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PhD, post-doctoral at EMBL, Cell Biology program, Heidelberg, Germany, and at Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Protein Evolution Department, Tuebingen, Germany.
Research and Development
Research and Development
Associate Professor of Applied Biology
26/2/1988 Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples – Italy.
1997 Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Naples Federico II, Naples- Italy.
1989-1993 Post-graduate fellow, National Council of Research (C.N.R.), Department of Biochemistry and Medical Biotechnology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
1993-1997 Ph.D. fellow in Biochemistry and Biophysics, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Biotechnology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
1998-30/9/00 Training for Mobility of Researcher (TMR) post-doctoral fellow, Cell Biology programme, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany.
1/10/00-2002 Post-doctoral fellow, Protein Evolution Department, Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tuebingen, Germany.
2002-2010 Assistant professor of Cell Biology (Italian permanent position called Academic Researcher), Department of Biochemistry and Medical Biotechnology, University of Naples, Italy. Teaching at Faculty of Biotechnological Science.
2011 to date: Associate professor of Cell Biology, Medical School, Dept. of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Prof. Mallardo serves as referee of several scientific journals including BMC Research Note; Chemical Biology & Drug Design; Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology; Gene Therapy; J.Med.Rep.C; International Journal of Physical Sciences; Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research; Nucleic Acids Research; Neoplasia; Viral Immunology. He evaluates national and international research projects.
2019-Present – Member of the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports
Guest Editor Experience
Special issue: Advances in molecular oncology. Seminars in Cancer Biology. October 2019. 58, iii-iv
Special Issue: Targeting mitochondria for therapy of degenerative diseases and cancers: Biochemical Pharmacology. Dec. 2020 in progress
Prof. Mallardo is involved in the following courses:
2003-present – Cell Biology, Bachelor degree in Biotechnology for Human Health, University of Naples Federico II° Italy
2015-present – Developmental Biology, Master degree in Medical Biotechnology (EUCOMOR), University of Naples Federico II° Italy
2014-present – Stem Cell, European Master degree in Comparative Morphology (EUCOMOR), University of University of Naples
Federico II° Italy
2014-present – Cell Culture, European Master degree in Comparative Morphology, University of University of Naples Federico II° Italy
April 2017 – Cell Culture techniques, European Master degree in Comparative Morphology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen Germany
Principal Research experience
1990-93 Regulation of the Interleukin 1 and Interleukin 6 genes expression by DNA Damaging Agents.
1994-98 Transcriptional regulation of the Human Immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1).
1998-2000 Vaccinia virus early messengers organization and relationship with DNA replication Factories.
2000-2003 Isolation and characterization of Staufen containing RNPs from rat brain.
2003 to date:
a) Role of non-coding RNAs and particularly of miRNAs on the immune system physiology.
b) Role of non-coding RNAs in the Prostate cancer stem cells (CSC)
c) Toxigenomic Approaches to study thyroid carcinogenesis and the involvement of non-codingRNAs.
d) The role of TMEM173 (STING) in the development of cancer and in the determination of innate immunity.
Total H‐index: 22 (Scopus); Total citations 1627 (Scopus); Total Documents by author 51; Total publications in the last years 21
(2015-20 Scopus). Total citations in the last years 535 (2015-20 Scopus).