Prof.ssa

ARCANGELETTI Maria Cristina

Professore di II fascia
Settore scientifico disciplinare:
MICROBIOLOGIA E MICROBIOLOGIA CLINICA (MED/07)
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PERSONAL DATA AND STUDIES:

She was born in Fossombrone (Pesaro – Urbino), Italy, on November 22, 1954. Degree in Biological Sciences summa cum laude, on  July 18, 1978 at the University of Parma; licence to biological practice on 1981 at the University of Parma; member of the Biologist National Register (Italy) since July 3, 1981; post-degree diploma at the Medical School of Microbiology and Virology summa cum laude, on July 5, 1984 at the University of Parma.

PRESENT POSITION:

She is Associate Professor of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology (MED/07) referring to the Department of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Parma, Italy; diagnostic activity: in charge of the Basic Unit of “Epidemiology and laboratory diagnosis of respiratory and enteric virus infections by advanced laboratory methods” at the Virology Unit of the Department of Diagnostics of the University-Hospital of Parma.

PREVIOUS POSITIONS:

Assistant biologist at the Parma U.S.L. N.4, Italy (07/02/1987 - 08/05/1996), Leading assistant biologist (12/06/1996 - 03/15/2001), diagnostic activity as Expert Case Manager (since 01/01/2000 to 2008), then diagnostic activity of High Expertise (since 2008 to 2010) at the Virology Unit of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of the University-Hospital of Parma, Assistant Professor referring to the Microbiology Section of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Parma (03/16/2001 - 10/31/2006).

TEACHING ACTIVITY (FORMAL AND/OR LABORATORY TRAINING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PARMA):

at the degree courses of Medicine and Surgery (Laboratory Training), Dentistry and Dental Prosthodontics (Laboratory Training), Health Biothecnology (Formal), Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (Formal, to date, aa 2018-19) , Nursing (Formal until aa 2016-17; then aa 2018-19); at the post-degree Medical Schools of Microbiology and Virology (Formal, to date, aa 2018-19).

She has been Member of the “Self-evaluation” Group, Representative Teacher and (still at the present) Member of the Teaching Council of the Bachelor course in Biomedical laboratory Techniques. Member of the Teaching Council of the Department of Medicine and Surgery. She has been member of the Teaching Council and supervisor of the PhD course in Microbiology and Virology. To date, she is member of the Teaching Council and supervisor of the PhD course in Surgical Sciences and Applied Microbiology. Member of the teaching Council and supervisor at the Specialization Schools in Microbiology and Virology. Supervisor and coordinator of scientific experimental works and thesis at the Degree Courses (Biological Sciences at the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences, Biomedical Laboratory Technics), at the post-degree Medical School of Microbiology and Virology, at the PhD course in Microbiology and Virology and at the PhD course in Surgical Sciences and Applied Microbiology.

SCIENTIFIC TRAINING IN FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS:

Several stages at the “Laboratoire de Biochimie de la Différenciation” Institut J. Monod, Paris 7 University (Paris, France) since 1987 to 2001. Co-organizer and lecturer of the “Colloque Blaise Pascal” at the Institut J. Monod, Paris 7 University (Paris, France) in 2001, with the participation of the Nobel Prize François Jacob.

RESEARCH TOPICS:

The main research topics are focused on:

-cellular factors that are involved during viral infection, with particular regard to cytoskeleton, nuclear matrix and related complexes, cell cycle (cytomegalovirus, adenovirus, influenza virus);

-the study of: epigenetic mechanisms regulating viral (human cytomegalovirus) gene expression;

-functional compartmentalization of viral (human cytomegalovirus) proteins; functional proteomics; -study of human cytomegalovirus polymorphic genes and related products as virulence factors and phylogenetic analysis of specific genotype associations of human cytomegalovirus clinical strains in “at risk” categories of subjects;

-study of humoral and cell-mediated anti-cytomegalovirus immune responses in patients with autoimmune diseases.

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

Since 1998, she is cooperating in research projects granted by the local University (FIL), in national research projects (“Progetti di Ricerca di Rilevante Interesse Nazionale”, PRIN).

She has been the coordinator of scientific projects granted by the italian CNR.

She has been sub-Unit leader researcher (Workpackage 4) in the frame of the “Programma di ricerca Regione-Università 2010-2012”: “A tailored approach to the immune-monitoring and clinical management of viral and autoimmune diseases”.

She is Unit leader researcher in the frame of the granted project PRIN 2015: “Impatto dell'infezione da virus a DNA sullo sviluppo di patologie autoimmuni: focus sulla sclerosi sistemica”.

PUBLICATIONS:

She has published 100 scientific papers as author or co-author (80 on international journals, 75 of which with impact factor; total impact factor: 198.941; mean impact factor: 2.65; highest impact factor value: 5.996; H index: 13; highest citation index: 83), and has presented 228 scientific studies at national (165) and international (63) congresses.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AFFILIATION:

She has been member of the Italian Society of Microbiology (until 2013) and of the Italian Clinical Microbiologists Association (until 2011). She is member of the European Society for Virology (at the present)

KNOWLEDGE OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES:

Good knowledge (spoken and written language) of English and French.

To be arranged, following contact at the e-mail adress: mariacristina.arcangeletti@unipr.it

Completion accademic year: 2020/2021

Completion accademic year: 2019/2020

Completion accademic year: 2018/2019

Completion accademic year: 2017/2018

Completion accademic year: 2016/2017

Completion accademic year: 2015/2016

Completion accademic year: 2014/2015

Completion accademic year: 2013/2014

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033497-033499
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Dipartimento di Medicina e Chirurgia
Via Gramsci, 14
43126 PARMA