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STEFANIA BORTOLUZZI

COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS LABORATORY

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PositionAssociate professor of Applied Biology
InstitutionUniversity of Padova, Department of Molecular Medicine
SSDBIO/13 - Applied Biology/td>
AddressDepartment of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, via G. Colombo 3, 35131, Padova, Italy
Tel.++39 049 8276502
FAX++39 049 8276208
Emailstefania.bortoluzzi@unipd.it
TEACHING Applied Biology and Bioinformatics.
EDUCATION AND CAREER
  • Born in Venice, 03/04/1972; married, two children.
  • July 1996: Degree in Biological Sciences magna cum laude.
  • January 2000: PhD in Genetics (National award of the Italian Genetics Association for the best PhD thesis in Genetics of 2000).
  • July 2000 - February 2006: Post Doctoral fellow, Dept. of Biology, Univ. of Padova.
  • March 2006 - April 2015: Research Associate, Medical School, University of Padova, working at the Biology Department.
  • From March 2006: Associate professor of Applied Biology, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova
RESEARCH INTERESTS AND EXPERTISE
  • Transcript maps and transcriptional profiles of the human genome in differentiated tissues.
  • Analysis of differential expression of genes.
  • Comparison between rhabdomyosarcoma and normal skeletal muscle for the identification of novel tumour markers by computational analysis of gene expression.
  • Genetic diseases and intracellular networks.
  • Pattern discovery on human promoters for the discovery of novel regulatory elements.
  • Genome organisation: identification of clusters of co-expressed genes and/or tissue-specific genes.
  • Systems biology of genome expression regulation.
  • microRNAs-based gene expression regulation.
  • Regulatory networks analysis.
  • Assembly and annotation of non model species transcriptomes.
  • NGS methods for studying genome variation in disease and cancer.
  • Interpretation of codign and non-coding genetic variants with systems genetics methods.
PUBLICATIONS Author of more than 60 papers in international refereed scientific journals, international proceedings and book chapters for a total IF around 280 (H-index 20).