Adult neurogenesis

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Group leader:  Luca Bonfanti and  Paolo Peretto

Isabella Crisci

Isabella Crisci

PhD student


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Curriculum Vitae

Born in Asti (AT) on 17/12/1989 – Italian.

Current Position
PhD student in Neuroscience (XXXII cycle), University of Turin

2016: Master degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biomolecular curriculum, University of Turin (Italy)
Thesis Title: “An investigation on the role of Adenosine A1 Receptor in adult astrocytes: possible implications in social behaviors”
Final Mark: 110/110. Discussion date: April 14, 2016
Advisor: Prof. Silvia De Marchis (University of Turin, Italy)
Co-advisors: Prof. Frank Kirchhoff and Dr. Wenhui Huang (University of Saarland, Germany)
2012: Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences, Biomolecular curriculum, University of Turin (Italy)
Thesis Title: “Aspects and characteristics of the lignocellulosic bioconversion and the cellulosomal system”
Final Mark: 101/110. Discussion date: April 11, 2012
Advisor: Prof. Francesca Valetti (University of Turin, Italy)
2008: Secondary school diploma, Istituto Superiore Vittorio Alfieri, Asti (Italy)
Classical diploma with linguistic major in English.
Final Mark: 80/100.

Research experiences
2015 – 2016: Research internship; Researcher training in the Adult neurogenesis research group, tutor Prof. Silvia De Marchis, at DBIOS and NICO departments, University of Turin (Italy).
2014: Internship as master student
Training for the master’s degree thesis under the supervisor Prof. Frank Kirchhoff at the Laboratory of Molecular Physiology - Dept. of Molecular Physiology, Center of Integrative Physiology & Molecular Medicine (CIPMM), University of Saarland, Homburg (Germany).
2011: Internship as bachelor student
Training for the bachelor’s degree thesis at the Laboratory of white biotechnology - Biosearch Ambiente Srl enterprise, Environment Park, Turin (Italy).