Tito Calì

2017-today:Assistant Professor, (RTDB) Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova.

2015-2016: Assistant Professor, (RTDA) Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova.

2013-2015: Senior Research Associate, University of Padova.

2009-2013: Junior Research Associate, University of Padova.

2008: PhD Degree “in signi cum laude”, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Theodor Kocher institute, University of Bern (CH) and Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB), Bellinzona (CH).

2005: Doctor in Biological Sciences 110/110 “Cum Laude”, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, University of L’Aquila and Centre d’Immunologie Marseille Luminy (CIML).

 

Selected Publications

Calì T, et al. The ataxia related G1107D mutation of the plasma membrane Ca2+ ATPase isoform 3 affects its interplay with calmodulin and the autoinhibition process. BBA. 2017

Calì T, et al. A new split-GFP-based probe reveals DJ-1 translocation into the mitochondrial matrix to sustain ATP synthesis upon nutrient deprivation. HMG. 2015.

Calì T, et al. A Novel Mutation in Isoform 3 of the Plasma Membrane Ca2+ Pump Impairs Cellular Ca2+ Homeostasis in a Patient with Cerebellar Ataxia and Laminin Subunit 1α Mutations. JBC 2015.

Calì T, et al. Enhanced parkin levels favor ER-mitochondria crosstalk and guarantee Ca2+ transfer to sustain cell bioenergetics. BBA. 2013

Calì T, et al. α-Synuclein controls mitochondrial calcium homeostasis by enhancing endoplasmic reticulum-mitochondria interactions. JBC. 2012

Zanni G, Calì T, et al. Mutation of plasma membrane Ca2+ ATPase isoform 3 in a family with X-linked congenital cerebellar ataxia impairs Ca2+ homeostasis. PNAS. 2012