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Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources

National Research Council of Italy

Gaetana Cremona

Role: OTP-VIII
Section: Technicians
Division: Portici
Tel: (39) 081-2539026
E-mail: gaetana.cremona@ibbr.cnr.it


Born: Nocera Inferiore (SA) (Italy), January 24th 1978

Nationality: Italian

Professional Address:

Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources, UOS Portici

Via Università 133

80055 Portici (Italy)

Position:

2010-today: Technicians at the National Research Council, Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources, Research Division: Portici (NA), Italy.

Main interests

Genetics and epigenetics of plant sexual reproduction in Arabidopsis thaliana model plant and Solanaceae crops.

Work experiences

2010-today: Technicians at the National Research Council, Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources, Research Division, Institute of Plant Genetics (today IBBR), Research Division of Portici (NA).

2008-2010: Research fellowship at the National Research Council, Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources, Research Division, Institute of Plant Genetics (today IBBR), Research Division of Portici (NA).

2003-2006: Research fellowship at CEINGE - Biotechnology Centre Napoli

Education

2010 - PhD in Plant Biotechnology, University of Naples Federico II

2002 - Master Degree in Plant Biotechnology, University of Naples Federico II

Research projects

  • MIUR PON02_00395_3082360 - “GenoPOM-pro”: Potenziamento della filiera pomodoro attraverso applicazioni integrate di post-genomica. 2012-2015
  • MIUR PON02_00395_3215002 - “GenHORT”: Valorizzazione di produzioni ortive campane di eccellenza con strumenti di genomica avanzata. 2012-2015
  • European project - “MEIOSYS”: Systematic Analysis of Factors Controlling Meiotic Recombination in Higher Plants. 2009-2014
  • MIUR DM 17732 - “GenoPOM”: Laboratorio di Genomica per l’innovazione e la valorizzazione della filiera pomodoro. 2006-2010

Publications

International ISI journals:

Cigliano, R.A., Cremona G., Paparo, R., Termolino, P., Perrella, G., Gutzat, R., Consiglio, M.F., Conicella, C. (2013). Histone deacetylase AtHDA7 is required for female gametophyte and embryo development in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 163 (1): 431-440.

Aiese Cigliano R., Sanseverino W., Cremona G., Ercolano M.R., Conicella C., and Consiglio M. F. (2013). Genome-wide analysis of histone modifiers in tomato: gaining an insight into their developmental roles. BMC Genomics 14:57. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-57.

Barra L., Aiese Cigliano R., Cremona G., De Luca P., Zoppoli P., Bressan R., Consiglio M. F., and Conicella C. (2012). Transcription Profiling of Laser Microdissected Microsporocytes in an Arabidopsis Mutant (Atmcc1) with Enhanced Histone Acetylation. Journal Plant Biology 55:281-289.

Aiese Cigliano R., Cremona G., Consiglio M. F., and Conicella C. (2011). Insight into a meiotic role of the major histone H3 lysine 4 methyltransferase in Arabidopsis. Journal Minerva Biotecnologica 23 (2 Suppl 1):53-5.

Aiese Cigliano R., Sanseverino W., Cremona G., Consiglio M. F., and Conicella C. (2011). Evolution of Parallel Spindles Like genes in plants and highlight of unique domain architecture. Journal BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: 78.

Aiese Cigliano R., Cremona G., Consiglio M. F., and Conicella C. (2010). Functional biology in Arabidopsis to shed light on the molecular basis of 2n gametes. Journal Minerva Biotecnologica 22 (2 Supp 1): 1-2.

Perrella G., Consiglio F., Aiese Cigliano R., Barra L., Cremona G., Sanchez-Moran E., Paino M., Errico A., Bressan R., Franklin F.C.H. and Conicella C. (2010). Histone hyperacetylation affects meiotic chromosome condensation, segregation, and chiasma distribution in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal 62(5): 796-806.

Perrella G., Cremona G., Consiglio F., Errico A., Bressan A.R., Conicella C. (2006). Screening for mutations affecting sexual reproduction after activation tagging in Arabidopsis thaliana. J Appl Genet 47(2), 109-111.

Conicella C., Cremona G., Cammareri M., Errico A., Monti L.M. (2003). Phosphorylation dynamics in male meiosis: MPM-2 colocalization with microtubule cytoskeleton. Cell Biology International, 27 (3):183-184.

Capo A., Cremona G., Errico A., Mariani A., Conicella C. (2001). Cytoskeleton as a tool to characterize cytokinesis defects in plant meiosis. Proc. 14th International Chromosome Conference. 4-8 Settembre 2001, Wurzburg (Germania). Chromosome Research, 9 (Suppl. 1): 127-128 (P134).

