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    Finland

20082019
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Curriculum vitae

 

Personal information:

Date of birth: 23-10-1979

Place of birth: Rome (Italy)

 

Education:

Liceo Scientifico Statale "Camillo Cavour", Rome, Italy, July 1998 (scientific high school)

Five year degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", December 2008.

Major: Biological Sciences; Minor: Physiopathology.

Thesis: "Autophagy as a response mechanism of tumoral cells in hypoxia".

Grade of MSc degree: 102/110

 

Research Activities:

Two year and a half of research in the laboratory of Experimental Medicine, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy.

  • Techniques acquired: cell culture (MDA-MB231, MCF7, HeLa, MCF10A, HUVEC), cellular culture in normoxia and hypoxia, nuclear-cytoplasm extraction, cellular extraction, indirect immunofluorescence, ELISA-based assay, Western blot, cell invasion assay, ShRNA transfection and gene silencing.

 

Presently working in the laboratory of the Division of Biochemistry (Department of Biosciences), University of Helsinki, Finland.

  • Techniques used in the experiments: cell culture (HeLa, HEK293, MCF7, MEF), cell extraction, indirect immunofluorescence, Western blot, immunoprecipitation, plasmid isolation, plasmid cloning, PCR, Electron microscopy, CLEM (Correlative Light Electron Microscopy), Live Cell Imaging, Image quantification.

Keywords

  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2008 2019

ER-Targeted Beclin 1 Supports Autophagosome Biogenesis in the Absence of ULK1 and ULK2 Kinases

Anwar, T., Liu, X., Suntio, T., Marjamäki, A., Biazik, J., Chan, E. Y. W., Varjosalo, M. & Eskelinen, E-L., 17 May 2019, In : Cells. 8, 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Basal Autophagy is altered in Lagotto Romagnolo Dogs with an ATG4D mutation

Syrjä, P., Anwar, T., Pääkkönen, T., Kyöstilä, K., Hultin Jäderlund, K., Cozzi, F., Rohdin, C., Hahn, K., Wohlsein, P., Baumgärtner, W., Henke, D., Oevermann, A., Sukura, A., Leeb, T., Lohi, H. & Eskelinen, E-L., Nov 2017, In : Veterinary Pathology. 54, 6, p. 953-963 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Calpain mobilizes Atg9/Bif-1 vesicles from Golgi stacks upon autophagy induction by thapsigargin

Marcassa, E., Raimondi, M., Anwar, T., Eskelinen, E-L., Myers, M. P., Triolo, G., Schneider, C. & Demarchi, F., 15 May 2017, In : Biology open. 6, p. 551-562

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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TRIM17 contributes to autophagy of midbodies while actively sparing other targets from degradation

Mandell, M. A., Jain, A., Kumar, S., Castleman, M. J., Anwar, T., Eskelinen, E-L., Johansen, T., Prerekis, R. & Deretic, V., 1 Oct 2016, In : Journal of Cell Science. 129, p. 3562-3573

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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The versatile electron microscope: an ultrastructural overview of autophagy

Biazik, J., Vihinen, H., Anwar, T., Jokitalo, E. & Eskelinen, E-L., 2015, In : Methods. 75, p. 44-53 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

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Projects 2009 2016

Function of the Beclin complex in Autophagy

Anwar, T.

01/09/2009 → …

Project: Research project

Juselius Eskelinen Eeva-Liisa 2012

Eskelinen, E. & Anwar, T.

01/05/201231/05/2015

Project: Research project

The role of autophagy in health and disease

Eskelinen, E., Ylä-Anttila, P., Anwar, T., Suntio, T. & Mikkonen, E.

01/10/201130/09/2014

Project: Research project

Juselius Eskelinen Eeva-Liisa

Eskelinen, E. & Anwar, T.

Unknown funder

01/01/201131/12/2012

Project: Research project

Localisation and function of the Beclin 1 complex in autophagy

Eskelinen, E., Anwar, T., Suntio, T. & Biazik, J.

01/06/200931/12/2016

Project: Research project

Prizes

Chancellor's Travel Grant, University of Helsinki

Tahira Anwar (Recipient), Apr 2012

Prize: Prizes and awards

Chancellor's Travel Grant, University of Helsinki

Tahira Anwar (Recipient), Apr 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

Dissertation completion grant

Tahira Anwar (Recipient), 19 Nov 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

GPBM Graduate School travel grant, University of Helsinki

Tahira Anwar (Recipient), Mar 2012

Prize: Prizes and awards

GPBM Graduate School travel grant, University of Helsinki

Tahira Anwar (Recipient), Mar 2011

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2008 2018

2nd Nordic Autophagy Society Conference

Tahira Anwar (Speaker: Presenter)
29 Aug 201831 Aug 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Sharon Cabanu

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen (Host), Tahira Anwar (Host)
1 Feb 201731 May 2017

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

5th annual Nordic Autophagy Meeting

Tahira Anwar (Poster Presentation)
31 Aug 20162 Sep 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Elena Marcassa

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen (Host), Tahira Anwar (Host)
17 Aug 201517 Nov 2015

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Poster, EMBO conference, Autophagy signalling and progression in health and disease, Chia, Italy

Tahira Anwar (Poster Presentation)
9 Sep 201512 Sep 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars