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Silvia Pittolo, PhD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Biochemistry and Biophysics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-5673-1692 Additional info
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    Institute for BioEngineering of Catalonia (IBEC), Barcelona, Spainpostdoc01/2017Nanoprobes and Nanoswitches
    Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, SpainPhD 01/2016Biomedicine
    Università degli studi di Trieste, Trieste, ItalyMaster's Degree03/2010Neuroscience
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    Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, European Union2019  - nowpostdoctoral fellowship
    AGAUR, Barcelona, Spain2012  - 2015PhD fellowship
    UPG6, Università La Sapienza, Rome, Italy2010  - 2011training fellowship
    ERASMUS, European Union2008  - 2009exchange scholarship at Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
    EMBO-EMBL Symposium 2017travel and registration award
    FENS-IBRO Brain Conference2014travel and registration award
    AIRE-CTP Pirineus, Barcelona, Spain2013exchange fellowship (declined)
    IASP, World Congress on Pain2010travel and registration award

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    1. Wang Y, DelRosso NV, Vaidyanathan TV, Cahill MK, Reitman ME, Pittolo S, Mi X, Yu G, Poskanzer KE. Accurate quantification of astrocyte and neurotransmitter fluorescence dynamics for single-cell and population-level physiology. Nat Neurosci. 2019 11; 22(11):1936-1944. PMID: 31570865.
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    2. Pittolo S, Lee H, Lladó A, Tosi S, Bosch M, Bardia L, Gómez-Santacana X, Llebaria A, Soriano E, Colombelli J, Poskanzer KE, Perea G, Gorostiza P. Reversible silencing of endogenous receptors in intact brain tissue using 2-photon pharmacology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 07 02; 116(27):13680-13689. PMID: 31196955.
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    3. Gómez-Santacana X, Pittolo S, Rovira X, Lopez M, Zussy C, Dalton JA, Faucherre A, Jopling C, Pin JP, Ciruela F, Goudet C, Giraldo J, Gorostiza P, Llebaria A. Illuminating Phenylazopyridines To Photoswitch Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors: From the Flask to the Animals. ACS Cent Sci. 2017 Jan 25; 3(1):81-91. PMID: 28149957.
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    4. Rovira X, Trapero A, Pittolo S, Zussy C, Faucherre A, Jopling C, Giraldo J, Pin JP, Gorostiza P, Goudet C, Llebaria A. OptoGluNAM4.1, a Photoswitchable Allosteric Antagonist for Real-Time Control of mGlu4 Receptor Activity. Cell Chem Biol. 2016 08 18; 23(8):929-34. PMID: 27478159.
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    5. Izquierdo-Serra M, Bautista-Barrufet A, Trapero A, Garrido-Charles A, Díaz-Tahoces A, Camarero N, Pittolo S, Valbuena S, Pérez-Jiménez A, Gay M, García-Moll A, Rodríguez-Escrich C, Lerma J, de la Villa P, Fernández E, Pericàs MÀ, Llebaria A, Gorostiza P. Optical control of endogenous receptors and cellular excitability using targeted covalent photoswitches. Nat Commun. 2016 07 20; 7:12221. PMID: 27436051.
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    6. Dalton JA, Lans I, Rovira X, Malhaire F, Gómez-Santacana X, Pittolo S, Gorostiza P, Llebaria A, Goudet C, Pin JP, Giraldo J. Shining Light on an mGlu5 Photoswitchable NAM: A Theoretical Perspective. Curr Neuropharmacol. 2016; 14(5):441-54. PMID: 26391742.
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    7. Gascón-Moya M, Pejoan A, Izquierdo-Serra M, Pittolo S, Cabré G, Hernando J, Alibés R, Gorostiza P, Busqué F. An Optimized Glutamate Receptor Photoswitch with Sensitized Azobenzene Isomerization. J Org Chem. 2015 Oct 16; 80(20):9915-25. PMID: 26414427.
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    8. Pittolo S, Gómez-Santacana X, Eckelt K, Rovira X, Dalton J, Goudet C, Pin JP, Llobet A, Giraldo J, Llebaria A, Gorostiza P. An allosteric modulator to control endogenous G protein-coupled receptors with light. Nat Chem Biol. 2014 Oct; 10(10):813-5. PMID: 25173999.
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    9. Izquierdo-Serra M, Gascón-Moya M, Hirtz JJ, Pittolo S, Poskanzer KE, Ferrer È, Alibés R, Busqué F, Yuste R, Hernando J, Gorostiza P. Two-photon neuronal and astrocytic stimulation with azobenzene-based photoswitches. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Jun 18; 136(24):8693-701. PMID: 24857186.
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    10. Krzyzanowska A, Pittolo S, Cabrerizo M, Sánchez-López J, Krishnasamy S, Venero C, Avendaño C. Assessing nociceptive sensitivity in mouse models of inflammatory and neuropathic trigeminal pain. J Neurosci Methods. 2011 Sep 30; 201(1):46-54. PMID: 21782847.
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