Faculty
Oncology Division
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Alessandro Vindigni, PhD

Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Molecular Oncology
Department of Pathology & Immunology

Research Interests

  • DNA replication and repair
  • Genome stability and tumorigenesis
  • DNA replication stress response
  • DNA damaging chemotherapy

Contact

  • 314-362-7086 (fax)
  • Rooms 8844/8848 Clinical Sciences Research Building
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8056
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Lab Website

Biosketch

Education
1987-1992 Laurea in Chemistry, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
1990 ERASMUS Exchange Student, Department of Chemistry, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
1991-1992 Undergraduate Student, CRIBI Biotechnology Centre, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
1992-1995 PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
1995-1999 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions & Employment
1999-2002 Staff Scientist, International Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy
2002-2012 Group Leader, International Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy
2011-2014 Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2014-2019 Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2019-present Professor of Medicine and Pathology and Immunology, Section of Medical Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Appointments & Committees
2002-present Proposal Reviewer, Collaborative Research Program (CRP) - ICGEB Grant
2013-2014 Co-organizer, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Departmental retreat, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2014-2015 Director, Doisy Summer Program for Undergraduate Students, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2014-2019 Director, Biochemistry Graduate Program, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2015-2019 Committee Member, Core Curriculum Committee, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2015-2019 Committee Member, Graduate Program Advisory Council, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2015-present Co-Leader, DNA Metabolism and Repair (DMR) Group, Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program (STTP), Siteman Cancer Center, St. Louis, MO
2015-present Member, Siteman Investment Program (SIP) Study Section, Siteman Cancer Center, St. Louis, MO
2017-2019 Permanent Member, Research Planning Committee, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2018-2019 Member, Science and Engineering Task Force, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Honors & Awards
1995-1996 William M. Keck Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1996-1998 American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship
2017 Saint Louis University Scholarly Works Award
Grant Review
2002-present ICGEB Research Grant
2003 Human Frontier Science Program
2011-2015 Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK
2012-2019 President’s Research Fund, Saint Louis University
2013 Medical Research Council UK
2013 Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation (BJHF)/ Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS)
2015 National Science Foundation (NSF), Ad Hoc
2015-2018 Siteman Cancer Center/Washington University
2016 French National Cancer Institute
2017 National Institute of Environmental Sciences/NIH, Special Emphasis Panel: Revolutionizing Innovating, Visionary Environmental, Health Research (RIVER)
2019 Molecular Genetics A Study Section, NIH
Editorial Boards
2015-2018 Member, Editorial Board, Biophysical Chemistry
Professional Societies & Organizations
2009-present Member, Italian Society of Biophysics and Molecular Biology
2010-present Member, American Society for Microbiology