Carlo Pazzani received Honors degree in biology from the The Sapienza University of Rome, Italy in 1984. In 1992, he received a Ph.D. degree in microbiology from the University of Leicester, UK. Since 2002, He serves as Head of Laboratory of Microbiology (Dipartimento di Biologia). From 1997 till 2002, he served as a Researcher in microbiology in the European Union Project: Pathogenesis of Vibrio cholerae Infection and Persistence Dynamics in the Horn of Africa, University of Bari, Italy. From 1993 till 1997, he served as a Researcher in microbiology at the European Union Project: Epidemiological and Molecular Biological Study of Cholera Transmission Dynamics in the Horn of Africa: A Multidisciplinary Approach, University of Rome "La Sapienza". In addition, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Pasteur Institute-Foundation "Cenci Bolognetti" and the The Sapienza University of Rome (scientific discipline: Biology Evolutionist), Italy. His ongoing scientific activity is focused on molecular epidemiology of vibrio cholerae epidemic and nonepidemic strains, Salmonella spp., and Vibrio parahaemolyticus; antimicrobial susceptibility, resistance genes, mobile genetic elements and gene-capture systems, and genomic islands.
Biography Updated on 31 July 2011