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Prof. Luigi Leanza
Associate Professor in Biochemistry.
2009: PhD in Biosciences, University of Padova
2005: Master Degree in Molecular Biology, University of Padua
2003: First Degree in Molecular Biology, University of Padua
2019-today: Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, University of Padua, Italy.
2016-2019: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, University of Padua, Italy.
2013-16: Senior Post Doc, Dept. of Biology, University of Padua.
2009-12: Junior Research Fellow, Dept. of Biology, University of Padua.
2006-09: PhD student, Dept. of Biology, University of Padua.
Research experiences abroad:
2014: EMBO Short Term Fellowship, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
2013: Visiting Scientist, University of Kiel, Germany.
2004: Stage as Erasmus student, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
2021: STARS Unipd.
2019: MFAG Italian Association for Cancer Research.
2017-2018: PRID2016, University of Padua.
2017: FFABR, Italian Ministry of Education.
2013-2015: Young Scientist Program, University of Padua 2012.
2019: Maria Paola Belloni award for research in oncology.
2016: Grant for European Bioenergetic conference (EBEC), Riva del Garda, Italy.
2014: EMBO short term fellowship.
2013: Best presentation at Annual meeting of Italian Group of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes (GIBB).
2011: Travel grant for European Cell Death Organization (ECDO) conference.
2015: Co-author of an application for the patent titled “Psoralen derivatives as selective tumor-killing agents”, n. PD2015A000006, deposited the 15.01.2015.
Co-author of 48 papers published in peer-reviewed journals with impact factor. Total citations: 1659. H index: 22.
Severin F, et al. (2022) J Exp Clin Cancer Res, 41:64.
Rossin F, et al. (2021) Cell Death Dis, 12:249.
Costa R, et al. (2021) Pharm. Res, 164:105385.
Costa R. et al. (2019) Cell Rep, 28:1949-1960.e6.
Leanza L, et al. (2017) Cancer Cell, 31: 516-31.
Leanza L, et al. (2013) Leukemia, 27: 1782-85.
Leanza L, et al. (2012) EMBO Mol. Med., 4: 577-93.
Leanza L, et al. (2008) J. Biol. Chem., 283: 16437-45.
Conferences and national or international meetings:
I attended to 42 national and international congresses. In 2 of them I have been invited speaker and in 16 of them I have been selected for an oral presentation.
Guest editor for special issues (2019: Genes; 2021: Cancers; 2022: Frontiers in Oncology). Ad hoc reviewer for several international journals.
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