Alberto Cassetta


Alberto Cassetta Alberto Cassetta

Phone1:+39 040 375 7525 (Off.)

Phone2:+39 040 375 7521 / 7536 / 7537 (Lab.)

Phone3:+39 040 375 8355 (XRD-1 Beamline)


Address: Istituto di Cristallografia - C.N.R. Sede Secondaria di Trieste,

Area Science Park – Basovizza

Edificio Q1, Stanza 104B

Strada Statale 14, Km. 163.5

I-34149 Trieste – Italy



Present position :

- Researcher at IC-CNR Trieste Oustation.


Short CV :

1990: Laurea diploma in Chemistry, Rome University "La Sapienza.
1990-92: Consultant at the Sincrotrone Trieste S.c.p.A, Scientific Division, Hard X - Ray Optics Group.
1992: Visiting Researcher at the Manchester University - Chemistry Department.
1992: Consultant at Sincrotrone Trieste S.c.p.A, Scientific Division , X - Ray Diffraction Beamline Group.
1992-2001: Contract Researcher at the Instituto di Strutturistica Chimica "G. Giacomello" (Montelibretti - Rome)
1995-96: European Community fellow at Manchester University - Chemistry Department.
1997-2010: Member of the XRD1 Beamline Team (GdR)
2000-2010: Technical coordinator of XRD1 Beamline (CNR designation)
2001 Researcher at Instituto di Strutturistica Chimica "G. Giacomello", then Istituto di Cristallografia


Selected publications :

S. Covaceuszach, A. Cassetta, P. V. Konarev, S. Gonfloni, R. Rudolph, D. I. Svergun, D. Lamba, A. Cattaneo. "Dissecting NGF Interactions with TrkA and p75 Receptors by Structural and Functional Studies of an Anti-NGF Neutralizing Antibody".J. Mol. Biol. (2008), 381, 881-896.

G. Di Profio, G. Perrone, E. Curcio, A. Cassetta, D. Lamba, E. Drioli. "Preparation of Enzyme Crystals with Tunable Morphology in Membrane Crystallizers." Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (2005), 44, 10005

A.Cassetta, T. Budefeld,T. Lanisnik-Rizner, K. Kristan, J. Stojan, D. Lamba. "Crystallization, X-ray diffraction analysis and phasing of 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase from the fungus Cochliobolus lunatus." Acta Cryst. (2005), F61, 1032

Cassetta, A. Deacon, S. Ealick, J. R. Helliwell, A. Thompson. "Development of instrumentation and methods for MAD and structural genomics at the SRS, ESRF, CHESS and ELETTRA facilities." J. Synchrotron Rad. . (1999), 6, 822

N. E. Chayen, T. J. Boggon, A. Cassetta, A. Deacon, T. Gleichmann, J. Habash, S. J. Harrop, J. R. Helliwell, Y. P. Nieh, M. R. Peterson, J. Raftery, E. H. Snell, A. Hädener, A. C. Niemann, D. P. Siddons, V. Stojanoff, A. W. Thompson, T. Ursby, M. Wulff. "Trends and Challenges in Experimental Macromolecular Crystallography." Q. Rev. Biophys. (1996), 29 (3), 227 - 278


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