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Maurizio Lazzari

Assistant professor

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: BIO/06 Comparative Anatomy and Cytology

Curriculum vitae

Name:    Maurizio Lazzari
Birthplace:    Faenza (district of Ravenna), Italy
Date of birth:    Yuly 5, 1958

Position    Researcher (permanent position)
Professional address:    Dipartimento di Scienze Biologiche, Geologiche e Ambientali
Via F. Selmi 3, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy, Tel.: 0512094145 – Fax: 0512094286

School career:
  • 1977:    High school diploma (classical studies) - Faenza (RA), Italy
  • 1981:    Degree in Biological Sciences “cum laude”, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.
Scientific career:
  • 1983-87:    Ph. D. in Cell Biology and Physiology – Department of Biology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • 1987-92    Research assistant – Department of Biology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.
  • 1992-1995    Researcher (ricercatore non confermato), Department of Biology, University of Bologna, Bologna Italy.
  • 1995-up to the present day    Researcher, permanent position (ricercatore confermato), Department of Biology, now changed into Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences,  University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, Scientific area BIO/06 - Comparative Anatomy and Cytology.
Specialization courses:
  • "Semithin sections: From light to electron microscopyLe Sezioni Semifini. Padova (Italy), march 18, 1994, workshop organized by the Società Italiana di Microscopia Eletronica (S.I.M.E.).
  • "Electron immuno-microscopy ", Roma (Italy), May 26, 1994, workshop organized by Società Italiana di Microscopia Eletronica (S.I.M.E.).
  • "Modern Technologies in Microscopy. Advanced course of Biological Specimens preparation and examination, Rimini (Italy), September 11-14 1995, Course organized by the Società Italiana di Microscopia Eletronica (S.I.M.E.).
  •  “Cryofixation, freeze-substitution and freeze-drying: important methods for research in biology and medicine”, Milano (Italy), September 12 1996, workshop organized by Leica S.p.A..
  •  “Internet and the digital images in microscopy, Modena (Italy), October 7-9 1999, Course organized by Società Italiana di Microscopia Elettronica (S.I.M.E.).
  •  “1° course on confocal microscopy1°: theoretical and practical bases”, Modena (Italy), October 28-29 2004, Course organized by Società Italiana di Immunobiologia Comparata e dello Sviluppo (S.I.I.C.S).

Dr Maurizio Lazzari published 40 full articles and 45 abstracts of posters and communications presented at national and international congresses.
The researches of Maurizio Lazzari are in the field of the comparative neurobiology of the vertebrates.

Teaching activities:
The teaching activities were held at the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences of the University of Bologna, Degree course in Biological Sciences.

  • Laboratory practical class in Cytology and Histology, Laboratory on Experimental Biology;
  • Boards of examiners in Comparative Anatomy, Cytology and Histology, Cell Biology, Laboratory on Histological Techniques, Laboratory on Cell Morphology, Evolutionary Biology of Vertebrates;
  • Courses: Cytology (AY 2000/01), Laboratory on Histological Techniques (AY 2001/02 – 2004/05), Laboratory on Cell Morphology (AY 2004/05 – 2008/09), Evolutionary Biology of Vertebrates (AY 2008/09 – 2010/11), Vertebrate Biology (AY 2011/12), Comparative Anatomy  for Biological Sciences (AY 2012/13 – 2018/19), Comparative Anatomy for Natural Sciences (AY 2019/20).