Francesca Grassi

Universita' di Roma La Sapienza, Italy 0000-0002-0169-8397

Francesca Grassi 1985-1988: Degree in Physics at Sapienza University, Rome, with the thesis "Noise analysis in biological membranes", then research experience in the Laboratory of Biophysics, Institute of Histology, Sapienza University, Rome. Supervisor: Prof. Fabrizio Eusebi. PhD courses in Electronic Engineering, track in Bioelectronics. 1988-1989: Research Assistant at Max Plank Institut fur Psychiatrie- Martinsried (Germany), Dept. of Neurophysiology. Field of interest: Modulation of voltage-gated channels. 1990-1992: Research Assistant at the University of L'Aquila (Italy), Dept. of Experimental Medicine. Field of interest: Modulation of synaptic transmission by cytokines. 1993-1999: Research Assistant at the Sapienza University, Rome, Dept. of Experimental Medicine and Pathology. Field of interest: Functional properties of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. 2000-2005: Associated professor at the Sapienza University, Rome, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology. Field of interest: Functional properties of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors; functional characterization of differentiating stem cells. 2005-present: Full professor at Sapienza University, Rome, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology. Field of interest: Functional properties of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors linked to human pathologies; functional characterization of differentiating stem cells; functional characterization of human myotubes from healthy individuals and ALS patients.

Biography Updated on 11 September 2012

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