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UGO ROVIGATTI

NJIDI
Professor
Florence University
Viale Peraccini
FLORENCE
ITALY
profrovigatti@gmail.com


Biography:

Dr. Ugo Rovigatti obtained his Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology with Summa cum Laude in 1973 and in 1999 the Tenured Professorship. From 1979 to 1999 he worked with renown Scientists such as C. Basilico, R. Weiss, H. Varmus, S. Astrin, T. Papas, D. Watson, P. Duesberg, JJ Yunis, J. Bader, J. Trentin, B. Hirt at: ICRF in London, UK; the Rockefeller University in New York; the Fox Chase Institute in Philadelphia; St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN; the NCI in Frederick, MD; the Ochsner Foundation-Clinic in New Orleans, LA; the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Between 1997 and 1999 he was a sabbatical professor in Switzerland (KISPI in Zurich and ISREC in Lausanne). His PI research work has been funded by grants from UICC, ICRETT, SCL, MIUR, MURST etc.


Research Interests:

Tumor Viruses
Oncogenes
Tumor Suppressor Genes
Carcinogenesis
IGG rearrangements
Paediatric Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Leukaemia/Lymphoma
Cancer Modelling