Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology

Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9597

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Mauro Prato

Mauro Prato

Mauro Prato
Professor, Department of Genetics
University of Torino, Italy

Biography

Education
1991-1996: classical high school studies (final grade: 60 out of 60)
1996-2001: graduation studies at the School of Biotechnology, University of Torino and achievement of the Graduate Degree in Medical Biotechnology (final grade: 110 out of 110, with honors and print dignity). Title of the final dissertation: “Anti-angiogenetic role of IL12: in vitro study of the matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) activity”, performed at the Molecular Angiogenesis Division of the Institute for Research and Therapy of Cancer of Candiolo, Torino, Italy.
2001-2005: PhD studies in Biochemistry and Cellular Biotechnology, University of Torino and achievement of the PhD Degree in Biochemistry and Cellular Biotechnology. Title of the final dissertation: “Involvement of matrix metalloproteinases in malaria pathology; study of the MMP-9-mediated regulation of TNFalpha and IL-1beta in human monocytes and their environment after phagocytosis of hemozoin”, performed at the Biochemistry Division of the Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, Torino Medical School, University of Torino.

Career

1997-2001: undergraduate student at the Biology division of the Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, Torino Medical School, University of Torino, Italy (1997); at the Oncology Division of the Institute for Research and Therapy of Cancer of Candiolo, Torino, Italy (1998); at the Molecular Angiogenesis Division of the Institute for Research and Therapy of Cancer of Candiolo, Torino, Italy (1999-2001).
2001-today: PhD student and post-Doc researcher at the Biochemistry Division of the Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, Torino Medical School, University of Torino, Italy.
2003-today: lecturer of Biochemistry for the Torino Medical School, University of Torino, Italy (schools of Nursery, Paediatric Nursery, Obstetrics, Radiology techniques, Audiometry techniques, Audioprotesis techniques, Neurophysiopatology Techniques).
2008-today: adjunct Professor of Biochemistry for the Torino Medical School, University of Torino, Italy (school of Nursery, displaced branch of Asti).

Research Interest

Effects of antitumoral/antimalarial drugs on human HSPs regulation in neuroblastoma.

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