Dario maestripieri

Download 369.39 Kb.
Date conversion10.08.2017
Size369.39 Kb.
  1   2   3   4   5   6   7

Curriculum Vitae

Professor of Comparative Human Development, Evolutionary Biology, and Neurobiology

The University of Chicago


Behavioral Biology Laboratory

Institute for Mind and Biology

Biopsychological Science Building

The University of Chicago

940 E. 57th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

Phone: (773) 834-4658

FAX: (773) 702-6898



Department of Comparative

Human Development

The University of Chicago

5730 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

Phone: (773) 834-4104

Fax: (773) 702-0320

Email: dario@uchicago.edu


1987 "Laurea" (B.Sc. + M.Sc.) in Biology

University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy.

1992 Ph.D. in Psychobiology

University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy.

1992-94 Post-doc in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Positions Held
1985-89 Research Assistant, Istituto Superiore di Sanità (National Institute of Health), Section of Toxicology and Behavior, and Section of Behavioral

Pathophysiology, Rome (Italy).

1989-90 Graduate Research Fellow, Institute of Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology, National Research Council, Rome (Italy).

1990-91 Visiting Scientist, Sub-department of Animal Behaviour,

University of Cambridge, Cambridge (U.K.).

1992-1999 Research Associate, Division of Psychobiology, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

1994-1999 Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

1999-2003 Assistant Professor, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2003-2008 Associate Professor, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2008-present Professor, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2014 (March-June)Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge,

Cambridge (U.K.)

University of Chicago Appointments
Collegiate Divisions
1999-present Social Sciences Collegiate Division

2000-present Biological Sciences Collegiate Division

Departments and Committees
1999-present Department of Comparative Human Development

2000-present Committee on Evolutionary Biology

2007-present Committee on Neurobiology
Research Institutes and Centers
2000-present Institute for Mind and Biology

2007-present Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience

2007-present Center for Human Potential and Public Policy

2009-present Center for Health and the Social Sciences

Research Interests

Specific, Human Research:

  • Neuroendocrinology of social and sexual behavior

  • Evolutionary psychology

  • Decision-making, neuroeconomics

  • Stress reactivity

  • Parent-child relationships, attachment, lifespan development, life-history

Specific, Animal Research:

  • Neuroendocrine regulation of aggressive and maternal behavior in rodents

  • Neuroendocrine regulation of affiliative, aggressive, parental, and sexual behavior in primates

  • Primate social relationships and social dynamics

  • Primate communication and social cognition

  • Primate mating systems and reproductive strategies

  • Ecological and phylogenetic influences on primate social behavior

  • The role of maternal effects and development in evolution

  • Effects of genes and early experience on the development of primate behavior and stress reactivity

  • Infant abuse and neglect in primates

  • Animal models of developmental psychopathology

Honors: Awards
1991 National Award "B. Grassi" from the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Italy) as the best young investigator in the field of Zoology.

2000 American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific

Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology in the area of Animal Learning and Behavior/Comparative Psychology (for outstanding original research on nonhuman primate behavior)

2001 Nominated for a Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and

Mentoring, The University of Chicago

2001-06 Career Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health

2005 Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

(Biological Sciences Division) (for distinguished contributions to the

integrative study of animal behavior)

2007 Rockefeller Foundation Resident Scholar, Bellagio Study and Conference Center (award made to scholars who demonstrate a history of significant achievements in their respective fields)

2010 Elected Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (for sustained and outstanding distinguished contributions to psychological sciences)

2010, 2011 Nominated for a Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award

for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, The University of Chicago
Honors: Keynote Lectures
1998 Keynote Address, joint Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of

Animal Behaviour and the Italian Ethological Society

2006 Keynote Address, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists

2006 Keynote Address, Chicago Workshop on Biomarkers in Population-Based

Health and Aging Research

2007 Camillo Golgi Memorial Day lecture at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei

(National Academy of Sciences), Rome, Italy

2008 Keynote Address, Midwest Symposium on Family Systems Theory and


2008 Annual Bindra Lecture in Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2010 Keynote Address, Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association
Extramural funds
1987-90 Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy

1991 Research Grant, Italian National Research Council (C.N.R.)

1993 Research Grant ($ 5,000) L.S.B. Leakey Foundation (CA)

1995 Research Grant ($ 26,000), Sandoz Pharma Ltd. (Basel, Switzerland)

1996 Research Grant ($ 25,000), Biomedical Resources Foundation (TX)

1996-97 Research Grant ($ 43,433), National Inst. of Mental Health (R03 -MH56328)

1997-98 Research Grant ($ 53,391), Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (NY)

1998-03 Research Grant ($ 594,355), Nat. Institute of Mental Health (R01-MH57249)

2000-01 Research Grant ($ 11,500), L. S. B. Leakey Foundation (CA)

2000-05 Research Grant ($ 1,017,499), Nat. Institute of Mental Health (R01-MH62577)

2001-06 Career Development Award ($ 460,773), Nat. Inst. Mental Health (K02-MH63097)

2004 Research Grant ($ 30,104), Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (NY)

2005-06 Research Grant ($ 15,000), Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation

2006-07 Research Grant ($ 25,000), Brain Research Foundation

2006-07 Research Grant ($ 2,600), Primate Conservation Inc.

2008-10 Research Grant ($ 308,164), National Institute on Aging (R21-AG029862)

2009-11 Research Grant ($ 151,265), National Institute on Aging (R21- AG029862-02S1)

2011-16 Research Grant ($ 1,678,554), National Institute of Child Health and Human

Development (R01- HD067175) (co-Pis: Dario Maestripieri, University of

Chicago; Karen Parker, Stanford University)

Intramural funds
2000 Seed Research Grant ($ 8,167), Office of the Provost, University of Chicago

2000-04 Seed Research Grants ($ 34,336), Center for Early Childhood Res., Univ. Chicago

2000-13         Graduate Workshop funds ($ 40,000), Council for Advanced Studies, Univ. Chicago

2001-02 Collaborative Research Grant ($ 40,000), Social Sciences Division, Univ. Chicago

2005-06 Research Grant ($ 10,015), Office of the VP for Research, University of Chicago

2007-14 Seed Research Grants ($ 120,000), Institute for Mind and Biology, Univ. Chicago

2012-16 Research Grant ($ 560,000), Social Sciences Division, University of Chicago

2014 Seed Research Grant ($ 12,000), Big Ideas Generator, University of Chicago

  1   2   3   4   5   6   7

The database is protected by copyright ©ininet.org 2016
send message

    Main page