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Hire Giulio P.
Republic of Lithuania
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Molecular biologist with expertise in lipid metabolism and cholesterol homeostasis

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Clinical Trial Documentation, Technical Writing, Copywriting, Newswriting
Research Market Research, Feasibility Study, Gap Analysis, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review
Consulting Digital Strategy Consulting, Scientific and Technical Consulting
Data & AI Big Data Analytics
Product Development Product Evaluation
Work Experience

Senior Researcher

Vilnius University

March 2015 - Present


BVSc Veterinary Science

University of Bologna

January 2021 - January 2021

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Preta, G.(2020). New Insights Into Targeting Membrane Lipids for Cancer Therapy . Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. 8.
Penkauskas, T., Zentelyte, A., Ganpule, S., Valincius, G., Preta, G.(2020). Pleiotropic effects of statins via interaction with the lipid bilayer: A combined approach . Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes. 1862. (9).
Penkauskas, T., Preta, G.(2019). Biological applications of tethered bilayer lipid membranes . Biochimie. 157. p. 131-141.
Santos AL, Preta G(2018). Lipids in the cell: organisation regulates function . Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS.
Santos, A.L., Preta, G.(2018). Lipids in the cell: organisation regulates function . Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 75. (11). p. 1909-1927.
Griffin, S., Preta, G., Sheldon, I.M.(2017). Inhibiting mevalonate pathway enzymes increases stromal cell resilience to a cholesterol-dependent cytolysin . Scientific Reports. 7. (1).
Preta, G., Jankunec, M., Heinrich, F., Griffin, S., Sheldon, I.M., Valincius, G.(2016). Tethered bilayer membranes as a complementary tool for functional and structural studies: The pyolysin case . Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes. 1858. (9). p. 2070-2080.
Waqar, A., Preta, G., Haboubi, H.(2016). Thomass sign . BMJ (Online). 352.
Preta, G., Lotti, V., Cronin, J.G., Sheldon, I.M.(2015). Protective role of the dynamin inhibitor Dynasore against the cholesterol-dependent cytolysin of Trueperella pyogenes . FASEB Journal. 29. (4). p. 1516-1528.
Preta, G., Cronin, J.G., Sheldon, I.M.(2015). Dynasore - Not just a dynamin inhibitor . Cell Communication and Signaling. 13. (1).
Ottosson-Wadlund, A., Ceder, R., Preta, G., Pokrovskaja, K., Grafström, R.C., Heyman, M., Sod̈erhäll, S., Grandeŕ, D., Hedenfalk, I., Robertson, J.D., et al.(2013). Requirement of apoptotic protease-activating factor-1 for bortezomib-induced apoptosis but not for Fas-mediated apoptosis in human leukemic cells . Molecular Pharmacology. 83. (1). p. 245-255.
Preta, G., Fadeel, B.(2012). Scythe cleavage during Fas (APO-1)-and staurosporine-mediated apoptosis . FEBS Letters. 586. (6). p. 747-752.
Hansson, M.L., Behmer, S., Ceder, R., Mohammadi, S., Preta, G., Grafström, R.C., Fadeel, B., Wallberg, A.E.(2012). MAML1 Acts Cooperatively with EGR1 to Activate EGR1-Regulated Promoters: Implications for Nephrogenesis and the Development of Renal Cancer . PLoS ONE. 7. (9).
Preta, G., de Klark, R., Chakraborti, S., Glas, R.(2010). MAP kinase-signaling controls nuclear translocation of tripeptidyl-peptidase II in response to DNA damage and oxidative stress . Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 399. (3). p. 324-330.
Glas, R., Preta, G., De Klark, R., Gavioli, R.(2010). The enigma of tripeptidyl-peptidase II: Dual roles in housekeeping and stress . Journal of Oncology.
Preta, G., de Klark, R., Glas, R.(2009). A role for nuclear translocation of tripeptidyl-peptidase II in reactive oxygen species-dependent DNA damage responses . Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 389. (4). p. 575-579.
Preta, G., Marescotti, D., Fortini, C., Carcoforo, P., Castelli, C., Masucci, M., Gavioli, R.(2008). Inhibition of serine-peptidase activity enhances the generation of a survivin-derived HLA-A2-presented CTL epitope in colon-carcinoma cells . Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 68. (6). p. 579-588.
Hoeflich, A., Fettscher, O., Preta, C., Lahm, H., Kolb, H.J., Wolf, E., Weber, M.M.(2003). Increased Activity of Catalase in Tumor Cells Overexpressing IGFBP-2 . Hormone and Metabolic Research. 35. (11-12). p. 816-821.