Name: Fabiana Geraci

Country: Italy

Affiliation:

Dept STEBICEF, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

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Address:

Viale delle Scienze, edificio 16
90128 Palermo
Italia

Research Interests:

Role of extracellular vesicles in cell-to-cell communication, and as possible biomarkers in multiple sclerosis

Biography:

  • 1995: Degree in Biological Sciences (110/110 magna cum laude), University of Palermo, Italy. Title of the thesis: “Regulation of the heat shock gene expression in sea urchin embryos”. 
  • 1996: Recipient of a Fellowship from “Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Sicilia” 
  • 1998: “Embryology: Concepts and Techniques in Modern Developmental Biology”. Course at Marine Biological Laboratories (Woods Hole, MA) 
  • 2000: “Microinjection techniques in cell biology”. Course at Marine Biological Laboratories (Woods Hole, MA)
  • 2002-2003: Recipient of a Fellowship from Neuropsychiatric Institute 
  • 2003: PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology (full marks), University of Palermo, Italy. Title of the thesis: “Identification and characterization of two HSF in P.lividus embryos during embryogenesis”. 
  • 2003/2008: Recipient of a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the Italian Health Ministry, Palermo, Italy 
  • From 2008 researcher in the Faculty of Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy (SSD BIO/06). 

Educational activity: 

  • 2004/2005: Comparative Anatomy 
  • 2005/2006: Comparative Anatomy 
  • 2006/2007: Comparative Anatomy 
  • 2007/2008: Developmental Biology 
  • 2008/2009: Comparative Anatomy and Developmental Biology 
  • 2009/2010: Cellular Biology 
  • 2010/2011: Cellular Biology 
  • 2009/present day: Member of the Scientific Committee of the PhD course in Cell and Developmental Biology

Membership: 

  • 2003/present day: Member of the CSSI 
  • 2010/present day: Member of ABCD society