Sirio Dupont is a unique individual in a family of artists and humanists. He made the unconventional choice to pursue a career in science, earning a Molecular Biology Master's Degree at the University of Padua. His passion for developmental biology led him to pursue a Ph.D., which he successfully completed in 2004, also at the University of Padua.
With outstanding results and an unyielding passion for his field, Professor Dupont entered the world of academia and became an Assistant Professor in 2006, still at the University of Padua. Throughout this journey, his family continued to grow, and he explored new research avenues. Notably, he achieved a 'once in a lifetime' discovery.
In 2013, Professor Dupont took the next step in his career by establishing an independent research group, once again, in Padua. Over the past decade, he has led this research group with enthusiasm, finding immense joy in scientific exploration. Alongside these professional accomplishments, his family continued to thrive, all with the constant presence of his supportive wife.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to science and his unwavering dedication, Professor Dupont was appointed as a Full Professor in 2023, at the University of Padua.