Adult neurogenesis

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Chiara La Rosa

Chiara La Rosa

PostDoc

Contacts:

e-mail: chiara.larosa@unito.it  

Born in Palermo on 01.07.1988. Italian.

Degrees
2019. PhD in Veterinary Sciences for Animal Health and Food Safety (University of Turin).

Thesis title: “Immature” neurons in mammals: a reservoir of young neurons in large-sized brains? (110/110 cum laude).

2014. Master degree in Life Sciences, University of Palermo(110/110 cum laude).

2012. Bachelor in Biological Sciences, University of Palermo (110/110 cum laude).

Reasearch experiences
March – December 2019: 10months fellowship at the Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi(NICO). PI: Prof. Luca Bonfanti.

October 2015 – September 2019: PhD student in Veterinary Science at the Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi (NICO). PI: Prof. Luca Bonfanti.

August 2018: Research stay (during my PhD) at the Institute of Anatomy, Department of Health Science and Technology, ETH Zurich. PI: Dr. Irmgard Amrein.

October – December 2017: Research stay (during my PhD) at theLaboratory of Evolutionary Neuroscience, George Washington University, USA. PI: Prof. Chet Sherwood.

June – July 2017: Research stay (during my PhD) at the Neurobiology Unit,Cell Biology Department, University of Valencia, Spain. PI: Prof. Juan Nacher.

October 2014 – August 2015: Trainee as graduated studentat the Laboratory of Cell Biology and Genetics, University of Palermo, Italy. PI: Prof. Fabio Caradonna.

October 2013 – October 2014:Trainee as undergraduated studentat the Laboratory of Cell Biology and Genetics, University of Palermo, Italy. PI: Prof. Fabio Caradonna.

June – August 2012: TraineeasundergraduatedstudentatAzienda Ospedaliera A.R.N.A.S CivicoDi Cristina Benfratelli Palermo -Reparto di Medicina Trasfusionale, Palermo (Italy).

Scientific Societies
Società Italiana di Neuroscienze (S.I.N.S since 2019)

News

Phylogenetic variation in cortical layer II immature neuron reservoir of mammals

eLife, 21 July 2020

Chiara La Rosa, Francesca Cavallo, Alessandra Pecora, Matteo Chincarini, Ugo Ala, Chris G Faulkes, Juan Nacher, Bruno Cozzi, Chet C Sherwood, Irmgard Amrein, Luca Bonfanti 

21 July 2020

Non-newly generated, "immature" neurons in the sheep brain are not restricted to cerebral cortex.

Journal of Neuroscience , 7 December 2017
M Piumatti, O Palazzo, C La Rosa, P Crociara, R Parolisi, F Luzzati, F Lévy, L Bonfanti

9 January 2018