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Dr. Annarita Falanga

Lecturer of General and Inorganic Chemistry University of Naples “Federico II”Dept. of Pharmacy
Work via Mezzocannone 16 Naples 80134 Italy Work Phone: + 39 0812534525 Website: ORCID Website: Scopus
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Biographical Info

Studies

Master’s degree in Food Science, University of Naples “Federico II”

Ph.D. in Microbiological Sciences, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”

Communications (oral presentation)

8th Workshop on Pharmaco Bio-Metallics, Ravenna.

11th Workshop on Pharmaco Bio-Metallics, San Benedetto del Tronto

Communications (poster session)

Galdiero S., Vitiello M., Falanga A., D’isanto M., Collins C., Pedone C., Browne H., Galdiero M. “Role of heptad-repeat domains in glycoprotein H of herpes simplex type 1”.  30th International Herpesvirus workshop, Turku, Agosto 2005.

Galdiero S., Vitiello M., Falanga A., D’isanto M., Collins C., Pedone C., Browne H., Galdiero M.”Role of heptad-repeat domains in herpes simplex virus type 1 glycoproteins”. 5th National Congress of the Italian Society of Virology, Orvieto, Settembre 2005.

M. Vitiello, A. Falanga, H. Browne, C. Pedone, S. Galdiero,  M. Galdiero “Domini fusogenici della glicoproteina gH da Herpes Simplex Virus type I “33° Congresso Nazionale S.I.M. Napoli, Ottobre 2005.

A. Falanga, M. Vitiello, H. Browne, C. Pedone, M. Galdiero, S. Galdiero “Domini fusogenici della glicoproteina gH da Herpes Simplex Virus type I” 5° Sigma Aldrich Young Chemists Symposium: 5° S.A.Y.C.S. Riccione, Ottobre 2005.

 S. Galdiero, M. Vitiello, A. Falanga, M. D’Isanto, C. Collins, K. Raieta, C. Pedone, H. Browne and  M. Galdiero “Glicoproteine gH e gB Di Hsv-1: Ruolo Delle Heptad Repeats” 33° Congresso Nazionale S.I.M Napoli, Ottobre 2005.

S. Galdiero, M. Vitiello, M. D’Isanto, A. Falanga, C. Collins, K. Raieta, C. Pedone, H. Browne, M.Galdiero. “Synthetic peptides containing membrane-interacting motifs inhibit herpes simplex virus type 1 infectivity”. Cell Biology of Virus Entry, Replication and Pathogenesis Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, Febbraio 2006.

Falanga A., Galdiero S., Vitiello M.,  D’isanto M., Raieta K., Cantisani M., Orrei V., Galdiero M., Pedone C. “Signalling activation by viral fusion peptides.” 10th Naples Workshop, Giugno 2006.

Galdiero S., Falanga A., Orrei V., Vitiello M.,  D’isanto M., Collins C., Browne H.,  Pedone C., Galdiero M. “Evidence for a Role of the Membrane-proximal Region of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Glycoprotein H in Membrane Fusion and Virus Inhibition.” 10th Naples Workshop, Giugno 2006.

Vitiello M., D’Isanto M., Raieta K., Falanga A., Kampanaraki A, Rao M., Galdiero S., Pedone C., Galdiero M. “Ruolo delle heptad repeat della glicoproteina gH nell’infettività di HSV-1” Giornate Scientifiche Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli 2006.

Raiola, L., Falanga A., Fattorusso, R., Pedone, C., Isernia, C., Galdiero, M., Galdiero S. “The structure of the fusion peptide of Herpes simplex virus type 1 is crucial for activity.” XXII Congresso Nazionale della Società Chimica Italiana, Firenze, 10-15 Settembre 2006.

M. Galdiero, S. Galdiero, A. Falanga, M. Vitiello, M. D’Isanto, C. Collins, V. Orrei, C. Pedone, H. Browne “Evidence For A Role Of The Membrane-Proximal Region Of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Glycoprotein H In Membrane Fusion And Virus Inhibition”. 31st Annual International Herpesvirus Workshop, Seattle, Washington  USA 22 -28 July 2006.

