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Dr Chiara Boschetti

Lecturer in Biological Sciences

School of Biological & Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science & Engineering)


Lecturer in Biological Sciences

Barbosa EGG, A Crisp, S Broadbent, M Carrillo, C Boschetti & A Tunnacliffe (2016). A functional difference between native and horizontally acquired genes in bdelloid rotifers. Gene 590: 186-191. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2016.06.019.

Eyres I, C Boschetti, A Crisp, D Fontaneto, A Tunnacliffe & TG Barraclough (2015). Horizontal gene transfer in bdelloid rotifers is ancient, ongoing and more frequent in species from desiccating habitats. BMC Biol 13: 90. doi:10.1186/s12915-015-0202-9.

Lu M, C Boschetti & A Tunnacliffe (2015). Long term aggresome accumulation leads to DNA damage, p53-dependent cell cycle arrest, and steric interference in mitosis. J Biol Chem 290: 27986-28000. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.676437.

Crisp A, C Boschetti, M Perry, A Tunnacliffe & G Micklem (2015). Expression of multiple horizontally acquired genes is a hallmark of both vertebrate and invertebrate genomes. Gen Biol 16: 50. doi:10.1186/s13059-015-0607-3.

Lu M, N Williamson, C Boschetti, T Ellis, T Yoshimi & A Tunnacliffe (2015). Expression-level dependent perturbation of cell proteostasis and nuclear morphology by aggregation-prone polyglutamine proteins. Biotech Bioeng 112: 1883-1892. doi: 10.1002/bit.25606.

Szydlowski L, C Boschetti, A Crisp, EGG Barbosa, G Micklem & A Tunnacliffe (2015). Multiple horizontally acquired genes encode cellulose-digesting enzymes in the bdelloid rotifer Adineta ricciae. Gene 566: 125-137. doi:10.1016/j.gene.2015.04.007.

Boschetti C, A Crisp, G Micklem, MJ Wise & A Tunnacliffe (2013). Anhydrobiosis: the curious case of the bdelloid rotifer. Cryobiol Cryotechnol 59: 29-34.

Boschetti C, A Carr, A Crisp, I Eyres, Y Wang-Koh, E Lubzens, TG Barraclough, G Micklem & A Tunnacliffe (2012). Biochemical diversification through foreign gene expression in bdelloid rotifers. PLoS Gen 8(11): e1003035.

Eyres I, E Frangedakis, D Fontaneto, EA Herniou, C Boschetti, A Carr, G Micklem, A Tunnacliffe & TG Barraclough (2012). Multiple functionally divergent and conserved copies of alpha tubulin in bdelloid rotifers. BMC Evol Biol 12: 148. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-12-148.

Tripathi R, C Boschetti, B McGee & A Tunnacliffe (2012). Trafficking of bdelloid rotifer late embryogenesis abundant proteins. J Exp Biol 215: 2786-2794. doi: 10.1242/jeb.071647.

Boschetti C, F Leasi & C Ricci (2011). Developmental stages in diapausing eggs: an investigation across monogonont rotifer species. Hydrobiol 662: 149-155. doi:10.1007/s10750-010-0490-6.

Boschetti C, N Pouchkina-Stantcheva, P Hoffmann & A Tunnacliffe (2011). Foreign genes and novel hydrophilic protein genes participate in the desiccation response of the bdelloid rotifer Adineta ricciae. J Exp Biol 214: 59-68. doi: 10.1242/jeb.050328.

Wang X, C Boschetti, MJ Ruedas-Rama, A Tunnacliffe & EAH Hall (2010). Ratiometric pH-dot ANSors. Analyst 135: 1585-1591. doi: 10.1039/b922751b.

Fontaneto D, C Boschetti & C Ricci (2008). Cryptic diversification in ancient asexuals: evidence from the bdelloid rotifer Philodina flaviceps. J Evol Biol 21: 580-587. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2007.01472.x.

Pouchkina-Stantcheva NN, BM McGee, C Boschetti, D Tolleter, S Chakrabortee, AV Popova, F Meersman, D Macherel, DK Hincha & A Tunnacliffe (2007). Functional divergence of former alleles in an ancient asexual invertebrate. Science 318: 268-271. doi: 10.1126/science.1144363.

Fontaneto D, EA Herniou, C Boschetti, M Caprioli, G Melone, C Ricci & TG Barraclough (2007). Independently evolving species in asexual bdelloid rotifers. PLoS Biol 5(4): e87. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050087.

Chakrabortee S, C Boschetti, LJ Walton, S Sarkar, DC Rubinsztein & A Tunnacliffe (2007). Hydrophilic protein associated with desiccation tolerance exhibits broad protein stabilization function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104: 18073-18078. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0706964104.

Ricci C, M Caprioli, C Boschetti & N Santo (2005). Macrotrachela quadricornifera featured in a space experiment. Hydrobiol 534: 239-244. doi: 10.1007/s10750-004-1509-7.

Boschetti C, C Ricci, C Sotgia & U Fascio (2005). The development of a bdelloid egg: a contribution after 100 years. Hydrobiol 546: 323-331. doi: 10.1007/1-4020-4408-9_33.

Ricci C & C Boschetti (2003). Bdelloid rotifers as model system to study developmental biology in space. Adv Space Biol Med 9: 25-39.