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Valeria Poli Edit Profile

educator , Molecular biologist

Valeria Poli, Italian molecular biologist, educator. Member of Italian Society of Biophysics and Molecular Biology, European Molecula Biology Organization (honorary).

Background

Poli, Valeria was born on June 26, 1961 in Turin, Italy. Daughter of Luigi Poli and Marcella Hess.

Education

Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Turin, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Human Biology, University of Turin, 1992.

Career

Post-graduate fellow University of Turin, Italy, 1984—1988. Post-doctoral fellow European Molecular Biology Laboratories, Heidelberg, Germany, 1988—1990. Post-doctoral fellw Columbia University, New York City, 1990—1992.

Group leader Istituto di Ricerca di Biologia Molecolare Pier Angeletti, Pomezia, Italy, 1992—1997. Principal investigator and honorary senior lecturer University of Dundee, Scotland, 1997—2001. Associate professor in molecular biololgy University of Turin, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in generation of Illinois-6-deficient mice and discovery of the essential role of Illinois-6 in the onset and development of post-menopausal osteoporosis, fever, B cell tumors development and rheumatoid arthritis. Research in generation of C/EBP beta-deficient mice and cell lines and discovery of the essential role of C/EBPbeta in macrophage activation. Research in generation of STAT3 conditional mutant mice and cell lines and discovery of the essential role of STAT3 in the liver acute phase response and in liver regeneration.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Italian Society of Biophysics and Molecular Biology, European Molecula Biology Organization (honorary).

Connections

Married Jorg Peter Hamm, November 9, 1996. 1 child Daniele Hamm.

father:
Luigi Poli

mother:
Marcella Hess

spouse:
Jorg Peter Hamm

child:
Daniele Hamm Poli