Andrea Messina

Andrea Messina

Andrea Messina was born in Portoferraio (Livorno), Italy. After his Master Degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Pisa, he obtained his Ph.D. in “Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology” (Siena, Italy) working on cytochrome P450 and oxidative stress, under the supervision of Dr. PierGiovanni Gervasi. Then he moved for a post-doc to the Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology at the Centre for Integrative Biology (CIBIO; Trento, italy), where he actually works with Simona Casarosa on the molecular bases of retinal neuron differentiation.

Laser capture microdissection of adult mouse retinal layers.

Region-Specific Gene Expression in Adult Mouse CNS Tissues

Different areas of the Central Nervous System (CNS) display a specific and selective gene expression profile. Here, we used the Laser Microdissection system Leica LMD6500 to study region-specific mRNA…
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