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Alejandro Hochkoeppler

Personal Information

Position: Associate Professor

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Phone or fax: 051 2093-671

Location: Bologna

Hochkoeppler, Alejandro

Research

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Gene silencing in prokaryotes.

Enzymes structure and kinetics.

Overexpression and purification of proteins.

Protein engineering.

Synthetic Biology.

Industrial enzymes.

 

Curriculum Vitae


1982: Degree in Crop Sciences, at the University of Bologna (110 cum laude/110). Title: "Effect of Sowing Season on Productivity of Vicia faba".

1983-1987: PhD in Crop Sciences, at the University of Bologna. Title: "Investigations on soybean: a) inoculation of soil with Rhizobium  japonicum; b) solubilization of soybean mitochondria in reverse  micelles". Advisor: Prof. G. Venturi (University of Bologna); co-advisor: Prof. P.L. Luisi (Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland).

1987-1998: Studies and research activity at: Institute for Industrial Crops (Bologna, Italy); Institute for Plant Physiology (CNR, Milano, Italy); Federal Institute of Technology (Zurich, Switzerland); Department of Biology, University of Bologna (Bologna, Italy); Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry (Göttingen, Germany); Institut für Biologie II, University of Freiburg (Freiburg, Germany); Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona (USA).

1998: fellow of the “Advanced Bacterial Genetics” course, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA.

1998-present: Associate Professor at the Department of Industrial Chemistry of the University of Bologna.

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