Galdiero M., Galdiero S., Vitiello M., D’Isanto M., Falanga A., Pedone C., Browne H. “Inhibition of HSV1 entry by gB and gH synthetic peptides.” 160th Meeting, University of Manchester, Marzo 2007.

Kampanaraki K., Vitiello M., D’Isanto M., Falanga A., Galdiero S., Galdiero M. “HSV-1 gH pre-transmembrane domain  in membrane fusion  and virus inhibition.” 7th National Congress of the Italian Society of Virology, Orvieto, Giugno 2007.

Galdiero S., Vitiello M., D’Isanto M., Falanga A., Pedone C., Browne H., Galdiero M. “Analysis of a membrane interacting region of herpes simplex virus type 1 glycoprotein H ” The Center for Human Genetics of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 26 April, 2008.

S. Galdiero, M. Vitiello, O. Scudiero, M. Cantisani, A. Falanga, M.Galdiero, C.Pedone “Engineering of Porin P2 loop 7 from Haemophilus influenzae: structural requirements for proinflammatory activity“. Congress in Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgio Aprile 2008.

K. Raieta, M. Galdiero, M. Vitiello, A. Falanga, E. Finamore, A. Kampanaraki, E. Benedetti and S. Galdiero “Viral fusion peptides induce several signal transduction pathways activation that are essential for IL-10 and b-interferon production” 11th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides, Maggio 2008.

A. Falanga, S. Galdiero, M. Vitiello, M. Cantisani, A. Kampanaraki, K. Raieta, H. Browne, C. Pedone, M. Galdiero “The identification and characterisation of fusogenic domains in Herpesvirus glycoprotein B molecules” 11th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides, Maggio 2008.

S. Galdiero, A. Falanga, M. Vitiello, L. Raiola,  R. Fattorusso, H. Browne, C. Pedone, C. Isernia, M. Galdiero “Structural characterization of membrane interacting region of Herpes simplex virus type 1 glycoprotein H“ 11th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides, Maggio 2008

 S. Galdiero, M. Vitiello, M. D’Isanto, A. Falanga, C. Pedone, H. Browne, M. Galdiero ”Analysis of a membrane interacting region of herpes simplex virus type 1 glycoprotein H” 33rd Annual International Herpesvirus Workshop Estoril, Portugal, Luglio 2008

Vitiello M., Falanga A., Finamore E., Kampanaraki A., Galdiero S., Pedone C., Galdiero M. “Herpes simplex virus type1 glycoproteins B and H functional domains in membrane fusion” 4th European Congress of Virology, Villa Erba, Aprile 2009.

Vitiello M., Terrosi C., Martorelli B., Galdiero S., Falanga A., Saldan A., Iorio A., Abate D., Galdiero M., Cusi M.G. “Synthesis and immuno-characterization of HSV-1 peptides for a potential vaccine.” 4th European Congress of Virology, Villa Erba, Aprile 2009.

A. Falanga, L. Russo, M. Cantisani, L. Raiola, R. Fattorusso, M.Galdiero, S. Galdiero, C. Isernia “Structural analysis membranotropic domains of Herpes simplex virus type I glycoprotein H” XXIII Congresso Nazionale della SCI, Sorrento,  5-10 Luglio 2009

M. Cantisani, A. Falanga, M. Vitello, C. Pedone, M. Galdiero, S. Galdiero “Characterisation of fusogenic domains in glycoprotein B from Herpes virus type I” XXIII Congresso Nazionale della SCI, Sorrento,  5-10 Luglio 2009.

Galdiero M., Falanga A., Vitiello G., Vitiello M., Pedone C., D’Errico G., Galdiero S. “Membranotropic sequences from Herpes Simplex Virus Type I glycoproteins B and H.” International Herpesvirus Workshop, Cornell University, Ithaca New York, Luglio, 2009.

Galdiero M., Vitiello M., Falanga A., Fattorusso R., Browne H., Pedone C., Isernia C., Galdiero S. “Properties of a membrane interacting region of herpes simplex virus type 1 glycoprotein H.” 3rd Congress of European Microbiologists, Gothenburg, Sweden , Luglio, 2009.

