Prof. Rino Rappuoli Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Italy

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Rino Rappuoli is Global Head of Vaccines Research for Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Siena, Italy. He is known globally for his work in vaccines and immunology and pioneered the genomic approach of reverse vaccinology. Dr. Rappuoli is actively involved in the research and development of further vaccines against meningococcal disease... read moreand avian and pandemic influenza. He earned his doctoral and bachelor's degrees in biological sciences at the University of Siena. He has also served as a visiting scientist at the Rockefeller University and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Rappuoli is a member of numerous international associations, including the European Molecular Biology Organization and the American Society for Microbiology and is recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize.