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PLANT MOLECULAR GENETICS AND NUTRIGENOMICS  

 

We aim to discover the fundamental genetic mechanisms that contribute to the adaptability of plants in water-scarce environments. We also aim to understand the role of flavonoids in preventing diet-related chronic diseases.

 



 Chiara Tonelli

Full Professor in Genetics


Email: chiara.tonelli@unimi.it

Phones: +39 02 503 15007

Address: V floor / tower A

Thesis available: >>>

External links:PubMed ResearchGate Scopus ORCID

Keywords: Water stress, Anthocyanins, Nutrigenomics

Main topics of the group:

  • Transcriptional and signaling events underlying Guard Cell regulation
  • Role of anthocyanins in preventing diet-related chronic diseases

  



 Katia Petroni

Associate Professor in Genetics


Email: katia.petroni@unimi.it

Phones: +39 02 503 15010

Address: V floor / tower A

Thesis available: >>>

External links:PubMed ResearchGate Scopus ORCID

Keywords: Anthocyanins, Nutrigenomics, Cardioprotection, Obesity

Main topics of the group:

  • Mechanisms of protection of anthocyanins against chronic diseases or cardiotoxic drugs in animal models and cell systems
  • Gene regulation of flavonoids and anthocyanins in plants