Kampanaraki A., Vitiello M., Falanga A., Finamore E., Bevilacqua P., Rao M., Galdiero S., Pedone C., Galdiero M. “Analysis of a Herpes virus type 1 glycoprotein H functional domain.” 9th National Congress of the Italian Society of Virology, Orvieto, Settembre 2009.

Vitiello M., Falanga A., Finamore E., Kampanaraki A., Galdiero S., Pedone C., Galdiero M. “Herpes simplex virus type1 glycoproteins B and H functional domains in membrane fusion” 4th European Congress of Virology, Villa Erba, 7-11 Aprile 2010.

Vitiello M., Terrosi C., Martorelli B., Galdiero S., Falanga A., Saldan A., Iorio A., Abate D., Galdiero M., Cusi M.G. “Synthesis and immuno-characterization of HSV-1 peptides for a potential vaccine.” 4th European Congress of Virology, Villa Erba, 7-11 Aprile 2010.

Vitiello M., Falanga A., Finamore E., Kampanaraki A., Galdiero S., Pedone C., Galdiero M. “Herpes simplex virus type1 glycoproteins B and H functional domains in membrane fusion” 4th European Congress of Virology, Villa Erba, 7-11 Aprile 2010.

Vitiello M., Terrosi C., Martorelli B., Galdiero S., Falanga A., Saldan A., Iorio A., Abate D., Galdiero M., Cusi M.G. “Herpes simplex virus type1 glycoproteins B and H functional domains in membrane fusion.” 4th European Congress of Virology, Villa Erba, 7-11 Aprile 2010.

A. Falanga, L. Russo, M. Cantisani, M. Vitiello, L. Raiola, E. Finamore, C. Pedone, C. Isernia, M. Galdiero, S. Galdiero. “A single amino acid addition enhances the fusion promotion activity of a membranotropic region of HSV-1 glycoprotein H.” 12th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides and 2nd Italy-Korea Symposium on Antimicrobial Peptides, June 2010.

S. Galdiero, A. Falanga, G. Vitiello, M. Cantisani, M. Vitiello, R. Tarallo, G. D’Errico, C. Pedone, M. Galdiero. “Role of membranotropic and antiviral sequences from Herpes Simplex virus type I glycoproteins B and H in the fusion process” 12th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides and 2nd Italy-Korea Symposium on Antimicrobial Peptides, June 2010.

A. Falanga, R. Tarallo, M. Cantisani, M. Vitiello, D. Guarnieri, E. Mignogna, P. Netti, C. Pedone, M. Galdiero, S. Galdiero ”A peptide derived from Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 glycoprotein H: membrane translocation and applications to the delivery of quantum dots”. 10th workshop on pharmacobiometallics. Pozzuoli 2010.

A.Falanga, R. Tarallo, A. Accardo, D. Guarnieri, P. Netti, G. D’Errico, C. Pedone, G. Morelli, S. Galdiero Clickable functionalization of liposomes with gH625 peptide from Herpes simplex virus type I for intracellular delivery. XXIV Congresso Nazionale della Società Chimica Italiana, Lecce 11-16 Settembre 2011.

S. Galdiero, A. Falanga, M. Vitiello, M. Cantisani, R. Tarallo, D. Guarnieri, E. Mignogna, P Netti, C. Pedone, M. Galdiero. A peptide derived from Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 glycoprotein H: membrane translocation and applications to the delivery of quantum dots. XXIV Congresso Nazionale della Società Chimica Italiana, Lecce 11-16 Settembre 2011.

G. Smaldone, S. Galdiero, A. Falanga, M. Zollo, D. Diana, L. Pirone, S. Correale, D. Capasso, E. Pedone, S. Di Gaetano Structural studies of proteins in the intracellular environment: design and characterization of suitable cell systems XXIV Congresso Nazionale della Società Chimica Italiana, Lecce 11-16 Settembre 2011.

