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Sandro Giuseppe Rusconi Edit Profile

Biochemistry educator

Sandro Giuseppe Rusconi, Swiss biochemistry educator. Certified biochemist, molecular biologist. Recipient Schläfli prize Swiss Academy National Science, Davos, Church, 1982; research grantee Swiss National Foundation, since 1987, NRP gene therapy grantee Swiss Government, 1996, program director since 1996.

Background

Rusconi, Sandro Giuseppe was born on March 9, 1952 in Muralto, Ti, Switzerland. Son of Mario A. and Ines M. (Canetti) Rusconi.

Education

Diploma in Biology, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Sciences, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1982. Venia Legendi, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1992.

Career

Primary school teacher Scuola Elementare, Locarno, Switzerland, 1972-1974. Senior scientist University Zurich, 1983-1984, principal investigator, 1987-1994. Postdoctoral fellow University California, San Francisco, 1984-1986.

Professor biochemistry University Fribourg, Switzerland, since 1994. Privatdozent University Zurich, 1992-1994.

Achievements

  • Certified biochemist, molecular biologist.

Membership

Member Swiss Society Molecular Biology (president since 1995), Informationsstelle Bio-Gentechnologie (committee member since 1994), New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, mountain hiking, sport fishing, computer sciences, music.

Connections

Married Augusta M. Ferroni, August 27, 1983. Children: Brigida, Giuditta.

father:
Mario A. Rusconi

mother:
Ines M. (Canetti) Rusconi

spouse:
Augusta M. Ferroni

children:
Brigida Rusconi

Giuditta Rusconi