Work Experience and Education
09/2013 - 08/2015 Postdoctoral fellow
Structural Biology Lab, Department of Biosciences, University of Milano, Italy.
07/2009 - 08/2013 Postdoctoral fellow
02/2008 - 06/2009 Postdoctoral fellow
06/2004 - 12/2007 PhD Student in Molecular Biology
05/2004 Master (pre-Bologna, five-year degree) in Biological Sciences
Final grade: 110/110 cum laude; Majors: Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Enzymology
Grants and Fellowships
2017 Research Grant awarded by Amyloidosis Foundation as main proponent
2015 Telethon exploratory grant awarded by Fondazione Telethon (GEP15070) as main proponent
2010-2013 Postdoctoral fellowship awarded by FCT (Portuguese federation for Science and technology)
2009 Research grant in memory of Professor Bruno Curti awarded by SIB (Italian society of Biochemistry)
2008 FEBS short-term fellowship (by Federation of European Biochemical Societies)
Bonì F, Milani M, Barbiroli A, Diomede L, Mastrangelo E, de Rosa M. Gelsolin pathogenic Gly167Arg mutation promotes domain-swap dimerization of the protein. Hum Mol Genet. 2017 Oct 23. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddx383. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29069428
Boni F., Milani M., Porcari R., Barbiroli A., Ricagno S. and de Rosa M. Molecular basis of a novel renal amyloidosis due to N184K gelsolin variant. Sci Rep. 2016 Sep 16;6:33463. doi: 10.1038/srep33463.
de Rosa M, Barbiroli A, Giorgetti S, Mangione PP, Bolognesi M, Ricagno S. Decoding the Structural Bases of D76N b2-Microglobulin High Amyloidogenicity through Crystallography and Asn-Scan Mutagenesis. PLoS One. 2015;10(12):e0144061.
de Rosa M, Zacarias S, Athanasiadis A. Structural basis for Z-DNA binding and stabilization by the zebrafish Z-DNA dependent protein kinase PKZ. Nucleic Acids Res. 2013;41(21):9924-33.
de Rosa M, de Sanctis D, Rosario AL, Archer M, Rich A, Athanasiadis A, Carrondo MA. Crystal structure of a junction between two Z-DNA helices. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107(20):9088-92