Marco Bisoffi

Chapman University, USA


Marco Bisoffi studied biology in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, from 1985 to 1990. He obtained an M.S. degree in medical parasitology and a Ph.D. degree in biochemical and molecular parasitology, both from the Laboratory of Biochemistry, Swiss Tropical Institute, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Basel, Switzerland, in 1991 and 1995, respectively. Bisoffi currently works as an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA, since 2006, where he also served as a Research Assistant Professor from 2002 to 2006. He also worked as a Research Assistant in the Department of Clinical Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, from 1998 to 2002. His research interests include telomeres and telomerase in human cancer cell lines, molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis in mast cell tumors, in vivo phage display, molecular profiling of breast tumor vasculature, telomere biology, molecular mechanisms of prostate and breast cancers development and progression, biomarker discovery and validation, and experimental therapeutics.

Biography Updated on 5 January 2013

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