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Amanda Lo Van

Post Doc

Research Line

Neurobiology of miRNA


IIT Central Research Labs Genova



Since 2018: Post Doc in the group of Neurobiology of miRNAs in IIT
Supervisor: Dr. Davide De Pietri Tonelli


2013 – 2017: Double Doctoral Degree in Biochemistry and Medical Sciences
INSA Lyon (Lyon, FR) / Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine (Sendai, JP), "Study of the effects of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and a structured phospholipid containing DHA on physiological and pathological conditions of neurogenesis in vitro".
Supervisors: Prof. Nathalie Bernoud-Hubac and Prof. Noriko Osumi 

Worked in CarMeN Laboratory (Villeurbanne, FR) on cell cultures, biochemical synthesis and mass spectrometry in collaboration with the Department of Developmental Neurosciences of Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine (Sendai, JP) in the context of a double PhD within ELyT Lab (CNRS internatonal laboratory). Also worked as a contract lecturer in Biosciences for one year (2015-2016).

2012 – 2013: Research Master Degree in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support)
Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 / INSA Lyon (Lyon, FR), double degree program. 

2008 – 2013: Engineer Diploma (Master Degree) in Biosciences (BioInformatics and Modeling)
INSA Lyon (Lyon, FR), including 4 months academic exchange in KAIST (Bio and Brain Engineering, Daejeon, KR).


Role of miRNAs in adult neurogenesis and neuroprotection


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