Daniela Caporossi, PhD

Daniela Caporossi is Associate Professor of Biology and Genetics at the University of Rome “Foro Italico”, Department of Movement, Human and Health Sciences, and Chair of the Integrated Laboratory of Biology and Biochemistry of Human Movement. She is a member of the SFRR-Europe Executive Board and of the ENSSEE (European Network for Sport Science Education and Employment). She is an Associate Editor for European Journal of Sport Sciences.

She graduated from “La Sapienza” University in Rome, followed by post-doc position in Rome and Hamilton (Canada), faculty position in Rome, and professorship at the “Tor Vergata” University and, lastly, at the “Foro Italico” University, in Rome, where she established a new research group working on the cellular and molecular basis of health-related physical activity.

Current research interests include: a) exercise and redox imbalance in the induction of molecular damage and apoptosis, b) the role of free radicals in cell signaling and modulation of gene expression in skeletal muscle, c) genetic polymorphisms and motor performance.