Lisa Antoniacci, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology and Biotechnology, Director of Biotechnology Program, and Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC) Chairpersonlantoniacci@maryu.marywood.edu
Office Location: CNHS 333
Office Hours: Fall 2018 (August 27, 2018, to December 10, 2018), Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., or by appointment. Please email Dr. Antoniacci to make an appointment.
Ph.D. Molecular Biology Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA
MS Clinical Chemistry University of Scranton; Scranton, PA
BS Biology University of Scranton; Scranton, PA
Biotechnology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology
Industrial Background: Research and Development labs at Sanofi Pasteur Swiftwater, PA. Biochemical test development for various protein and carbohydrate vaccine candidates.
Teaching Interests: Biotechnology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology
Research Interests: Several Aspects of Chromatin Metabolism including Sister-Chromatid Cohesion, Telomere clustering and anchoring at the nuclear envelope, Telomere length maintenance, and Silencing.
Haas J, Lemocelli A, Morozov C, Franke K, Domider J, Antoniacci LM. (2012). Physical Link Between the Nuclear Envelope Protein Mps3, Three Alternate Replication Factor C Complexes, and a Variant Histone in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae. DNA Cell Biol. Jan 25.
Antoniacci, L.M., Kenna, M.A. and Skibbens, R.V (2007) The nuclear envelope and spindle pole body-associated Mps3 protein bind telomere regulators and function in telomere clustering. Cell Cycle Jan;6(1):75-9.
Antoniacci, L.M. and Skibbens, R.V (2006) Sister-chromatid telomere cohesion is nonredundant and resists both spindle forces and telomere motility. Curr Biol. May 9;16(9):902-6.
Antoniacci, L.M., Kenna, M.A. Uetz, P., Fields, S. and Skibbens, R.V. (2004) The spindle pole body assembly component Mps3p/Nep98p functions in sister-chromatid cohesion. Journal of Biological Chemistry Nov 19;279(47):49542-50