Beatrice Vallone, Ph.D.
Beatrice Vallone obtained her degree in Biology and ph.D. in Biochemistry at the Sapienza University of Rome, from 2007 she is Full Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Biochemical Sciences “A.Rossi Fanelli” of Sapienza University. In 1991 she became Assistant Professor in Biochemistry and Associate Professor of Biochemistry in 2000, always at the Sapienza University of Rome.
She has spent several periods abroad, for her PhD, post-doc and as a visiting professor, working at the following institutions: LMB-MRC (Cambridge-UK), Geneva University (CH), York University (UK), Cambridge University (UK), Columbia University as Shaefer Research Scholar (NY, USA) and as Alexander Bodini Resarch Fellow Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University (NY, USA) and at the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore).
She is author of more than 90 papers published in peer-reviewed international journals (H-index 31) and one patent; she has been invited to present her work in over 30 national and international meetings. Her research is funded by national (CNR, Sapienza Univ., Institute Pasteur-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, AIRC) and international agencies (EC X-Probe and Prometeus). She has ongoing collaborations with European and international groups.
She founded the CNR-Sapienza Biocrystal Facility in 2011 and coordinated it until 2017, presently part of the Istruct Italy Network.
From 2017 she is member of the Scientific Board of the H2CU Interuniversity Center of which she was elected Director in 2019.
From 2017 she is Chair of the International Committee for project evaluation at the Italian National Elettra Synchrotron.
From 2017 she is member of the Biological Macromolecules Commission dell’International Union for Crystallography (IUCr)
From 2010 until 2014 she was elected as representative for Structural Biology in the ESRF User Organization Committee.
From 2020 she coordinates the Italian beam time allocation group at the ESRF for Cryo-electron microscopy.