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Laura Cancedda, Ph.D. - "Targeting aberrant Cl- homeostasis and GABAergic transmission in Down syndrome to design innovative therapeutic approaches (the untold story)."

Senior Group Leader, Dept. of Neuroscience and Brain Technologies & Dulbecco Telethon Institute, Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genova, Italy
When Jun 07, 2016
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where Tigem Auditorium "Vesuvius"
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Contact Phone 08119230607
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CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME

Laura Cancedda

CURRENT POSITION AND TITLE

Senior Group Leader, Italian Institute of Technology (Genoa, Italy) &

Assistant Scientist, Dulbecco Telethon Institute, Italy

Web page: https://www.iit.it/people/laura-cancedda

Date of birth: 10/24/1975
Education 

Institute/location

Degree

year

Field of study

Scuola Normale Superiore , Pisa, Italy
(Ecole Normale Superieure)

Ph.D.

2003

Neurophysiology, Neurodevelopment

Genoa University, Genoa, Italy MSc Med. Chemistry 1999 Neuropharmacology


Research/professional Experience

2013-                       The Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy                 Senior group leader

2016-                        Dulbecco Telethon Institute                                                Assistant scientist

2008-2013               The Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy                 Junior group leader

2003-2007                University of California at Berkeley, USA                           Post doctoral fellow (Advisor: Poo MM)

2004                         Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai                         Visiting fellow         (Host: Yuan X)

2000-2003                Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy                                Graduate student      (Advisor: Maffei L)

2000                         Brain Institute RIKEN Wako-Shi, Japan                              Visiting fellow         (Host: Hensch TK)

 

Publications (see google scholar profile at http://scholar.google.it/citations?user=-DlucK0AAAAJ&hl=it)

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