Month Flat Week Day
Friday, February 21, 2020 15:00 - 16:00
1 Hour
Seminar at the Department of Chemistry

Dario Piano
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

Title: A biological mesoscale approach for understanding the Photosystem II heterogeneity in higher plants

Host: Wolfgang Schröder (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

More information about the speaker
Field of interest and work:
"Three dimensional crystallization and X-ray diffraction analysis of Photosystem II crystals from several transplastomic strains of Nicotiana tabacum"
"Structural studies of the surface-layer protein complexes from the radio-resistant bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans"

Some recent publications:
Piano D, Cocco E, Guadalupi G, Kalaji HM, Kirkpatrick J, Farci D. 2019. Characterisation under quasi-native conditions of the capsanthin/capsorubin synthase from Capsicum annum L. Plant Physiol Biochem. 143:165-175.
Farci D, Sanna C, Medda R, Pintus F, Kalaji HM, Kirkpatrick J, Piano D. 2019. Shedding light on the presymbiontic phase of C. arietinum. Plant Physiol Biochem. 143:224-231.
Farci D, Guadalupi G, Bierła K, Lobinski R, Piano D. 2019. The role of iron and copper on the Oligomerization dynamics of DR_2577, the main S-layer protein of Deinococcus radiodurans. Front Microbiol. 10:1450. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01450.