Massimo Ciccozzi was born on June 26, 1957. He holds a degree in biological science, M.S. degree in epidemiology and biostatistics (2004), and an M.S. degree in molecular biology (2002). He is a WHO Expert Consultant for Serbia and Montenegro for planning and organizing second-generation HIV surveillance systems; an Italian Expert Consultant for surveillance systems and molecular epidemiological studies in China, P.L. in a twinning project Italy, Bulgaria; an Expert Consultant in Montenegro; scientific responsible of an Egyptian project (Italian cooperation); and a Scientific Supervisor of project L250/90 drug addiction funds. Moreover, he is a coauthor of a volume Guidelines and Quality Control in Molecular Microbiology Diagnostic edited and adopted by the University of Sofia (Bulgaria). He has been working for 25 years on clinical and epidemiological studies in the field of infectious diseases. His research activity is focused on infectious diseases at national and international level. He published about 100 papers of which 86 in international peer-reviewed journals. He is presently the chief of a group working in phylogeny and evolution of infectious diseases. In addition, he has been an invited speaker in fifty national and international conferences, and he is a reviewer for 10 peer-reviewed journals.
Biography Updated on 1 February 2012