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Silvia Canaider

Associate Professor

Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine - DIMES

Academic discipline: BIO/13 Experimental Biology

Curriculum vitae

1997: Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Bologna (110/110 cum laude).

2002: PhD at University of Bologna.

2002: Researcher in Applied Biology at the University of Bologna.

since october 2007: Associate Professor in Applied Biology at University of Bologna, Italy (Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine)

Professor of Applied Biology in Exercise and Sport Sciences Degree courses since 2003 and in Dentistry Degree courses since 2014.


Research projects on human biology followed over time:

cell senescence modulators in human mesenchymal cells;

phisical energies and natural extracts in adult stem cells.

induction of differentiation of neoplastic cell lines;

molecular biology of the apoptotic process;

genomic and post-genomic analysis of the human chromosome 21;

genomic and functional study of the human gene and protein of RCAN3 (Regulator of calcineurin 3);

theoretical biology.


Collaborations: laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology, William Harvey Research Institute-– St. Bartholomew's and Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Londra.

To date she has pubblished 40 scientific and international papers in extenso.

Translation from english to italian of a chapter of the universitarian book: Lodish et al., Molecular Cell Biology, 4/e, Freeman, Zanichelli Editore. 

Contributions: R.F.O. - ex 60%;  Lejeune foundation, Paris; “Fondazione del Monte” of Bologna and Ravenna, PRIN, progetto strategico giovani ricercatori, “Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Bologna”.

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