Microbiology / Immunology

Short description of the research team

Thematic fields of interest/research areas: Microbiology / Immunology

Manager/head of the team: Prof Di Luca

Team members: Dr Roberta Rizzo; Dr Antonella Rotola; Dr Elisabetta Caselli


Research infrastructures:

Lab space: 200m2

Computer Equipment: 13 PC, 15 printers, 7 scanners

Major Lab Equipment: 4 thermal cyclers; 1 Real Time thermal cycler;  4 power supplies; 6 gel casting systems (BioRad); 4 Western Blot systems; 2 Imaging system Gel and Chemi Doc; 3 microfuges;  7 laminar air flow units for bacteria and cell culture; 2 thermostat incubators; 2 ELISA plate readers; 2 refrigerated microfuges; 2 -80°C freezers; 7 -20°C freezers; 1 cold store; 2 autoclaves; 2 spectrophotometers; 4 liquid nitrogen storage units; 1 flow cytometer (Becton Dickinson).

Core Facilities and Services: Equipped with separated labs for bacterial and cell cultures, DNA and RNA extraction and analysis. Animal House facility.


Prerequisites of the trainee researcher:

Level of education: Post Doc

Research experience: Microbiology/Immunology

Required working language: English


Contacts:  Prof Dario Di Luca