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Valeria de Turris

Senior Technician

Research Line

Nanotechnologies for Neurosciences




Viale Regina Elena 291
+39 06 49255184
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  • April 2013 - present: Post-Doc at the Center for Life Nanoscience, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, CLNS@Sapienza, Rome, Italy
  • December 2011- March 2013: Research fellow at Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, Patrizia Lavia Lab, CNR National Research Council, Rome, Italy
  • September 2006-October 2010 Member of the “Janelia Farm Single Cell Consortium”, HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, VA, USA.
  • September 2005-October 2010 Research Associate at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, NY (USA). Laboratory of Prof. Robert H. Singer (
  • February 2005: PhD degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology at the University of Rome "La Sapienza". Final dissertation: RNA factory of TOP genes: analysis of the cis and trans-acting elements regulating the biosynthesis of intron-encoded snoRNAs. Prof. Irene Bozzoni Lab
  • April-December 2003: Visiting PhD student at the Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), Parc d'Innovation, Strasbourg, France. Prof. Làszlo Tora Lab.
  • November 2001-October 2004: Ph.D. Program at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology Laboratory. Prof. Irene Bozzoni Lab
  • July 2001: MS degree (Laurea), Biological Sciences (summa cum laude): University of Rome "La Sapienza". Final dissertation: Analysis of the molecular mechanism that regulate the intron-encoded snoRNAs biosynthesis. Prof. Irene Bozzoni Lab
  • November 1999-July 2001: Undergraduate Student at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology. Prof. Irene Bozzoni Lab
  • March-June 1999: “Erasmus Student” at the University of Gent (Belgium)
  • October 1996-July 2001: University student in Biological Sciences at the University of Rome "La Sapienza".


  • March 2005: “Institute Pasteur- Fondazione Cenci-Bolognetti” Postdoctoral fellowship
  • September 2003: Short term EMBO Fellowship to work at the Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), Parc d'Innovation, Strasbourg, France
  • April 2003: Contribution for formation activity in biotechnology, Consorzio Interuniversitario Biotecnologie
  • September 2001: "Antonio Ruberti" Biotechnology Award for MS degree, Consorzio Roma Ricerche
  • March 1999: “Erasmus Student” Fellowship at the University of Gent (Belgium)


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