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Eleonora Cominelli

Ricercatore

Phone: +390223699421 Fax: +390223699411

cominelli * ibba.cnr.it

 

Ongoing projects

2014-2017: Participation in CERES project "Combining new phenotyping approaches and next generation sequencing to accelerate breeding in pearl millet, an orphan cereal from arid regions - NewPearl", funded by Fondazione Cariplo-Fondation Agropolis

2015 Beam time allocation for beamlineTWINMIC for experiment 20145056. Title: Spatial distribution of Fe, Mg, Zn and P in common bean low phytic acid-1 mutant seeds. Main Proposer. Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste.Valore finanziario pari a 61,488.00 Euro.

2014 Beam time allocation for beamline ID 21 for Experiment LS-2374. Title: Iron distribution and Fe chemical form in common bean and maize low phytic acid (lpa) mutants. Coproposer. European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France.

2013-2015 Participation in CNR-Regione Lombardia “Filagro” Project (2013-2015), in the WP8 "Improvement of bean seeds quality"

2013-2015 Participation in Bilateral project CNR-CONACYT (Mexico) Project (2013-2015) “Response and adaptation to drought in common bean during symbiotic nitrogen fixation: exploring new mutants for better seed quality and sustainable crop production”

 

Experience

From September 2011: Researcher, Istituto di Biologia e Biotecnologia Agraria, CNR, Milan. Field of activity: seed biofortification, regulation of phytic acid biosynthesis and transport.

1999-September 2011: Awarded different fellowships in the Plant functional genomics laboratory, Department of Biosciences, Università degli Studi di Milano-. Field of activity: flavonoid biosynthesis and plant drought response.

September 2003 visiting scientist in Dr. Alain Vavasseur's laboratory, CEN de Cadarache”, France

 

Education

2011: PhD in Genetics and Biomolecular Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano.

1999: Specialization in Applied Genetics, University of Milan.

November 1998: visiting PhD student in Prof. Jonathan Jones' laboratory, Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Center, Norwich (UK).

1996: Degree in Biological Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano.

 

Prize and Honours

December 2008: winner of the Regione Lombardia prize “Ricercatissimi, Premio Ricerca ed Internazionalizzazione”

 

Membership

Participation to the COST Action FA 0905 Mineral Improved Crop Production for Healthy Food and Feed.

SIGA member.

 

Publications

 
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