Name: Marzia Lecchi

Country: Italy

Affiliation:

Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences,
University of Milano-Bicocca.

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Address:

Piazza della Scienza, 2,
I-20126 Milan,.
Italy.

Research Interests:

neuronal differentiation, retina physiology, channelopathies

Biography:

  • After  the Degree in Biological Science, I obtained the PhD in Physiology in which I acquired the fundamentals for the electrophysiological characterization of ion channels.
  • In the years from 2002 to 2007 I was Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Geneva, using  flat-mounted retinas as a model to study nicotinic acetylcholine receptors during retinal maturation and to develop a prototype of subretinal prosthesis for patients affected by retinitis pigmentosa.
  • Since then, the retina and the eye remain among my research interests.
  • Since December 2007 I am Assistant professor in Physiology at the Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences.