Dr. Giacomazza Daniela

Dr. Giacomazza Daniela

Italian National Research Council (CNR)

Institut of Biophysics
Via U. la Malfa 153, 0, Italy, 90146

plus Speciality

AGING

Biography:

Born on February 12, 1956, Palermo, Italy

From 1985 at the CNR Institute of Biophysics 

 

Academic positions:

Positions and Employment

1. 1985-2000: Technician at the Institute of Biophysics, National Research Council (Italy)
2. From 2000: Researcher at the Institute of Biophysics, National Research Council (Italy)

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

1. 2011 - Member of the Scientific Committee of the XXI Congress of the Italian Society for Pure and Applied Biophysics, Ferrara, Italy, September 2012
2. 2011 - Member of the Reviewers  Committee of the ACM-SAC  “Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology”,Riva del Garda (Italy) March 2012
3. 2011 - Guest Editor of the special issue of the European Biophysics Journal dedicated to the Proceedings of the XX Congress of the Italian Society for Pure and Applied Biophysics [Arcidosso (Grosseto, Italy), 11th – 14th September 2010]
4. From 2010 Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Society of Pure and Applied Biophysics
5. 2010 - Member of the Reviewers  Committee of the ACM-SAC  “Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology”, Taichung (Taiwan) March 21st- 25th 2011
6. 2010 - Guest Editor of the special issue of the European Biophysics Journal dedicated to the Proceedings of the XIX Congress of the Italian Society for Pure and Applied Biophysics (Rome, 17th – 20th September 2008)
7. 2010 - Member of the Organizing Committee of the XX Congress of the Italian Society for Pure and Applied Biophysics, Arcidosso, Grosseto, Italy, 11th – 14th September 2010
8. 2009 - Member of the Reviewers  Committee of ACM-SAC  “Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology”, Sierre , Switzerland,  March 22nd - 26th 2010
9. 2009 - Member of the Organizing Committee of the XIIIEuropean Conference of Spectroscopy on the Biological Molecules (ECSBM 2009), Palermo, Italy, 28th August– 2nd September 2009
10. 2009 - Member of the Organizing Committee of the VIIEBSA Congress, Genoa, Italy, 11th – 15th July 2009
11. 2007 - Guest Editor of the special issue of the European Biophysics Journal dedicated to the Proceedings of the XVIII Congress of the Italian Society for Pure and Applied Biophysics [Terrasini (Palermo, Italy), 17th – 21st September 2006]
12. 2006 - Member of the Organizing Committee of the XVIII Congress of the Italian Society for Pure and Applied Biophysics, Terrasini (Palermo, Italy), 17th – 21st September 2006]
13. From 2004 Member of the American Society of Rheology

Research interests:

Sol-gel phase transition in biopolymeric systems; Dynamics of macromolecular solutions; Solute-solute-solvent interactions.

Rheology; Spectrofluorimetry.

Alzheimer’s Disease. Neurodegeneration

Any other information:

Peer-reviewed publications

1. M.R. Mangione, D. Giacomazza, G. Cavallaro, D. Bulone, V. Martorana and P.L. San Biagio “Relation between structural and release properties in a polysaccharide gel system” Biophysical Chemistry, Vol. 129, 18 [2007]
2. M.E. Monge, R.M. Negri,  D. Giacomazza and D. Bulone “Correlation between rheological properties and limonene release in pectin gels using an electronic nose” Food Hydrocolloids, Vol. 22, 916 [2008]
3. G. Navarra, D. Giacomazza, M. Leone, F. Librizzi, V. Militello and P.L. San Biagio “Thermal aggregation and ion-induced cold-gelation of Bovine Serum Albumin” European Biophysics Journal, Vol. 38, 437 [2009] DOI = 10.1007/s00249-008-0389-6
4. D. Bulone, D. Giacomazza, M. Manno, V. Martorana and P.L. San Biagio “Sucrose pectin interaction from solution to gels” in “Food Hydrocolloids: Characteristics, Properties and Structures” C.S. Hollingworth ed., Chapter 8 [2010] ISBN 978-1-60876-222-4
5. S. Raccosta, M. Manno, D. Bulone, D. Giacomazza, V. Militello, V. Martorana, P.L. San Biagio “Irreversible gelation of thermally unfolded lysozyme: structural and mechanical properties of lysozyme aggregates” European Biophysics Journal, 39, 1007 [2010] DOI = 10.1007/s00249-009-0503-4
6. M. Manno, D. Giacomazza, J. Newman, V. Martorana and P.L. San Biagio “Amyloid gels: precocious appearance of elastic properties during the formation af an insulin fibrillar network” Langmuir, Vol. 26, 1424 [2010]
7. M. Di Carlo, P. Picone, R. Carrotta, D. Giacomazza, P.L. San Biagio “Insulin promotes survival of amyloid-beta oligomers neuroblastoma damaged cells via caspase 9 inhibition and Hsp70 upregulation” Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, 147835 [2010]
8. M. Ricca, V. Foderà, D. Giacomazza, M. Leone, G. Spadaro, C. Dispenza “Probing the internal environment of PVP networks generated by irradiation of different sources”Colloid & Polymer Science 288, 969-980 (2010) DOI 10.1007/s00396-010-2217-7
9. G. Navarra, M. Cannas, M. D’Amico, D. Giacomazza, V. Militello, L. Vaccaro, M. Leone “Thermal oxidative process in extra virgin olive oils studied by FTIR, rheology and time-resolved luninescence” Food Chemistry 126, 1226-1231, (2011)
10. DOI 10.1016/j.foodchem.2010.12.010C. Dispenza, M. Ricca, C. Lo Presti, G. Battaglia, M. La Valle, D. Giacomazza, D. Bulone “E-beam irradiation and UV-photocrosslinking of microemulsion-laden poly(vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) hydrogels for in situ encapsulation of volatile hydrophobic compounds” Polymer Chemistry, 2, 192-202 (2011) DOI 10.1039/c0py00161a
11. M. Di Carlo, P. Picone, R. Carrotta, D. Giacomazza, P.L. San Biagio “Alzheimer’s disease and Type 2 diabetes: different pathologies and same features” in: “Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes” M.B. Zimering ed., chapt. 2, pp. 29-52– Intech Publishers (2011)  ISBN 979-953-307-129-8
12. D. Giacomazza, M.R. Mangione, D. Bulone, V. Martorana, G. Navarra, P.L. San Biagio “Influence of exogenous and endogenous ions on the properties of BSA in: “Serum Albumin: Structure, Functions and Health Impact” R.J. Alekseev and A.L. Rebane eds., chapt. 7 – Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (2011) ISBN: 978-1-62100-231-4
13. C. Dispenza, N. Grimaldi, M.-A. Sabatino, S. Todaro, D. Bulone, D. Giacomazza, G. Przybytniak, S. Alessi, G. Spadaro “Studies of network organization and dynamics of e-beam crosslinked PVPs: from micro to nano” Radiation Physics and Chemistry, accepted (2011)
14. P. Picone, D. Giacomazza, V. Vetri, R. Carrotta, V. Militello, P.L. San Biagio and M. Di Carlo “Insulin activated Akt rescues Aβ oxidative stress induced cell death by orchestrating molecules trafficking” Aging Cell 10, 832-843 (2011) Doi: 10.1111/j.1474-9726.2011.00724.x

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