Catani Maria Valeria

Subject: Biochemistry and Molecular biology

mail: catani@uniroma2.it

office: 0672596465

 

MARIA VALERIA CATANI

 

BIRTH:        Urbania (PU), 4 May 1965

ADDRESS:                   University of Rome Tor Vergata, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Experimental Medicine & Surgery, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy

Tel: +39.06.72596465

Fax: +39.06.72596465

 

PRESENT POSITION

Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata.

 

EDUCATION

1989            M.D. in Biology, University of Rome La Sapienza.

1993-1995   Ph.D. in Biology and Physiopathology of Epithelia, University of Rome Tor Vergata.

1998            Specialization in Microbiology and Virology, University of Rome La Sapienza.

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

1999-2000       I.D.I. Research Assistant c/o University of Rome Tor Vergata.

2001-2006       Research Fellow in Biochemistry, University of Rome Tor Vergata.

2006-till now   Associate Professor of Biochemistry, University of Rome Tor Vergata.

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITY

Her interests embrace the mechanisms of action of differentiation and cell death, especially focused on the redox regulation of gene expression. More recently, she has focused on the signalling cascades activated by bioactive lipids, during (i) endothelium/leukocyte cross-talk and (ii) megakaryocyte differentiation, platelet generation, and platelet activation.

 

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS

 

She has published 58 peer-reviewed papers and contributed to 8 book chapters and 1 book of Biochemistry.