Biosketch and CV

1999 degree in Biology, University of Siena

2003 PhD in Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena

2004-2008 short term contract as technician at the University of Siena, department of Evutionary Biology

2008-today long term contract as a technician at the University of Siena, department of Life Sciences (ex Evutionary Biology)

Research Interests

Isolation and characterization of genes involved in reproduction, immunity and development of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) and other agricultural pests; analysis of their promoters.

Isolation and characterization of genes of the terminal web in epithelial intestinal cells of collembolans of the genus Isotomurus.

Isolation and characterization of viruses infecting terrestrial isopods.

Bacteria-insects interactions.

Selected Publications

Gagliardi A, Lamboglia E, Bianchi L, Landi C, Armini A, Ciolfi S, Bini L, Marri L. (2016). Proteomics analysis of a long-term survival strain of Escherichia coli K-12 exhibiting a growth advantage in stationary-phase (GASP) phenotype. PROTEOMICS. 16(6):963-72. doi: 10.1002/pmic.201500314.

D.Marchini, CIOLFI S., M. Gottardo, L. Marri (2014). Bacteria of the genus Erwinia found in the spermatheca of the laurel psyllid Trioza alacris. ARCHIVES OF MICROBIOLOGY, vol. 196; p. 901-905, ISSN: 0302-8933, doi: 10.1007/s00203-014-1039-2

Lupetti P., Montesanto G., Ciolfi S., Marri L., Gentile M., Paccagnini E., Lombardo B. M. (2013). Iridovirus infection in terrestrial isopods from Sicily (Italy) . TISSUE & CELL, vol. 45; p. 321-327, ISSN: 0040-8166, doi: 10.1016/j.tice.2013.05.001

Martinez-Sañudo I., Savio C., Mazzon L., Girolami V., Ciolfi S., Marri L. (2011). Green fluorescent protein (GFP)-labeling of enterobacteria associated with fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) and persistence in their natural host Rhagoletis completa Cresson. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, vol. 57; p. 969-973, ISSN: 0008-4166, doi: 10.1139/w11-057

Mencarelli C., Ciolfi S., Caroti D., Lupetti P., Dallai R. (2011). Isomin: a novel cytoplasmic intermediate filament protein from an arthropod species. BMC BIOLOGY, vol. 9; p. 17-, ISSN: 1741-7007, doi: 10.1186/1741-7007-9-17