verona, Italy, 1987-1990. Researcher, assistant University Ferrara, 1981-1987, professor, since 1990. Member advisory board for research funds University Ferrara, 1984-1985, 93-94.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent for use of molecular DNA probes in identification and typing herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2. Research in mode of cell-to-cell infection by herpes simplex viruses. Research of human brain as a natural site of latent infection for polyomavirus BK.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science publications.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: scuba diving.

Connections

father:
Gino Michele Tognon

mother:
Carmela (Tassoni) Tognon