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science educator

Riccardo Pierantoni, Italian science educator. Achievements include discovery of activity of GnRH in the gonads of nonmammalian vertebrates. Grantee, various research agencies, since 1985. President Parco Science and Technology, Piana di Monteverna, Italy, 2000—2003.

Background

Pierantoni, Riccardo was born on November 24, 1951 in Naples, Italy. Son of Angiolo Pierantoni and Adriana Maiorana.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Naples, 1974. D Biological Sciences, University Naples, 1979.

Career

Research fellow IVO, Zeist, Netherlands, 1978—1979. Full professor University Naples, since 1988, director department experimental medicine, since 1991. Visiting professor University California, Berkeley, California, 1990, University Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1990, University Calgary, Canada, 1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of activity of GnRH in the gonads of nonmammalian vertebrates.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Director: (research in cellular communications) International Review of Cytology (Academia di Scienze Lettere ed Arti award, 1985).

Membership

President Parco Science and Technology, Piana di Monteverna, Italy, 2000—2003.

Connections

Married Elvira Tozzi. Children: Angiolo, Adriana, Amalia.

father:
Angiolo Pierantoni

mother:
Adriana Maiorana

spouse:
Elvira Tozzi

children:
Angiolo Pierantoni

Adriana Pierantoni

Amalia Pierantoni