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Cristina Capanni


 

Istituto di Genetica Molecolare - Bologna Unit

c/o Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli -via di Barbiano 1/10
40136 Bologna

Phone: +39 051 6366856

Fax:  +39 051 4689922 

Email: ccapanniarea.bo.cnr.it

 

PERSONAL DATA 

Researcher (III) for the National Research Council (CNR) at the Institute for Molecular Genetics, Unit of Bologna, Italy.

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING 

-1999  PhD degree in Biochemistry and physiopathology of Aging  at the Institution Institute of Biochemistry "G.Moruzzi" University of Bologna

- 1994 Biological Sciences Graduation at the University of Bologna.

 

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

2008-present. CNR Researcher (Permanent Position) at the Institute of Molecular Genetics, CNR (IGM-CNR) Unit of Bologna.

2005-2007. CNR researcher (Research contract) at the ITOI-CNR and Institute of Molecular Genetics-CNR (IGM-CNR) Unit of Bologna.

2003 -2004. Research contract at the Laboratory of Cell biology of Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute of Bologna

2000-2003. Research contract at the Neuromuscular Unit of Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute of Bologna

1995-1999. PhD degree in Biochemistry and physiopathology of Aging at the University of Bologna

 

RESEARCH TOPICS

lamin and laminopathies; prelamin A processing; emerin; nuclear morphology and chromatin organization; Barrier-to-Autointegration Factor interaction with nuclear lamina components. Muscle differentiation, adipocyte and osteoclast differentiation. In particular, Her research activity focuses on nuclear envelope proteins and lamins in chromatin dynamics, cellular differentiation and human diseases, such as muscular dystrophies, lipodystrophies and the premature aging syndromes.

 

EXPERTISE

Cell culture and cells transfection,Western blotting, Immunoprecipitation, CHIP assay, PCR, PRINS, Nick Translation, Immunofluorescence Microscopy.

 

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