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Valeria Marigo


Short CV

1987 Degree in Biology; University of Padua, Italy
1993 Ph.D. in Morphogenetic and Cytological Sciences; University of Padua and University La Sapienza (Rome), Italy
  Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1996-2005 Group Leader, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), Naples, Italy
2005- current Associate Professor of Molecular Biology at Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

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CV of Valeria Marigo [pdf]

Scientifc Interest

Molecular mechanisms underlying inheritary diseases affecting the retina and RPE.

Valeria Marigo
Valeria Marigo

Research Group

Eye Diseases

Contact

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Department of Biomedical Sciences
Via G. Campi, 287
41100 Modena
Italy

Phone: +39-059-2055392
Fax: +39-059-2055410

Email: valeria.marigo[at]unimore.it
Website: Valeria Marigo / UNIMO

Key Publications

  1. Trifunovi? D., Karali M., Camposampiero D., Ponzin D., Banfi S., Marigo V.
    A high-resolution RNA expression atlas of Retinitis Pigmentosa genes in the human and mouse retinas.
    Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science in press (2008).
  2. Giordano F., De Marzo A. Vetrini F., Marigo V.
    FGF and EGF differently affect differentiation of murine retinal stem cells in vitro.
    Molecular Vision 13: 1842-1850 (2007).
  3. Chakarova C.F., Papaioannou M.G., Khanna H., Lopez I., Waseem N., Shah A., Theis T., Friedman J. , Maubaret C., Bujakowska K., Veraitch B., Abd El-Aziz M.M., Prescott D.Q., Parapuram S., Bickmore W.A., Munro P.M.G., Gal A., Hamel C., Marigo V., Ponting C.P., Wissinger B, Zrenner E., Matter K., Swaroop A., Koenekoop R.K. Bhattacharya S.S.
    Mutations in TOPORS Cause Autosomal Dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa with Perivascular Retinal Pigment Epithelium Atrophy.
    The American Journal of Human Genetics 81: 1098-1103 (2007).
  4. Allocca, M., Mussolino, C., Hoyos, M. G., Sanges, D., Iodice, C., Petrillo, M., Vandenberghe, L. H., Wilson, J. M., Marigo, V., Surace, E. M., Auricchio, A.
    Novel AAV serotypes efficiently transduce murine photoreceptors.
    Journal of Virology 81: 11372-11380 (2007).
  5. Comitato A., Spampanato C., Chakarova C., Sanges D., Bhattacharya S.S., Marigo V.
    Mutations in splicing factor PRPF3, causing retinal degeneration, form detrimental aggregates in photoreceptor cells.
    Human Molecular Genetics 16: 1699-1707 (2007).
  6. Karali M., Peluso I., Marigo V., Banfi S.
    Identification and characterization of microRNAs expressed in the mouse eye.
    Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 48: 509-515 (2007).
  7. Sanges D., Comitato A., Tammaro R., Marigo V.
    Apoptosis in retinal degeneration involves cross-talk between AIF and caspase-12 and is blocked by calpain inhibitors.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 103: 17366-17371 (2006).
  8. Vetrini F., Tammaro R., Bondanza S., Surace E.M., Auricchio A., De Luca M., Ballabio A., Marigo V.
    Aberrant splicing in the ocular albinism type 1 gene (OA1/GPR143) is corrected in vitro by morpholino antisense oligonucleotides.
    Human Mutation 27: 420-426 (2006).
  9. Cortese K., Giordano F., Surace E.M., Venturi C., Ballabio A., Tacchetti C., Marigo V.
    The Ocular albinism type 1 (OA1) gene controls melanosome maturation and size.
    Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 46: 4358-4364 (2005).
  10. Vetrini F., Auricchio A., Du J., Angeletti B., Fisher D.E., Ballabio A., Marigo V.
    The microphthalmia transcription factor (Mitf) controls expression of the ocular albinism type 1 gene: a link between melanin synthesis and melanosome biogenesis.
    Molecular and Cellular Biology 24: 6550-6559 (2004).

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