Massimo Mallardo is graduated in Biology. Soon after graduation he was CNR fellowship recipient and following he awarded a PhD in Biochemistry and Biophysics. He was post-doctoral at EMBL, Cell Biology programme, Heidelberg, Germany, and at Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Protein Evolution Department, Tuebingen, Germany.
At the present he is Associate Professor of Applied Biology at University of Naples Federico II°, Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology. Massimo Mallardo teaches Cell Biology and Developmental Biology for the Degree in Biotechnology and Cell Biology techniques and Stem Cells for the European Master Degree in Comparative Morphology.
He is member of the Italian Association of Biology and Genetics. Since 2014 he is manager of prevention and protection services for the Training lab of Biotechnology and Chairperson of the didactis committee.
Mallardo’s research has been granted with national funds PRIN.
His research focuses on Role of non-coding RNAs, particularly of miRNAs on the immune system physiology and, more recently, on Gene-environment interaction. He is author of more than 40 peer-reviewed papers on these topics.