Not ISI journals:

Termolino P., Paparo R., Cremona G., Coniglio A., Barra L., Losacco D., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. Changes in the chromosome structure influence meiotic recombination in Arabidopsis. Proceedings of the 58th Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics Annual Congress Alghero, Italy - 15/18 September, 2014

Barra L., Termolino P., Cremona G., Coniglio A., Paparo R., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. Meiotic nuclei isolation by INTACT (Isolation of Nuclei Tagged in specific Cell Types) for profiling histone modifications at recombination stage in Arabidopsis. Proceedings of the 58th Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics Annual Congress Alghero, Italy - 15/18 September, 2014

Paparo R., Termolino P., De Palma M., Aiese Cigliano R., Barra L., Cremona G., Coniglio A., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. Strategies for functional characterization of Parallel Spindles Like (PSL) genes in potato. Proceedings of the 58th Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics Annual Congress Alghero, Italy - 15/18 September, 2014

Coniglio A., Termolino P., Ianniello C., Paparo R., Barra L., Cremona G., Aiese Cigliano R., Conicella C., Consiglio M.F. Meiotic recombination: from Arabidopsis to tomato. Proceedings of the 58th Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics Annual Congress Alghero, Italy - 15/18 September, 2014

Aiese Cigliano R.*, Cremona G.*, Paparo R.*, Termolino P.*, Perrella G.*, Gutzat R.**, Consiglio M.F.*, Conicella C. Silencing of histone deacetylase 7 affects growth and fertility in arabidopsis. Proceedings of the 57th Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics Annual Congress Foggia, Italy - 16/19 September, 2013

Cremona G., Aiese Cigliano R., Termolino P., Paparo R., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. Histone hyperacetilation affects recombination in arabidopsis male meiosis. Proceedings of the 56th Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics Annual Congress Perugia, Italy - 17/20 September, 2012

Termolino P., Cremona G., Aiese Cigliano R., Paparo R., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. Recombination difference between sexes: is histone acetylation a key control for heterochiasmy in arabidopsis? Proceedings of the 56th Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics Annual Congress Perugia, Italy - 17/20 September, 2012

Aiese Cigliano R., Sanseverino W., Cremona G., Ercolano M.R., Paparo R., Conicella C., Consiglio M.F. “Survey of histone modifiers in tomato: a genome-wide analysis”. AGI-SIBV-SIGA Joint Congress (Perugia - Italia) 2012.

Termolino P., Cremona G., Aiese Cigliano R., Paparp R., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. “ Recombination difference between sexes: is histone acetylation a key control for heterochiasmy in Arabidopsis?”. AGI-SIBV-SIGA Joint Congress (Perugia - Italia) 2012.

Cremona G., Aiese Cigliano R., Termolino P., Paparo R., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. “Histone hyperacetylation affects recombination in Arabidopsis male meiosis”.

AGI-SIBV-SIGA Joint Congress (Perugia - Italia) 2012 (Oral Communication Abstract).

Cremona G., Aiese Cigliano R., Termolino P., Paparo R., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. “Histone deacetylase AtHDA19 controls chiasma distribution in male meiosis in Arabidopsis”. Gordon Research Conferences (Boston - USA) 2012.

Aiese Cigliano R., Cremona G., Paparo R., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. “A histone deacetylase is required for fertility, seed germination and seedling growth rate in Arabidopsis”. AGI-SIBV-SIGA Joint Congress (Assisi - Italia) 2011.

Cremona G., Aiese-Cigliano R., Paparo R., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. “Down-regulation of a histone deacetylase affects male meiosis in Arabidopsis”. AGI-SIBV-SIGA Joint Congress (Assisi - Italia) 2011.

Cremona G., Aiese Cigliano R., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C. “Histone acetylation is required for meiotic recombination in Arabidopsis”. Meiosis EMBO (Paestum - Italia) 2011.

Aiese Cigliano R., Cremona G., Paparo R., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C.. “Insights into meiotic function of genes modifying histone acetylation in Arabidopsis”. Meiosis EMBO (Paestum - Italia) 2011.

Aiese Cigliano R., Sanseverino W., Cremona G., Consiglio M.F., Conicella C.. “Analysis of Parallel Spindles-Like gene family in plants”. AGI-SIBV-SIGA Joint Congress (Matera - Italia) 2010.

Aiese Cigliano R., Consiglio M.F., Barra L., Cremona G., Conicella C. “Looking for meiotic genes by cell-specific profiling in Arabidopsis”. Meiosis EMBO 2011 (Isle sur la Sorgue - Francia) 2009.

Cremona G., Consiglio M.F., Aiese Cigliano R., Conicella C. “Changes in histone acetylation during male meiosis in Arabidopsis thaliana”. Meiosis EMBO 2011 (Isle sur la Sorgue - Francia) 2009.

Cremona G. “Identification and functional analysis of meiotic genes in plant”. VIII Corso di aggiornamento sulla genetica vegetale (Assisi - Italia) 2009.

Cremona G., Consiglio M.F., Errico A., Bressan R.A., Conicella C. Identification of an activation-tagged Arabidopsis mutant detective in embryo sac development. AGI-SIBV-SIGA Joint Congress (Verona - Italia) 2003.

Cremona G., Capo A., Errico A., Conicella C. “Phosphorylation in plant male meiosis and relationship with microtubule cytoskeleton”. European Cytoskeletal Forum (Maastricht - Olanda) 2001.

Capo A., Cremona G., Errico A., Conicella C. “Understanding cytokinesis in plant male meiocytes through cytoskeleton analysis”. European Cytoskeletal Forum (Maastricht - Olanda) 2001.

Cremona G., Capo A., Errico A., Conicella C. (2001). “MPM2 phosphorylation during male meiosis and relationship with microtubule cytoskeleton”. AGI-SIBV-SIGA Joint Congress (Salsomaggiore Terme - Italia) 2001.

 

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