Massimo Palmarini

Biography of Massimo Palmarini

Massimo Palmarini has been the Director of University's Centre for Virus Research since August 2010.

Professor Palmarini qualified in Veterinary Medicine in Italy and then trained as a virologist at the Moredun Research Institute obtaining a PhD at the University of Edinburgh. He then moved to the US as a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of California Irvine before joining the University of Georgia as an Assistant Professor. He received a Chair in Molecular Pathogenesis from the University of Glasgow in 2005 where he also acted as Head of the Division of Veterinary Pathological Sciences and Associate Dean for Research of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. His research interests focus on animal viruses with special emphasis on the biology, evolution and pathogenesis of retroviruses and of bluetongue virus. His laboratory is funded by programme and project grants from the Wellcome Trust, BBSRC, SFC and NIH. Massimo Palmarini is Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and was a Wolfson-Royal Society Research Merit Awardee.

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Massimo Palmarini

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Occupation categories: veterinarians
Record last updated: 20th Dec 2012

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