Giorgia Del Favero

Group Leader of Imaging & Biophysical Toxicology

Academic Career and Education

  • Since 09/2017 Senior Scientist at the Department of Food Chemistry and Toxicology, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 10/2014-08/2017 PostDoc Research Assistant at the Department of Food Chemistry and Toxicology, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 11/2012-09/2014 Post-doctoral fellowships University of Trieste, Department of Engineering and Architecture.  Evaluation of the consequences of pathological and toxicological processes in the mechanical properties of the cells
  • 10/2013-01/2014 Visiting researcher at University of Arizona, Department of Physiology, Molecular Cardiovascular Research Program (Tucson, US). Marie Curie Actions—International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES). FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IRSES
  • 01/2009-04/2012 PhD School Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies of the University of Trieste. Project title: “Characterization of the risk of palytoxin and analogues as seafood contaminants”
  • 10/2003-11/2008 Single cycle advanced degree Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology (5 years program) Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Trieste, Italy

Research

Publications (selection)

Oral Presentations (selection)

  • 12/2019 Del Favero G., Novel strategies for toxicity testing of food contaminants: the integrated biophysical toxicology approach, Invited talk at the Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • 05/2019 Del Favero G., Janker L., Neuditschko B., Hohenbichler J., Woelfingseder L., Gerner Ch., Marko D., Proteomic profiling reveals molecular cell responses to deoxynivalenol treatment in human A431 epidermoid squamous carcinoma cells, 41. Mycotoxin Workshop, Lissabon, Portugal
  • 04/2019 Del Favero G., Hohenbichler J., Mayer R.M., Zaharescu R., Marko D., Cell Membrane: structure and biophysical properties determining response to toxicants, ASTOX Symposium, Vienna, Austria
  • 09/2018 Del Favero G., Marko D., Nrf2 and the intestine: chemical and physical regulators to highlight the difference between non-transformed intestinal epithelial cells and colorectal adenocarcinoma, Congress Bio2018, NutRedOx COST Action CA16112, Gdansk, Poland
  • 07/2018 Del Favero G., Janker L., Neuditschko B., Woelflingseder L., Gerner Ch., Marko D., Unravelling the effect of deoxynivalenol on A431 cells: Proteome profiling and imaging, Mycotoxin Summer Talks, Tulln, Vienna

  • 05/2018 Del Favero G., Woelflingseder L., Janker L., Neuditschko B., Gerner Ch., Marko D.,Image analysis and proteomic profiling: complementary tools for toxicity studies, Young Analytical Forum, Vienna, Austria
  • 11/2017 Del Favero G., From microscopy to numbers: the long way of image analysis, Seminar of the Department of Analytical Chemistry, Vienna, Austria
  • 07/2017 Del Favero G., Mycotoxins and mechanotransduction: A meeting at cellular level, Mycotoxin Summer Talks, Tulln, Austria
  • 04/2017 Del Favero G., Woelflingseder L., Seriani S., Gallina P., Sbaizero O., Marko D. Characterization of the toxicity of deoxynivalenol in a mechanically stimulated environment, Astox Symposium, Vienna, Austria
  • 05/2016 Del Favero G., Woelflingseder L., Pahlke G., Warth B., Fruhmann Ph., Krska R., Schuhmacher R., Wiesenberger G., Adam G., Marko D. Deoxynivalenol sulfates: detoxification metabolites? 38th Mycotoxin Workshop, Berlin, Germany