ELENA BOSSI ZEN
Born in Varese (Italy), November, 16Th., 1967 Married, two kids
Orcid ID orcid.org/0000-0002-9549-2153
2001, PhD In Physiological Science at University of Milano,
1991 University degree in Biological Science at University of Milano,
ERC Area LS: LS1_8 Biophysics (e.g. transport mechanisms, bioenergetics, fluorescence) LS4_2 Comparative physiology and pathophysiology LS3_2 Cell biology and molecular transport mechanisms
2014-today Associate Professor of Physiology Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences University of Insubria, Principal Investigator of the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
2000-2014 Research associate- Department of Biotechnology and life sciences, University of Insubria, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Physiology .
Structure and function studies of membrane protein and membrane transporters, interaction of Nanoparticle with membrane, using electrophysiological, fluorometric, biochemical, and molecular biology tools, in model systems (Xenopus oocytes and HEK cell).
1998-2000 PhD student, Department of Structural and Functional Biology, University of Milan (now University of Insubria), Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Structure and function of cotrasporters.
09-12/1999 Institute of Physiology University of Zurich. Structure and function studies on Na cotransporter Na/Pi type IIb by SCAM (substitute cysteine accessibility method), electrophysiology and radio-labelled methods.
1993-1998 Technical research assistant- Department of Structural and Functional Biology, University of Milan (now University of Insubria), Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Physiology. Properties and regulation of membrane channels, transport systems and receptors (identification, relationships and role of subunits) using electrophysiological, imunochemical, biochemical, and recombinant DNA techniques, in model systems (Xenopus oocytes) and in vitro.
02-03/1997 Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University Laboratory of Prof. Dascal: biochemical analysis of expression of voltage dependent calcium channels: identification of relationship and role of Gs protein a subunits.
08-09/1995 CNR-NCRD Fellowship in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Laboratory of Prof. Dascal (Joint Project CNR-NCRD): use of molecular biology techniques in studies about heterogeneity of voltage dependent calcium channels for identification and role of subunits.
1990-1992 ECC, JRC, Environmental Institute, Life Science Division in the laboratory of Dr. E. Marafante in collaboration with IAEA, Laboratory of marine Radioactivity, Monaco. Use of primary fish cell culture for studying effects of exposition to xenobiotics on the DNA. Development of method to identify DNA's adducts with HPLC-32P-Post Labeling, and other exposition parameters to genotoxic substances
-Giovanni Bernardini-Rosalba Gornati University of Insubria
-Loredano Pollegioni- Silvia Sacchi University of Insubria
-Marco Saroglia-Genciana Terova University of Insubria
-Daniela Negrini-Andrea Moriondo University of Insubria
-Dr. Michela Castagna University of Milan.
-Salvatore Bozzaro University of Turin.
-Gabor Kottra Molecular Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
-Tiziano Verri Università del Salento(LE)
-Carmen Aragon and Beatriz Lopez Corcuera-Universidad Autonoma de Madrid- Spain
-Spanevello - Dr Francesca Cherubino Fondazione Maugeri IRCCS, Tradate (VA), Italy
-Ian Forster University of Zurich,Switzerland
-Natan Dascal University of Tel Aviv, Israel
-Ivar Ronnestad Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen 5020, Norway
-Stefan Broer Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra,Australia