Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology
Dr De Girolamo is a Lecturer in the School of Science and Technology and teaches on a number of undergraduate and post-graduate modules in the Bioscience cluster (e.g. BSc Biomedical Science, BSc Biological Sciences, BSc Biochemistry; MSc Biomedical Sciences). He is also the Level Tutor for Year 2 students on the BSc Biomedical Sciences programme and an e-tutor for the MSc Biomedical Sciences programme.
Areas of research include:
- The use of differentiated neuronal cell models to investigate the neurodegenerative process and neuroprotective strategies
- Trophoblast development and toxicity
Current projects include:
- The influence of xenobiotic compounds on trophoblast cell function
- Proteomic analysis of mitochondrial and proteasomal dysfunction in neurodegenerative cell models.
- Muralitharan Ponniah
Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD or MSc by research exist in all the areas identified above. Further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School
- Alterations in the mitochondrial proteome of neuroblastoma cells in response to complex 1 inhibition. Burté F, De Girolamo LA, Hargreaves AJ, Billett EE, Proteome Res, 2011, 10 (4), 1974-86
- Assessment of the direct and indirect effects of MPP+ and dopamine on the human proteasome: implications for Parkinson's disease aetiology. Caneda-Ferrón B, De Girolamo LA, Costa T, Beck K, Layfield R, Billett EE, Journal of Neurochem, 2008, 105, 225-238
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