Maria Rosaria Bassi

Maria Rosaria Bassi

Postdoc

Member of:

  • EPITOPE team

Work experience:

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.

 

Education:

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).

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