Dr Paola Salerno

Principal Scientist


Paola graduated in Biological Science at the University of Palermo (Italy) where she also completed a Ph.D. in Microbial Molecular Genetics in 2003. Her research has focused mainly on microbiology and microbial molecular genetics. Paola has held research positions in various European academic institutions. In 2004 she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Experimental Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis in Milan (Italy). She then moved to Lund University (Sweden) to continue her research activity on microbial cell division and differentiation. In 2007 she relocated to the School of Medicine of Swansea University (UK) and worked as senior research assistant at the Institute for Life Science. Paola joined Cobra Biologics/Prokarium as a Senior Scientist in 2010.