MAX PLANCK RESEARCH GROUP VALENZANO

Dario Riccardo Valenzano

Group Leader (Max Planck Research Group)

Date and place of birth
1977, Bari, Italy

Nationality
Italian

Scientific Career

2013-presentMax Planck Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2011-2013Research Associate in the Department of Genetics at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA (Dr. Anne Brunet)
2006-2011Postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Genetics at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA (Dr. Anne Brunet)

Education

2006Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Neuroscience, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
2003 - 2006Department of Neuroscience, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
2002Diploma at Scuola Normale Superiore (cum laude)
1999 - 2002Scuola Normale Superiore, Class of Science (Biology), Pisa, Italy
1996 - 2001Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology, University of Pisa, Italy

 Awards  

2017Elected EMBO Young Investigator (YIP)
2010 - 2011Ellison/AFAR postdoctoral fellowship
2007 - 2010Stanford Center on Longevity postdoctoral fellowship
2006First prize at the Stanford Genetics Retreat poster session
2005Young Researcher Scuola Normale Superiore Award
2004Young Researcher Scuola Normale Superiore Award
2003Young Researcher Scuola Normale Superiore Award
2002University of Pisa Gold Medal for outstanding curricular achievements
1999Scuola Normale Superiore undergraduate scholarship