Daniele Guardavaccaro received his PhD from “Universita’ La Sapienza” in Rome. Subsequently he was trained at the Institute of Neurobiology, National Research Council in Rome. In 1998 he moved to the New York University School of Medicine where he joined the laboratory of Michele Pagano and from 1999 to 2000 he was a visiting scientist in the laboratory of Lili Yamasaki at Columbia University. During these years he studied the role of the ubiquitin-proteasome system in the cell division cycle. He was appointed group leader at the Hubrecht Institute in 2008. He was awarded fellowships from the National Research Council (1997), the International Agency for Research on Cancer (1998), the American-Italian Cancer Foundation (1999), the Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (2001) and a grant from the Emerald Foundation (2005).
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