Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff

Email: alessandra.stefan@unibo.it

Phone: 051 2093-718

Location: Bologna


Fields of Interest and Expertise

Over-expression of recombinant proteins in Escherichia coli.

Purification and characterization of the diphtheria toxin variant CRM197.

Bacterial replication and DNA Polymerase III.

Antisense RNAs and bacterial silencing.

Plant protein hydrolysates.

Curriculum Vitae

July 1998: Master degree in Applied Genetics, University of Bologna, Italy (70 cum laude/70). Title: “Phosphoprotein 85 kDa (pp85) of human Herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7)”.

1998-1999: CSGI fellowship at the University of Bologna on “Development of water-in-oil macroemulsions sustain long-term viability of microbial cells”.

1995-2005: Studies and research activity at: Virology and Microbiology Laboratory, Dept. of Experimental Pathology (University of Bologna); Marjorie B. Kovler Viral Oncology Laboratories” (University of Chicago, Illinois, USA); Plant Molecular Biology Laboratory, IMBB (Heraklion, Crete, Greece).

2005: PhD in Applied Biocatalysis and Industrial Microbiology at the University of Bologna. Title: "Structural analysis of antisense RNAs involved in gene silencing in Escherichia coli". Advisor: Prof. A. Hochkoeppler (University of Bologna).

2006-present: Researcher at the Department of Industrial Chemistry and Materials of the University of Bologna.

Unit

Publications

Use of cotton textiles coated by ir(III) tetrazole complexes within ceramic silica nanophases for photo-induced self-marker and antibacterial application

- Zanoni I. - Blosi M. - Fiorini V. - Crosera M. - Ortelli S. - Stagni S. - Alessandra Stefan - Psilodimitrakopoulos S. - Stratakis E. - Filon F.L. - Costa A.L.
Nanomaterials

Synthesis and Photochemical Properties of Manganese(I) Tricarbonyl Diimine Complexes Bound to Tetrazolato Ligands

- Stout M. - Alessandra Stefan - Skelton B. - Sobolev A. - Massi M. - Alejandro Hochkoeppler - Stagni S. - Simpson P.
European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Antibacterial activity of a new class of tris homoleptic Ru (II)-complexes with alkyl-tetrazoles as diimine-type ligands

- Monti N. - Zacchini S. - Massi M. - Alejandro Hochkoeppler - Giorgini L. - Fiorini V. - Alessandra Stefan - Stagni S.
Applied Organometallic Chemistry

Purification from Deinococcus radiodurans of a 66 kDa ABC transporter acting on peptides containing at least 3 amino acids

- Alessandra Stefan - Gentilucci L. - Piaz F.D. - D'Alessio F. - Santino F. - Alejandro Hochkoeppler
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications

Luminescent protein staining with Re(i) tetrazolato complexes

- Fiorini V. - Bergamini L. - Monti N. - Zacchini S. - Plush S.E. - Massi M. - Alejandro Hochkoeppler - Alessandra Stefan - Stagni S.
Dalton Transactions

Manganese is a deinococcus radiodurans growth limiting factor in rich culture medium

- Borsetti F. - Dal Piaz F. - D’Alessio F. - Alessandra Stefan - Brandimarti R. - Sarkar A. - Datta A. - Silva A.M. - Den Blaauwen T. - Alberto M. - Spisni E. - Alejandro Hochkoeppler
Microbiology (United Kingdom)

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