Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) awarded with full marks and Honours at the
International School for Advanced Studies (ISAS-SISSA), Trieste, Italy,
with a thesis entitled "Molecular and functional regulation of HIV-1
expression by the Long Terminal Repeat". Advisors: Prof. A. Falaschi and
Prof. M. Giacca. External reviewer: Prof. N.J. Proudfoot, Oxford, UK.
Experimental work carried out at the International Centre for Genetic
Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy.