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Caterina Michetti

Post Doc

Research Line

Neuroscience and Smart Materials


IIT Central Research Labs Genova


Largo Rosanna Benzi,10 16132 Genova Italy
+39 010 5558 534


Education and Appointments

05/2015-present - Postdoc, Center for Synaptic Neuroscience (NSYN), Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

11/2014-04/2015 - Visiting Research at Psychiatry Centre, MRC Social, Genetic & Developmental, King's College London, London (UK)

 02/2015PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome (IT)

10/2011 - Master Degree in Neurobiology, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome (IT)

12/2009 - Bachelor Degree in Biology, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome (IT)


Development of mouse behavioral tasks relevant for the study of normal and pathological neurodevelopment in different transgenic mouse lines. In particular, characterization of motor, cognitive and social communication deficits in mouse models of autism and epilepsy. 


01/2015 - Fellowship "Development travelling fellowship" funded by the Company of Biologists

10/2014 - Travel fellowship "Borsa di Perfezionamento all'estero" (8 months) funded by La Sapienza Università di Roma


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