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Science Faculty: Lisa Antoniacci, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

email: lantoniacci@marywood.edu

Educational Background: Ph.D. Molecular Biology Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA; MS Clinical Chemistry University of Scranton; Scranton, PA; BS Biology University of Scranton; Scranton, PA

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.
 
Research Articles:

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


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