Guido Favia serves as an Associate Professor in parasitology at the University of Camerino, Camerino, Italy, since March 2006. Favia developed his scientific background in Naples University, Naples, Italy, where he obtained his M.S. degree in genetics. He worked at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of Crete, Greece, from 1990 to 1993, developing research projects of molecular entomology about Ceratitis capitata and Anopheles gambiae, so approaching human and animal parasitology. From 1993 to 1999, he worked at the Institute of Parasitology (University la Sapienza of Rome) under the supervision of Professor Mario Coluzzi. Later, he worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute of General and Veterinary at the University of Milan with the Professor Claudio Genchi. Afterward he went back to the Institute of Parasitology. Since September 2001, he works at the University of Camerino firstly as Researcher and eventually as an Associate Professor. Since 1991, he is involved in the fields of malaria and filariasis researches, with particular regard to the aspects of epidemiology and molecular entomology. He published over 50 articles in extenso with an impact factor over 200 and a citation index greater than 1000. He acted as an Expert Evaluator to the evaluation of research proposals in the frame of the EU 5 o and 6o Research Framework Programs (panels of infectious diseases, QoL Socio-economic studies e food quality and safety). Furthermore Dr. Favia acted as Evaluator of research programs of INTAS and of the Molecular Entomology panel of the TDR (Tropical Disease Research)/WHO, the Welcome Trust (UK), the Bulgarian Academy of Science, the Ministry of Health and education of the Russian Federation, the Serbian Ministry of Education and Science, the New Eurasia Foundation, and the ANF (French Agency for Research). In June 2002, he was awarded with the G.B. Grassi Prize of the Italian Society of Parasitology (SOIPA).
Biography Updated on 2 November 2012