Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental Medicine
Second University of Naples, Lab of Histology and Embryology, Italy
Vincenzo Desiderio graduated in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at the University Federico II of Naples with an experimental thesis in oncoimmunology. He worked as research assistant in both academic and industrial field for few years before joining a PhD program in biotechnology held between the Second University of Naples (SUN) and the University of Michigan (UofM). In 2013 he got the position of Assistant Professor at the SUN lecturing Medical Histology and Embryology in the Medical School program specifically dedicated to international students. His research activity has focused on stem cells biology and cancer stem cells identification and characterization leading to the publication of more then 30 papers in peer review journals. He is member of the Italian Society of Flow Cytometry recognized as expert in the national register of cytometrists. He collaborates with national and international institutions and received two scientific awards from IADR and UofM.
Stem cells biology, Cancer stem cells identification and characterization