Chiara Mondello

Istituto di Genetica Molecolare, CNR, Italy


Education 1980: Graduation in Biological Sciences cum laude, University of Pavia, Italy. 1984: Advanced Studies in Genetics cum laude, University of Pavia, Italy. 1987: PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology, University of Pavia, Italy. Present professional position 2001-present: Senior Researcher, Istituto di Genetica Molecolare of CNR, Pavia, Italy. Leadership in projects She has been leader in projects funded by: European Community, Italian Association for Cancer Research, Italian Ministry of Research, Cariplo Foundation Research activity The main research interests have been: study of DNA repair in mammalian cells: isolation and characterization of UV sensitive mutants; cytological aspects of DNA damage. Molecular analysis of the terminal region of the human X chromosome short arm. Chromosomal instability in mammalian cells: mechanisms of origin of rearranged chromosomes and their role in cellular transformation and senescence. Telomere metabolism in mammalian cells. Interstitial telomeric sequences. Factors and genes controlling gene amplification in mammalian cells. Cellular model systems for neoplastic transformation. Pathways involved in neoplastic transformation. Publications She is author of 67 full papers, 4 chapters in books and 94 Abstracts of Meetings. She has been the Editor of the book “Multiple Parthways in neoplastic transformation.” Transworld research network. Kerala (India). A more detailed CV can be downloaded at:

Biography Updated on 13 August 2012

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