Giuseppe Testa


Giuseppe Testa (Ph.D in molecular and cellular biology at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg 2002) is group leader at the Laboratory of Stem Cell Epigenetic of the European School of Molecular Medicine (European Institute of Oncology, Milan). Previously, he worked as postdoctoral fellow at the Technische Universität Dresden, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics. He won the Italian prize “Luigi Casati” from the “Accademia dei Lincei” for the best graduation thesis in Medicine defended during the year 1996 and the “European Doctorate in Biotechnology” awarded by the European Association for Higher Education in Biotechnology (HEduBT) for excellence of research in the Field of biotechnology. In 2003 he received the Roche Prize for the most outstanding lecture at the Roche “Symposium for Leading Bioscientists of the Next Decade and the Society in Science Branco-Weiss-Fellowship. awarded by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Society-in-Science initiative. He is founder the Dresden Forum on Science and Society of the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, which aims at promoting public awareness and discussion on the social relevance of life sciences. Information on his publications and current researches are available at his homepage