Dr. Manuela Leonardelli
Department of Botany and Plant Biology
University of Geneva, Sciences III
30 Quai E. Ansermet
CH-1211 Geneva 4
Born in 1988 in Trento, Italy
Postdoc, Department of Botany and Plant Biology, University of Geneva
2013 - 2018
PhD, University of Vienna, Austria. Thesis: "Characterization of two novel chloroplast proteins with a potential role in chloroplast development and function" (Supervisor: Dr. Markus Teige, Department of Ecogenomics and Systems Biology, University of Vienna, Austria)
2011 - 2013
MSc in Molecular Biology (University of Padua, Italy & Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany). Thesis: "Establishment and evaluation of new aequorin-based calcium indicators for calcium measurements in plants upon abiotic and biotic stresses" (Supervisors: Prof. Lorella Navazio & Prof. Ute Vothknecht)
2008 - 2011
BSc in Molecular Biology (University of Padua, Italy). "Expression of the cellulase CelC2 in Enterobacter agglomerans" (Supervisor: Prof. Barbara Baldan)
Podolec, R.*, Wagnon, T.B.*, Leonardelli, M., Johansson, H., and Ulm, R. (2021). BBX proteins promote HY5-mediated UVR8 signaling in Arabidopsis. bioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.14.464399. (*equal contribution)
Sello, S., Moscatiello, R., Mehlmer, N., Leonardelli, M., Carraretto, L., Cortese, E., Zanella, F.G., Baldan, B., Szabò, I., Vothknecht, U.C., and Navazio, L. (2018) Chloroplast Ca2+ fluxes into and across thylakoids revealed by thylakoid-targeted aequorin probes. Plant Physiol. 177: 38-51.
Kmiecik, P., Leonardelli, M., and Teige, M. (2016) Novel connections in plant organellar signalling link different stress responses and signalling pathways. J. Exp. Bot. 67: 3793-3807.