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

Gabriella Campadelli-Fiume

Gabriella Campadelli Fiume

Position: Alma Mater Professor, University of Bologna

Date of Birth: October 15, 1944

Education and Training

Institution and Location Degree Years Field of study
University of Bologna, Italy Sc. Dr. 1967 Biology
University of Bologna, Italy Specialization 1973 Virology

Professional career and records

1967-1968 Research Assistant, Institute of General Pathology, Medical School, University of Bologna
1969 Visiting Research Assistant, the Courtauld Institute of Biochemistry, the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, University of London, Great Britain.
1970 Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Institute für Medizinische Forshung, Heidelberg, Germany.
1971-1973 Research Assistant on behalf of the Ministry of Public Education, Institute of Microbiology, University of Bologna.
1973-1983 Assistant Professor, Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Medical School, University of Bologna.
1983 -1994 Associate Professor of Virology Medical School, University of Bologna
1982-1987 Visiting Research Associate for one-two months every year, The Marjorie B. Kovler Viral Oncology Laboratories, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago, USA.
1986 -- Professor, Ph.D. Program on Cell Biology and Physiology, University of Bologna.
1994 -1996 Full Professor of General Microbiology, University of Milano
1996 -- Full Professor of General Microbiology, University of Bologna
until 15-10-2012 Department of Experimental Pathology - Section of Microbiology and Virology, University of Bologna, Italy.
since 16-10-2012 Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine (DIMES), University of Bologna, Italy.

Other experience and Professional memberships

1983 -1986 Director, Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Medical School, University of Bologna.
1986 - 1994 Head, Section on Microbiology and Virology, Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Bologna
2001 - 2003 . Member of the Research Committee of Ministry of Health

Editorial Activity

2005 -- Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Virology
2013 -- Ed. Board, Pathogens and Disease (FEMS)
Referee for Nature, Nat Rev Microbiol, Nat Rev Biotech, Lancet, PNAS USA, Virology, J. Gen Virol, Cell. Microb, J Biol Chem, J Med Virol.

Scientific Societies

EUROPEAN SOCIETY for VIROLOGY - Founding Member, Exec. Board
EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF MICROBIOLOGY- Founding Member
ITALIAN SOCIETY OF VIROLOGY - Founding Member.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MICROBIOLOGY - Ambassador
Member of ASM, ASV, SIMGBM, SIM

Awards

1997

Prize from the Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens
2000 Prize from Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei for outstanding research in Virology

Patents

Four patents.

Meetings

European seminars in Virology, Founder
Co-organizer of 9°-15° "International Conference On Immunobiology And Prophylaxis Of Human Herpesvirus Infections", 2nd-5th European Congresses of Virology.
Congresses of SIV (2001-2009).

Grants

ERC project

AIRC projects

Coordinator of EC grants, TargetHerpes, VI FP, and IV FP.
Grants from MIUR, CNR (Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering), private foundations (AIRC, Telethon), AIDS Project from Ministry of Health.

Committees

EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL, member LS6
Committees from DGXII Health Commission, Brussels, EU.
Health Research Committee from Italian Ministry of Health (2000-2006).

Research

Author of about 150 papers published in International journals.
Editor of books

Major fields of interest

Long term interest in the field of Molecular Herpesvirology
Molecular basis of herpes simplex virus (HSV) entry into the cell and exit out of the cell. B-herpesviruses:human herpesvirus-6 and human herpesvirus-7.
Design and activity of oncolytic HSVs retargeted to tumor-specific receptors.