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Dr.ssa Fabrizia Bonacina  

Dr.ssa Fabrizia Bonacina

 

Education and research experience

01/11/2012-today: PhD student at the Laboratory of Lipoproteins, Atherosclerosis and Immunity directed by Professor Alberico L. Catapano

12/07/2012-31/10/2012: Graduated regular at the Laboratory of Lipoproteins, Atherosclerosis and Immunity directed by Professor Alberico L. Catapano, Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences (Director Professor George Racagni), University of Milan. Conduct of the research project related to the study of the involvement of pentraxin 3 in atherothrombosis.

12/07/2012: Master degree in Pharmacy at the University of Milan, with the grade of 110/110 cum laude. Discussed thesis title “Pentraxin 3 and arterial thrombosis: experimental studies”

23/05/2011-12/07/2012: Laboratory of Lipoproteins and Atherosclerosis, directed by Prof. Alberico L. Catapano, at the Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences (Director Prof. Giorgio Racagni) University of Milan. Internship for the preparation of the master thesis.

23/11/2010-21/05/2011: Professional training at “Farmacia Centrale” in Cantù (CO)

10/2006-12/07/2012: Master student of Pharmacy at the University of Milan

30/06/2006: High school degree at the  “Enrico Fermi” institute, Cantù (CO) with the grade of 100/100

 

Methodologies

Molecular biology: DNA and RNA isolation and processing from animal tissues; western blotting analysis; preparation of washed platelets and platelet count; immunohistochemistry; use of ZEISS microscopes and Axiovert and Axiovision software; flow cytometry.

Experimental Medicine: use of transgenic animal models for arterial thrombosis and atherosclerosis.

 

Meeting participations

-2013 Summer School S.I.S.A.”Malattie del Metabolismo e Atwrosclerosi”; 23-25 May, Pomezia (Roma), Italy

-2013 ICGEB Theoretical Course “Mouse Genetics; Models for Human Diseases”; 8-11 April, Trieste, Italy

- 2012 SISA Nazionale Congress; 28-30 November, Rome, Italy. Abstract title: “Pentraxin 3 and arterial thrombosis” (poster)

- 2012 SISA Lombardia Congress; 26-27 October, Milan, Italy. Abstract title: “Pentraxina 3 e trombosi arteriosa” (oral). Award “Giovani Ricercatori”

- 2012 International Atherosclerosis Research School (iARS); 19-25 August, Hamburg, Germany.

-2012 Next step3: la giovane ricerca avanza; 26 June, Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecolar Sciences, Milan, Italy. Abstract  title: “The long pentraxin PTX3 modulates arterial wall thrombogenicity via interaction with collagen” (poster)

-2012 EAS Satellite Meeting: MicroRNAand Cardiovascular Diseases; May 24-25, Milan, Italy.

-2012 80thEAS Congress; May 25-28, Milan, Italy. Abstract title “Role of the long pentraxin PTX3 in atherothrombosis”

-2012 80th EAS Congress Satellite Symposium: HDL form basic science to therapeutic advances; May 28-29, Milan, Italy.

-2011 Next step 2: la giovane ricerca avanza; 24 June, Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecolar Sciences, Milan, Italy. 

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