Daniela Pietrobon

Education and training

1979, University of Padova, Laurea in Chemistry, Magna cum Laude.
1979-1982, Research Fellow, Institute of General Pathology, University of Padova: Energy transduction in mitochondria.
1984-1985, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Membrane Research, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel: Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of oxidative phosphorylation and kinetic modelling of mitochondrial H+ pumps.
1987-1990, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Harvard Medical School, U.S.A.: Biophysics of voltage-gated Ca2+ channels.

Employment and Research experience

1983-1991, CNR Researcher, Institute of General Pathology, University of Padova: Energy transduction in mitochondria.
1991-1993, CNR Director of Research, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Univ. of Padova: Biophysics and physiology of neuronal Ca2+ channels.
1993-2000 Associate Professor of General Physiology (Faculty of Sciences), Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Univ. of Padova: Biophysics and physiology of neuronal Ca2+ channels.
2000-, Professor of Physiology, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences,  Univ. of Padova: Calcium channelopathies of the central nervous system; migraine pathophysiology.

Honors, Professional Memberships and Committees

1985, Luigi Galvani Prize of the Bioelectrochemical Society.
1996-2000 Member of Council of the Italian Society of Pure and Applied Biophysics.
1996-2002 Member of Council of IUPAB (Int. Union of Pure and Applied Biophysics).
2000-2003, Coordinator of the PhD Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Pathology, Univ. of Padova.
2001, National Prize “President of the Republic” in Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences awarded by the Accademia dei Lincei.
2005-2015, Coordinator of the PhD Program in Neurobiology, PhD School of Biosciences, Univ of Padova.
2011-  Member of the Venetian Institute of Letters, Arts and Sciences.

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