Gruppo guidato da Ferdinando Di Cunto
Federico Tommaso Bianchi
Born in Turin, 27.11.1980 - Italian
2008 PhD in Functional Genomics applied to the translational research, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Italy
2004 Master’s degree in Medical Biotechnology (summa cum laude), University of Turin
2008-2016 Post-doc Fellow, Department of Medical Biotechnology and Health science, University of Turin, Italy.
Sept 2012, Sept 2013 Visiting Scholar in Dr. Wieland Huttner’s laboratory, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics , Dresden (Germany).
2004 – 2008 PhD student, Thesis: “Bionformatic identification and experimental characterization of hsp47 as a novel functional partner of the Amyloid Precursor Protein” Department of Medical Biotechnology and Health science, University of Turin, Italy.
2002 – 2004 Undergraduate student, Department of Biology and Biochemistry , University of Turin, Italy. Thesis: “Characterization of the differents Citron Isoforms in the development and differentiation of the CNS”
Aug-Sept 2002 Technician in Bill Dauer's Lab at the Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York
Molecular basis of cortical development, with a specific interest on proliferation, apoptosis and genomic stability.
I gruppi di ricerca del prof. Di Cunto e del Prof. Tempia studiano le cause genetiche di microcefalie e atassie.
I loro ultimi studi, realizzati grazie al sostegno di Fondazione Telethon e presentati alla Convention scientifica, aprono la strada a possibili nuovi approcci terapeutici.