Giovanna Lattanzi, PhD

Laminopathy Research Laboratory
National Research Council of Italy – Institute for Molecular Genetics – Unit of Bologna IOR
Via di Barbiano 1/10, 40136 Bologna
Phone: +39-0516366394   

Italian Network for Laminopathies

Equipment and facilities of the group and centre

Cell culture establishment and storage; scanning and transmission electron microscopy, in vivo confocal and conventional fluorescence microscopy, proteomic devices.

Topics of interest

Prelamin A processing and biological activity; nuclear envelope-transcription factor interaction; chromatin organization and dynamics; cytokine involvement in lipodystrophy and  laminopathies; muscle and adipocyte differentiation.


  • Capanni et al., Human Mol Genet., 2005
  • Columbaro et al., Cell. Mol. Life Sci., 2005
  • Lattanzi et al., J. Cell Biochem., 2007
  • Araujo-Vilar et al., J. Med. Genet. 2009
  • Capanni et al., Cell Cycle 2010
  • Avnet et al., BBA Mol Bas Dis 2011
  • Mattioli et al., Cell Death Diff 2011
  • Lattanzi, Biochem. Soc. Trans. 2011
  • Capanni et al., Cell Cycle 2012