A. Falanga, D. Guarnieri , R. Tarallo, O. Muscetti, S. Fusco, M. Cantisani, M. Galdiero, P. Netti, S. Galdiero. gH625 modified polystyrene nanoparticle: uptake and permeation across blood brain endothelium. Workshop on Bioactive Peptides Giugno, Napoli 7 10

M. Cantisani, A. Falanga, R. Tarallo, E. Perillo,G. Vitiello, M. Vitiello, G. D’Errico, M. Galdiero, S. Galdiero. Biophysical characterization and membrane interaction of the two fusion loops of glycoprotein B from herpes simplex virus type I. Workshop on Bioactive Peptides Giugno, Napoli 7 10

R. Tarallo, A. Falanga,T. P. Carberry, E. Finamore, M. Galdiero, M. Weck, S. Galdiero. Functionalization of a Dendrimer with a Membrane-Interacting Domain of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1: Applications toward Intracellular Delivery. Workshop on Bioactive Peptides Giugno, Napoli 7 10

Cantisani M., Falanga A., Tarallo R., Vitiello M., Finamore E., Galdiero M., Galdiero S.. “Peptides complementary to the active loop of porin P2 from Haemophilus influenzae modulate its activity“  Divisione di Chimica dei Sistemi Biologici DSCB, Convegno di Napoli 24-25 Settembre 2012.

Falanga, D. Guarnieri , R. Tarallo, O. Muscetti, S. Fusco, M. Cantisani, M. Galdiero, P. Netti, S. Galdiero “A novel system for delivery“Divisione di Chimica dei Sistemi Biologici DSCB, Convegno di Napoli 24-25 Settembre 2012.

G. Morelli, A. Falanga, R. Tarallo, A. Accardo, D. Guarnieri, P. Netti, G. D’Errico, C. Pedone, S. Galdiero Peptide shuttles for intracellular delivery of CdSe Quantum Dots“  Biomet12 CIRC MSB, Padova 26-28 Ottobre 2012.

Lucia Lombardi, Annarita Falanga, Eleonora Mignogna, Novella Incoronato, Rossella Tarallo, Emiliana Perillo, Marcus Weck, Massimiliano Galdiero and Stefania Galdiero. “Antiviral activity of a peptide-dendrimer”. 14th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides, Naples, Italy, June 2014, poster session.

A. Falanga, R. Tarallo, M. Galdiero, M. Weck, E. Perillo, Lucia Lombardi, G. Morelli and S. Galdiero. “Dendrimers functionalized with the membrane-interacting peptide gH625: mechanism of interaction with liposomes”. 14th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides, Naples, Italy, June 2014, poster session.

Lucia Lombardi, Gianluigi Franci, Emiliana Perillo, Annarita Falanga, Luciana Palomba, Gioia Nuzzo, Tina Bentivoglio, Stefania Galdiero, Massimiliano Galdiero. “In vitro infectivity regulation of HSV-1 by glycoprotein derived synthetic peptides”. 43rd Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Microbiologia, Naples, Italy, September 2015, poster session.

A. Falanga, E. Perillo, L. Lombardi, M. Vitiello, E. Finamore, G. Morelli, G. Condorelli, M.Galdiero and S. Galdiero. “gH625-nanosystems transported across BBB”. 15th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides, Naples, Italy, June 2016, poster session.

L. Lombardi, Y. Shi, A. Falanga, E. Galdiero, E. de Alteris, G. Franci, G. Morelli, H. S. Azevedo, S. Galdiero. “Novel self-assembling peptide nanostructures with antimicrobial activity”. 3rd PepMat, Peptide Materials Conference, London, UK, July 2018, poster session.

L. Lombardi, Y. Shi, A. Falanga, E. Galdiero, E. de Alteris, G. Franci, G. Morelli, H. S. Azevedo, S. Galdiero. “Novel peptide biomaterials against biofilms”. 16th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides, Naples, Italy, June 2018, poster session.

A. Falanga, A. Mercurio, L. Lombardi, M. Leone, E. Galdiero, G. Morelli, S. Galdiero. “Metallic nanoparticles: antibacterial activity and ecotoxicity”. 16th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides, Naples, Italy, June 2018, poster session.

A. Falanga, L. Lombardi, K. Herve-Aubert, E. Allard-Vannier, G. Morelli, I. Chourpa, S. Galdiero. “Synthesis and in vitro evaluation of fluorescent and magnetic nanoparticles functionalized with a cell penetrating peptide for cancer theranosis”. 16th Naples Workshop on Bioactive Peptides, Naples, Italy, June 2018, poster session.

 

 

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