Ilaria Fregno awarded PhD
on Thursday, January 10, 2019
Ilaria Fregno successfully defended her PhD thesis, which was presented at the ETH of Zurich (Switzerland) on November 8th, 2018. In her thesis entitled “Anabolic and catabolic control of endoplasmic reticulum homeostasis” Ilaria characterized the anabolic and catabolic programs activated by mammalian cells to maintain ER homeostasis and function. The work was performed in the laboratory of Maurizio Molinari at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Bellinzona. Ilaria's co-referees were Prof. Benoit Kornmann and Prof. Matthias Peter, both from the ETH of Zurich (Switzerland) and Prof. Fulvio Reggiori from the University of Groningen (The Netherlands).