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Elena Botta


IGM-CNR, Via Abbiategrasso, 207 - 27100 Pavia, Italy

phone: +39-0382-546331
fax: +39-0382-422286


Curriculum vitae

1986: Graduation in Biology cum laude at the University of Pavia 


1992: PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology at the University of Pavia 


1993-2000: post-doc fellow at IGM-CNR Pavia


1994: Visiting Scientist at the Laboratory of Prof. Alan R. Lehmann - Medical Research Council, University of Sussex, Brighton (UK) 


1996 and 2002: Visiting Scientist at the Laboratory of Dr. Jean Marc Egly Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Strasbourg (F)



Since 2001 she is Staff Scientist at IGM-CNR Pavia.




Research Activities:

She has long-lasting experience in the field of human genetics with a special focus on rare inherited disorders. In particular, she is involved in the molecular and functional characterization of trichothiodystrophy, Cockayne syndrome and xeroderma pigmentosum, three disorders due to alterations in factors involved in both DNA repair and transcription.

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