Nicola Silva, PhD.

Head of the research group, Nicola Silva Research Group

Office: bud. B06/101
Kamenice 753/5
625 00 Brno

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Phone: +420 549 49 8033
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Curriculum vitae

Name, first names, scientific degrees
  • Dr. Nicola Silva, PhD, born August 10, 1978, Maratea (ITALY)
  • Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine
    Masaryk University
    Building A6, Kamenice 753/5
    652 00 Brno
    Czech Republic
Function, current position
  • Group Leader
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2009: PhD in Molecular Genetics; University of Naples "Federico II"
  • 2005: Master Degree in Genetics; University of Naples "Federico II"
Professional experience
  • 2019 - present: Group Leader at the Department of Biology, Masaryk University
  • 2015 - 2019: Senior Research Associate at the Department of Chromosome Biology, Max F. Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna
  • 2010 - 2015: Post Doctoral Fellow at Medical Research Council, Imperial College of London
Professional stays abroad
  • 2008: Short EMBO Fellowship (three months) at the University of Sheffield, (UK)
Most significant professional accomplishments
  • 2015: Recipient of an Interdisciplinary Cancer Research Fellowship (co-funded by the EU Frameworkprogramme 7 (FP7) Marie Curie Actions)
  • 2014: Award for “Best Talk” at the “British Meiosis Meeting”, University of Edinburgh, UK, 2014
  • 2008: “Short-term EMBO Fellowship” recipient
  • 2005: “Telethon Fellowship” recipient


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