Di Bonaventura, Mariapia
Office Location: AC-4E07
|Monday & Wednesday on campus - Office 4E07||Mo (3:00-4:00 pm) & We (2:00-3:00 pm)|
|Tuesday online (Blackboard - Virtual office hours)||Tu (2:00-4:00 pm)|
|PhD||University of L'Aquila - Italy||Microbiology||1995|
|BS||University of L'Aquila - Italy||Biology||1990|
Articles in Field Of Expertise
MariaPia Di Bonaventura, Ernest K. Lee, Rob de Salle, Paul. J. Planet.. "A whole-genome phylogeny of the family Pasteurellaceae." Molecular Phylogenetic and Evolution. 54 2010: 950-956.
Niranjan Nagarajan, Christopher Cook, MariaPia Di Bonaventura, Hong Ge, Allen Richards, Kimberly A. Bishop-Lilly, Robert DeSalle, Timothy D. Read, and Mihai Pop. "Finishing genomes with limited resources: lessons from an ensemble of microbial genomes." BMC Genomics. 11:242 2010: 1-10.
Maria Pia Di Bonaventura, Rob DeSalle, Mihai Pop, Niranjan Nagarajan, David H. Figurski, Daniel H. Fine, Jeffrey B. Kaplan, Paul J. Planet. "Complete Genome Sequence of Aggregatibacter (Haemophilus) aphrophilus NJ8700." J Bacteriol.. 191(14) 2009: 4693-4694.
Maria Pia Di Bonaventura, Maddalena Del Gallo, Paola Cacchio, Claudia Ercole, Aldo Lepidi. "Microbial formation of oxalate films on monument surfaces: bioprotection or biodeterioration?." Geomicrobiology Journal. 16 1999: 55-64.
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
M.P. Di Bonaventura, R. De Salle, D.E. Eveleigh, A.M. Baldwin, R.J. Koestler. "Studies of Fungal Infestations of Tiffany’s Drawings: Limits and Advantages of Classical and Molecular Techniques." Art, Biology and Conservation: Biodeterioration of Works of Art. 1 2003: 94-109.
F.E. Nieto-Fernandez, S.A. Centeno, M.T. Wypyski, M.P. Di Bonaventura, A.M. Baldwin, R.J. Koestler. "Enzymatic approach to removal of fungal spots from drawings on paper." Art, Biology and Conservation: Biodeterioration of Works of Art. 1 2003: 110-127.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Frohlich Fellow (postdoctoral level) - Molecular biological techniques in biodeterioration processes for preservation and conservation of art objects - Department of Objects Conservation, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - US: 2000-2002.
EU Postdoctoral Fellow, Marie Curie Research Training Grants - Evaluation and development of microbial techniques to desalinate, decontaminate and consolidate mineral materials and structures represented at historical objects of art - Division of Microbiology, IWT/MPA (Institute for Material Science), Bremen - Germany: 1999-2000.
N.A.T.O-CNR Senior fellowship - Microscopical studies on the mineralogical effects of microbial carbonation within different stone materials - Division of Microbiology, IWT/MPA, (Institute for Material Science), Bremen - Germany: 1999.
Post-doctoral Fellow - Effects of urbanization and industrialization on microbial degradation, conservation, and restoration of Cultural Heritage - Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Basic and Applied Biology, University of L’Aquila - Italy: 1997-1998.