Maria Rosaria Bassi
Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 København N, Building: 07-11
January 2017-March 2018 Postdoctoral Associate, laboratory of Doctor Armando Arias Esteban, Division of Diagnostics & Scientific Advice - Virology, Technical University of Denmark.
Research focus: Understanding the role of RNA polymerase fidelity and genetic diversity in Flavivirus pathogenesis and replication.
May-June 2016 Trainee, laboratory of Professor Claus Henrik Nielsen, Institute for Inflammation Research (IIR), Rigshospitalet.
Research focus: Role of peptidylarginine deiminase (PAD) enzymes in Rheumatoid arthritis.
2013 - 2015 Postdoctoral associate, laboratory of Professor Jan Pravsgaard Christensen and Allan Randrup Thomsen, Department of Immunology and Microbiology (ISIM), University of Copenhagen.
Research focus: Viral clearance from the murine central nervous system.
2010 - 2013 Ph.D. student, laboratory of Professor Jan Pravsgaard Christensen and Allan Randrup Thomsen, ISIM, University of Copenhagen.
Research focus: Analysis of the host-immune response to the Yellow Fever Virus; design and testing of novel recombinant vaccines againsts Yellow Fever infection.
2009 - 2010 Research Assistant, laboratory of Professor Jan Pravsgaard Christensen and Allan Randrup Thomsen, ISIM, University of Copenhagen.
Research focus: Testing novel vaccine adjuvants enhancing CD8+ T cells responses.
2005 - 2007 Research Assistant, laboratory of Dr. Alfonso Bellacosa, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, USA.
Research focus: Role of DNA repair enzymes in genomic stability and cancer.
2013 Ph.D in Immunology from the Faculty of Health, University of Copenhagen.Thesis title: "The immune response to the yellow fever vaccine - Analysis of effector mechanisms of protection and evaluation of alternative vaccine candidates in mice"
2004 M.Sc. in Biological Science from the “ Universita’ degli Studi di Napoli Federico II “, Naples, Italy, (final score 108/110).