Shama Sograte Idrissi


College / University

University of Padua

Highest Degree

Bachelor of Science

Major Subjects

Molecular Biology




Lab Experience

Behavioral assay on Drosophila melanogaster. Mammalian cell culture techniques. Molecular biology and biotechnology techniques such as Western Blot, ELISA, PCR.

Projects / Research

  • 03/2014 – 08/2014: "The effect of modulating intracellular trafficking on alpha-synuclein release". Dr Tiago Outeiro’s laboratory (University of Göttingen, Department of Neurodegeneration and Restaurative Research)
  • 06/2012 – 08/2012: "Kynurenine pathway modulation of neurodegeneration in a Drosophila model of Alzheimer’s disease". Dr. Giorgini’s laboratory (University of Leicester, Department of Genetics)

Scholarships / Awards

2014 – 2015: Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School
2009 – 2014: Scholarship of the University of Padua for low income students with good grades
2009 – 2010: Award for the best student of foreign Italian schools


My current interests are the study of neurodegenerative diseases and their molecular implication, the role of non-coding DNA and the microscopy techniques. However, I will not preclude myself the study of any field of molecular science i will get the opportunity to deal with.