Welcome Dr. Alessandra Pelagalli to Global Journal of Molecular Biology

Dr. Alessandra Pelagalli
School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples, ITALY

Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr. Alessandra Pelagalli to Join the Editorial Board of Global Journal of Molecular Biology.

1993 Pharmacy Degree – Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
1993-1997 Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology PhD
1997-1999 Post-doctoral research bursary

Fields of Research
1999-2012 Characterization of platelet function in animals of veterinary interest (aggregometry, adhesion assay, flow cytometry); secondary fileds of interest: i) role of enzymes activity in colostrum and in milk of buffalo, goat and ewe, ii) activity of enzymes in seminal plasma of stallion and their correlations with fertility, evaluation of stress marker in buffalo (cortisol in hair, feces, saliva) in relation to animal welfare
2012 up to now
-Characterization of ovine and human mesenchymal stem cell; Analysis of expression of CXCR4 and aquaporin 1 (AQP1) in ovine mesenchymal stem cell; Role of AQP1 in migration and homing of mesenchymal stem cell; Study on leptin effect on mesenchymal stem cells.
– Characterization of neuropeptides in gastrointestinal tract of different animal species.
– Studies on AQPs distribution and function in the gut of human and animal species; Study on AQPs function in animal models of hepatic steatosis;
Biology of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs).

Research Assignments
2000-2001 Scientific responsible for a project for young researcher entitled “Aggregation and adhesion studies in different animal species and evaluation of the effects of natural peptides containing the RGD sequence” financed by University of Napoli with 6.200 euros
2001-2003 Scientific responsible for a project for young researcher entitled “Characterization of physiologic, biochemical and pharmacological aspects of platelet function in different animal species” financed by National Research Council (CNR) with 7.800 euros
2012-2015 Component of PON Project – Smart Health Cluster OSDH Smart FSE -Staywell


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