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CONTACT INFORMATION
Department of Physics
University of Rome "Tor Vergata",
Via della Ricerca Scientifica 1,00133,Roma,Italy
Tel.: +39 06 72594554; Fax: +39 06 2025259
silvia.morante@roma2.infn.it

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CURRENT POSITION
2012 - today: Full Professor - Department of Physics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
2007 - today: Associate Researcher - Group IV (Theoretical Physics) INFN - Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
2012 - today: Associate Researcher - ICCOM - CNR - Area Ricerca CNR, Firenze, Italy


COMMISSIONS OF TRUST
1.Scientific Evaluator for “Agence National de la Recherce” ANR), France)
2. Expert evaluator for Marie Curie post doc fellowship
3. Member of numerous national fellowship and assistant research evaluation Committees
4. Member of the Editorial Board:
- Dataset Papers in Biophysics - Theoretical Biology Forum
5. Referee for the following scientific journal
Journal of Physical Chemistry
Journal of European Biophysical Journal
Journal of Theoretical Biology
Langmuir
Journal of Inorganic Chemistry
Computational Biology Journal
Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry
Metallomics
ACS Chemical Neuroscience

Invited Talks

June24th-june29th (ERICE):
Whats's next: Challenges and oppurtunities for Tomorrows's Fundamental Physics: Coping with life comlexity:The point of view of physics
1977-today: About 80 invited talks in International Conferences

1977-today: About 100 talks/posters presented in International and National Conferences

2009 Spokesperson of the BioFEL Collaboration in 'FELs light into life:The value of SPARX for life sciences'

VISITING SCIENTIST
1999 Humboldt University - Insitute for Theoretical Biophysics (Berlino - Germany)
2000 - 2001 ESRF (Grenoble - France)
2005 Humboldt University - Insitute for Theoretical Biophysics (Berlino - Germany)
2006 - 2010 A few months spent between Humboldt University - Insitute for Theoretical Biophysics (Berlino - Germany) and NIC - DESY Zeuthen (Zeuthen, Germany)

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
EBSA (European Biophysical Societies' Association)
SIBPA (Società Italiana di Biofisica Pura e Applicata)
SIF (Società Italiana di Fisica)

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1984 - today: Head of the Biophysics Research Group Department of Physics, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
2012 - today: Member of the executive committee of SIBPA (Society Italiana di Biofisica Pura e Applicata)
2011 - today: Member of the executive committee of C6 (Biological Physics) of IUPAP (International Union of Pure and Applied Physics)
2012 - today: IUPAP representative for the connectivity with IUPAB (International Union of Pure and Applied Biophysics)
2008 - 2012: National Representative at EBSA (European Biophysical Societies Association)
2008 - 2012: President of SIBPA (Società Italiana di Biofisica Pura e Applicata)
2004 - 2008: Member of the executive committee of SIBPA (Society) Italiana di Biofisica Pura e Applicata)
2015 - 2020: Member of the Review Committees at ESRF

    Miscellaneous
    Looking at the literary activity, Morante won a couple of prices for her short stories book "In fondo la luce" published by Aracne, among them the price of Italian Literature given by "Istituto italiano di cultura di Napoli”. She has translated from German two novels the first one has been published by voland editor and the second by Aracne. This novel is the novelised biography of a biophysicist from east Germany with whom Morante had scientific relationships. She also translated the book of the French sociologist Gérard Bronner, “La democrazia dei creduloni”that has been published by Aracne and issued serially by “Il foglio” newspaper. She has been one of the promoter and editor of the book “Culture per la Pace” that has been published in 2003 by the Manifesto Libri.