Giuseppe Biamonti received his Ph.D. in genetics and molecular biology in 1985 from the University of Pavia, Italy. From 1995 he was Director of Research at the Istituto di Genetica Molecolare, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) in Pavia.
From April 2009 he is Director of the same Institute. His main scientific interests include the analysis of DNA replication and RNA processing in human cells. Recently, he has focused on the relationship between nuclear function and structure, and on the involvement of alternative splicing programs in cancer progression.