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Silvia Canaider

Associate Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: BIO/13 Experimental Biology

Curriculum vitae

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

2002-2007: Researcher in Applied Biology at the University of Bologna, Italy.

2002: PhD in Cytomorphology, at University of Bologna, Italy.

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



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:

modulators (natural o synthetic molecules and physical energies) of cell senescence and cell differentiation in human mesenchymal stem cells; 

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);

induction of differentiation of neoplastic cell lines;

molecular biology of the apoptotic process;

theoretical biology.


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

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

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”.