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Fantino Elisa

Professor
Phytopathology
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Argentina

Biography

Characterization and evaluation of transgenic potato plants that overexpress the isoform StCDPK7 in their tolerance/resistance to infection by Phytophthora infestans. Dr. Rita Ulloa Laboratory. Plant signaling. Institute of Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology (INGEBI) Buenos Aires, Argentina. Visiting Scientist Research project for international collaboration, supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) – Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (MINCyT) (India - Argentina) (2014) Project: Deciphering the transcriptional and miRNA mediated control of calcium-dependent protein kinase, StCDPK1, during tuber development in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Dr. Banerjee’s Laboratory at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, India.

Research Interest

Plant research

Publications

  • Grandellis C, Giammaria V, Fantino E, Cerrudo I, Bachmann S, Santin F, Ulloa RM (2016) Transcript profiling reveals that Cystein protease inhibitors are up-regulated in tuber sprouts after extended darkness. Functional & Integrative Genomics.

  • Santin F, Bhogale S, Fantino E, Grandellis C, Banerjee AK; Ulloa RM (2016) Solanum tuberosum StCDPK1 is regulated by miR390 at the posttranscriptional level and phosphorylates the auxin efflux carrier StPIN4 in vitro, a potential downstream target in potato development. Physiologia Plantarum

  • - Fantino E, Segretin ME, Santin F, Mirkin FG, Ulloa RM (2017) Analysis of the potato calcium dependent protein kinase family and characterization of StCDPK7, a member induced upon infection with Phytophthora infestans. Plant Cell Rep.

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