Portrait Elena Pachera,

Elena Pachera,
Dr. sc. nat.

Postdoktorandin

Specialties

  • - 3D cell/tissue cultures, scRNA-seq, CITE-seq, ncRNAs, fibroblast biology
  • SSc, fibrosis and autoimmunity - Group Distler

Contact

Tel. +41 43 253 30 04
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Career

since November Postdoc research fellow at the Center for Experimental Rheumatology of the University Hospital Zurich
November 2013-Oktober 2018 Postdoc research fellow at the Center for Experimental Rheumatology of the University Hospital Zurich
August 2016 – September 2016 Visiting student at Stanford University (CA), USA.
Oktober 2009-Juli 2012 Master’s degree in Medical-Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Ferrara University, Ferrara, Italy
Dissertation: “Mechanisms of post -transcriptional regulation mediated by microRNAs on the expression of PAX 8 in epithelial ovarian cancer.”
Februar 2011- August 2011 Internship at the Leiden Amsterdam Center for Drug Research, Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands
Research Project: “Effects of glucocorticoids on multiple sclerosis-regulated microRNAs.”
Oktober 2006- März 2007 Internship at the Immunology and Genetics Laboratory of the Codvilla Putti Research Institute, Bologna University, Bologna, Italy
Research Project: “Evaluation of Mismatch repair protein expression in vitro aged T cell clones.”
Oktober 2003-März 2009 Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, Bologna University, Bologna, Italy
Dissertation: “Antisense RNA-induced exon-skipping for the gene therapy of Frontotemporal Dementia and Parkinsonism associated with chromosome 17 (FTDP-17).”
September 1997- Juni 2002 Diploma of Secondary Education (High school), Liceo Scientifico Leonardo da Vinci, Trento, Italy

Most Important Memberships

  • Steering Committee of the Young Investigator Program (YIP) of SKINTEGRITY.CH

Research Focus

  • 3D cell/tissue cultures
  • scRNA-seq
  • CITE-seq
  • ncRNAs
  • fibroblast biology

Publications

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