Antonella Pirone


Antonella Pirone
BS, Biotechnological Sciences
PhD, Genetics & Molecular Medicine
University of Naples, Frederico II
Naples, Italy
Research Associate
Michele Jacob, PhD, Adviser




My research focuses on synapse assembly and maintenance in vivo in neurons and sensory cells. Specifically I am studying molecular mechanisms and interacting factors of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) protein that assemble functional synapse in both developing neurons and cochlear hair cells.

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