Prof. Ernesto Carafoli
University of Padova
DATE: 30th August 2018
TIME: 09:00 – 10:00
LOCATION: Rigoni Stern Institute, Asiago
MD at the University of Modena (Italy). Postdoctoral Fellow, then Visiting Lecturer at the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA). Professor of General Pathology at the University of Padova ( Italy), 1973, Professor of Biochemistry at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich (Switzerland), 1973-1999, Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Padova (Italy) 1999-2005. Founder, Scientific Director, and Group Leader of the Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM), Padova (Italy) where he is presently working. The main topic of his career has been cell signaling, with focus on calcium, its regulation in mitochondria and cells, and its control of cell functions. He has published more than 500 articles and edited a dozen books.
1) Brini, M., et al., (2013). Chapter 4. Calcium in health and disease. In: A. Sigel, H. Sigel, and R.K.O. Sigel (Eds.), Interrelations between Essential 81 Metal Ions and Human Diseases, Metal Ions in Life Sciences, 13: 81–137. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-7500-8_4.