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CV of Prof. Dr. Flavio Donato

ORCID 0000-0002-0732-1654
Nationality: Italian
Since 2019 Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Biozentrum of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
2013 – 2019 Postdoctoral Fellow, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Centre for Neural Computation, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.
Research Advisors: Prof. Edvard I. Moser and Prof. May-Britt Moser.
2007 – 2013 Graduate Student, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland.
Research Advisor: Prof. Pico Caroni.
2005 – 2007 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Department of Cellular Biotechnologies and Hematology, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy.
Research Advisor: Prof. Giuseppe Macino.
2004 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Institute of Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine, National Research Council, Rome, Italy.
Research Advisor: Dr. Luigi Aloe.
2007 – 2013 Doctor phil. (Ph.D.) in Neurobiology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Basel, Switzerland. Name of PhD Supervisor: Pico Caroni. Awarded Summa cum Laude.
2004 – 2006 Master (M.S.) in Genomic Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Rome, “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy. Awarded Summa cum Laude.
2001 – 2004 Bachelor (B.S.) in Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome, “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy. Awarded Summa cum Laude.
Fellowships and Awards
2017 Eppendorf & Science prize for neurobiology of 2017 (Grand Winner).
Winning essay title: “Assembling the brain from deep within”.
2013 – 2015 EMBO Long-term fellowship (ALTF 246-2013).