Brain development and disease

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Mariarosa Mezzanotte

Mariarosa Mezzanotte

PostDoc Fellow

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e-mail:  mariarosa.mezzanotte@unito.it

Born in Caltagirone (Catania) on 19 August 1985. Italian.

Education

2012: Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences (Molecular Biology curriculum). Bibliographic thesis: Colonizzazione/infezione da Candida in terapia intensiva”; Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, University of Catania, Italy.

2015: Master’s degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Experimental thesis in Molecular Biology: “Effetti nel SNC del silenziamento del gene TFR2 in un modello murino di emocromatosi ereditaria di tipo 3”. University of Turin, Italy. Supervisors: Prof. Antonella Roetto, Prof. Riccardo Autelli.

2015: Professional Biologist Qualification, University of Catania, Italy.

2022: PhD in Experimental Medicine and Therapy , PhDThesis: “Role of Hepcidin/Ferroportin1 pathway in iron homeostasis moving from canonical organs to the brain”. University of Turin, Italy. Supervisors: Prof. Antonella Roetto and Prof. Marco De Gobbi.

Research experiences

May 2022 - present. Post-Doc fellow, Department of Neuroscience Rita Levi Montalcini and Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi (NICO), University of Turin, Italy. PI: Prof. Serena Stanga.

February-April 2022: Post-Doc fellow, Translational Research Center for Innovative Medicine (TReCiM), Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences University of Turin, Italy. PI: Prof. Antonella Roetto.

February 2020: Visiting Scholar, Institute of Comparative Molecular Endocrinology: Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, DE (Germany) under the supervisor of Prof. Maja Vujic Spasic.

October 2017- December 2021: PhD Student in Experimental Medicine and Therapy, Translational Research Center for Innovative Medicine (TReCiM), Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences University of Turin, Italy. Supervisors: Prof. Antonella Roetto and Prof. Marco De Gobbi.

October 2013- April 2015: Master’s Degree studentin Cellular and Molecular Biology, Internship in Translational Research Center for Innovative Medicine (TReCiM), Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences University of Turin, Italy. Supervisor: Prof. Antonella Roetto.

Teaching and Training Experiences

October 2019 - June 2022: Molecular biology tutor for Master's students in Biotechnology (University of Turin).

December 2019-March 2020: Molecular biology tutor for Bachelor's students in Biotechnology (University of Turin).

October 2020 – September 2021: Collaborator for complementary teaching in Human Anatomy for Corso di laurea in Ortottica ed Assistenza Oftalmologica(University of Turin).

October 2021 – September 2022: Collaborator for complementary teaching in Human Anatomy for Corso di laurea in Ortottica ed Assistenza Oftalmologica (University of Turin).

Publications:
ResearchGate
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  ORCID