Group leader: Ferdinando Di Cunto
Born in Naples on 29.01.1993 – Italian
Education and training
2019-current: PhD student in “Biomolecular Sciences”, Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies of the University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli.
2019-current: Research Fellow. Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, in collaboration with Institute of Biosciences and BioResources, National Research Council (CNR), Naples, Italy.
2018-2019: Research Fellow. Department of Biomolecular and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Milan in collaboration with Institute of Biosciences and BioResources, National Research Council (CNR), Naples, Italy.
2015-2017: Master degree in Biology, 110 cum laude/110, University of Naples Federico II.
2011-2015: Bachelor degree in Biology, 104/110, University of Naples Federico II.
2006-2011: High School degree, Liceo sociopsicopedagogico “P.Villari”, Napoli.
I am currently investigating about the effect of space radiation on the central nervous system. I am interested in the study of the effect of cosmic rays on nervous system in different genetic backgrounds, using C.elegans as a model organism.
Roberta Iachetta, Alfredo Ambrosone, Alexander Klimovich, Jörg Wittlieb, Giada Onorato , Alessia Candeo, Cosimo D’Andrea, Daniela Intartaglia, Nunzia Scotti, Martina Blasio, Angela Tino, Andrea Bassi, Claudia Tortiglione (2018). Dynamic of β−cateninexpression in transgenicHydra . The International Journal of DevelopmentalBiology. doi: 10.1387/ijdb.180092ct.
Maria Moros, Anna Lewinska, Giada Onorato , Maria Rosa Antognazza, Mattia Zangoli, Martina Blasio, Guglielmo Lanzani, Angela Tino, MaciejWnuk, Claudia Tortiglione (2018). Light triggered modulation of cell antioxidant defense by polymer semiconducting nanoparticles in a model organism . MRS Communications. doi: 10.1557/mrc.2018.104
Giulia Veronesi, Maria Moros, Hiram Castillo-Michel, Lucia Mattera, Giada Onorato , K. David Wegner, Wai Li Ling, Peter Reiss, Claudia Tortiglione (2019). Revisiting InP quantum dot fate in vivo by dissecting biodistribution and speciation in a model organism with X-ray micro-spectroscopy . ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. doi: 10.1021/acsami.9b15433.