Molecular Virology
Oncolytic Herpes Viruses
retargeted to cancer-specific receptors
European Reserch Council - Alma Mater Studiorum università di Bologna

Elisa Avitabile

Elisa Avitabile B

Position: Assistant Professor

Date of Birth: August 4, 1962

Education and Training

Degree Years Field of study
Institution and Location
University of Bologna, Italy B.S. 1986 Biology
University of Bologna, Italy Ph.D. 1991 Molecular Virology

Positions and Employment

1991-2001 Technical Officer at the Department of Experimental Pathology, Section of Microbiology and Virology, University of Bologna, Italy.
2001-present Assistant Professor (Ricercatore), Section of Microbiology and Virology, Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Bologna, Italy.
until 15-10-2012 Department of Experimental Pathology - Section of Microbiology and Virology, University of Bologna, Italy.
since 16-10-2012 Department of Pharmacy and BioTechnology (FaBiT), University of Bologna, Italy.

Grants

2004-2011, yearly Co-Proponent of "Roberto Pallotti" and "Cornelia Pallotti" grants for oncological research, of the Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Bologna
2005-2011, yearly RFO-Ex 60% University of Bologna

Professional Societies Membership

Member of Italian Society of General Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnologies (SIMGBM)

Member of Italian Society of Virology (SIV)

Teaching

1991-present Some lectures in the "General Microbiology" course for the five-year Degree in Biological Sciences at University of Bologna and University of Milano;
Some lectures in the "General Microbiology" and "Molecular Virology" courses for the three-year Degree in Biotechnology at the University of Bologna.
2000-2005 Supervisor in the "Laboratory of General Microbiology" course for the five-year and the three-year Degree in Biotechnology at the University of Bologna;
Supervisor in the "Laboratory of Microbiological analysis" course for the three-year Degree in Biological Sciences (2003) and in the "Laboratory of Molecular Virology" for the two-year Specialization Degree in Molecular and Industrial Biotechnology (2005), University of Bologna
2002 -present In charge of the "Applied Virology" and "General Virology" courses for the three-year Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Bologna.