Seminar at the Department of ChemistryDario 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
)More information about the speakerField 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.