MAZZOTTA GABRIELLA MARGHERITA

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Scientific sector BIO/18 - GENETICS
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Office hours
Secondo Piano Sud, Complesso Vallisneri Tutti i giorni previo appuntamento
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Proposals for thesis
Bibliographic theses regarding the influence of genetic factors on a certain aspect of behavior in the human species

Curriculum Vitae
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Nationality: Italian
Researcher unique identifier (ORCID): orcid.org/0000-0001-5461-6837
URL for web site: http://www.sleeprhythm.org
E-mail: gabriella.mazzotta@unipd.it


PRESENT POSITION
2019: Associate Professor in Genetics, SSD BIO/18

EDUCATION
29 January 2002 University of Ferrara (ITALY)
PhD in Genetics.
Thesis: “Photoreception and circadian clock in Diptera”.
13 March 1996 University of Padova (ITALY)
Degree in Biological Science. Graduation 107/110.
Thesis: “Characterization of the gene for a new hypothetic globin in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”

RESEARCH ACTIVITY
2005-2019: Assistant professor in Genetics, SSD BIO/18, University of Padova, Department of Biology
September 2003-December 2004 University of Padova, Department of Biology
Post-doc. Project: “Identification of new factors involved in the regulation of CRY, the circadian blue-light photoreceptor in Drosophila melanogaster”.
April 2002-August 2003 University of Padova, Department of Biology
Post-doc. Project: “Identification and functional analysis of new components of circadian clock in Drosophila and Neurospora, by cDNA microarray and dsRNA Interference”.

RESEARCH ACTIVITY IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES
March-August 2015 Ceske Budejovice (CZ)
3 months of Research Activity in the Laboratory of Molecular Chronobiology, Institute of Entomology, University of Ceske Budejovice, in collaboration with Dr David Dolezel in the European Project MODBIOLIN
July-December 2006 Groningen (NL)
Research Activity in Department of Chronobiology, University of Groningen, in collaboration with Prof. Martha Merrow.
February 2000/April 2001 Leicester (UK)
Research activity in Department of Biology, University of Leicester, (PhD student).
September 1993/July 1994 Orsay (France)
ERASMUS stage at the Université Paris XI.

TEACHING ACTIVITY
A.Y. 2013-2014, A.Y. 2014-2015, A.Y. 2015-2016, A.Y. 2016-2017, A.Y. 2017-2018, A.Y. 2018-2019
University of Padova
Teaching: “Genetics" for the Degree in "Scienze Psicologiche Cognitive e Psicobiologiche".
A.Y. 2011-2012, A.Y. 2012-2013
University of Padova, Faculty of Science
Teaching: “Genetics” for the Degree in Molecular Biology.
A.Y. 2005-2006 A.Y. 2006-2007 A.Y. 2007-2008 A.Y. 2008-2009 A.Y. 2009-2010 University of Padova, Faculty of Science
Teaching: “Model Organisms in Biology” for the Degree in Molecular Biology.
SKILLS
Molecular Biology Techniques: DNA, RNA extraction and analysis, cloning, genomic and cDNA library construction and screening.
Biochemistry Techniques: protein expression in E. coli and yeast, protein purification, protein extraction, co-immunoprecipitation and western blot analysis.
Drosophila melanogaster genetics. Entrainment and behavioural analysis.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae genetics: knock-out mutants generation and analysis.
Computing: Use of Microsoft package (Word, Excel, Power point, Corel draw), Sequence analysis (Alignments, Phylogenesis), Behaviour analyses.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES
English and French (spoken and written).

Research areas
1) Genetic bases of circadian rhythms in Drosophila melanogaster and other non-model organisms

2) Epigenetic alterations induced by the chronic perturbation of the circadian clock in drosophila

3) Genetic bases of the sleep-wake rhythm in humans

Publications


Lecturer's Publications (PDF): 3DD55CADDC446BCBC418338E4D20C36D.pdf

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
SC1166 COMMON SCP4068162   ITA STEFANO CAMPANARO
»   SCP4068163 7 3rd Year (2019/20) First
semester
ITA GABRIELLA MARGHERITA MAZZOTTA
»   SCP4068164 7 3rd Year (2019/20) First
semester
ITA STEFANO CAMPANARO
PS1082 COMMON PSP3049231 9 3rd Year (2019/20) First
semester
ITA GABRIELLA MARGHERITA MAZZOTTA